Support specialists are available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
You can change a child's life forever. Explore our foster care and adoption resources to get started.
Please call your county Department of Human Resources or local law enforcement agency to report suspected abuse or neglect. Do not send reports of suspected abuse or neglect via email.
The mission of the Adult Protective Services Division is to support and enable county departments to protect elderly and disabled adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and prevent unnecessary institutionalization.
The Food Assistance Division administers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Alabama. Applications for the Food Assistance Program are available in all county DHR offices and online.
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Children Adopted in 2022
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Support Alabama’s Foster Parents in Transforming Lives
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Child Care Providers Encouraged to Apply for DHR Grants
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) on Monday announced another round of grants supporting child care […]
"It’s my pleasure to welcome you to the Alabama Department of Human Resources website. Whether you are seeking information concerning locating a daycare center, qualifying for food assistance or getting help establishing and collecting child support, this website is a great starting point to find the services provided by DHR."
- Nancy Buckner, Commissioner