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All services are listed in order by National, Statewide, Regional, County & City. National, State, and Regional links are verified annually with the latest verification date at the bottom of the page. County/City links are not verified annually due to volume. If you find that a County/City link is broken or a service is no longer available, please message the page so that it can be corrected for future use.

*Warning- Clicking on external links will open a new browser tab and send you to a website outside of The Family Preservation Project. The Family Preservation Project cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the information contained within other websites.

*Pregnancy related healthcare services can be found under Baby Care because these providers often offer parenting education and material support as well.


Services are available for free to low-income patients. Service providers may offer help in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed. Many service providers offer case management.


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- low price medications- Blink Health

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- affordable medicines- CostPlus Drug Company

National- prescription discount card- Familywize

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- free/sliding fee dental clinic directory- Free Dental Care

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- uninsured medication- Harbor Path

National- healthcare crowdfunding- Help Me Bounce

National- medicine assistance search engine- Medicine Assistance Tool

National- eyeglasses assistance- New Eyes

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

National- prescription assistance- Rx Outreach

National- free clinic directory- Volunteers in Medicine


Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- health department directory- NACCHO


North Alabama- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) prescription assistance- Catholic Center of Concern


Dothan- Samaritan clinic- Love In Action Ministries

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

Limestone County- prescription assistance- Community Action Partnership

Madison County- medical equipment- Christmas Charities Year Round

Madison County- prescription assistance- Community Action Partnership

Mobile- respite care- Waterfront Rescue Mission

Tuscaloosa- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) emergency prescription assistance- Catholic Social Services


Most service providers offer case management. Listings range from emergency to permanent. Many providers offer additional services in conjunction with housing; including childcare, healthcare, etc. Service providers may offer help in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed.


National- Affordable Housing

National- search sublets- Airbnb

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- Mercy Housing

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- multiple rental platforms- RentPath

National- find a roommate- Roomies

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room



East Central Alabama (domestic abuse)- Hope Harbour

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- The Harbor

Fosters-Jean Browning Maternity Home

Guntersville- Marshall County Home Place

Huntsville- Crisis Services of North Alabama

Huntsville- Downtown Rescue Mission

Huntsville- New Futures, Inc.

Huntsville (maternity housing)- Riah Rose Home for Children

Huntsville- Salvation Army

Jasper- Daybreak Shelter

Madison County (domestic abuse)- Crisis Services of North Alabama

Mobile- Family Haven

Mobile- Family Promise

Mobile- Sybil H. Smith Family Village

Montgomery- Family Promise

Morgan County (domestic abuse)- Crisis Services of North Alabama

Pelham- Safe House

Tuscaloosa- Turning Point of West Alabama

Affordable Childcare

Service providers range from national to local. Local listings have been searched by services including but not limited to: 24 hour care, extended hours, discounts, crisis nurseries, tuition assistance, scholarships, and sliding fees.


National- extended hours-

National- child care search- Care Lulu

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

National- campus-based child care services- CCAMPIS

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Childcare Co-Op- Komae

National- Momtrusted

National- emergency, sick child, postpartum, etc.- Nanny Poppinz

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- child care search- Tootris

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

National- child care search- Winnie

National- emergency child care- YMCA


Statewide- Alabama Head Start Association


Child Care Financial Assistance- Family Guidance Center


Dothan- 24 hours- Kiddie Kastle

Florence- 24 hours- Amy’s Child Care Services

Huntsville- 24 hours- Brightstar Care

Huntsville- extended hours- EMI Childcare Center

Huntsville- extended hours- Just 4 The Kids Daycare

Huntsville- extended hours- Kidtowne

Huntsville- sliding scale, scholarship- YMCA

Madison- extended hours- Kidtowne

Government Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Affordable Connectivity Program (broadband/internet)

CFPB (rental assistance programs)

Child Care Subsidies


Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Energy Assistance LIHEAP


Housing Authority


IRS Free File Program

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

LIHWAP (water assistance)

Meals for Kids


National School Lunch Program

Plan First

Section 8 Housing




Unemployment Compensation


Baby Care

Most Crisis/Resource Pregnancy Centers will encourage and refer for adoption. Please do your research before accepting or pursuing adoption materials. Adoption is a lifelong commitment to grief. Visit the Voices and Experience pages on the website for more accurate information. A permanent solution should not be applied to a temporary problem.


National- car seat distribution directory- 800 Buck-L-Up

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- material assistance directory- Baby2Baby

National- (some providers may refer for adoption//Please visit the Voices and Experience pages before pursuing adoption) maternal and perinatal service provider search- Bornbir

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- portable crib directory- Cribs for Kids

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- family-focused support- Healthy Families America

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- baby care package- Little Llamas USA

National- National Diaper Bank Network

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

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- diaper savings program- Pampers

National- parenting education, virtual services- Parents as Teachers

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- car seat distribution directory- Safe Convertible Car Seats

National- (Not all, but some locations may be affiliated with a national adoption entity. For transparency, please be advised. Please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) family preservation assistance- Safe Families for Children

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- car seat trade-in events- Target Brands, Inc.

