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The Beatrice Family and Friends Club

Do you want to drop a few pounds or just want to get in shape? These are a wonderful group of people to get in contact with. They do the walk and talk, low impact aerobics, zumba, and yoga. They are small in number but growing.  

Birmingham Public Library Central Branch

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Saturday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages birth- 12 yrs.old . I know if we work together we can make a difference.

Clay House Children’s Center aka Bessemer Advocacy Center

DETAILS WHERE: 1830 Dartmouth Avenue   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Friday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Friday  from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages birth -12 yrs.old . I know if we work together we can make a difference.

Don Hawkins Recreational Center

DETAILS WHERE: 8920 Roebuck Boulevard   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Thursday from 1:00-2:00 pm TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Thursday from 1:00 pm  until 2:00 pm. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages birth- 12 yrs. I know if we work together we can make a difference.

Exchange Club Family Skills Center

DETAILS WHERE: 2300 10th Court South   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Tuesday from 6:30 -7:30 pm TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Tuesday from 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages 10- 17 yrs.old only. I know if we work together we can make a difference.

Smithfield Library

DETAILS WHERE: 1-8th Avenue West   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Monday from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Monday from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages birth -12 yrs. old. I know if we work together we can make a difference.      

Family Guidance Center of Alabama

DETAILS WHERE: 234 Aquarius Drive Suite 118   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Monday and Thursday TAGS: Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Free Parenting Classes with a wonderful topic " How does your child grow". These classes are designed to help you understand yourself and your child or children. The classes are offered on Monday's from 12:00 until 1:00 pm  and Thursday's 11:00 am until 12:00 pm. Also if you attend 7 sessions you will receive a certificate of completion.

Columbiana Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center Copy

DETAILS WHERE: 1-8 Avenue West Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Meets Tuesdays from 10am-11am Shelby County DHR TAGS: Pratt, Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Southside Teen Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Roebuck Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Downtown Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Smithfield Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

DETAILS WHERE: 1-8 Avenue West Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Meets Mondays from 11am-12pm at Smithfield Library TAGS: Pratt, Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

POSITIVE PARENTING GROUPS TO HELP MANAGE STRESS AND OTHER ISSUES

Family Service Center of Jefferson County

Managing Parental Stress and Anger: How to keep your buttons from being pushed while staying in control of yourself and your child.

Family Guidance Center of Alabama

Free Parenting Classes offered weekly Mondays 12:00- 1:00pm Thursdays 11:00- 12:00 pm Topics: "How Does Your Child Grow"

Mary’s Food and Fashion

In interviewing Doris Smith, she gave a lot of informative information. She operates a Non - Profit Organization that is in need of funding. This organization has brought so much hope to the community. They have clothed the needy, gave funding to those that were in need. As well as been there for the elderly that could not help themselves. Mrs. Smith hopes...

Hopewell Youth Ministry

The Hopewell Youth Ministry Summer Feeding Program is seasonal open June thru August. Hours of service is  Monday to Thursday from 7a-3pm. This program is open to the public it is for the children ages 4-18.This program also offer a summer childcare program as well. The program will be responsible for your children durning that time.  

Pineapple Rural Health Center

DETAILS WHERE: 867 County Rd 59   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Healthy Families, Healthcare

Pineapple Rural Health Center is where you can get great healthcare at an affordable price.The doctors are Sr. Rosanne Cook and Sr. Jane.They show concern and care for their patients. This place also has an awesome staff that truly shows interest. They are small in number but has a huge heart. Hours of operation are Mon-Tues-Wed-Fri- 8a-4pm  Thurs...

Red Mountain Park

DETAILS WHERE: 2011 Frankfurt Drive   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM every Saturday beginning January 23rd TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Parks, Events, Healthy Families, Family-Friendly Activities, Healthcare

NOW OFFERING GUIDED HIKES–EVERY SATURDAY BEGINNING JAN. 23RD What: See how Birmingham became “The Magic City”! You will meet your guide at the Trailhead and take an engaging walk along the ruins of old mine structures and railroad beds, learning how Red Mountain iron ore once fed the nation’s thirst for steel. Whether you are a history buff,...

