• External Resource List



    (205) 949-2722
    2141 14th Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35205       

    Statewide program designed to empower adoptive families facing adoption challenges and to facilitate stronger bonds and interactions with adoptive families. Services include information and referral support, crisis counseling, adoptive family support groups, resource library, and live on-line webinars.


    AMELIA CENTER » www.ameliacenter.org

    (205) 638-7481
    1513 Fourth Avenue South

    Birmingham, Alabama 35233

    The Amelia Center is a comprehensive grief counseling center that provides individual and family counseling to children and teens who have experienced a death, or to adults who have experienced the death of a child. 


    BRADFORD HEALTH » www.bradfordhealth.com

    (205) 942-3200

    Bradford is about helping people and families achieve recovery in a responsive and compassionate manner.


    CATHOLIC FAMILY SERVICES » www.cfsbhm.org

    (205) 324-6561
    1515 12th Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35205

    Counseling services at CFS are open to anyone regardless of religious affiliation. The agency offers these services to individuals and families who are encountering problems in their daily lives that go beyond their own abilities to resolve. Provides marriage, grief and bereavement, play therapy for children, adolescent, individual, and family counseling services.



    (205) 870-5678
    2204 Lakeshore Drive
    Suite 410
    Birmingham, AL 35209

    Outpatient clinic that provides care through a multidisciplinary team approach. Various types of therapy are provided including individual, family, and behavioral.


    CHILD’S PLAY » www.childsplaytherapycenter.com

    (205) 978-9939
    3057 Lorna Road Suite 220
    Hoover, AL 35216

    Offers speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy as well as psychological services such as IQ/achievement testing, therapy and counseling. Small groups and camps are also offered.



    CHIPS CENTER » www.childrensal.org/CHIPS

    (205) 638-2751
    1600 5th Ave. S.
    Suite 100
    Birmingham, AL  35233

    The mission of CHIPS Center is to provide health and healing for those affected by sexual or physical abuse of children.



    (205) 942-8911
    107 Walter Davis Drive
    Homewood, AL 35209

    Collects surplus food and distributes through charitable and other non-profit organizations to feed hungry people in our twelve-county area.


    COMMUNITY GRIEF SUPPORT » www.communitygriefsupport.org

    (205) 870-8667
    1119 Oxmoor Road
    Homewood, AL 35209

    Free services provided to adults 19 years or older. A safe place where people grieving the death of a loved one can meet with others who have had this experience. Together they learn how to regain control of their lives in an environment of care, comfort and healing.


    CRISIS CENTER, INC. » www.crisiscenterbham.com

    (205) 323-7782 (Office Line)
    (205) 323-7777 (Crisis Line)

    (205) 328-5437 Kids Helpline
    *Line Open 3-10PM

    (205) 328-5465 Teen Helpline
    *Line Open 3-10 PM

    (205) 323-7273 Rape Response
    Free rape kit in a non-hospitalized setting, free individual or family counseling for survivors of sexual assault.

    (205) 328-8255 Senior Talkline
    Program that provides friendly volunteers for senior citizens to talk with a daily basis.

    Has been providing 24-hour, 365 days per year support, crisis and suicide intervention, community information and referrals through telephone counseling since 1970.



    2300 10th Court South
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 801-5151

    Acts as the principal child abuse and neglect prevention agency providing parent education and support to both parents and children in the greater Birmingham area.


    FAMILY COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY » http://jeffconline.jccal.org/familycourt

    (205) 325-5491
    120 2nd Ct. North
    Birmingham AL 35204

    Exercises jurisdiction in matters involving children. These matters might include cases in which a child is alleged to be delinquent, dependent, or in need of supervision. The Court also exercises jurisdiction over other proceedings including establishment of paternity and child support enforcement, as well as protection from abuse.


    HISPANIC INTEREST COALITION OF ALABAMA (HICA) » www.hispanicinterest.org

    (205) 942-5505
    117 South Crest Drive
    Homewood, AL 35209

    Provides services dedicated to the social, civic and economic integration of Hispanic families and individuals in Alabama.



    (205) 323-0170
    2305 5TH Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203

    Provides a haven for homeless and hurting women and children seeking shelter while preparing to reach self-sufficiency.


    KIDS ONE TRANSPORT » www.kidsone.org

    (205) 978-1000
    3535 7th Court South
    Birmingham, AL 35222

    Non-profit agency that provides transportation to medical appointments for children and expectant mothers.


    MITCHELL’S PLACE » http://mitchells-place.com

    (205) 957-0294
    4778 Overton Road
    Birmingham, Alabama 35210

    Provides a wide range of specialized services for children with Autism.              



    (205) 930-3622
    1730 Fourteenth Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35205

    Child Advocacy Center that offers free services to child victims of physical and sexual abuse, severely neglected children and children who have witnessed a violent crime.


    PROJECT F.I.N.D » www.jbsmha.com/find

    (205) 595-4555
    JBS Children’s Services
    940 Montclair Road Suite 200
    Birmingham, AL 35213

    Program designed to provide mental health services for children, adolescents, and their families.


    RIVERCHASE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH » www.riverchaseumc.org/counseling_center

    Stephanie Fedor-Joseph
    Counseling Center

    (205) 520-1379
    1953 Old Montgomery Highway
    Birmingham, AL 35244

    Offers confidential, professional counseling services to promote positive growth.


    SAFEHOUSE OF SHELBY COUNTY » www.safehouse.org

    (205) 669-7233 24 Hour Crisis Line
    (205) 669-1877

    Provides shelter, counseling, advocacy, and case management for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.


    SARRELL DENTAL CENTER » www.sarrelldental.org

    (205) 425-1327
    2700 5th Avenue North
    Bessemer, AL 35020

    Non-profit agency that treats dental and vision needs of children ages 1-20 whose primary insurance is Medicaid. Agency also has school-based education programs that teach the importance of good dental care.


    SIGHT SAVERS AMERICA » www.sightsaversofalabama.org   

    1-877-942-2627 (local office in Pelham)
    337 Business Circle
    Pelham, AL 35124

    Provides no cost comprehensive eye care children each year through a network of child referral agencies, medical providers and other eye care professionals. The children's eye care network provides vision screenings, eye exams, eyeglasses, medications, surgeries, low vision assessments, vision aids and other therapeutic vision treatments. Coordination of transportation services and follow-up care are also provided.


    UAB TASC and BEACON RECOVERY » www.uab.edu/TASC

    (205) 917-3780
    401 Beacon Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    Adolescent Program (ages 13-18)

    Outpatient Treatment 1x week

    Intensive Outpatient 3x week

    ** Must have Substance Abuse/Dependency Diagnosis



    (205) 251-5131

    Maintains a list of organizations that help with food, clothing, rehabilitation services, elder care, and more. The services are available in Jefferson, Shelby, Walker, Blount and St. Clair Counties from both public and private agencies. 211 information line – caller enters local zip code to be connected with United Way representative in their area who can assist in finding appropriate assistance program.


    Last updated 8/26/16