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Partnership Closed Friday, March 30th

Partnership Closed Good Friday, March 30th

March 26, 2018

The Partnership will be closed Good Friday, March 30th, 2018, including offices in Decatur, Cullman and Moulton. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, April 2nd at 8 a.m.

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Partnership Closed for Presidents Day

Partnership Closed for Presidents Day

February 18, 2018

The Partnership will be closed Monday, February 19th for Presidents Day. Offices in Decatur, Cullman and Moulton will reopen on Tuesday, February 20th for regular business hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Meals on Wheels & More Kicks Off February Campaign

Meals on Wheels & More Kicks Off February Campaign

February 5, 2018

Meals on Wheels & More has kicked off its annual February campaign with the help of The Decatur Daily. Each year The Decatur Daily graciously accepts donations to the Partnership's meals service program. Meals on Wheels & More is funded primarily through donations from United Way of Morgan County and private contributions. Most years the program operates in a deficit. The number of cli

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Partnership to Serve 652 LIHEAP Households in February

Partnership to Serve 652 LIHEAP Households in February

January 25, 2018

Now that all February LIHEAP appointments have been scheduled, the final number of clients that the Community Services staff will serve has been determined. More than 650 appointments have been scheduled for Cullman, Lawrence and Morgan counties for energy assistance for the month of February at an average of 34 clients per work day (Monday, February 19th offices will be closed for the President&#

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Senior Programs Seeking Advisory Council Members

Senior Programs Seeking Advisory Council Members

January 22, 2018

The Partnership's Senior Programs are seeking individuals interested in our communities, community service, volunteering, and/or senior citizens. Individuals who care about their communities are neededto serve on our advisory council and help make decisions about our communities are served. If you are interested in having your voice heard and building the foundation of this new advisory co

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Applications for 2018-19 School Year

Applications for 2018-19 School Year

January 19, 2018

Applications for the Early Head Start and Head Start 2018-19 school year are now being accepted.Contact your local EHS and/or HS site for more information. Early Head Start locations may be found by visiting http://capna.iescentral.com/…/early-head-start-locations.ht… and Preschool Head Start locations may be found by visiting https://www.northalabamacommunities.org/…

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UPDATE: Partnership CLOSED Tuesday, January 16th

UPDATE: Partnership CLOSED Tuesday, January 16th

January 16, 2018

Due to the threat of winter weather, the Partnership's Decatur, Cullman and Moulton office locations will remain CLOSED, Tuesday, January 16th. Updates to location hours of operation for Wednesday, January 17th will be made at a later time. Early Head Start, Head Start and Pre-K classrooms follow the school system schedules for the area in which the site is located.

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Energy Assistance Appointments to be Rescheduled

Energy Assistance Appointments to be Rescheduled

January 16, 2018

Appointments for Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) that were canceled due to inclement weather will be rescheduled as soon as offices re-open. Community Services staff will contact all clients to reschedule each appointment as quickly as possible.

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Partnership Closed for MLK Day

Partnership Closed for MLK Day

January 8, 2018

The Partnership will be closed Monday, January 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 16th at 8 a.m.

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Tennessee Valley Warming Stations

Tennessee Valley Warming Stations

January 2, 2018

Warming stations across the Tennessee Valley are opening in response to the bitter cold that has yet to release its grasp on the deep South. Huntsville affiliate WAFF-48 has a map with available warming stations, including addresses and telephone numbers, for anyone needing a safe place to warm up from the frigid outdoor temperatures. Click HERE to access the map of Tennessee Valley warming sta

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Partnership Closed New Year's Day

Partnership Closed New Year's Day

December 26, 2017

The Partnership will be closed Monday, January 1, 2018, for the New Year's Day holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd.

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Partnership Closed Dec. 25 for Christmas Holiday

Partnership Closed Dec. 25 for Christmas Holiday

December 18, 2017

The Partnership will be closed on Monday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. Please keep in mind that many staff will be taking personal vacation during the weeks of December 18th and December 25th and will not be available via telephone and/or email.

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Join Us for the Senior Adventure Bus Tour

Join Us for the Senior Adventure Bus Tour

November 20, 2017

Join us for the 2017 Senior Adventure Bus Tour onFriday, December 1st from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join our Senior Programs team on Friday, December 1st for a holiday adventure! If you’re a senior 55 or older, prepare to get into the holiday spirit as we travel around Decatur. We can’t wait to share how we promote the spirit of giving year round. We will visit a local elementary school

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Partnership Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Partnership Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 17, 2017

The Partnership will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th. Normal business operations will resume on Monday, November 27th at 8 a.m.