Get your FREE Health Profile at UAB HealthSmart

How Do Your Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Body Fat Measure Up? Find out through UAB HealthSmart free health profile screenings, which are designed to help you prevent chronic diseases. We explain your results and show you lifestyle changes that can help you improve and protect your health. Call 205-996-2304 to schedule your health...

Learn and Play at Camp Seale Harris and Sugar Falls Day Camps

DETAILS USER RATING: TAGS: Healthy Families, Camps

Camp Seale Harris (CSH) and Sugar Falls Day Camps and Community are programs of Southern Diabetes Education Services, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving children and families with diabetes. Since 1949, Camp Seale Harris and Photo courtesy of Southern Diabetes Education Services Sugar Falls Day Camps have provided a...

EAMC’s Diabetes and Nutrition Center

East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) offers a variety of services to their patients living with diabetes. EAMC's Diabetes and Nutrition offers Diabetes Self-Management Training along with other services including Medical Nutrition Therapy, One on One Diabetes and Nutrition Counseling.

National Depression Screening Day

  Holidays are a stressful time of the year. Many of us travel, have friends or family visit, and spend more money than usual. These stressors can impact our mental health. Mental health is often something that is overlooked but it is just as important as your physical health. One of the most common mental health issues is depression....

Depression resources in the Birmingham area

If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, it's important to seek help.   Listed below are a few resources in the Birmingham area for those affected by depression or other mental health problems:   Support Group for those with Depression or Bipolar Disorder (Free) What? – This support group provides helpful...

4 Simple Tips For Healthier Tailgating

Football season is finally here. There is nothing more fun than tailgating with your friends and family.   Here are some tips to make sure that you can enjoy tailgating this year while staying healthy:   1) Offer to bring something yourself. This way you will be guaranteed to have a healthy option available. Some good ideas are...

Jones Valley Teaching Farm: a school-based food and nutrition education program

September is childhood obesity month and it is important to introduce healthy foods to our kids, encouraging a more healthy lifestyle early on. The Jones Valley Teaching Farm does exactly this through their Good School Foods program. In 2012, building on the framework of the urban farm, Jones Valley Teaching Farm brought together a team of educators,...

Back to School with Diabetes

Back to school is quickly approaching! If your child has diabetes extra preparations need to be made to insure that your child will stay healthy while at school.  Here are some helpful tips for sending your child with diabetes back to school with confidence: Plan ahead: It is important that the school is aware that your child has diabetes. You...

Children’s Hospital Diabetes Center

The diabetes program at Children's of Alabama is one of the largest in the country serving more than 2,600 children with diabetes. They provide comprehensive services for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with type I and II diabetes, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, steroid-induced diabetes, post-pancreatectomy diabetes, and other rare forms...

Mommy and Me Time Fitness

Mommy and Me Time Fitness offers a variety of fitness classes for Moms.  Prenatal and Postnatal fitness, Mommy & Me Bootcamp, Mommy Fit, Zumba and Pilates.  Moms, Moms To Be, and even Grandmas, of all fitness levels, and children of all ages are welcome! The class schedule is :  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:20am in Homewood Tuesday...

Camp Shine

Camp Shine is for current patients of the Children's Center for Weight Management at Children's Hospital ages 12-15. This overnight camp is for current and new patients of Children’s Center for Weight Management. Campers ages 12-15 learn healthy eating habits while preparing meals. They also have opportunities to participate in swimming, canoeing,...

Be active: Bike!

Bicycle riding is a fun and easy way to get exercise in our city. Many roads have plenty of room for cyclists and cars to co-exist safely. Every day, Birmingham is becoming more accessible for people who want to ride. Not only are bicycles great for staying physically active, they also provide an alternative means of transportation. Imagine going on...

