Community Resources


Family Sunshine Center

The Family Sunshine Center is a non-profit agency serving victims of domestic violence in Autauga, Butler, Chilton, Crenshaw, Lowndes and Montgomery counties.  If you, or someone you know, is a victim of domestic violence, the Family Sunshine Center is available to help in providing counseling, shelter, transitional housing.  Visit the link below to get help.

24-hr Crisis Line: 1.800.650.6522


One Place Family Justice Center

One Place Family Justice Center is a non-profit agency that assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and elder abuse.  One Place houses several difference agencies under one roof to provide comprehensive help to a victim with the convenience of services being located under one roof.  Visit the link below to get more information about the services offered.

(334) 262.7378


Hope Inspired Ministries (HIM)

Hope Inspired Ministries seeks to serve those who are low skilled, poorly educated, and chronically unemployed by preparing and equipping them to obtain and maintain employment through a 9-week job training course.  Visit the link below to get more information on job training, how to provide an internship, or donate funds.

334.649.4330 Montgomery / 205.202.6305 Birmingham

Montgomery Volunteer Lawyers Program

Montgomery Volunteer Lawyers Program (MVLP) services are available to low-income residents of Montgomery County, Alabama, with civil legal issues.  MVLP holds Advice and Counsel Clinics on a regular basis each month.  Visit the link below to view the schedule.

(334) 265-0222 ext. 2

Legal Resources

Child Support Information – Al Central Disbursement Division and Child Support Guidelines (Rule 32) 

United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama – Judicial Opinion


Families and Divorce

Divorce is a big change and it can be difficult for children to understand.  Sesame Street is here to help your child understand the changes in their family, that divorce is never their fault and that they are still loved by both of their parents.  

 

Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce

Families in Transition (FIT) Class

The Families In Transition Program is designed to help families with children cope with issues that result from divorce and the changes that occur when a divorce is filed.  Saturday classes are 1 day only and are held every 6 to 8 weeks.  A $90 fee is charged for this program.  Click the link below to get more information. 

334.270.4100

Stepfamilies (Bonus Families)

Stepfamilies, or Bonus Families, can be a blessing.  However, this new family structure can take some getting used to and boundaries need to be put in place to ensure biological parents remain the primary parents. Click on the link below to get some insight on how to make this new family structure successful and truly a “bonus.”

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