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What We Do


Community Action is honored to offer the Forward Program to the Northwest Alabama community. The Forward Program is a 6 week work force ready program with a 12 week parenting class included. This program helps create career ready individuals, while providing effective parenting skills.

This program pays hourly stipends to participants as they earn workforce certifications.



 1. Applicant must be Unemployed or Under-employed. Under-employed is someone who makes $11/hr or less.

​2. Applicant must have a child 18 or younger.

3. 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline. 

4. Lack skills training certifications.

How To Apply:



*** For more information, please call 256-766-4330 and ask for Jackie or Ashley. 

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