Summer Camps at Red Mountain Park!

Red Mountain Park is giving Birmingham’s youth the opportunity to explore the Park like never before! This summer the Park is hosting a variety of day camps and field trips that will provide educational activities while allowing children to explore, create and team build in a unique outdoor setting.   Our summer camps will focus on History, Archaeology,...

Lower your risk of developing diabetes

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Healthy Families, Online Resources

Lower you risk. There a lot of things that you can do to lower your risk for diabetes and even small changes can go a long way. Eating healthier can make a big impact on lowering your risk for type 2 diabetes. Here are some tips to help you eat your way to a healthier you: -Cut out or replace sodas, sweet tea, and other sugar-sweetened beverages. If...

Active Living at Your Library

During the month of October, the Active Living participants will learn yoga and quilting, create Halloween crafts, and enjoy the Tyler Perry movie, Peeples. Dates & Times: Oct 9, 2013: 10:30 am (Wed) Oct 16, 2013: 10:30 am (Wed) Oct 23, 2013: 10:30 am (Wed) Oct 30, 2013: 10:30 am (Wed)

UAB Windows into Wellness

"From recipes to exercise tips to motivational messages, Windows into Wellness, the UAB Wellness blog, provides inspiration for healthy living 5 days a week. 'The goal of the blog is to share the many ways we can make our lives and those around us better,” says UAB Wellness Director Lauren Whitt, PhD. “One of the missions of the UAB Wellness program...

SenioRx of Jefferson County – Alabama Department of Senior Services

SenioRx of Jefferson County, funded by the Alabama Department of Senior Services and the Office of Senior Citizens Services, provides free assistance to help individuals lower their out-of-pocket prescription costs, such as for insulin, Glucerna, and other diabetes management medications. SenioRx can assist anyone in Alabama that meets ONE of the following:...

Chronic RX

ChronicRx provides Medication Assistance. They provide assistance in finding and applying for pharmaceutical company prescription assistance programs which provide free or low-cost medicines for qualifying individuals (the pharmaceutical companies establish the income etc. qualification). Not everyone qualifies for prescription drug benefits but Chronic...

Be Active, Get Outdoors: Find a park near you!

    There are many wonderful parks in the greater Birmingham-Metro area. Get outdoors and have fun at a new-to-you park today: 1. Red Mountain Park Friends of Red Mountain History Hike Series: Join the Friends of Red Mountain Park Sunday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. for a FREE History Hike at the Park!  This fun and informative...

Oak Mountain State Park

The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With the oldest continuously operating BMX Track in the nation, over 50 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails set in a picturesque 9,940-acre park, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate and enjoy. The park's day-use picnic facilities include large...

The Farmhouse: Food Integrated Training

  The Farmhouse is a food and lifestyle forum and local market featuring whole and natural foods. Jennifer Cole Conn, of Food Integrated Training, manages the Farmhouse. She is a Certified  Holistic Health Care Professional and Personal Trainer. Jennifer also holds a culinary degree and practices as a Natural Foods Chef and is a member of the...

Health Action Partnership

Health Action is a process conducted by a team of committed organizations seeking community input to improve health in Jefferson County, Alabama. This collaboration resulted in the book, Our Community Roadmap to Health, containing the issues and goals to be addressed by the local public health partners.

Red Crescent Clinic of Alabama

The Red Crescent Clinic of Alabama is a free health clinic and is a collaborative effort by the Birmingham Islamic Society and the Association of Physicians of Pakistani-descent in North America (Alabama chapter). Their mission is to provide high quality primary care services to everyone regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or ability to pay....

