Why We Exist

To improve the quality of life for the citizens of Dothan and Houston County by providing coordinated, comprehensive, community-based and accessible support services.

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  • Jasmine credits the Work Plus Program with giving her the support and resources needed to make positive changes in her life and her children’s lives.

    Jasmine’s Story, 2020
  • Antonio Craig first came to the career center seeking employment and housing. The CCDC staff provided individualized job interview preparation and basic computer training. An updated resume and assessment of his transferable skills assisted Mr. Craig in securing a temporary position. After successful completion of this assignment, Mr. Craig continued to seek employment with the...

    Antonio’s Story, 2020

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  • Barbara Stowers was having issues with her job and reached out to Alfred Saliba for help. She was unsure of how to handle the problem and needed assistance with reevaluating the situation. Through the A-RESET program, she was provided conflict resolution techniques to help her retain her employment. She is grateful to the program for...

    Barbara’s Story, 2022

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  • Donna Schmidt moved here from New York with no family or connections in the area. She was homeless and living at Dothan Rescue Mission. She came to Alfred Saliba after hearing that we could assist her in her search for employment. She started our A-RESET program and was able to obtain both employment and housing....

    Donna’s Story, 2020

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  • Katie Boykin began the GED program at Alfred Saliba in August of 2004 and obtained her GED in March of 2013. She also enrolled in the A-RESET program. Feeling like she had gotten off-track, she wanted assistance getting back to working towards her goals. While in the program, she attended workshops and worked with our...

    Katie’s Story, 2020

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  • Kiesha White first became involved with the Alfred Saliba Family Services Center when her child attended Early Head Start in 2010. Her child has a disability and she wanted him to have help improving his social and emotional skills. As a stay-at-home mom for eight years, Kiesha felt overwhelmed and joining the program also helped...

    Kiesha’s Story, 2020

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  • Dalton Lachapelle was referred to the Community Career Development Center in February 2022 to qualify for attending the Basic MIG Welding class offered at the Center. The partnership between Wallace Community College and Alfred Saliba Family Services Center was put into action with this young man. Dalton had dropped out of high school and has...

    Dalton’s Story, 2022

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  • Jakia is a 29-year-old female, who is the legal guardian of a 2-year old child. She was referred to the Work Plus+ Workforce Development Services by the Alabama Career Center on December 22, 2021. At that time, she was living in a one-bedroom apartment and living off of savings after leaving her position as a...

    Jakia’s Story, 2022

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