Below you will find a list of reentry programs in Alabama that offer a wide variety of helpful services for felons/ex-offenders just getting out of prison and reentering society. We try to keep our Alabama list up to date as possible but if you know of any other programs please submit them here.
List of Reentry Programs in Alabama
Reentry Programs, Halfway Houses and Special Services
Project Hope – This site is a searchable database of Alabama reentry programs, emergency food and aid, housing assistance and much more.
Alabama Department of Corrections – The ADC offers an entire department dedicated to reentry. You may also find their re-entry and pre-release program helpful along with these reentry resources.
AIDT – AIDT offers workforce development that offers training in a wide variety of different skills. They also offer some specific services for those reentering society.
AIM (Aid to Inmate Mothers) – Their website states “To provide services to Alabama’s incarcerated women with emphasis on enhancing personal growth and strengthening the bonds between inmate mothers and their children.” AIM has a number of services they provide from healthcare, clothing and classes.
Alabama Job Link – The Alabama Job Link is a state agency that offers job help to all state residents including felons and ex-offenders. They have massive list of jobs, job programs and training and other job related services. They have career centers all over Alabama,you can find a list of workforce centers here.
New Beginnings Foundation – This organization helps felons and ex-offenders reenter society by helping find housing and jobs. They also provide spiritual support and an in prison program called “Pathway to Freedom.”
Urban League – This organization helps with jobs, housing and healthcare. They are a national agency that has helped thousands of people including felons.
The Foundry Ministries – The Foundry helps ex-felons re-enter society by helping people find jobs, housing and support. They have programs that range up to six months.
The Love Lady Center – A very powerful organization for women who are released from prison. Love Lady is a very reputable center that provides support and help for ex-offenders.
Alabama Department of Corrections – Alabama is one of the few states with an exceptional pre-release program. Please check into this as it is free of cost and very effective for curbing recidivism rates.
Shepherd’s Fold – Helps ex-offenders with jobs, finances and spiritual needs. Anti recidivism campaigns and teachings.
Alabama Christian Veterans Center of America – Help for veterans only.
Life Source – Help with drug and alcohol addiction.
Winners INC. – Help for women re-entering society.
Aid To Inmate Mothers – An organization that specializes in helping mothers behind bars and with ex-offender reentry.
Fountain House – Housing and reentry services for women. This is an extremely nice “halfway house”. You must be willing to get your GED and accept full time employment. This looks like a great place.
Renascence – This is a very nice “halfway house” that provides an excellent reentry program for ex-offenders. Please check this one out! Their website states “For men serving sentences for non-violent offenses, the lack of a willing support network is the main obstacle to beginning a successful, productive transition back into society. Renascence exists to help provide a structure to meet that need.”
YWCA Central Alabama – Their website states “Our focus is on four main areas: affordable housing, quality child development programs for children of homeless and working poor families, domestic violence services, and social justice programming.” They provide the following services – Child Care/Day Care/After School Programs, Clothing, Domestic Violence, Homeless Services/Shelters, Housing, Legal Assistance, Social Services
Alabama Justice Ministries Network – This organization offers a wide variety of help. Check out their CPR program.
Legal Documents & Felons Rights
Social Security Administration – Here you can get a Social Security card/number and apply for SSI/disability if needed.
Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles – This Alabama state agency helps you restore voting rights and deals with pardons.
Alabama Department of Public Safety – Apply for a state ID or find a drivers license center.
Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Program – This program provides men and women with housing, food, work and much more.
Emergency Food, Clothing and Shelter
United Way of Alabama – Here you can find help with food, clothing, shelter and other social services.
American Red Cross – Emergency relief and referrals for medical care.
SNAP Food Assistance – Alabama’s food assistance program.
Alabama Food Banks – A complete list of most food banks in Alabama.
Firehouse Shelter – 1501 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203 (MEN ONLY)
Free or Low Cost Healthcare Clinics and Pharmacies
East Alabama Mental Health Center – Offers a sliding scale of fees based on income.
St. Michael’s Medical Clinic – Free Medical Clinic
Lister Hill Clinic – 1000 Adams Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36104 – Allen McDaniel, RPh – (334) 263-2301, ext. 220
Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy – 571 Dauphin Street, Mobile, Alabama 36602 – Jonathan Adler, Administrator Phone: (251) 432-4145
Health Link – 115 Vaughan Memorial Drive, Selma, Alabama 36701 Phone: (334) 874-8383
Medical Outreach Ministries – 1301 East South Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama (334) 281-8008
Good Samaritan Clinic – 3800 Watermelon Road, North Ford, Alabama 35473 (205) 343-2212