Village of Promise, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Huntsville, Alabama,  was founded to address the needs of children and families in distressed, high-poverty neighborhoods.  

Our Mission is to break the cycle of poverty, one family at a time.

Here’s a list of the programs Huntsville families are using to change their lives:

Infant University

A nine class course that covers infant, child, and mother health care, immunizations, safety, health hazards, and other subjects for parents/expectant parents of children ages 0 to 3

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Family Connections

A two-generation family literacy program which promotes strengthening the family unit through Parent Time workshops, Parent and Child Time Together (PACT), Family Mentoring and Family Service Learning Components.

Promise Preparatory Pre-K3 

A quality early learning program for 3 year old children that uses the HighScopes Curriculum to ensure that all students are developmentally and academically “Kindergarten Ready” by age 5.

Photo courtesy of Erin Cobb Photography

Alabama First Class Pre-K4

A nationally recognized Pre-K program a part of the Alabama Office of School Readiness. First Class Pre-K provides effective, high quality early childhood experiences that prepare children for school success and lifelong learning.

Character Counts

Before school Bible class program designed to instill character and spiritual development in elementary school aged children. Students are taught and mentored by volunteers from various churches in the community.

Character Counts

VoP CDF Freedom Schools

The Village of Promise CDF Freedom Schools program is a 6-week summer program that uses the CDF Integrated Reading Curriculum (IRC) which includes, carefully chosen, developmentally appropriate, and culturally relevant books and hands-on enrichment activities. Our goal is to promote an environment that supports Pre-K through 8th grade scholars having a love for reading and believing in their ability to make a difference in their families, schools, communities, country, and world with hope, education, and action.

College Success

A one-on-one mentoring program for first-generation college students. Each student is paired with a mentor who provides curriculum counseling, career counseling, and interview training.

Adult Education Program

Provides instruction and coursework for non-high school degreed adults preparing to take the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) exam,  English as Second Language, and Ready to Work Certification.

Photo courtesy Erin Cobb Photography