Dawson Family of Faith

DETAILS WHERE: 1114 Oxmoor Road Homewood, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Friday: 6:00AM-10:00PM; Wednesdays:6:00AM-6:00PM; Saturdays: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes, Healthy Families, Family-Friendly Activities, More, Faith-based Programs

Dawson Family of Faith has a full service Recreation Center including exercise classes is open to both church members and non-members. The Recreation Ministry offers a full range of fitness programs, from personal training and group exercise classes to community basketball and youth sports.    

Riverchase UMC Recreation Ministry

Riverchase United Methodist Church has a Recreation Ministry. This Ministry offers a variety of exercise classes thatinclude Pilates, Yoga and Boot Camp. Adult and Children's sports are also available. This ministry is open to the community. Please check Riverchase UMC's zumba, pilates, and yoga listings on our site.

Health InfoNet of Alabama

Health InfoNet of Alabama is a free, award-winning health information service of the medical and public libraries throughout the state. Services include assistance with locating targeted, reliable, up to date health information, educational presentations on finding and evaluating health information online, and a database of health services throughout the...

Bethesda Life Center

DETAILS WHERE: 321 19th Street, Ensley, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: WHEN: Primary Care Services are Monday - Thursday from 9 AM - 5 PM and Friday from 10 AM - 2 PM TAGS: Ensley, Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

The Bethesda Life Center (TBLC) provides primary health services to residents of Birmingham’s western neighbors. It is the medical home to its patients and its physicians and nurse practitioners serve as “quarterbacks” for their comprehensive care and treatment. It has collaboration agreements with other health care providers to ensure that patients...

Alabaster Family Health Center / Birmingham Health Care

DETAILS WHERE: 395 1st Street SW, Alabaster, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Friday - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM TAGS: Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

Birmingham Health Care is a non-profit, Community Health Center that has been serving the greater Birmingham area since 1983.  BHC offers a variety of health services at affordable costs to the entire family. Please call 205-212-5790 for additional information or to make an appointment.

North Birmingham Health Center – Birmingham Health Care

DETAILS WHERE: 3000 44th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM TAGS: North Birmingham, Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

Birmingham Health Care is a non-profit, Community Health Center that has been serving the greater Birmingham area since 1983.  BHC offers a variety of health services at affordable costs to the entire family. Please call 205-428-0118 for additional information or to make an appointment.

Marks Village Health Center / Birmingham Health Care

DETAILS WHERE: 7524 Georgia Road, Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Closed for lunch from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM each day TAGS: Woodlawn, Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

Birmingham Health Care is a non-profit, Community Health Center that has been serving the greater Birmingham area since 1983.  BHC offers a variety of health services at affordable costs to the entire family. For more information or to make an appointment please call  205-212-5700.

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The Beatrice Family and Friends Club

Do you want to drop a few pounds or just want to get in shape? These are a wonderful group of people to get in contact with. They do the walk and talk, low impact aerobics, zumba, and yoga. They are small in number but growing.  

Smithfield Library

DETAILS WHERE: 1-8th Avenue West   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Monday from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Monday from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages birth -12 yrs. old. I know if we work together we can make a difference.      

Family Guidance Center of Alabama

DETAILS WHERE: 234 Aquarius Drive Suite 118   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Monday and Thursday TAGS: Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Free Parenting Classes with a wonderful topic " How does your child grow". These classes are designed to help you understand yourself and your child or children. The classes are offered on Monday's from 12:00 until 1:00 pm  and Thursday's 11:00 am until 12:00 pm. Also if you attend 7 sessions you will receive a certificate of completion.

Smithfield Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

DETAILS WHERE: 1-8 Avenue West Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Meets Mondays from 11am-12pm at Smithfield Library TAGS: Pratt, Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Mary’s Food and Fashion

In interviewing Doris Smith, she gave a lot of informative information. She operates a Non - Profit Organization that is in need of funding. This organization has brought so much hope to the community. They have clothed the needy, gave funding to those that were in need. As well as been there for the elderly that could not help themselves. Mrs. Smith hopes...

