Jefferson County Housing Assistance Programs

See our list of housing assistance programs. We list HUD, housing assistance, subsidized housing programs in Jefferson County.

Lovelady Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://loveladycenter.com
7916 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 951-9230

Affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness.

Interfaith Shelter (YWCA)

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.ywcabham.org/
309 23rd Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
205) 322-9922

Offers shelter and supportive services for up to seven families at a time and the assistance needed to move them out of homelessness into housing.

Firehouse Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.firehouseshelter.com/what_we_do/programs_services.html/title/-nashamah-transitional-housi
1501 3rd Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205)252-9571

Transitional Housing (50 BEDS @ 2 SITES), Located in the Fountain Heights Neighborhood in N Birmingham. This program operates out of 2 sites within 6 blocks of each other. Entry level housing program that provides growth opportunities for 50 men to transition from homelessness to affordable permanent housing. Hours: Monday - Sunday, 6:00 am - 7:30 pm.

Alethia House Men's Services

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

201 Finley Ave West
Birmingham, AL 35204
205-324-6502

Assist with men that struggle with substance abuse; has a residential program, services include: supportive residential care; individual, group and family counseling; life skills training; linkages to other social services; employment assistance; transportation; housing assistance.



Jefferson County Food Assistance Programs

See our list of food assistance programs. We list food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Jefferson County.

Urban Ministry

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://urban-ministry.org/
1229 Cotton Avenue, SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205)781-0517

Compassion programs help meet immediate needs, including food, shelter and utility assistance. Wholeness programs address long-term needs including health and wellness, education, and community development. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

The Old Firehouse Shelter

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-21
http://www.firehouseshelter.com/
1501 Third Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35202
(205)252-9571

The Old Firehouse Shelter is an emergency shelter for homeless adult men. The shelter functions through these main programs: meal program, day program, night shelter, narcotics anonymous, health care, team program, and life skills program.

The Foundry Rescue Mission & Recovery Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.foundryministries.com/
1800 5th Ave N
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205)424-4673

Food boxes as available, call for application information.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church - Community Kitchens

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.standrews.dioala.org/ministries/community-kitchens.html
1024 12th St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205)251-7898

Serving hot meals 5 days a week. Monday-Saturday 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, hot lunch inside

Pathways, Inc. Day Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.pathwayshome.org/
409 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205)322-6854

The Day Center provides for the basic needs of any homeless woman or child who visits the Center, including hot meals, showers, laundry facilities, and clothing. The Day Center is open 365 days a year. Weekdays 8:15 am - 5:00 pm., Weekends and Holidays 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Oxford House for Women - Over the Mountain

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-20
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
3205 Monte D'oro Way
Hoover, AL 35216
205-536-6325

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided.Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Independent Presbyterian Church

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://ipc-usa.org/
3100 Highland Ave
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205)933-1830

Food Boxes (at 6 month intervals). Need picture ID. Need appointment. Leave message after 9:00 AM on Mon. only.

Greater Birmingham Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
https://gbm.org/
2304 12th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35234
(205)326-6821

Food Boxes to first 50 families. Fridays 9:00 AM

Grace Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
http://www.gracechurchwoodlawn.org/outreach.html
5712 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205)595-4636

Community Kitchens: serves lunch every day from 1pm to 2pm in the Parish Hall. Food Pantry: distributes bags of groceries 3-4 times a month to Woodlawn families in need. Clothes Closet: gives reclaimed clothes to those in need free of charge. Emergency Shelter: offers shelter during times of inclement weather and/or emergency situations. Grace By Day: offers hospitality in the Parish Hall during the week from 1100am to 1245pm. Grace Works: provides a summer day camp for adolescents age 12-15.

Firehouse Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.firehouseshelter.com/what_we_do/programs_services.html
P.O. Box 11722
Birmingham, AL 35202
(205)252-9571

The Emergency Shelter Operation: Only homeless mens emergency shelter with no time limit on length of the stay. Serves three hot meals and a snack daily to each guest. Meals Program: The Firehouse Shelter is Birmingham's only agency that serves three full, hot and nutritious meals a day to the homeless. Lunch is open to the entire homeless community. Hours: Monday - Sunday, 8:00 am - 4:00pm.

