South Memphis Alliance
Contact Name:Reginald Milton
Location:1048 S. Bellevue Blvd. Memphis, 38106
SMA serves youth in foster care and families in crisis, holding fast to our core belief that civic engagement is the bedrock of strong communities, and that strong communities promote stable families.
Monday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed
Adult Learning, Childhood education, GED, permanency, education, employment, housing, physical and mental health, mentoring, anger management, goal setting, parenting/pregnancy support, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS testing/counseling, personal/community engagement, including for youth – - an opportunity to serve on a leadership board, called Y4Y or Youth for Youth, and financial education (including individual development accounts, or matched savings).
We do our work through these programs and initiatives:
Dream Seekers: for young people from foster care,through a partnership with The Department of Children’s Services
The Hope Chest and Teen Plus: providing support services for pregnant and parenting teens who are or were in foster care, through a partnership with The Shelby County Office of Early Childhood and Youth
Stand By Me: educational services focused on alcohol, drug and HIV/AIDS prevention for youth aged 13-21
Community Advisory Panel: SMA’s community involvement with representatives from over a dozen South Memphis civic groups