EAMC’s Diabetes and Nutrition Center

East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) offers a variety of services to their patients living with diabetes. EAMC's Diabetes and Nutrition offers Diabetes Self-Management Training along with other services including Medical Nutrition Therapy, One on One Diabetes and Nutrition Counseling.

Mommy and Me Time Fitness

Mommy and Me Time Fitness offers a variety of fitness classes for Moms.  Prenatal and Postnatal fitness, Mommy & Me Bootcamp, Mommy Fit, Zumba and Pilates.  Moms, Moms To Be, and even Grandmas, of all fitness levels, and children of all ages are welcome! The class schedule is :  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:20am in Homewood Tuesday...

SenioRx of Jefferson County – Alabama Department of Senior Services

SenioRx of Jefferson County, funded by the Alabama Department of Senior Services and the Office of Senior Citizens Services, provides free assistance to help individuals lower their out-of-pocket prescription costs, such as for insulin, Glucerna, and other diabetes management medications. SenioRx can assist anyone in Alabama that meets ONE of the following:...

Chronic RX

ChronicRx provides Medication Assistance. They provide assistance in finding and applying for pharmaceutical company prescription assistance programs which provide free or low-cost medicines for qualifying individuals (the pharmaceutical companies establish the income etc. qualification). Not everyone qualifies for prescription drug benefits but Chronic...

Oak Mountain State Park

The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With the oldest continuously operating BMX Track in the nation, over 50 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails set in a picturesque 9,940-acre park, there is something for all outdoor enthusiasts to appreciate and enjoy. The park's day-use picnic facilities include large...

Dawson Family of Faith

DETAILS WHERE: 1114 Oxmoor Road Homewood, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Friday: 6:00AM-10:00PM; Wednesdays:6:00AM-6:00PM; Saturdays: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Exercise Classes, Healthy Families, Family-Friendly Activities, More, Faith-based Programs

Dawson Family of Faith has a full service Recreation Center including exercise classes is open to both church members and non-members. The Recreation Ministry offers a full range of fitness programs, from personal training and group exercise classes to community basketball and youth sports.    

Bethesda Life Center

DETAILS WHERE: 321 19th Street, Ensley, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: WHEN: Primary Care Services are Monday - Thursday from 9 AM - 5 PM and Friday from 10 AM - 2 PM TAGS: Ensley, Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

The Bethesda Life Center (TBLC) provides primary health services to residents of Birmingham’s western neighbors. It is the medical home to its patients and its physicians and nurse practitioners serve as “quarterbacks” for their comprehensive care and treatment. It has collaboration agreements with other health care providers to ensure that patients...

Alabaster Family Health Center / Birmingham Health Care

DETAILS WHERE: 395 1st Street SW, Alabaster, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Friday - 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM TAGS: Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

Birmingham Health Care is a non-profit, Community Health Center that has been serving the greater Birmingham area since 1983.  BHC offers a variety of health services at affordable costs to the entire family. Please call 205-212-5790 for additional information or to make an appointment.

North Birmingham Health Center – Birmingham Health Care

DETAILS WHERE: 3000 44th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM TAGS: North Birmingham, Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

Birmingham Health Care is a non-profit, Community Health Center that has been serving the greater Birmingham area since 1983.  BHC offers a variety of health services at affordable costs to the entire family. Please call 205-428-0118 for additional information or to make an appointment.

Marks Village Health Center / Birmingham Health Care

DETAILS WHERE: 7524 Georgia Road, Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Friday, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Closed for lunch from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM each day TAGS: Woodlawn, Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

Birmingham Health Care is a non-profit, Community Health Center that has been serving the greater Birmingham area since 1983.  BHC offers a variety of health services at affordable costs to the entire family. For more information or to make an appointment please call  205-212-5700.

Exchange Club Family Skills Center

DETAILS WHERE: 2300 10th Court South   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Tuesday from 6:30 -7:30 pm TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Tuesday from 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages 10- 17 yrs.old only. I know if we work together we can make a difference.

