A Child Abuse Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Child Abuse Offices investigate reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and provide services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. Child Abuse Offices may also coordinate with local school districts to provide training, support, and assistance in reporting and preventing child abuse.
Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Center 2300 10th Court South Birmingham AL 35205 205-801-5151
Child, Family, and Youth Services are services offered by state, county, and local governments that assist children, youth, and families. These services can include efforts to end youth homelessness, programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, and services to prevent violence against children. Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also offer early childhood services, including childcare support, family nutrition programs, and support for children with developmental delays. In some locations, Child, Family, and Youth Services Offices also manage foster care and adoption services.
Clay House Children Center 1830 Dartmouth Avenue Bessemer AL 35020 205-481-4155
Jefferson Youth Detention Center 140 2nd Court North Birmingham AL 35204 205-325-5498
A Child Support Office is a government office at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance in processing child support payments. Child Support Offices provide a number of services, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who is eligible for child support payments.
Bessemer Child Support & Enforcement Office 2014 1st Avenue North Bessemer AL 35020 205-423-4900
Bessemer Child Support & Enforcement Office 2001 12th Avenue North Birmingham AL 35234 205-423-4900
Birmingham Child Support & Enforcement Office PO Box 11926 Birmingham AL 35202 205-423-4900