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Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials (food pantries, financial assistance, vouchers, household items, etc.)

Support Groups

I don’t see my city?

Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

Recommend a Service



Medical Info


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist


Statewide- free clinics- Directory


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 info


National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room


Southeast Alabama (domestic abuse)- House of Ruth


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 4Army

Jasper- Daybreak Shelter

Mobile- Family Haven

Mobile- Family Promise

Mobile- Sybil H. Smith Family Village

Montgomery- Family Promise

Pelham- Safe House

Tuscaloosa- Turning Point of West Alabama

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Affordable Childcare


National- extended hours-

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Momtrusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections


Statewide- Alabama Head Start Association


Child Care Financial Assistance- Family Guidance Center


Dothan- 24 hours- Kiddie Kastle

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Subsidies


Energy Assistance LIHEAP


Housing Authority


Job Corps

Lifeline Program


National School Lunch Program

Plan First

Section 8 Housing




Unemployment Compensation


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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info


National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

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

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle


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

Fayette County- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- diapers, maternity clothes, material assistance, parenting programs- Hope’s Choice of Alabama

Jasper- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- clothing closet, parenting classes, earn while you learn- PTRC of Jasper

Tuscaloosa- formula, diapers- Catholic Social Services

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Child Support

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Essentials info


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

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Indeed

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Statewide- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America


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


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- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom


Dothan (fatherhood program)- Wiregrass Hope Group

Fayette County- Hope’s Choice of Alabama

Jasper (fatherhood program)- PRTC of Jasper

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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

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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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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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

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