Columbiana Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center Copy

DETAILS WHERE: 1-8 Avenue West Birmingham, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Meets Tuesdays from 10am-11am Shelby County DHR TAGS: Pratt, Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Southside Teen Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Get your FREE Health Profile at UAB HealthSmart

How Do Your Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Body Fat Measure Up? Find out through UAB HealthSmart free health profile screenings, which are designed to help you prevent chronic diseases. We explain your results and show you lifestyle changes that can help you improve and protect your health. Call 205-996-2304 to schedule your health...

Active Living at Your Library

During the month of October, the Active Living participants will learn yoga and quilting, create Halloween crafts, and enjoy the Tyler Perry movie, Peeples. Dates & Times: Oct 9, 2013: 10:30 am (Wed) Oct 16, 2013: 10:30 am (Wed) Oct 23, 2013: 10:30 am (Wed) Oct 30, 2013: 10:30 am (Wed)

Don Hawkins Recreational Center

DETAILS WHERE: 8920 Roebuck Boulevard   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Thursday from 1:00-2:00 pm TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Thursday from 1:00 pm  until 2:00 pm. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages birth- 12 yrs. I know if we work together we can make a difference.

Roebuck Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Clay House Children’s Center aka Bessemer Advocacy Center

DETAILS WHERE: 1830 Dartmouth Avenue   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: Every Friday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Healthy Families, Support Groups for Families and Children

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Friday  from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages birth -12 yrs.old . I know if we work together we can make a difference.

Birmingham Public Library Central Branch

Our main goal is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. We can achieve this by attending the weekly class held every Saturday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. The class targets issues important to parents with children ages birth- 12 yrs.old . I know if we work together we can make a difference.

Downtown Positive Parenting Group (PPG) at The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

Positive Parenting Groups are FREE ongoing educational support groups that meet weekly. There are several classes to choose from, including a class for parents of teenagers. Our Positive Parenting Groups are open to ALL parents/caregivers of children 0-17, or expecting parents wanting to learn more about parenting and a positive way of discipline in...

Red Mountain Park

DETAILS WHERE: 2011 Frankfurt Drive   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated WHEN: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM every Saturday beginning January 23rd TAGS: Greater Birmingham Area, Physical Activity, Parks, Events, Healthy Families, Family-Friendly Activities, Healthcare

NOW OFFERING GUIDED HIKES–EVERY SATURDAY BEGINNING JAN. 23RD What: See how Birmingham became “The Magic City”! You will meet your guide at the Trailhead and take an engaging walk along the ruins of old mine structures and railroad beds, learning how Red Mountain iron ore once fed the nation’s thirst for steel. Whether you are a history buff,...

The Farmhouse: Food Integrated Training

  The Farmhouse is a food and lifestyle forum and local market featuring whole and natural foods. Jennifer Cole Conn, of Food Integrated Training, manages the Farmhouse. She is a Certified  Holistic Health Care Professional and Personal Trainer. Jennifer also holds a culinary degree and practices as a Natural Foods Chef and is a member of the...

Red Crescent Clinic of Alabama

The Red Crescent Clinic of Alabama is a free health clinic and is a collaborative effort by the Birmingham Islamic Society and the Association of Physicians of Pakistani-descent in North America (Alabama chapter). Their mission is to provide high quality primary care services to everyone regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or ability to pay....

Online and Other Unscheduled Resources:

The Exchange Club Family Skill Center

POSITIVE PARENTING GROUPS TO HELP MANAGE STRESS AND OTHER ISSUES

Family Service Center of Jefferson County

Managing Parental Stress and Anger: How to keep your buttons from being pushed while staying in control of yourself and your child.

Family Guidance Center of Alabama

Free Parenting Classes offered weekly Mondays 12:00- 1:00pm Thursdays 11:00- 12:00 pm Topics: "How Does Your Child Grow"

Hopewell Youth Ministry

The Hopewell Youth Ministry Summer Feeding Program is seasonal open June thru August. Hours of service is  Monday to Thursday from 7a-3pm. This program is open to the public it is for the children ages 4-18.This program also offer a summer childcare program as well. The program will be responsible for your children durning that time.  

