Juvenile Justice Grants Available

The Request for Applications for Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention sub-awards has been posted on the ADECA website here.  Please share with any organizations that may be interested in submitting an application. 

 Applicants must use the application documents provided in the link.

 If you have any problems with accessing the documents, please contact me. 

 Thank you,

 Karen B. Clifton

Juvenile Justice Program Supervisor

Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety Division

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs

401 Adams Avenue | Montgomery, Alabama 36104




2018 Kids Count Statewide Meeting

In lieu of regional meetings, VOICES is hosting a state-wide
conference to provide training and insight to empower
advocates to use their voice to make change during the
2018 election year.

This event provides a comprehensive, engaging
environment to ensure individuals and organizations walk
away with actionable skills and a depth of knowledge to
improve outcomes in Alabama.

Learn how to amplify your voice with legal expert Allen
Mattison, who will explain the do's and dont’s for non-profits
doing legislative and electoral work.

Register Here

Training Opportunity Available

The Alabama Coalition Against Rape (ACAR) and National Association of Social Workers-Alabama Chapter will co-host Alabama Goes T.E.A.L. (Think, Educate, Act and Listen), kickoff training. The kickoff will include a press conference followed by a sexual assault prevention and response training. 

The training is free and open to the public. Counselor and Social Work CEUs and APOST credits are available. 

Click Here to Register 

Training Opportunity Available

Alabama Project LAUNCH
Professional Development Institute & Summit
Better Beginnings for a Brighter Future: Research, Practice, Policy, Advocacy

Open for Registration!


May 1 - 2, 2018

The Hotel at Auburn University &
Dixon Conference Center
Auburn, Alabama

Fourth Annual Project LAUNCH Events:

May 1, 2018 - Professional Development Institute                 May 2, 2018 - Summit

All early childhood professionals, mental health practitioners,
educators, home visitors, families, or any others who advocate for young
children birth to eight years are invited to attend.

CEU's have been applied for.



Several Child Welfare Grants Available

Grants for Organizations Serving Children

Summary: The WK Kellog Foundation supports efforts that help ensure all children, families and communities – regardless of race or income – have opportunities to reach their full potential. In general, the Foundation funds programs that focus on thriving children; working families; and equitable communities.

Deadline: Rolling


Grants for Children and Families

Summary: Singing for Change (SFC) supports nonprofit organizations that inspire personal growth, community integration, and the enhanced awareness that collectively, people can bring about positive change. SFC believes people can achieve sustainable self-sufficiency through dynamic, connected, diverse communities.

Deadline: Rolling


Child Welfare Grants

Summary: The Child Welfare Foundation accepts proposals from tax-exempt nonprofit organizations for projects which meet one of the Foundation’s two basic purposes: 1) to contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of knowledge about new and innovative organizations and/or their programs designed to benefit youth; and 2) to contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of knowledge already possessed by well-established organizations, to the end that such information can be more adequately used by society. Grants are awarded for one year.

Deadline: Rolling

Youth Homelessness Grant Opportunity

Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program posted 2/14/2018

Summary: The goal of the YHDP is to support up to 11 communities, at least 5 of which will be rural, in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, and sharing that experience with and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end. The population to be served by this demonstration program is youth experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied and pregnant or parenting youth, where no member of the household is older than 24. The demonstration has five primary objectives: 1) build national momentum; 2) evaluate the coordinated community approach; 3) expand capacity; 4) evaluate performance measures; and 4) establish a framework for federal program and TA collaboration. Eligibility limited to state and local governments and non-profits.

Deadline: April 17, 2018

Juvenile Justice Grant Opportunity

Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning and Demonstration Program posted 2/14/2018

Summary: The purpose of the OJJDP Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program is to support implementation of the principles outlined in the Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities by developing, improving, and/or implementing emergency planning activities for state, tribal, county, and local juvenile justice residential facilities. Eligible applicants are limited to states and territories, local government, federally recognized tribal governments, nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal organizations), and institutions of higher education.

Deadline: April 16, 2018

Substance Abuse Training Opportunity in May - Register Now

Bradford Health Services is beyond excited to announce the line-up for our
3rd Annual Alabama Adolescent & Young Adult Conference, May 2nd, Pelham Civic Complex!
Register today and meet our esteemed presenters, including our Keynote Presenter:

Dr. Steven Taylor, Medical Director-Player Assistance & Anti-Drug Program NBA & NBPA & Chief Medical Officer-Pathway Healthcare LLC

His much-anticipated presentation on Opioids & Beyond: An Update on Adolescent & Young Adult Substance Abuse is not to be missed.

Registration link: http://bit.ly/2yK4u4i

Agenda can  be accessed here
Exhibitor/Sponsor opportunities available.
(Please share this information with others who might benefit from the content or hours)

Juvenile Justice Focus Groups

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA)  administers federal funds for the US Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.  Because of the CPC's important role in Alabama communities, ADECA has asked stakeholders to participate in focus groups targeting the prevention and rehabilitation of youth involved with the juvenile system.  These meetings will be taking place all around the state.

2017 CPC Conference - Agenda & CEU Information


The Agenda has been set and July 28th is rapidly approaching. We are getting ready to have people from all across our state come together to learn how we can better serve Alabama's children. If you have not already done so, please register as soon as possible. Space is limited and we need your registration by July 17th. Your $35 registration fee will include: parking, CEUs, breakfast, and lunch. You can register by credit card or check HERE.   

For registration, hotel information, conference agenda, and other information please visit our website at the link below. 


There will be CEU's offered through your attendance. Please make sure to select the one you will need during your registration. 
CEU's Offered: 
- Juvenile Probation (4 hours)
- Social Work (4.5 hours)
- Nursing (4.5 hours) 
- Certificate of Attendance (4.5 hours)


For our out-of-town guests, there is a special room rate of $109 + taxes/fees at the host hotel - The Renaissance Hotel & Spa. This rate will expire soon so please book your rooms as quickly as possible to take advantage of this cost savings. Also, as a reminder in case the room block is sold out, state employees receive a special rate of $109 + taxes/fees anytime at the Renaissance.


Last year, our Resource Fair was one of the most popular aspects of the conference. We are excited to make it even better this year! If you are interested in having a booth, please reply to this email with your organization's information. We would love to have you! 

*Conference registration is required for all Resource Fair participants. Your registration fee includes: a booth, parking, CEUs, breakfast, and lunch.