National (ages 13-23)- family support programs- Teen Mother Choices

National- cloth diapers- The Cloth Option

National- parental leave grant- The Mom Economy


Statewide (Auburn University and University of Alabama students)- housing, material support, etc.- Baby Steps

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle


North Alabama- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) diapers, newborn gift packages- Catholic Center of Concern


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

Fairhope- diapers, formula, bottles, etc.- Swaddling Clothes

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

Huntsville- cloth diaper lending program- A Nurturing Moment

Huntsville- parenting support- Family Services Center

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- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) formula, diapers- Catholic Social Services

Tuscaloosa-  (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) material support, parenting education- Choices Pregnancy Clinic

Tuscaloosa- parenting support and education- Tuscaloosa’s One Place

Child Support

Contact Here

General Assistance

Most service providers offer case management. Help may be available in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed. Services include: food and clothing assistance, car repair and donation, employment services, case management, rent and utility assistance, transportation, holiday assistance, school supplies, homeless prevention, etc.


National- women scholarships- AAUW

National (must be nominated)- ages 3-16 mattresses, bed frames, bedding- A Hope to Dream

National- feminine hygiene products- Alliance For Period Supplies

National- garden fresh food assistance directory- Ample Harvest

National- school supplies, food assistance, clothing, etc.- Assistance League

National- cell phone assistance- Assurance Wireless

National- backpack food program- Blessings in a Backpack

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Heroes

National- poverty relief program- Circles USA

National- internet discount- Comcast Internet Essentials

National- location-based resources- Community Action Partnership

National- school supply events- Eventbrite

National- scholarship database- Fastweb

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Food Finder

National- food assistance directory- Food Not Bombs

National- food pantry directory- Food Pantries

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Glassdoor

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- on a budget meal plans- Kids Eat in Color

National- employment agency- Labor Finders

National- jobs access program- Lyft

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- summer food finder- No Kid Hungry

National- workforce staffing- PeopleReady

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- wireless service- SafeLink

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

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- food assistance for summer- Summer Food Rocks

National- food assistance- The Little Free Pantry

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- school supply events, rent assistance, etc.- United Way

National- food assistance database- Why Hunger

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- location based assistance- YMCA


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

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

Statewide- car sharing club- Zipcar


Coastal Alabama- food assistance directory- Feeding the Gulf

North Alabama- general assistance- Beltline Church of Christ

North Alabama- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) rent & utility assistance, clothing, emergency assistance, etc.- Catholic Center of Concern

North Alabama- food bank directory- Food Bank of North Alabama

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

Harvest- food assistance- House of the Harvest

Houston County- public transit- Wiregrass Transit Authority

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

Huntsville- case management, showers, laundry, daily meals, etc.- First Stop

Huntsville- homeless outreach- Grateful Life Community Church

Huntsville- food pantry- Holmes Street UMC

Huntsville- general assistance, referrals- Huntsville Assistance Program and Clearing House

Huntsville- food bank- Manna House

Huntsville- general assistance, food & clothing assistance- St. Paul’s UMC

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

Huntsville- car donation program, car repair- Wheels 4 Working

Jasper- limited financial assistance- Daybreak Shelter

Limestone County- emergency assistance- Community Action Partnership

Madison- food pantry- First Baptist Madison

Madison- food pantry, homeless ministry, family counseling- Good Shepherd UMC

Madison- food pantry- Madison Christian Church

Madison County- food pantry, oil change ministry, school supplies- Asbury Church

Madison County- job training, adult education, clothing assistance- Christian Women’s Job Corps

Madison County- clothing, holiday assistance, furniture, etc.- Christmas Charities Year Round

Madison County- emergency assistance- Community Action Partnership

Madison County- food pantry- St.Mark’s Food Pantry

Madison County- food pantry- Streams of Life Ministries

Mobile- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) food, clothing, furniture, emergency assistance, etc.- Catholic Social Services

New Hope- food pantry, adult education- The Care Center

New Market- food pantry- New Market UMC

Tuscaloosa- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material) food pantry, financial assistance, clothing, etc.- Catholic Social Services

For more information: 211 Connects Alabama

Support Groups

All support groups listed are aimed to provide support in parenting. National organizations may provide local chapter listings.


National- CoAbode

National- La Leche League International

National- Meetup

National- Moms Club International

National- MOPS

National- Motherhood Redefined

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Peanut

National- Postpartum Support International

National- support group directory- Psychology Today

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

Tuscaloosa- Tuscaloosa’s One Place

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.

Putative Father Registry

Register Here

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

Putative Father Registry explained here.

Adoption Law/Revocation

This page does not provide legal services or advice. Adoption law and revocation is listed as a courtesy. The page attempts to link to the latest adoption codes in the respective state. Laws can change. Verify your adoption laws and revocation timeframes before signing termination of your parental rights.

A 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.

Search to verify.

End an Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator, revoking your legal consent to an adoption, or learning more about the adoption process and long-term effects, please contact Saving Our Sisters

CPS Assistance

Let Our Children Go seeks to restore those that have been wrongly separated from their families by providing assistance for reconnecting physically and emotionally.  We also hope to offer aid and comfort to those whose family member passed on after separation.

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.

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.

*This page does not provide legal advice

*Verified 9/23