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Victory Over Violence Tour
The Birmingham Violence Reduction Initiative, in partnership with the Birmingham Urban League and Alabama Regional Medical Services, present the Victory Over Violence Tour with food, fun and support services. This community event will be held at the following locations:
April 8th - LOVEMAN
April 22nd - SMITHFIELD
For more information call (205) 386-7233 [SAFE]
Job Readiness Program for Teens
The Community Care Development Network presents the 1st One Workforce Development and Job Readiness Program for teens 15-19 years of age. This program will help teens learn the skills and etiquette of obtaining and keeping their first job.
Click here for more details.
Let's Shock the World! Teen Summit Explosion
The Latch and Live Foundation, in partnership with the Bessemer Police Department, present the Shock The World Teen Summit Explosion on March 30, 2017 from 10am until 4pm at the Bessemer Civic Center (1130 9th Avenue SW, Bessemer, AL 35022). This event is FREE to the public and features live entertainment, team building and much more. Click here for details.
Ready, Aim...HIRE!! Job Fair
You're invited to the Birmingham JOBS Program Job & Resource Fair on April 19, 2017 from 8:30am until 12:30pm at the Main Auditorium, First Floor of the Jefferson County DHR Building. Click here for more information.
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.