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Medical
Housing/Shelter
Affordable Childcare
State Programs
Crisis Centers/Baby Items
Child Support
Essentials (food pantries, financial assistance, vouchers, household items, etc.)
Support Groups
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Putative Father Registry
Adoption Law/Revocation
End An Adoption Plan
Pay It Forward
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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- vision care- One Sight

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Dothan- Samaritan clinic- Love In Action Ministries

Gulf Shores- charitable pharmacy, durable medical equipment- Christian Service Center

Mobile- respite care- Waterfront Rescue Mission

Tuscaloosa- emergency prescription assistance- Catholic Social Services

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

Regional

Southeast Alabama (domestic abuse)- House of Ruth

County/City

Anniston- Joy Katherine Courtney House

Baldwin County- Good Counsel Homes

Birmingham- Firehouse Ministries

Birmingham- First Light Shelter

Birmingham- Jessie’s Place

Birmingham- Mary’s House

Birmingham- Pathways

Birmingham- Salvation Army

Birmingham- YWCA

Chelsea- Hannah Homes

Cullman- Harbor Haus

Dothan- Dothan Rescue Mission

Dothan- Housing Authority

Dothan- The Harbor

Guntersville- Marshall County Home Place

Huntsville- Crisis Services of North Alabama

Huntsville- Downtown Rescue Mission

Huntsville- New Futures, Inc.

Huntsville- Salvation Army

Jasper- Daybreak Shelter

Mobile- Family Haven

Mobile- Family Promise

Mobile- Sybil H. Smith Family Village

Montgomery- Family Promise

Montgomery- Friendship Mission North

Pelham- Safe House

Tuscaloosa- Turning Point of West Alabama

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Momtrusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- Alabama Head Start Association

Regional

Child Care Financial Assistance- Family Guidance Center

County/City

Dothan- 24 hours- Kiddie Kastle

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Subsidies

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

Housing Authority

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Plan First

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Compensation

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- diapers- Cloth For All

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

County/City

Birmingham- diaper bank directory- Bundles Diaper Bank of Hope

Dothan- clothing closet- Westgate Church of Christ

Dothan- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- baby items, diapers, etc.- Wiregrass Hope Group

Tuscaloosa- formula, diapers- Catholic Social Services

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Child Support

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- feminine hygiene- Cloth For All

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America

Regional

Southeast Alabama- energy assistance, rent assistance, clothing closet, food pantry, GED program, etc.- Southeast Community Action Partnership

Southeast Alabama- food bank directory- Wiregrass Area Food Bank

County/City

Albertville- food pantry- Marshall County Christian Services

Birmingham- daily meals- Firehouse Ministries

Birmingham- daily meals, clothing, laundry, etc.- Pathways

Birmingham- rent assistance, clothing, food, etc.- Salvation Army

Birmingham- daily meals- The Community Kitchens

Dothan- food pantry, financial assistance- Evergreen Presbyterian Church

Dothan- food pantry- First Church of the Nazarene

Dothan- clothing, food assistance, furniture, GED program, hot meals, etc.- Living Hope Community Outreach Center

Dothan- hygiene items, clothing, food assistance, etc.- Love In Action Ministries

Dothan- food assistance, clothing, utility & rent assistance, etc.- Southeast Alabama Baptist Association

Dothan- food bank, sack lunch program- The Ark

Dothan- food assistance, clothing, utility assistance, household items, etc.- The Episcopal Church of the Nativity

Dothan- job training, financial assistance, etc.- The Harbor

Dothan- food pantry, clothing closet- Westgate Church of Christ

Dothan- public transit- Wiregrass Transit Authority

Gulf Shores- utilities assistance, food pantry, summer food program, etc.- Christian Service Center

Houston County- public transit- Wiregrass Transit Authority

Huntsville- daily meals, laundry, showers, etc.- Downtown Rescue Mission

Huntsville- daily meals, food boxes, clothing assistance, etc.- Salvation Army

Jasper- limited financial assistance- Daybreak Shelter

Mobile- food, clothing, furniture, emergency assistance, etc.- Catholic Social Services

Tuscaloosa- food pantry, financial assistance, clothing, etc.- Catholic Social Services

For more information: 211 Connects Alabama

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

Dothan (fatherhood program)- Wiregrass Hope Group

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

Register Here

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

consent or relinquishment may be taken at any time, except that once signed or confirmed, may be withdrawn within five days after birth or within five days after signing of the consent or relinquishment, whichever comes last.

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End an Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.
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