Eastern Area Christian Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

800 2nd Avenue S.
Birmingham, AL 35206
205-836.9932

Food and clothing assistance to families in crisis. Serving people in the following zip codes: 35206, 35210, 35215, 35217, 35235, 35126, 35173

Church of the Reconciler

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.churchofthereconciler.com/
112 14th St N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205)324-6402

Monday-Thursday: Snack: 8:00 AM; Breakfast: 9:30 AM. Sundays: Snack 8 AM; Lunch 12:00 Noon. Monday - Friday: Bag lunch 3:00 PM. Provides support for obtaining food stamps. Office Hours are Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 pm.

Catholic Center of Concern

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
https://www.bhmdiocese.org/content.asp?id=229349
712 4th Ct W
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205)786-4388

Food Boxes. Monday-Thursday. Need ID & utility bill or referral from agency. Hours: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm.

Brother Bryan Mission

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
https://bbmission.com/
1616 2nd Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205)322-0092

Bread and other food as available after 10:00 AM. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Bridge Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
http://www.bridgeministriesbham.org/
1016 19th St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205)930-0309

Bridge Ministries, a non-profit organization, works to prevent homelessness by providing direct emergency assistance to at risk individuals and families. Bridge Ministries focuses on preventing homelessness in the Birmingham area by assisting people in crisis situations to pay their rent or utility bills or to secure temporary emergency lodging. A number of its clients are referred by local hospitals and hospice services. Bridge Ministries also helps individuals to obtain dental care, eyeglasses, prescription drugs, and other durable medical goods. It also maintains a small pantry of non-perishable food and personal hygiene products. Homeless families with children should never stay on the streets, even for one night.

Birmingham Aids Outreach, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.birminghamaidsoutreach.org/services
205 32nd Street South South Ste. 101
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205)322-4197

Food boxes and nutritional supplements. Must have written documentation of positive HIV or AIDS. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.



Jefferson County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

See our list of financial assistance programs. We list bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, mortgage assistance programs in Jefferson County.

Urban Ministry

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://urban-ministry.org/
1229 Cotton Avenue, SW
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205)781-0517

Compassion programs help meet immediate needs, including food, shelter and utility assistance. Wholeness programs address long-term needs including health and wellness, education, and community development. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

The Old Firehouse Shelter

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-21
http://www.firehouseshelter.com/
1501 Third Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35202
(205)252-9571

The Old Firehouse Shelter is an emergency shelter for homeless adult men. The shelter functions through these main programs: meal program, day program, night shelter, narcotics anonymous, health care, team program, and life skills program.

The Foundry Rescue Mission & Recovery Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.foundryministries.com/
1800 5th Ave N
Bessemer, AL 35020
(205)424-4673

Food boxes as available, call for application information.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church - Community Kitchens

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.standrews.dioala.org/ministries/community-kitchens.html
1024 12th St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205)251-7898

Serving hot meals 5 days a week. Monday-Saturday 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, hot lunch inside

Pathways, Inc. Day Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.pathwayshome.org/
409 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205)322-6854

The Day Center provides for the basic needs of any homeless woman or child who visits the Center, including hot meals, showers, laundry facilities, and clothing. The Day Center is open 365 days a year. Weekdays 8:15 am - 5:00 pm., Weekends and Holidays 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Oxford House for Women - Over the Mountain

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-20
http://www.oxfordhouse.org/
3205 Monte D'oro Way
Hoover, AL 35216
205-536-6325

Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided.Funds might be available to cover the first month's rent and security deposit.

Independent Presbyterian Church

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://ipc-usa.org/
3100 Highland Ave
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205)933-1830

Food Boxes (at 6 month intervals). Need picture ID. Need appointment. Leave message after 9:00 AM on Mon. only.

