Ann Beddingfield Retires from Extended Family

When Ann Beddingfield arrived as a volunteer to help lead her first Extended Family for Kids (EFK) program in 2014, she was no stranger to the classroom.  Ann had previously retired from the Cherokee County School System after 35 ½ years as an educator.  She brought years of experience and compassion and shared these gifts […]

Press Release – GoodRx Quotes Extended Family Director Laure Clemons, a Nationally Recognized Leading Authority on Supporting Families of the Incarcerated, in a Series of Online Articles

Laure Clemons, Founder and Director of Extended Family, a community-based non-profit organization located in Cherokee County, Alabama, was recently interviewed by Ana Gascon Ivey of the website for a series of articles titled “10 ways to Help Children Who Have Incarcerated Parents,” published on April 4, 2023, and “15 Coping Tips for Families Dealing […]