December 14, 2011
2011 Needs Assessment Posted
The 2011, Colbert County Needs Assessment is now available for download from our Needs Assessment page.
August 2, 2008
A FREE service provided by the Shoals Chamber of Commerce to help your students, clients, parents, or anyone find more local job openings.
July 31st, 200
2008 Needs Assessment Posted
February 20th, 2007
Commemorating those who have died or been injured due to Child Abuse or Neglect. Looking forward to seeing you there, April 21st.
February 20th, 2007
The 2007 Childrens Policy Council Conference Announced
This year's site for NW Alabama will be held in Decatur, March 13th. Click on the Conference banner on the main page for more information.
January 10th, 2007
Meeting Dates for the calendar year 2007 Posted
June 1st, 2006
Colbert County Children's Policy Council Welcomes Our New County Coordinator
The Colbert County CPC is happy to introduce Lea Anne Carter as the new County Coordinator for the Colbert County Children's Policy Council.
April 30, 2006
CCCPC bids farewell to our first County Coordinator
Melinda McCoy, came on board as the first County Coordinator in October of 2004 and has served Colbert County and its children from the heart. Melinda has recently accepted a position with Safeplace, another very important agency here in the Shoals area and will be leaving by our next scheduled meeting of May 17th.
Melinda has been a great asset to our agency here in Colbert County and the CCCPC is sad to see her leave. We take this opportunity to wish her all the best in this new path of her career.
March 8, 2006
2006 Children's Services Conference
The Conference was a success! Very organized and informative. Over 130 people were in attendance.
We are excited to report that the Methodist Church Association has purchased the old Brandon Elementary School. Our steering committee is planning a breakfast for 21 potential board members on March 17th. We plan to start moving agencies into our Shoals Family Success Center within two months.
January 1st 2006
Meeting Dates for the Colbert County Children's Policy Council Posted
The Colbert County Children's Policy Council Needs Assessment
The Colbert County Needs Assessment is now available for viewing or download.
March 28th and 29th, 2005
The Annual Children's Policy Council Conference
This years annual CPC Conference will be held at the Sheraton Birmingham Civic Center. Pre-Conference on March 28th will be sponsored by the DCA. Detailed workshops will be held on Substance Abuse Prevention, Family Resource Centers, Rural Health Care and Teen Pregnancy.
The Conference begins at 9:00 a.m. on March 29th. The deadline to register is March 14, 2005.
For more information call Chris McInnish with DCA at (334) 223-0502 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also reach our local County Coordinator, Melinda McCoy at (256) 314-4909
February 4, 2005
Colbert County Children's Policy Council - Grant Writing Workshop
February 25, 2005 at the Colbert County Youth Center in Sheffield. Registration is 9:30AM program will be 10:00AM to 3:00PM. A $35.00 registration fee is required but lunch is included. Proceeds to go to the Colbert County Youth Center. For more info call (256) 314-4909
September 10, 2003
State Resource Guide
From Page B. Walley, Ph.D.
Commissioner, Chairman-State Children's Policy Council
The State Children's Policy Council, in discharging their responsibilities under Code of Alabama, 1975, Section 12-15-130(c), is distributing the 2004 State Resource Directory of Children's Services. In the interest of efficiency and fiscal stewardship, this distribution is being conducted electronically. A printed version of all counties and their respective resources is over 3,000 pages in length. You may receive access to the Guide at www.kids.state.al.us. The information contained is updated on
a regular basis.
Should you desire a printed version, we invite you to download and print the information locally or provide the Department of Children's Affairs with a request and a check for an amount to be determined based on the number of pages printed; and, a printed version will be mailed to you.
Thank you for your service to children. Please let us know if you are aware of service information in your area which might be added, deleted, or corrected in the Guide.
January 10, 2003
Children's Policy Councils 2nd Annual State Conference "Change Begins With Me" Feb.27 2003 Sheraton Birmingham Civic Center.
Conference schedule, agenda, and registration information available from Judge Carpenter's office. Registration deadline Feb. 14, 2003.
September 21, 2002
Colbert County Children's Policy Council - Needs Assessment is now available on the website, click here for information.
September 17, 2002
The Colbert County Children's Policy Council recently hired Alex DeJarnett as Youth Development Facilitator. Mr. DeJarnett will operate under the administrative supervision of the Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments and will work for the local policy council and the Department of Children's Affairs. He will serve the needs of Colbert County youth ages 14 through 21 with a focus on education and career development. The YDF program is federally funded and has as its primary mission to link resources and build primary systems and partnerships in the community in order
to provide every youth with an opportunity to succeed.
For additional information Mr. DeJarnett may be contacted at (256) 381-0611 at the Career Center 500 So. Montgomery Av. Suite 101 Sheffield, AL.
August 26, 2002
Educational resource library started with acquisition of video tape educational tool, click here for more information.