All support the healthy development of children

APC Programs

All support the healthy development of children

APC Programs

by smartstart

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® ALABAMA is a scholarship program that was developed to increase the level of education and effectiveness of early learning professionals by making the educational process more affordable, increasing wages, and reducing staff turnover rates.

Project LAUNCH, which stands for Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health, addresses the social and emotional health and well-being of infants, young children and their families though an integrated early childhood system of care.

Strengthening Families is a research-based, cost-effective strategy that builds on protective factors to increase family stability, enhance child development, and reduce child abuse and neglect.


Help Me Grow Alabama is a free information and referral line that utilizes 2-1-1 Connects Alabama to help connect families of children birth to age eight to health and developmental resources in their community.

Don’t Be In The Dark About Child Care, a public awareness campaign of the Alabama Partnership for Children and VOICES for Alabama’s Children, promotes high-quality child care.

The APC understands the importance of early childhood health and
wellness, and continuously works with partners to implement statewide obesity
prevention strategies. Two recent efforts include facilitating the Early Care and
Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC) and participating in Healthy Child Care,
Healthy Communities.

Early Language & Literacy is a program of  the APC that helps provide training and mentoring for anyone working and living with children under five. The programs help them engage children in environments rich in warm language, conversation, and other brain-building activities. Alabama Partnership for Children is embarking on a project to unite stakeholders statewide around improving early language development for children birth through age five.