Shelby County Department of Human Resources (DHR)

The Family Assistance Division administers programs funded by the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant designed to provide benefits and services to needy families so children may be cared for in their own homes or in the homes of relatives. These services also promote job preparation, work and marriage, and the prevention of out-of-wedlock pregnancy.

Programs Provided:

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (cash assistance, employment and training services);

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (food stamps, employment and training services);

Food and Nutrition Programs (emergency food assistance, programs for seniors, healthy eating activities);

Child care assistance

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday closed
Sunday closed
Phone: (205) 669-3000
Fax: (205) 669-3095
Address: 987 Highway 70 Columbiana, AL 35051
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Shelby County Department of Human Resources (DHR) Mission Statement:

To provide for the protection, well-being, and self-sufficiency of children and adults in Alabama.*
* taken from the Shelby County Department of Human Resources (DHR) website
  • 2023-08-15

    Good morning, My husband and I are interested in becoming foster parents. I am reaching out to see if we could get some information on that. I left a voicemail but have not heard back yet.

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