Family Connection is a multi-service non-profit agency providing services for children, youth and families in Shelby County and the Greater Birmingham Metropolitan area of Alabama. Through a variety of crisis prevention and intervention programs, Family Connection is dedicated to building positive futures for the community’s most vulnerable children, teens and families. Learn More
Strengthening communities by building strong youth and families
Youth, families and communities-each one-safe and healthy
Carmeuse Lime and Stone Helps Children In Need
Carmeuse Lime and Stone's financial gift to Family Connection will help meet the needs of the many children we serve. Thank you to Carmeuse Lime and Stone employees, (L-R) Dawn Haden, Phil Caudill, Ginger Sharman and Reggie Brown who visited Family Connection and presented Susan Johnston, Executive Director and Phil Cain, Associate Director with this gift.
Board of Directors Annual Retreat
"To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before" was the theme of the annual board of director retreat. Taken from Startrek television show, the board explored new ideas and programming to take Famliy Connection into the future.
Family Connection Recognized by Standards for Excellence Institute
Family Connection is pleased to announce that we have been recognized by the Standards for Excellence Institute as having met all the requirements for the Standards for Excellence Tier One: Essentials - Adherence to Basic Legal, Regulatory, and Governance Practices.
Runaway and Homeless Youth
Family Connection is committed to protecting runaway and homeless youth and, whenever possible, reuniting them with their families. We provide young people the resources they need to get off the streets and stabilize their lives. Family Connection provides safe and appropriate short-term emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth. Other services include food, clothing, counseling, and referrals for health care.
TXT 4 HELP
TXT 4 HELP helps teens connect to the closest location where they can get immediate help and safety. If you are a young person under 18 years of age and need help, text SAFE and your current location (address/city/state) to 69866. You will receive a text back with the address of the nearest Safe Place site and contact number for Family Connection. You can respond to the text with "reply with 2CHAT for more help." Once you reply you'll be connected with a professional.
Are you a runaway needing help?
Help is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Family Connection, Inc.
2 Walker Run
Alabaster, Al 35007-4749
(205) 664-CARE (2273)
(205) 663-6371 - Fax
1321 7th Avenue North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
(205) 252-HOPE (4673)
(205) 252-4673 - Fax