Special Needs in New Albany, MS

About Us

We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment that promotes personal growth, social connections, and overall well-being. Through compassionate care, innovative programs, and dedicated community support, we strive to enhance the quality of life for our students and their families.

Our Vision
Providing Hope for Familes

Our Programs

We Enrich Lives

We provide a secure space where individuals can thrive. We promote creativity, self-expression, and personal growth through art, music, and recreational programs.

We Build Skills

We facilitate learning and practicing essential life skills for increased independence. We tailor skill-building activities to match unique needs.

We Build Relationships

We encourage socialization and the development of meaningful connections with peers. We create a supportive community where individuals can share experiences and support one another.

We Involve Families

We collaborate with families to understand and meet the specific needs of each individual. We provide resources and support to families, creating a network of understanding and care.

We Involve Community

We facilitate opportunities for our students to engage with the broader community. We facilitate connections with community organizations, volunteer opportunities, and social groups to encourage active participation and integration.

We Provide Professional and Compassionate Care

We employ a team of dedicated professionals with experience in special education. We foster a culture of empathy, patience, and respect in all interactions.

Meet Our Supporters

New Haven Center is blessed to have tremendous support from the community.  Organizations, churches, and individuals are critical to the quality and continuity of our programs. 

Local Organizations

Action Lanes Bowling Center, Junior Auxilary of New Albany, Master Gardners of New Albany, Magnolia Soap and Bath, New Albany Garden Club, Pilot Club of New Albany, Union County Library, Union County Museum, Woodmen of the World


Hillcrest Baptist Church, Ingomar Baptist Church, Fredonia Baptist Church, First Baptist Women's Group, New Albany Presbyterian Church, Pleasant Grove MB Church


Ms. Linda Everett - Art, Ms. Betty King - Music, Ms. Anna Roberson and Ms. Donna Johnson - Dance, Mr. Tony Brooks - Oral Reading

Special Thanks

Union County Board of Supervisors, City of New Albany, New Albany Parks and Recreation

Meet the Board

The Board Directors are elected by the Members of New Haven Center at the annual membership meeting and serve two-year terms on a staggered basis. Officers are elected annually at the membership meeting. 

Stephen Ewing


Larry Koon


Linda Everett



Financial Officer

Anthony Carter


Mae Scales


Sherita Tucker


Meet the Staff

Price Livingston

Executive Director

Barbara Crotts

Programs Director

Baley Gant

Food Service

Wanda Cumpton

Client Care

Hilda Kimbrell

Client Care

Hilary Hall

Client Care

Joshanae Tucker

Client Care

Michael Whitell


Numbers Speak

Our dedication is reflected in results that enhance the lives of the special needs students in our community.

Daily Bus Routes Serving County
Dedicated Staff
Up to Forty Students Annually
Years Serving Students
Our Partners

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