Greater Birmingham Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
https://gbm.org/
2304 12th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35234
(205)326-6821

Food Boxes to first 50 families. Fridays 9:00 AM

Grace Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
http://www.gracechurchwoodlawn.org/outreach.html
5712 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205)595-4636

Community Kitchens: serves lunch every day from 1pm to 2pm in the Parish Hall. Food Pantry: distributes bags of groceries 3-4 times a month to Woodlawn families in need. Clothes Closet: gives reclaimed clothes to those in need free of charge. Emergency Shelter: offers shelter during times of inclement weather and/or emergency situations. Grace By Day: offers hospitality in the Parish Hall during the week from 1100am to 1245pm. Grace Works: provides a summer day camp for adolescents age 12-15.

Firehouse Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.firehouseshelter.com/what_we_do/programs_services.html
P.O. Box 11722
Birmingham, AL 35202
(205)252-9571

The Emergency Shelter Operation: Only homeless mens emergency shelter with no time limit on length of the stay. Serves three hot meals and a snack daily to each guest. Meals Program: The Firehouse Shelter is Birmingham's only agency that serves three full, hot and nutritious meals a day to the homeless. Lunch is open to the entire homeless community. Hours: Monday - Sunday, 8:00 am - 4:00pm.

Eastern Area Christian Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

800 2nd Avenue S.
Birmingham, AL 35206
205-836.9932

Food and clothing assistance to families in crisis. Serving people in the following zip codes: 35206, 35210, 35215, 35217, 35235, 35126, 35173

Church of the Reconciler

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.churchofthereconciler.com/
112 14th St N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205)324-6402

Monday-Thursday: Snack: 8:00 AM; Breakfast: 9:30 AM. Sundays: Snack 8 AM; Lunch 12:00 Noon. Monday - Friday: Bag lunch 3:00 PM. Provides support for obtaining food stamps. Office Hours are Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 pm.

Catholic Center of Concern

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
https://www.bhmdiocese.org/content.asp?id=229349
712 4th Ct W
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205)786-4388

Food Boxes. Monday-Thursday. Need ID & utility bill or referral from agency. Hours: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm.

Brother Bryan Mission

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
https://bbmission.com/
1616 2nd Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205)322-0092

Bread and other food as available after 10:00 AM. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Bridge Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-06
http://www.bridgeministriesbham.org/
1016 19th St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205)930-0309

Bridge Ministries, a non-profit organization, works to prevent homelessness by providing direct emergency assistance to at risk individuals and families. Bridge Ministries focuses on preventing homelessness in the Birmingham area by assisting people in crisis situations to pay their rent or utility bills or to secure temporary emergency lodging. A number of its clients are referred by local hospitals and hospice services. Bridge Ministries also helps individuals to obtain dental care, eyeglasses, prescription drugs, and other durable medical goods. It also maintains a small pantry of non-perishable food and personal hygiene products. Homeless families with children should never stay on the streets, even for one night.

Birmingham Aids Outreach, Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.birminghamaidsoutreach.org/services
205 32nd Street South South Ste. 101
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205)322-4197

Food boxes and nutritional supplements. Must have written documentation of positive HIV or AIDS. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.



Jefferson County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of clothing assistance programs.

Southside Baptist Church

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://southsidebirmingham.org/welcome
1016 19th Street South
Birmingham, Al 35205
(205)933-8381

Clothing Closet Tuesdays, 7:30 AM. For residents in the 35205 ZIP Code only. Need picture ID and proof of residency.

Jimmie Hale Mission Shepura Men's Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.jimmiehalemission.com
3420 2nd Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35222
205-324.2271

Facility with 160 bed men's shelter, dining hall, clothing distribution, chapel services, a recovery program and a learning center for education remediation and career readiness.

Highlands United Methodist Church

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.fivepointschurch.org
1045 South 20th Street
Birmingham, AL 35205

Clothing Closet, basic clothing items such as pants, shirts, socks and underwear are available thirty days. Shoes are available every ninety days. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am ‐ 10:00 am.

Hanna Bethany Home -Women's Homeless Shelter

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

1615 Cullom Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205)930-0144

Provides shelter, clothes, transportation referral, group and individual counseling for women in need may receive shelter if they are willing to participate in setting and attaining goals as well as cooperating with staff and other residents.

