With a strong network of foster parents and partnership with the Alabama Department of Human Resources, Gateway is completely focused on ensuring every child in Alabama becomes connected to a family and has a chance to thrive.
The Tuscaloosa Angels mission is to walk alongside children, youth, and families in the foster care community by offering consistent support through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentorship.
The Children's Aid Society's Real Life Initiative helps prepare youth in foster care to live on their own. In partnership with the State of Alabama, it offers Independent Living Camps and Conferences, where youth in foster care learn about furthering education, personal finances, and job readiness and strengthen their support systems.
Department of Human Resources is Alabama’s primary social service agency and touches one out of every four people in Alabama. While protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect or exploitation is a critical function of DHR, it also provides a variety of services to the citizens of Alabama.
Harbor Families, Foster Care, Families Count™, and Heritage Builders are all Lifeline ministries that equip families and the local churches to provide support and education to families who have experienced foster care or are at risk of separation.
The Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, The Children's Trust Fund, secures resources to fund evidence-based community programs committed to the prevention of child maltreatment.