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HOMELESS/RUNAWAY RESOURCES

Alabama Runaway and Homeless Youth | Ayuda y información en español 

If you are a teen and  in immediate need of help, enter your zipcode in the link below to find the nearest Safe Place in your area. Or text SAFE and your current location (address/city/state) to 44357 or enter one of the Safe Place locations throughout Shelby and Jefferson Counties and tell them you need help.

https://www.nationalsafeplace.org/find-a-safe-place

Aimed specifically at teens between the ages of 12 and 17, our shelter provides a safe and engaging environment for any runaway or homeless youth in crisis situations. Teens may stay in our shelter for up to 21 days and have access to help for basic necessities through counseling services. We are open 24/7 and there is absolutely no cost for these services. More details available:  http://www.familyconnection-inc.org/

Family Connection
Alabaster, AL
Phone: (205) 663-6301
http://www.familyconnection-inc.org/

Children's Aid Society
Birmingham, AL
Phone: (205) 251-7148
http://www.childrensaid.org/ 

For Teens seeking a safe place
https://www.nationalsafeplace.org/find-a-safe-place


 

Homelessness Resource Guide - this is a guide compiled by CAP (City Action Partnership) and covers resources for: Food, Clothing, Shelters, Transportation, Daycare/After School Programs, Day Services, Drug/Alcohol Programs, Housing, Map, Jobs, Training & Education,  and Medical/Mental health Services for the greater Birmingham area.

Shelby County Shelters

Hannah Homes - Shelter For Women and Children
Chelsea, AL 35043
205-678-8331
Shelter for women with children.
View Full Listing Details

Safe House of Shelby County Domestic Violence Shelter
Pelham, AL 35124
205-664-5930
Domestic violence and sexual abuse shelter.
View Full Listing Details

Vincent Housing Authority Vincent
Vincent, AL 35178
(256) 378-6008
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing
View Full Listing Details

Columbiana Housing Authority Columbiana
Columbiana, AL 35051
(205) 669-6921
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing
View Full Listing Details

Shelby Emergency Assistance Inc Montevallo
Montevallo, AL 35115
205-665-1942
Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance
View Full Listing Details

Family Connection - Group Home/runaway Shelter/emergency Shelter (for Ages 12 To 18)
Saginaw, AL 35137
205-663-6301
View Full Listing Details

Family Connection - Hope House Day Shelter
Saginaw, AL 35137
205-663-6301
View Full Listing Details

For a shelter near you: https://www.shelterlistings.org/


LITERACY

The Literacy Council of Central Alabama

ESL

The Literacy Council - learn to speak English 

Shelby County Schools -  ESL Information


 ALABAMA HISTORY

Alabama Department of Archives and History

Alabama General Historical Information 

Selected Resources for Alabama Counties  


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Alabama Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms (AVL)

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