Pineapple Rural Health Center

DETAILS WHERE: 867 County Rd 59   ( Map ) USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Healthy Families, Healthcare

Pineapple Rural Health Center is where you can get great healthcare at an affordable price.The doctors are Sr. Rosanne Cook and Sr. Jane.They show concern and care for their patients. This place also has an awesome staff that truly shows interest. They are small in number but has a huge heart. Hours of operation are Mon-Tues-Wed-Fri- 8a-4pm  Thurs...

Learn and Play at Camp Seale Harris and Sugar Falls Day Camps

DETAILS USER RATING: TAGS: Healthy Families, Camps

Camp Seale Harris (CSH) and Sugar Falls Day Camps and Community are programs of Southern Diabetes Education Services, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving children and families with diabetes. Since 1949, Camp Seale Harris and Photo courtesy of Southern Diabetes Education Services Sugar Falls Day Camps have provided a...

National Depression Screening Day

  Holidays are a stressful time of the year. Many of us travel, have friends or family visit, and spend more money than usual. These stressors can impact our mental health. Mental health is often something that is overlooked but it is just as important as your physical health. One of the most common mental health issues is depression....

Depression resources in the Birmingham area

If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, it's important to seek help.   Listed below are a few resources in the Birmingham area for those affected by depression or other mental health problems:   Support Group for those with Depression or Bipolar Disorder (Free) What? – This support group provides helpful...

4 Simple Tips For Healthier Tailgating

Football season is finally here. There is nothing more fun than tailgating with your friends and family.   Here are some tips to make sure that you can enjoy tailgating this year while staying healthy:   1) Offer to bring something yourself. This way you will be guaranteed to have a healthy option available. Some good ideas are...

Jones Valley Teaching Farm: a school-based food and nutrition education program

September is childhood obesity month and it is important to introduce healthy foods to our kids, encouraging a more healthy lifestyle early on. The Jones Valley Teaching Farm does exactly this through their Good School Foods program. In 2012, building on the framework of the urban farm, Jones Valley Teaching Farm brought together a team of educators,...

Back to School with Diabetes

Back to school is quickly approaching! If your child has diabetes extra preparations need to be made to insure that your child will stay healthy while at school.  Here are some helpful tips for sending your child with diabetes back to school with confidence: Plan ahead: It is important that the school is aware that your child has diabetes. You...

Children’s Hospital Diabetes Center

The diabetes program at Children's of Alabama is one of the largest in the country serving more than 2,600 children with diabetes. They provide comprehensive services for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with type I and II diabetes, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, steroid-induced diabetes, post-pancreatectomy diabetes, and other rare forms...

Camp Shine

Camp Shine is for current patients of the Children's Center for Weight Management at Children's Hospital ages 12-15. This overnight camp is for current and new patients of Children’s Center for Weight Management. Campers ages 12-15 learn healthy eating habits while preparing meals. They also have opportunities to participate in swimming, canoeing,...

Be active: Bike!

Bicycle riding is a fun and easy way to get exercise in our city. Many roads have plenty of room for cyclists and cars to co-exist safely. Every day, Birmingham is becoming more accessible for people who want to ride. Not only are bicycles great for staying physically active, they also provide an alternative means of transportation. Imagine going on...

Summer Camps at Red Mountain Park!

Red Mountain Park is giving Birmingham’s youth the opportunity to explore the Park like never before! This summer the Park is hosting a variety of day camps and field trips that will provide educational activities while allowing children to explore, create and team build in a unique outdoor setting.   Our summer camps will focus on History, Archaeology,...

