ALPI was incorporated in 1978, it has experienced consistent
and incremental growth. From its modest beginning, ALPI has
become an organization that continues to leverage
its resources to employ over 200 employees and administer
an annual agency wide budget in excess of 19 million dollars.
DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT
Coca-Cola/Minute Maid Company provided over 30 years of funding
and support that has enabled ALPI to establish and maintain
a centralized administrative structure and a sound financial
management system. Audit reviews and state and federal monitoring
have all determined these systems to be in compliance with
required regulations, policies, procedures and practices.
the years, ALPI has received funding from a variety of sources.
The levels and types of funding continue to be diverse (e.g.
United Way, Public Schools, Children Services Councils, Federal,
State, Corporate Foundations, etc.), thus enabling ALPI to
expand services into more targeted areas.
1993 ALPI was funded 2.7 million dollars by the US Department
of Agriculture, Farmers Home Administration to construct fifty-eight
(58) units of affordable rental housing for farm laborers.
The Agricultural and Labor Housing Development Corporation
oversees the management and supervision of the project.
project known as New Horizon Housing Development was opened
for occupancy in 1996 and has since been operating at 95 to
RELATIONS AND SUPPORT
has established an efficient and powerful base of constituents
via Regional Advisory Councils. There are four (4) councils
throughout the ALPI service delivery network. Each council
has up to eighteen (18) members. The councils are very active
in planning and sponsoring activities that generate community
involvement and participation.
places a high focus on partnerships and collaboration efforts
to maximize the use of limited resources. As a result, ALPI
continues to generate community support (i.e. funding, in-kind
services, facilities, etc.) that is valued at more than 2
million dollars annually.
EDUCATION, SOCIAL SERVICES
Children and Family Services Division focus is on activities
that enhance the process of providing developmentally appropriate
early education activities including, but not limited to,
health, nutrition, dental,
mental health, parent information and referral on quality
child care and health services programs.
is a certified Child/Adult Care Food Program agency. Through
this program, ALPI provides nutrition and meal services for
Head Start and Child Care Program participants and certifies
private child care providers to participate in the program.