Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc.
-Committed to equal opportunity, and providing services and advocacy to Alabama children and families in need since 1954
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Headquartered in Auburn, Alabama, the Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc., (ACHR) administers programs such as Head Start and Early Head Start which address educational, nutritional, health and social services needs of children and families. Information about ACHR and its programs can be found here, as well as links to other web sites that have useful information.
ACHR is a private, non-profit 501-C-3 organization funded exclusively for eleemosynary (charitable) and educational purposes. The goal of ACHR is the promotion and implementation of programs that improve economic conditions, education, and racial relationships for all people, resulting in an increased self-sufficiency and overall improvement in their quality of life.
ACHR is both an advocate and a service delivery program. Since its incorporation in 1954, ACHR has engaged in a wide range of projects on the federal, regional, state, and local levels. ACHR has run statewide programs dealing with school desegregation and voter registration and continues to run the Alabama Coalition Against Hunger (ACAH). Many of its current programs such as Head Start, Early Head Start, WIC, the Community Services Block Grant programs, and Housing Counseling provide direct services to participants in Lee County. Head Start and Early Head Start are also provided in Russell County. ACHR has cooperative agreements with many private and public agencies in the community and strives to link clients with services at other agencies whenever possible to avoid duplication of efforts. In addition, ACHR networks with regional and national groups that share its philosophy of commitment to individuals, families and communities.
Telephone (all locations) 334-821-8336
Address 319 W Glenn Ave./P.O. Box 409, Auburn, Alabama, 36831
Darden Center 604 S. 4th St., Opelika, AL
Boykin Center 400 Boykin Ave., Auburn, AL
Edelman Center Red Fox Dr., Hurtsboro, AL
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