Family Support Programs

  • Strengthening Families Program

    This program helps parents and teens build strong relationships by teaching family members to work together and resolve conflicts in a productive way. It is presented by IMPACT Family Counseling, in collaboration with Homewood City Schools, and is available at no cost to parents.

    Due to COVID19, IMPACT Family Counseling is offering the Strengthening Families Program through virtual one-on-one sessions which will be available through the summer. The program helps parents and teens build strong relationships by teaching family members to work together and resolve conflicts in a productive way. 

    It helps you...  

    • Improve parenting skills
    • Improve family communication and relationshipsImpact Family Counseling logo
    • Reduce family conflict
    • Reduce risk factors for substance abuse, depression, aggression, and school failure

    The details...

    • 6 week program (participants may join at any time)
    • 6-12th grade Homewood students and their parents

    "This far exceeded our expectations. What began at the 1st session with eye-rolling from the teenagers ended with smiles, great stories and real-life ways to parent and relate in healthy ways. Thank you!" - HCS Parent

    Referrals may be made by school teachers, counselors, administrators, staff, etc. Individuals may also submit a referral.

    Click here to sign up for the Strengthening Families Program

    The COVID-19 situation is challenging for many. 

    If you have a safety or medical emergency and need immediate assistance, please call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room.  
     
    Additional resources if needed:
    • Birmingham Crisis Center Hotline  (205) 323-7777      
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  (800) 273-TALK (8255)  
    • Crisis Text Hotline  Text TALK to 741741
    • Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio (888) 628-9454
    • PIRC--Psychiatric Intake Response Center-Children's of Alabama (205) 638-PIRC(7472)
    • UTALK (205) 328-5465 OR Text (205) 328-5465
    • The Trevor Project (LGBTQ youth)  (866) 488-7346 OR Text START to 678678  
    • Your Pediatrician/Family Physician             
    • Jefferson County Department of Human Resources (DHR) (205) 423-4850              
    • National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-SAFE(7233)    
    • United Way: Dial 2-1-1 OR Visit 211.org
    • Additional Community Resources  https://www.homewood.k12.al.us/Page/4401
    • SAMHSA's treatment referral and information services for mental and/or substance use disorders 1-800-662-4357