Community Services Directory

Huntsville, AL and surrounding area
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8th Street Community

Non-profit
24-Hr Supervised Care

If a person with a cognitive challenge does not qualify for a nursing home or other state services, 305 8th Street offers a structured living arrangement that includes a bed, all of the household essentials, activities, transportation, and 24-hr supervised care to include medication prompting and financial management.

Please call 256-489-2997 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Family Services Center, Inc

Non-profit
Affordable Homeownership

In partnership with the City of Huntsville's Community Development Department, our newly constructed, energy efficient homes are available to individuals and families who meet certain federal guidelines. These 3-bedroom, 2-bath homes are over 1,200 square feet and feature upgraded kitchens, ceiling fans, blinds and a fenced yard. Homes are conveniently located near I-565, adjacent to the downtown corridor in an established neighborhood zoned for Huntsville High School.

Please call 256-551-1610 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Habitat for Humanity of the River Valley

Non-profit
Affordable Homeownership

Habitat for Humanity of the River Valley is proud to provide our qualified partner families a monthly mortgage at 0% interest. The average monthly payment is less than $500 for our partner families, whose current range of income is between 25-60% of Area Median Income.

Please call 256-533-2282 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Family Services Center, Inc

Non-profit
Affordable Housing

An opportunity for individuals and/or families with established goals who are working towards housing, employment and financial stability. This program is designed to assist individuals and families achieve long-term stabilized housing and self-sufficiency. Whether you are moving from potential homelessness or seeking a rental program designed to move you towards a goal of future homeownership, this program may be for you.

Please call 256-551-1610 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Neighborhood Concepts, Inc.

Non-profit
Affordable Rental Housing

NCI offers affordable rental housing for seniors and families throughout the Huntsville area. For further details, please contact Shawnette Myers at (256) 534-0075 Ext. 403

Housing/Lodging/Rent

Alabama Non-Violent Offenders

Non-profit
ANVO Housing Referrals

We work to help non-violent offenders to get into a stable housing situation. Due to the complexity of this process it is done on a case by case basis. Please call to schedule an appointment to meet with out staff.

Monday- Thursday
Friday
Housing/Lodging/Rent

First Seventh-day Adventist Church

Assistance with Rent/Mortage

We assist families with rent and mortage payments

Please call 256-852-8360 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Family Services Center, Inc

Non-profit
Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)

In partnership with the City of Huntsville's Community Development Department and various approved area lender's, the program provides up to $5,000 in down payment assistance for qualified first-time home buyers. Participants who meet all of the program's federal guidelines have the ability to have the assistance forgiven over a period of five years.

Please call 256-551-1610 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Family Services Center, Inc

Non-profit
Emergency Housing

Our LIFT Housing Program provides low-cost, income-based, short-term, case-managed, scattered-site emergency shelter (apartment style) housing to literally homeless families unable to reside in a traditional shelter setting. In addition, we provide supportive services to help prepare families to move towards permanent affordable housing with the goal of achieving permanent housing by program's end. The program offers low-cost housing for verifiably homeless families with dependent children within the household, or those at imminent-risk of becoming homeless (as defined by federal guidelines).

Please call 256-551-1610 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

AshaKiran, Inc.

Non-profit
Emergency Shelter

We provide emergency shelter to victims of IPV/SA - If emergency shelter is needed please call our 24-hour AshaLine crisis hotline: 256-509-1882

Housing/Lodging/Rent

New Futures, Inc.

Non-profit
Family Homeless Shelter

Providing emergency homeless shelter and transitional housing opportunities for families with children.

Mon.- Thur.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Heaven's Gate Ministries International Inc.

Church
Heavensgateway777@gmail.com

Provides transitional assistance for previously incarcerated individuals reentering the community. Provides basic human services to reintegrate individuals with their families and community.

Wednesday thru Fridays
Sundays
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Still Serving Veterans

Non-profit
Housing Assistance

We REFER veterans to agencies that provide assistance with housing or shelter. Proof of honorable military service required (DD214). Call 256-883-7035 for an appointment.

Please call 256-883-7035 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

North Alabama Coalition for the Homeless

Non-profit
Housing Needs Assessments

NACH performs Coordinated Assessment and VI-SPDAT prioritization for clients requesting housing assistance.

Mon - Thurs (Client Services Center at the Downtown Rescue Mission)
Friday By Appointment Only
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Women of Excellence Fellowship International

Non-profit
Lodging Assistance

Provide rent and lodging assistance to clients in need.

Every 3rd Thursday @ 5074 Meridian Street Huntsville AL
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Catholic Center of Concern

Non-profit
Rental assistance

Huntsville Housing Helps offers a rental and utility assistance for residents of Huntsville. The applicant cannot have all ready received rental assistance from the State of Alabama or Madison County rental assistance program. Applications are available on Huntsvillehousinghelps.com website. Please read all the frequently asked questions as well as required documents in order to apply. This is an income stability program, therefore the household must have some type of household income..

Please call 256-963-9355 102 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

North Alabama Coalition for the Homeless

Non-profit
Rental Deposits

Clients participating in the RISE Case Management program may be eligible for rental deposit assistance.

Mon - Thurs (Client Services Center at the Downtown Rescue Mission)
Friday By Appointment Only
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Arc of Madison County, Inc.

Non-profit
Residential

The Arc of Madison County has provided residential services to persons served since 1998. Homes are located in the Huntsville area, providing a safe, comfortable living environment for the resident adults. Each resident has their own bedroom decorated to reflect his or her personality and interests to make it truly home. The goal of The Arc's residential services program is to assist each resident in reaching as optimal a level of independence as possible. The residential services program offers training in a home-based setting to adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. This training includes personal care, community education, independent living and communication skills, self direction and money management. Independent living skills and training are provided to help each persons served transition from a state residential institution or a family home to independent living in community settings. The residents become active members of the Huntsville community through community activities to various events and service projects to benefit others.

Housing/Lodging/Rent

8th Street Community

Non-profit
Supportive Housing

Cognitively challenged residents are given a room shared in a home environment (only 2 per home) and receive case management at their home weekly, meals daily, medication prompting and financial management.

Please call 256-489-2997 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

WellStone

Non-profit
Supportive Housing/Group Home

WellStone offers supportive housing, Medication/Observation/Meals (MOMs) apartments, and group homes for adults with a diagnosis of a severe mental illness (SMI). Individuals with a primary diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Organic Mental Disorder, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Substance Use Disorders will not be considered for admission due to the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) guidelines. WellStone's supportive housing and group homes are not able to accept referrals for persons who are not able to perform activities of daily living (ADL's) without assistance.

Please call 256-533-1970 for hours of operation.
Housing/Lodging/Rent

Transitions

Non-profit
TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Temporary housing for addiction level III and re-entry adult male recovery treatment. Current Capacity: 8 beds (8 males) In the process of expanding our capacity for male residential transitional recovery housing.

(M-F)
AFTER CARE: (M-T)
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