FRC Services/Programs:

Kathy Davis, Program Specialist

The Family Solutions Program (FSP) works with the family/individual one-on-one to find the best community resources for their needs. This provides an advocate who works on their behalf in finding solutions to unique issues. Our focus is on creating short and long-term goals while mentoring families toward a more productive future and life. For an appt. call 256-230-0880

Parenting Program Under Development

Our upcoming Parenting Program will work toward increasing knowledge of early childhood
development through home visits and parenting classes. The program will reach out to families of children and ANY family member is eligible to join.

Visiting Agencies:

Crisis Service of North Alabama (CSNA) offers comprehensive crisis intervention and prevention services.  Services include: HELPline, Rape Response, Domestic Violence Court Advocacy, HOPE Place Shelter, Education & Training, and Referrals. (256-230-1240)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Alabama (BBBSNA) provides children facing adversity with a strong and enduring, professionally supported, one to one relationship that changes their lives for the better, forever. (256) 998-5566.

Launch Youth Services mission is to increase the number of prepared, qualified youth entering the workforce through professional counseling and career guidance.  Launch is designed to serve all out-of-school youth between the ages of 16 and 24. (256-867-5329)

Alabama Career Center Systems offers consultation to anyone who needs employment, resume preparation, and job search assistance.  Call FRC to schedule an appointment.

Real Fathers Making a Difference assists young men with limited positive male influence to reach their academic potential and goals by offering guidance through leadership and life skills. (256-517-8395)

Kids and Kin program provides educational resources for those who provide childcare for a relative’s child (i.e. grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers or sisters). Offered free through Family Guidance Center of Alabama. (256-724-2554)

Volunteer Programs:

Financial Counseling assists families in making a budget and works to resolve debt, thus creating a better future. Call FRC to schedule an individual appointment or sign up for group classes. (Wood Forest & PNC Bank)

Pastoral Counseling offers both family and individual counseling. Call FRC to discuss details for scheduling an appointment.

We welcome volunteers of all ages to get involved at FRC. Opportunities range from clerical and janitorial to donation organization and tutoring. We are open to innovative ideas that might help us in our effort to make a positive difference for the lives of those in our community. We encourage you to give of your time at FRC; you will find the rewards are priceless!

Windows for Awareness is FRC’s way of bringing monthly awareness. It encourages students, artists, and others to get involved in community outreach and service. If you are interested in donating your time and talent, please contact us to find out more or sign up.

Various Health and Job Fairs, Self-Help studies, and professional development seminars are held on a regular basis.

Please like us on Facebook to get updates on ways we are Helping People and Changing Lives!


FRC accepts donations of all kinds be it monetary, services, office supplies, clothing, household, and/or electronics. Tax-Deductible forms provided.

The Shepherd’s Closet clothing and household donation area is available every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 11:30 free of charge to residents. (Limit one time per month)

Shepherd’s Closet:



Windows for Awareness and HealthTesting:


Financial Workshop:



These meetings are an opportunity for community agencies and residents to collaborate social services in our area.  Please contact us to be added to the  mailing list for upcoming meetings.


In Partnership with United Way, City of Athens, Limestone County Commission, and TVA.

Through a wide array of area churches and a host of other organizations, we have cultivated relationships to enhance the lives of those we serve.

For more information, Please Contact Us at:

406 South Jefferson ST. Athens, AL. 35611
Phone: 256-230-0880

Thanks You
Tina Cook, Director

Web Design by Arrow Concept Services, LLC Marketing & Web Development