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Ebony Pearls rock 95.7 Jamz with information about empowering young women

March 9, 2015

Two of the amazing Ebony Pearls staff, Tiffiny Jackson and Lynda Cameron, were interviewed on 95.7 JAMZ about the Ebony Pearls empowerment program for young women. You can listen to the interview by clicking on this story and then on clicking on the attachment link.

Aletheia House Welcomes Kids Who Care Summer Interns

March 9, 2015

School is out and summer is here! For Aletheia House, that means it is time for Kids Who Care camp and to welcome our summer interns. Each year, Aletheia House brings in several college interns to serve as camp counselors for our Kids Who Care summer camp, a free summer day camp for children from low-income families.  Aletheia House is thrilled to welcome this year’s group, an outstanding bunch of 15 bright, energetic students…

Aletheia House Honored with Gift from Wells Fargo at Days of Giving Event

March 9, 2015

Aletheia House was honored by Wells Fargo with a $1,000 grant at the company’s Days of Giving ceremony at the Birmingham Zoo on September 18, 2012. Aletheia House was selected as a recipient by local company employees. “A hallmark of Wells Fargo is local decision-making and local involvement,” said Wells Fargo Area Business Banking Manager, Jim…

Aletheia House Featured Non-Profit at Realtor Fest

March 9, 2015

Aletheia House was selected as the featured non-profit for the first annual Birmingham Association of Realtors’ REALTOR FEST. The event, held on May 8, 2014, was organized by the Birmingham Association of Realtors Affiliate Counsel and REALTORS® Young Professionals Network. Over 300 REALTORS® and Affiliate Members attended. REALTOR FEST was held at Avondale Brewery to…

Aletheia House Hosts Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate $6 Million Renovation of Amberwood Apartments

March 9, 2015

CenterPoint, AL – On Friday, July 11, Aletheia House, along with the Mayor and City Council of CenterPoint and development partners, celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Amberwood Apartments. The ceremony took place at the clubhouse at Amberwood Apartments. The $6 million dollar renovation of Amberwood Apartments is a multi-family housing tax credit partnership…

Aletheia House Receives Verizon Foundation Grant to Promote Healthy Relationships and Domestic Violence Prevention

March 9, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Aletheia House is the proud recipient of a grant from the Verizon Foundation to promote safe dating practices for young females. The $10,000 grant awarded to Aletheia House will be used to introduce a new component called Safe Dates to its Ebony Pearls program, an existing HIV prevention and empowerment program for…

Giving Mothers Hope, Protecting the Innocent

December 21, 2014

Clinical Director, Keisha Kennedy, was quoted in a recent article published by Associated Press, discussing Aletheia House and our work with Women’s Hope. “What we are trying to do is work with policymakers to see if we can get mothers in treatment in the early stages of pregnancy. That way, we can work to get…

Aletheia House Teens Who Care Featured on AL.com

December 9, 2014

Recently, two of the youth leaders in Aletheia House Teens Who Care program, Ronald Forte, a 16 year old sophomore at Shades Valley High School, and LaShavia McCurdy, a 16 year old sophomore at Midfield High School, were selected to present at the National Prevention Network Conference, held in Hartford, Connecticut. The teens did a…

Addressing Homelessness in Birmingham

February 1, 2014

In the February 2014 issue of B-Metro, The Magazine of Birmingham Metro Living, Photographer Eric Dejuan asks some of Birmingham’s homeless if he can take their photos — and hear their stories. The result is an informative, accurate depiction of the lives of many lving on the streets in the Birmingham area. Aletheia House Executive…

Aletheia House Awarded $2.5 million Federal Grant for Rural Substance Abuse Treatment & HIV Prevention

September 30, 2013

The U.S. Substance Abuse, Mental Health Services Administration announced today that it had selected Aletheia House to receive a $2.5 million grant to provide substance abuse treatment and HIV prevention services in four rural Alabama counties. The grant is $500,000 per year for five years. The program, called Healthy Living, is a new treatment program for African-American…

Aletheia House Receives $1 Million Dollar Grant to Assist Veterans and Their Families

July 13, 2013

Aletheia House is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1.007 million Supportive Services for Veteran Families Grant (SSVF) to provide supportive services to homeless veterans and their families in Jefferson, St. Clair and Shelby Counties. The grant funds will enable Aletheia House to identify veterans who are just entering homelessness and keep…

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