Greater Birmingham Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

2304 12th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35234
205-326.6821

Provides assistance on clothing assistance every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 9:00am ‐ 1:00pm only

Church of the Reconciler

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.churchofthereconciler.com
112 14th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-324.6402

Clothes closet

Birmingham VA Medical Center

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
https://www.birmingham.va.gov/
700 19th St S
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205)933-8101

Homeless Veterans, Monday-Fridays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. Help with clothing referrals. Supply is always contingent upon donations.

23rd Street Baptist Church, South

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

331 23rd Street South
Birmingham, AL 35233
205-251.1752

Clothing distribution



Jefferson County Child Care Assistance Programs

See our list of child care assistance programs. We list subsidized child care, day care programs in Jefferson County.

YWCA Child Care

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.ywcabham.org
309 North 23rd Street
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-322.9922

Provides low cost child day care.

Alethia House Women and Children's Services

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

700 37th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35204
205-279-3999

Women's Hope. Provides women with a comprehensive substance abuse outpatient program designed to address the specific needs of women and their children. Free services include: individual & group counseling; childcare; transportation; employment assistance; partner therapy; life skills coaching.



Jefferson County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

See our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs. The list contains free clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

Cahaba Valley Healthcare

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.cahabavalleyhealthcare.org
Southlake Parkway Suite 150
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205)-991-8771

Services: A nonprofit organization based in central Alabama dedicated to providing access to quality healthcare for the underserved, primarily Hispanic, communities in Jefferson and Shelby Counties.



Jefferson County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

See our list of homeless programs. We list homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for me, women, and families.

St. Anne's Home

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.stanneshome.org
2772 Hanover Circle
Birmingham, AL 35205
205-933.2402

WOMEN ONLY Shelter. St. Anne's Home is certified by the State of Alabama as a Residential Rehabilitation Program. They provide a loving, safe environment for women suffering from addiction.

Old Firehouse Shelter

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.firehouseshelter.com
1501 3rd Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-252-9571

MEN ONLY Shelter. Offers overnight shelter for men and educational programs throughout the day. Men are able to meet with a caseworker and develop a life plan.



Jefferson County Alcohol and Drug Rehab Assistance Programs

See our list of drug rehab programs. We list free rehab center, sliding fee scale, alcohol and drug assistance programs and more..

Jefferson County, AL Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Local Rehab Assistance: 855-401-7007

Specialists trained to find the best treatment solutions at little to no cost. Call for location and rates for rehab.

Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity (JCCEO)

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.jcceo.org
300 8th Avenue West
Birmingham, AL 35204
205-327.7500

Community Substance Abuse Prevention

Fellowship House

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.fshbhm.org
1625 12th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35205
205-933.2430

Substance abuse recovery program designed to serve the special needs f an individual who suffers from alcoholism and/or drug addiction. The website has lots of information about admission/cost/rules.



Jefferson County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Jefferson County.

The Foundry

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.thefoundryonline.org
1804 Sixth Avenue North
Bessemer, AL 35020
205-424.4673

12 to 18 month program for men and women that struggle with addiction.

Neighborhood House

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

5001 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35213
205-591.6540

Inpatient long term care facility. Call for specific information.

Mary's House

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09

2107 Avenue G
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 780-2020

Services: The Catholic Worker House of Hospitality

Highlands United Methodist Church

Date Added/Updated: 2017-11-15
http://www.highlandsumc.net/
1045 20th St S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205)933-8751

Light Breakfast: Monday-Saturday. 9:00 AM-10:00 AM.

Girls Inc.

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.girlsinccentral-al.org/
5201 8th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35213
205-595.4475

Programs are offered throughout the city. After school, Spring Break, Summer. Call for more details. Website has the cost for each program.

Daniel Cason Ministries

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.danielcason.org
538 7th Street
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-320.2111

K.I.D.S. Christian Music Center

Community of Hope Clinic

Date Added/Updated: 2017-10-09
http://www.communityofhopeclinic.com
2000 County Services Dr
Pelham, AL 35244
(205) 685-4154

Services: A non-profit, faith based community organization that provides free, non-emergent medical care to low income Shelby County adults that have no health insurance