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OPEN YOUR HEART, OPEN YOUR HOME
Become a Foster/Adoptive Parent

You can change a child's life forever. Explore our foster care and adoption resources to get started.

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SUSPECT ABUSE OR NEGLECT?
You Could Save a Life by Reporting It!

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.

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PROTECTING THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED ADULTS

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.

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ENDING HUNGER AND IMPROVING NUTRITION

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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373816

Households Receiving SNAP Benefits

770

Children Adopted in 2022

5700

Children in Foster Care

41518

Children Receiving Subsidized Child Care

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"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