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Jefferson County - Community Voices
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is hosting three opportunities for residents of Jefferson County to discuss what makes our community great and ways we can work together to make our community better. Click here to learn more and join a community conversation near you.
Hardest Hit Alabama (HHA)
Hardest Hit Alabama (HHA), a foreclosure prevention program, is available for eligible homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage payments. HHA offers several different programs to meet the needs of Alabama homeowners facing financial hardships such as:
Mortgage Payment Assistance
Loan Modification Assistance
Short Sale Assistance
HHA assistance is available statewide to qualified homeowners on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here to visit their website for more details.
Road to Recovery®
The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery® program offers cancer patients free transportation to and from their cancer-related treatment. For those who cannot drive themselves or have no other means of getting to treatment, volunteers donate their spare time and the use of their personal vehicle to give cancer patients in their community a much-needed ride. Prospective volunteers may contact Heather Adams or visit www.cancer.org/drive and complete an online volunteer inquiry form. Click here to learn more.
Military Warriors Support Foundation
Military Warriors currently has 53 Homes available for our combat wounded heroes and GoldStar Spouses. They are spread across 24 of the 50 states, including Alabama. Apply for the Homes4WoundedHeroes or Homes 4 Gold Stars today! Click here to learn more.
Jeremiah's Hope Academy
Jeremiah’s Hope Academy (JHA) is a low-cost job skills training program that equips individuals for entry-level healthcare positions. Jeremiah's Hope offers multiple health-related training programs that are 10, 12 or 24 weeks in length. Click here to learn more.
Critical Conversations - Community Dialogue Forum
Between Charity and Social Justice: Community Engagement Activist Among Faith-Based Communities - Part 1
For centuries, many have turned to churches and other faith-based communities as a safe space and source for comfort, healing, affirmation, inspiration, and for opportunities to get involved in their communities. Join us as we invite local religious leaders and faith-based outreach representatives, including Minister Debra Blaylock from Faith Chapel, to discuss their mission, challenges, and opportunities as it relates to charity, social justice, serving, and serving the larger society.
6-8 PM - UAB Heritage Hall - Room 102
This event is free and open to the public.
Network Night at Wyam K-8 School
Have an idea, question, or concern? Do you want to see something happen in our school and/or community?
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Free Food & Childcare