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Partnership Closed Nov. 10 for Veterans Day Holiday

Partnership Closed Nov. 10 for Veterans Day Holiday

November 9, 2017

The Partnership will be closed Friday, November 10th in observance of Veterans Day. Check out these Veterans Day events and opportunities: Parks for Patriots Program - Alabama State Parks Veterans Day Weekend -Birmingham Zoo Celebrate Veterans Day in Huntsville McWane Center - Birmingham Parades - Morgan County(Decatur Daily) Steals and Deals (WAFF-48)

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Young Professionals Luncheon October 31st

Young Professionals Luncheon October 31st

October 27, 2017

The Decatur-Morgan Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Young Professionals luncheon here at the Central Office onTuesday, October 31st from 12 to 1 p.m.Tuesday's topic will feature the importance of networking and building professionalrelationships. Please note, confirmation of attendance is requested byMonday, October 30th at noon. We are grateful to have the opportunity to welcome th

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Weatherization Day Oct. 30th

Weatherization Day Oct. 30th

October 25, 2017

The Community Action Partnership of North Alabama (The Partnership) will host a Weatherization Day event on Monday, October 30, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the home of Decatur residents Jerry and Billie Stewart at 401 3rd Street NW in Decatur. For more than 40 years, The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program has reduced energy costs for low-income households by in

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Partnership Closed Monday, October 9th for Columbus Day

Partnership Closed Monday, October 9th for Columbus Day

September 26, 2017

The Partnership will be closed Monday, October 9, 2017, in observance of Columbus Day. Business offices in Cullman, Lawrence and Morgan Counties will closed and there will be no Meals on Wheels & More deliveries. Early Childhood classrooms (Early Head Start, Preschool Head Start, Pre-K) will follow their respective school/sitecalendars. Regular operations will resume Tuesday, October 10th at 8

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Tanner Pre-K Opens September 25th

Tanner Pre-K Opens September 25th

September 22, 2017

Tanner Pre-K is the newest addition to the growing number of state pre-k classrooms in the Partnership's department of Children's Services. On Monday, September 25th Tanner Pre-K will welcome students for the first day of class. The Partnership's classroom in Tanner is a result of a relocation from Madison. Although a classroom already existed elsewhere, the Tanner classroom still need

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Meals on Wheels & More Closed Tuesday, September 12th

Meals on Wheels & More Closed Tue., Sept. 12

September 11, 2017

Due to the threat of inclement weather from Tropical Storm Irma, Meals on Wheels & More will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, September 12th. All MOW&M clients will receive a Tuesday meal with Monday's delivery.

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PAT Program Aces Review

PAT Program Aces Review

August 25, 2017

Our First Teacher (Parents as Teachers) staff recently completed their regular site review with NO findings. The August 23rd review brought many words of praise from reviewers for our dedicated home visitors, excellent data monitoring and overall excellent services delivered to our families. PAT Content Team Leader Dee Ard and Parent Education Team Leader Alicia Thurmond lead a team of incredible

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PAT Program Adds Lamar County to Service Area

PAT Program Adds Lamar County to Service Area

August 25, 2017

The Partnership's Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program has beenasked by the state of Alabamaextend the program service area to include 10 families from Lamar County. The addition of Lamar Countywill extend the Partnership'sHome Visiting Services to 140 PAT families and 24 EHS families. Board approval to expand the PAT service area into Lamar County was received at the August 24th Board meetin

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Ready for School Skills

Ready for School Skills

August 4, 2017

The Chamber’s Quality Education Committee, in collaboration with Community Action Partnership of North Alabama,Decatur City Schools, Hartselle City Schools, Morgan County Schools and the Decatur Public Library, announce the launch of “Skills for Success” – a resource to ensure parents and teachers can have conversations about what is expected of children in grades K-8. As s

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Partnership Whodunnit Part of National Night Out on August 1st

Partnership Whodunnit Part of National Night Out on August 1st

July 31, 2017

Law enforcement agencies across the county will be hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1st. This year The Partnership will be hosting a crime mystery to help support the efforts of the Decatur Police Department. Beginning at 4 p.m. clues will be presented and facts shared in a mock press conference that will reveal the "crime" that needs to be solved with the community's he

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Danville Head Start Accepting Applications for 2017-18 Program Year

