UAB Community Counseling Clinic 205-996-2414 Counseling provided by Masters degree students. Sessions are observed by professionals (they observe the students, not the clients). Cost $5 per session.
The Amelia Center 1513 4th Avenue South 205-251-3430 Professional counseling for children (ages 5 and above) and teens grieving the death of a parent, grandparent, sibling, close relative, or friend. They provide a safe place where young people can find hope and creatively express feelings through art and place. Counseling is also provided for parents grieving the death of a child of any age. Ranging from pregancy loss through adulthood. Support groups for children, teens, and parents are available as well. No fee.
Impact Family Counseling 205-916-0123 Outpatient counseling and other services such as mentoring, relationship education, family strengthening and anger management to all people, regardless of religion, sex, race, ethnicity, age, or disibility. Payment is by a sliding scale.
Grayson and Associates Large counseling and psychiatry group all over Birmingham. Offices located in Trussville. Takes most insurances.
Family Guidance Center 205-945-6000 Marital, individual, parent-child counseling. Sliding scale fees based on household income and family size.
PAL: Parenting Assistance Line 1-866-962-3030 A parenting resource specialist provides phone information and support. Callers can also request free literature about their specific parenting concern.
Birmingham Healthy Start Project 3013 27th Street North 205-324-4133 Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM prenatal and infant care assistance. No fee.
Bridge Ministries 1016 19th Street South 205-930-0309 Financial assistance for medication & medical supplies emergencies. By appointment only.
Children's Harbor 1600 6th Avenue South 205-939-6123 Service for chronically ill children & their families. No fees.
Dial-A-Nurse St. Vincent Program 1-800-331-6777 Provides general health information or physician referral. Can refer to primary health for low or no income. Speak with a trained nurse or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Interpretive services available. Monday-Friday, 8AM to 5PM. Free.
Smiles for Keeps Dentistry for Children and Teens smilesforkeeps.net 5528 1st Ave N 205-592-2255 Most insurance accepted; including Medicaid and All Kids. Medicaid ages 1-20 treated free.
Catholic Center of Concern 205-786-4388 Financial assistance for utilities. Need ID & utility bill or referral from agency. Applications Monday-Thursday.
Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity- JCCEO 205-327-7500 Utility bill and rent assistance. Home ownership counseling.
Salvation Army 205-328-5656 Men, Women, & Families. Housing financial assistance. Call for appointments.
The Hope House 1321 7th Avenue North 205-252-HOPE (4673) Teens 13-21 y/o Transportation for homeless, runaways, and at-risk youth to specific destinations.
Kid One Transport 205-978-1000 or 1-800-543-7143 Transportation to medical appointments. For children birth to 18 y/o. No income requirement.
Amtrak 1819 Morris Avenue 205-324-3033
Greyhound Bus Station 618 19th Street North 1-800-231-2222
Assistance League of Birmingham 205-870-5555 Operation School Bell-- Provides new clothing to school children.
Salvation Army 2015 26th Avenue North 205-328-5656 Fridays 9AM-12PM Need Photo ID. Free.
After School Tutoring/Mentoring
Assistance League of Birmingham 205-870-5555 Learn and live tutoring to children and adults
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham 205-942-8007 Group and individual mentoring and tutoring. Transportation provided when needed.
Girls, Inc. 205-595-4475 Girls ages 5-18. Mentoring and developmental program. $25 per year fee.
Salvation Army 205-328-5656 After school learning lab, homework help, computer lab. No charge.
Job Training & Education
Alabama Career Center System Birmingham 205-254-1300 3216 4th Avenue S Find jobs, get vocational counseling, take GED classes.
Baptist Church of the Covenant 205-328-0644 2117 University Blvd Literacy tutoring and English-as-second-language classes.
Beginning Bridge Outreach Ministry 205-966-2194 Job readiness training for those displaced from workforce-- includes job shadowing and literacy tutoring. Afternoon appointments only. No fees.
Center for Families-- Jefferson County 234 Aquarius Drive, St. 122 205-945-6000 Computer training, job readiness skills, family advocate assessment, family coaches program, money management seminars.
Family Guidance Center of Alabama 234 Aquarius Dr., Ste 118 205-945-6000 Computer Classes (given by Lawson State) Money Management and Life Skills Classes Free to residents of Jefferson County. Call for intake appointment.
The Hope House 1323 7th Avenue North 205-232-HOPE (4673) Teens, 13-21 y/o. Job readiness and referral. GED Prep classes.
Jefferson County Workforce Development 3420 3rd Avenue South 205-324-0061 Job training and employment services.