First Stop in Helping the Homeless

Tashaunda Weeks, director of First Stop, discusses the agency's mission and history of helping the homeless on Thursday, September 19, at noon in the second floor Events Room at the Main Library.

 

She will talk about the four tiers of First Stop's program (services provided) and ways that the community can help.

 

First Stop is a non-profit agency located in Huntsville whose mission is to provide a basic set of services to homeless people in Huntsville and Madison County. First Stop does not duplicate county services available from other agencies, but works with those agencies to fill gaps that exist in services.

 

Tashaunda Weeks has been employed with First Stop for six years and has been the director for one year. She has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Personal Administration. She has worked in the social service field for over 12 years.

 

For any questions, contact the Reference Department at 256-532-5975.

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