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.
Households Receiving SNAP Benefits
Children Adopted in 2020
Children in Foster Care
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama’s child care workers may be eligible for quarterly bonus payments of up to $1,500 through grants […]
The Jefferson County Department of Human Resources JOBS and SNAP programs will host the 10th Annual Job and Resource Fair […]
Alabama DHR Deputy Commissioner Karen Smith presents the 2021 Spirit of APS Award to Adrine Smith-Brown at the Adult Protective […]
"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