as of 2/19/2024
Please check this page periodically for updates

CDC Covid-19 Information

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

•  Call: 911

• Birmingham Crisis Center Hotline: 205-323-7777

• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

• New Directions 24/7 Emotional Support Hotline: 833-848-1764

• JBS Urgent Care Clinic Mental Health

Jefferson-Blount-St. Clair County

1230 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
205.545.8420 Office
205.224.4431 Fax

Clinic Hours:
Monday through Thursday
8:00 am to 7:00 pm

• For information on resources for mental health and substance use treatment:

SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357)


  • Community Food Bank of Central Alabama


  • Gateway Housing Program     205-251-1572
  • One Roof    205-254-8833

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

  • Information is provided through the  2-1-1 Information and Referral Center. Just dial the numbers 2-1-1 and you’ll be connected with a live operator who will provide the latest information regarding available resources.

LOCAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (Call to see if you Qualify)

Greater Birmingham Ministries 205-716-2168


HICA – Spanish Community Resource Guide: Financial, Mortgage, Rent, Food and Small Business Assistance

SBA.gov1-800-659-2955 (U.S. Small Business Administration – Small Business Loan Assistance, Rent and Mortgage Assistance, Private Nonprofit, Homeowner and Renters Assistance Program)