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Welcome to SAFY of Alabama.

SAFY of Alabama locations on map graphicSAFY of Alabama, established in 1998, offers hope and healing through our Model of Care. We serve a culturally diverse population delivering the right care at the right time to strengthen families and children throughout our communities. Recognized as a leader in the management and provision of the highest quality community-based services, our clinical expertise produces positive, sustainable change in the lives of families and their children.



SAFY of Alabama's Family Preservation services allow children at risk of abuse and neglect to reside safely with their families as an alternative to foster care. Short-term services including care coordination, parental education and counseling are provided to ensure safety and stabilize the home environment. When children must be removed from the family, our Reunification services address the issues that brought the child and family into the system. Our goal is to return the child to a stable family setting as soon as possible. Learn more >

mother and child readingSAFY of Alabama's Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) or treatment foster care places youth in need of treatment-level care in a supportive, family environment. Our services focus on permanency, safety and well-being for both parents and youth, providing a therapeutic level of care and intensive in-home services that addresses trauma healing, parental skill building, teen parenting, success in school and coping skills. Our goal is to ensure each child's physical and emotional safety and facilitate their return to their primary family, adoption, or kinship adoption. Learn more >

Foster mom and sonWhen children in out-of-home care cannot be safely reunited with their birth families, SAFY of Alabama provides services and support to match them to adoptive homes. Our services encourage adoption out of the foster care system when adoption promotes the best permanency option for the child. Learn more >

photo of a hispanic teen and motherSAFY of Alabama's Older Youth and Transitional Living services promote healthy development and prepare youth emancipating from the foster care and/or juvenile justice system for self-sufficiency and independent living. Our services help youth master an array of skill sets that are essential for the transition from foster care to adulthood, including secure housing, employment and education. Recognizing the importance of healthy family connections, SAFY of Alabama pursues enduring relationships and a framework for permanency-directed services to improve outcomes for families and children. Learn more >

teen being consoled by adultSAFY of Alabama offers in-home and community-based behavioral health services including individual and family therapy, screening and assessment services designed to preserve the family unit and increase health and well-being. These services are delivered in a child's and family's natural environment such as home, substitute care, school and community. Our goal is to empower all individuals and families seeking treatment with skills to lead self-sufficient and fulfilling lives as productive members of their community. Learn more >


State Contacts

SAFY of Alabama: Birmingham

3600 7th Court South, Suite 100
Birmingham, AL 35222
Phone: 205-945-7483
Toll Free: 800-490-9710
Fax: 205-945-7083
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SAFY of Alabama: Decatur

401 14th Street SE
Bldg 10A
Decatur, AL 35601
Phone: 256-686-7040
Fax: 256-686-7045
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SAFY of Alabama: Montgomery

9532 Wynlakes Place
Montgomery, AL 36117
Phone: 334-270-3181
Toll Free: 888-345-7239
Fax: 334-270-5805
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SAFY of America: Headquarters

10100 Elida Road
Delphos, OH 45833
Phone: 419-695-8010
Toll Free: 800-532-7239
Fax: 419-695-0004