Our Team


FOCUS provides its services with seven staff positions, including three full-time positions and four part-time positions. The full-time positions are Executive Director, Program Services Coordinator and Resident Services Coordinator. The part-time positions are Program assistant, Office assistant and two Resident Assistants. Program consultants are contracted to provide recovery seminars and workshops.


Jackie Batson 
Executive Director







Janeice Everhart

Janeice Everhart, LPC, Program Services Coordinator

LaTonya Hannah, Resident Services Coordinator









Gloria Jones, Resident Assistant









Alumni, community members and women from the recovering community donate their time to help with fundraisers/events, 12-step literature study and nightly check-ins. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, contact Jackie Batson at 205-822-7300.

FOCUS also is supported by a committed board of directors, an advisory board and the FOCUS Alumni Group, formed by FOCUS graduates who wanted to remain a part of the organization’s mission.

Board Of Directors

Beverly Hill Dixon

Kim Davidson

David Wooldridge

Doug McIntyre

Anna Hart

Alyson Rains

Breanna Sexton

Greg Larkin

Kenneth Northrup

Debra Weston-Pickens

Stephanie Stallings


Lulu Richardson
FOCUS Founder and
Board Member Emeritus