July 16, 2021

State of Alabama
Press Release: Public Health, Alabama Department of

ADPH seeks proposals from programs that serve middle and high school-age youth in 16 Alabama counties


CONTACT:  Valerie Lockett, (334) 206-3012

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announces two separate requests for proposals (RFP) for funding from youth-serving community organizations and other entities to provide evidence-based programs to youth within the counties of Choctaw, Clay, Cleburne, Crenshaw, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Mobile, Montgomery, Pickens, Washington and Wilcox.   

The ADPH Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Branch is soliciting proposals as follows:
  • The Alabama Sexual Risk Avoidance Education RFP seeks programs that promote positive youth development, including leading youth in developing and navigating healthy relationships and making decisions that result in reduced teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. Proposals should focus on middle school youth in grades 6-8. Download the RFP at https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/teenpregnancy/assets/rfp_asrae.pdf  or submit an e-mail request to Jasmine Abner at jasmine.abner@adph.state.al.us. The due date is August 16, 2021.
  • The Alabama Personal Responsibility Education Program RFP seeks programs that educate adolescents on both abstinence and contraception for the prevention of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, among youth aged 10-19 by increasing condom or contraception use for sexually active youth. Proposals should focus on high-risk high school-aged youth Download the RFP at https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/teenpregnancy/assets/rfp_prep.pdf or submit an e-mail request to LeKenya Croom at lekenya.croom@adph.state.al.us. The due date is August 23, 2021.  

For both proposals, priority will be given to applicants serving populations at most risk such as, but not limited to: youth who are in foster care, including group homes or summer camps; youth in juvenile detention programs; Native American youth; homeless and runaway youth; parenting youth; youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning; and parent education for those youth involved in these programs. The settings for implementation of these programs will be schools and community-based organizations.

Eligible applicants are all public or private non-profit organizations, government agencies, non-governmental public or private organizations, faith-based organizations, colleges and universities who 1) are legally authorized to conduct business within the state of Alabama; 2) are in a position to operate on a cost-reimbursement basis; 3) become an Alabama registered vendor prior to billing for services; and 4) meet the terms and conditions of the RFP. Individuals not operating within an established organization, agency, business or other entity are not eligible to apply for these grant opportunities.

For questions, contact Valerie Lockett at valerie.lockett@adph.state.al.us or (334) 206-3012.

County health departments throughout Alabama provide a wide range of confidential and professional services. Contact your local county health department for additional information.

Mission: To promote, protect, and improve Alabama’s health

Vision: Healthy People. Healthy Communities. Healthy Alabama.

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