Nancy Spears

Board of Directors

  • Position:
    Chief Executive Officer - Alabama Council on Human Relations
  • Company:
    Alabama Council on Human Relations
  • Phone:
    334-821-8336
  • Address:
    950 Shelton Mill Road Auburn, AL 36831
  • Email:
    alma.gholston@achr.com
  • Web Sites:

    MISSION STATEMENT
    The Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc. (ACHR) is a private non-profit organization that is funded exclusively for educational and eleemosynary (charitable) purposes on behalf of the low-income population. The goal of ACHR is to promote and implement programs—both independently and in concert with community partners—that address the needs of those with low income and improve economic conditions, education, and racial relationships for all people.

    COUNTIES SERVED
    • CSBG: Lee County
    • Head Start, Early Head Start: Lee County, Russell County
    • CACFP, Affordable Housing Complexes: Several Counties

    PROGRAMS/ SERVICES OFFERED
    • CSBG
    • Child Development Program
    • Head Start
    • Early Head Start
    • Wraparound Child Care
    • Child Development Training Program
    • Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP, ABC Trust, Spire)
    • Emergency Assistance Program
    • Housing Counseling
    • Affordable Housing Complexes
    • Fatherhood Program
    • Child and Adult Care Food Program (day care homes)
    • Weatherization Assistance Program
    • Alabama Coalition Against Hunger (community garden
    projects)
    • VITA Income Tax Assistance
    • Sunshine Shop (donated goods for families, program use)
    • Learning Information about Food and Exercise Program
    (nutrition/fitness education, exercise classes)

    HEAD START / EARLY HEAD START CENTERS
    • Number of centers: 3
    • Head Start children served: 424
    • Early Head Start children (and pregnant women) served: 152