Community Resources

HELP IS AVAILABLE

Please check this page periodically for updates

TESTING CENTERS FOR COVID-19 as of 6/23/20:
  • St Peter’s Catholic Church
    2061 Patton Chapel Rd, Birmingham, AL 35216
    June 24, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Call 205-822-4480 to schedule an appointment
  • The Joyful News Christian Church
    3106 27th Street North Birmingham, AL 35207
    June 24, 9:00am – 12 noon
    Call 205-407-9696 to schedule and appointment.
    Testing is for those with or without symptoms
  • Avondale United Methodist Church
    500 40th St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
    June 26, 1:00pm – 3:00pm – Drive thru Only.
    Call 205-975-2819 to schedule an appointment.

 

In the case of SUICIDIAL or homicidal ideation, or another MENTAL HEALTH emergency:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Birmingham Crisis Center Hotline: 205-323-7777

For additional emotional support:

  • For information on resources for mental health and substance use treatment:
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

 

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE

  • Levite Jewish Community Center
    Grab and Go Lunches
    Monday – Friday, 11:00am-1:00pm
    Food Box Give Away
    Thursday, 11:00am – 1:00pm
    3960 Montclair Rd.
    Birmingham, AL 35213

 

  • Manna Ministries
    Food Box Give Away
    Saturday only, 9:00am – 10:30am
    333 Smokey Road
    Alabaster, AL 35007 205-910-4098

 

  • Community Food Bank of Central Alabama

 https://www.feedingal.org/how-we-help/find-food/

  • These agencies

Greater Birmingham Ministry

Salvation Army

First Baptist Church Gardendale (Gardendale Residents Only)

are scheduling donation appointments. Clients will need to call to get a list of documents to bring to their appointment.                                    

  • BHAM NOW website has a location listing for FREE lunch for Birmingham City Schools:

https://bhamnow.com/2020/03/18/where-kids-can-get-free-meals-in-birmingham-during-school-closures/?mc_cid=8c5a2e8597&mc_eid=98cae6c429#more-924607

  • Free School Lunch Program

Birmingham City Schools www.bhamcityschools.org

Jefferson County School Lunch http://bit.ly/FeedJEFFCO

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

  • HUD.GOV

Foreclosures and Evictions

Medical Forum Building 950 22nd Street North Suite 900 Birmingham, AL 35203

Phone: (205) 731-2617 Fax: (205) 731-2593 TTD: (800) 548-2546 Jurisdiction: State of Alabama

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

 

UNITED WAY is working for individuals who have no safety net and families who lack support systems.

LOCAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (Call to see if you Qualify)

Greater Birmingham Ministries 205-716-2168

 

OTHER

BUNDLES OF HOPE DIAPER ASSISTANCE   Trinity United Methodist Church (205-879-1737) Call for Sizes needed.

HICA – Spanish Community Resource Guide: https://hicaalabama.org/es/covid19-informacion 

bhamstrong.com Financial, Mortgage, Rent, Food and Small Business Assistance

SBA.gov, 1-800-659-2955 (U.S. Small Business Administration – Small Business Loan Assistance, Rent and Mortgage Assistance, Private Nonprofit, Homeowner and Renters Assistance Program)