Child poverty was ranked 10th on the 2015 Needs Assessment. The counties have identified the following needs to help solve this problem:

·         Healthy Food Access in Communities 

·         Workforce Development for High Skilled Jobs

·         Funding for GED exams

·         Programs to Promote Financial Literacy

·         Access to Parenting Resources for Families Living in Poverty

For more information on child poverty and what can be done to help struggling families, follow the links below:

Report on Healthy Food Financing in Alabama

Workforce Development Council of Alabama

GED Testing Information for Alabama

Adult Education Centers in Alabama

Alabama Jumpstart Coalition for Financial Literacy

Resource Directory for Alabama