Danville Head Start Accepting Applications for 2017-18 School Year

July 18, 2017

Danville Head Start is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. Children ages 3 and 4 are eligible to apply. Priority is given to children with diagnosed disabilities (current IEP/IFSP is required for priority points). For more information and/or to set up an application appointment, please call Classroom Specialist Ashley Peebles at 256-318-8993. What to bring to your appo

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DYS Hosts Back 2o School Jam

DYS Hosts Back 2 School Jam

July 6, 2017

Decatur Youth Services and the Housing Authority are hosting their annual Back 2 School Jam on Friday, August 4th from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ingalls Harbor in Decatur. Local families are encouraged to attend the event to receive free backpacks with school supplies. Games, a water slide and bounce houses, and a talent show will all be available for children and adults of all ages. Contact 256-341

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Partnership Closed for Independence Day

Partnership Closed for Independence Day

July 3, 2017

The Partnership will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Regular office hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5th at 8 a.m.

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Volunteer Decatur Rescheduled for July 14th

Volunteer Decatur Rescheduled for July 14th

June 29, 2017

The Community Action Partnership of North Alabama (The Partnership) will host “Volunteer Decatur” on Friday, July 14th from 5 to 8 p.m. at Delano Park. “Volunteer Decatur” is a collaborative effort among The Partnership and other local organizations to focus on the need for new volunteers for the many programs in the Decatur area. Volunteer opportunities and available servi

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Head Start/Early Head Start Selection Underway

Head Start/Early Head Start Selection Underway

June 6, 2017

Selection for Early Head Start and Head Start classrooms is underway for the 2017-18 program year. Parents who have completed 2017-18 applications for their children will receive a letter in the mail mid-July informing them of their child's selection status. All children will receive a letter with a status ofeither 1) accepted or 2) waitlisted. ERSEA staff will not be able to offer any par

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Partnership Closed for Memorial Day

Partnership Closed for Memorial Day

May 26, 2017

The Partnership will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. Our normal business operations will resume Tuesday, May 30th at 8 a.m.

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NeighborWorks Week 2017

NeighborWorks Week 2017 Set for June 1-2

May 23, 2017

NeighborWorks Week 2017 is scheduled for Thursday, June 1st and Friday, June 2nd at the 1800-1900 block of Enolam Boulevard SE in Decatur. A celebration event will be held Monday, June 5th at approximately 11 a.m. to recognize local officials, partners and volunteers. This year's event will include a street makeover of participating homeowners with projects including painting, landscaping, pow

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Senior Services Application Is Now ONLINE!

Senior Programs Application Now Online

May 21, 2017

The application for Foster Grandparentand Senior Companion volunteers is now accessible online. Sections of the application include: Name and address Demographic information Preferred program for volunteering Transportation Criminal/Arrest history Income verification* Getting to Know You Email preferences *Please be aware: In order to receive a stipend, income eligibility

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LIHEAP Funding Safe...For Now

LIHEAP Funding Safe...For Now

May 9, 2017

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) was offered a repreive from President Trump's proposed 10% cut by the recent passing of the federal budget. But the reprieve is only temporary with next year's budget debate looming in the fall. Many income-eligible residents depend on LIHEAP funds to help through both heating and cooling season when weather extremes take a larger bite

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Time to Shine, Training to Succeed Set for May 4th

Time to Shine, Training to Succeed Set for May 4th

May 1, 2017

Time to Shine, Training to Succeed, a workforce initiative of the City of Decatur with community collaboration is set for Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Aquadome (1202 5th AVenue SW in Decatur). Individuals from the Career Center and NACEE (North Alabama Center of Educational Excellence) will be present to discuss registration for occupational training. New opportunities for electricians, plumbers/p

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Partnership CEO Michael Tubbs Reflects on 12 Years at Agency

Partnership CEO Michael Tubbs Reflects on 12 Years at Agency

May 1, 2017

Community Action Partnership of North AlabamaCEO Michael Tubbs has plans to continue his role as a servantleaderas his tenure with the Partnership winds down. With his retirement on the horizon, scheduled for late 2018, Mike already knows he will stay involved in his local community ofDecaturin North Alabama. And we would expect nothing less from our CEO of 12 years who has made serving others a w

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Fraud Summit 2017

Fraud Summit 2017

April 27, 2017

The Partnership has partnered with the BBB Serving North Alabama to host a Fraud Summit on Monday, May 1st from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Central Office location (1909 Central Parkway SW in Decatur). The event will be held in Conference Room A. Our panel of speakers will address the current fraud/scams happening in our area and nationally. Members include: Clint Neimeyer Alabama Securities

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