Lower your risk of developing diabetes

DETAILS USER RATING: Not Rated TAGS: Healthy Families, Online Resources

Lower you risk. There a lot of things that you can do to lower your risk for diabetes and even small changes can go a long way. Eating healthier can make a big impact on lowering your risk for type 2 diabetes. Here are some tips to help you eat your way to a healthier you: -Cut out or replace sodas, sweet tea, and other sugar-sweetened beverages. If...

UAB Windows into Wellness

"From recipes to exercise tips to motivational messages, Windows into Wellness, the UAB Wellness blog, provides inspiration for healthy living 5 days a week. 'The goal of the blog is to share the many ways we can make our lives and those around us better,” says UAB Wellness Director Lauren Whitt, PhD. “One of the missions of the UAB Wellness program...

Be Active, Get Outdoors: Find a park near you!

    There are many wonderful parks in the greater Birmingham-Metro area. Get outdoors and have fun at a new-to-you park today: 1. Red Mountain Park Friends of Red Mountain History Hike Series: Join the Friends of Red Mountain Park Sunday, May 18th at 2:00 p.m. for a FREE History Hike at the Park!  This fun and informative...

Health Action Partnership

Health Action is a process conducted by a team of committed organizations seeking community input to improve health in Jefferson County, Alabama. This collaboration resulted in the book, Our Community Roadmap to Health, containing the issues and goals to be addressed by the local public health partners.

Riverchase UMC Recreation Ministry

Riverchase United Methodist Church has a Recreation Ministry. This Ministry offers a variety of exercise classes thatinclude Pilates, Yoga and Boot Camp. Adult and Children's sports are also available. This ministry is open to the community. Please check Riverchase UMC's zumba, pilates, and yoga listings on our site.

Health InfoNet of Alabama

Health InfoNet of Alabama is a free, award-winning health information service of the medical and public libraries throughout the state. Services include assistance with locating targeted, reliable, up to date health information, educational presentations on finding and evaluating health information online, and a database of health services throughout the...

Bethesda Life Center

DETAILS WHERE: 321 19th Street, Ensley, AL   ( Map ) USER RATING: WHEN: Primary Care Services are Monday - Thursday from 9 AM - 5 PM and Friday from 10 AM - 2 PM TAGS: Ensley, Healthcare, Clinics, Healthy Families, Healthcare

The Bethesda Life Center (TBLC) provides primary health services to residents of Birmingham’s western neighbors. It is the medical home to its patients and its physicians and nurse practitioners serve as “quarterbacks” for their comprehensive care and treatment. It has collaboration agreements with other health care providers to ensure that patients...

Back to School with Diabetes

Back to school is quickly approaching! If your child has diabetes extra preparations need to be made to insure that your child will stay healthy while at school.  Here are some helpful tips for sending your child with diabetes back to school with confidence: Plan ahead: It is important that the school is aware that your child has diabetes. You...

Mommy and Me Time Fitness

Mommy and Me Time Fitness offers a variety of fitness classes for Moms.  Prenatal and Postnatal fitness, Mommy & Me Bootcamp, Mommy Fit, Zumba and Pilates.  Moms, Moms To Be, and even Grandmas, of all fitness levels, and children of all ages are welcome! The class schedule is :  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9:20am in Homewood Tuesday...

Learn and Play at Camp Seale Harris and Sugar Falls Day Camps

DETAILS USER RATING: TAGS: Healthy Families, Camps

Camp Seale Harris (CSH) and Sugar Falls Day Camps and Community are programs of Southern Diabetes Education Services, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to serving children and families with diabetes. Since 1949, Camp Seale Harris and Photo courtesy of Southern Diabetes Education Services Sugar Falls Day Camps have provided a...

EAMC’s Diabetes and Nutrition Center

East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) offers a variety of services to their patients living with diabetes. EAMC's Diabetes and Nutrition offers Diabetes Self-Management Training along with other services including Medical Nutrition Therapy, One on One Diabetes and Nutrition Counseling.