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Baldwin County

 

Fairhope United Methodist Church

Shepherd’s Place

155 South Section Street

Fairhope, Alabama 36532

251-928-1148

Monday and Wednesday

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday Thursday

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Age: 65 and above memory challenged, limited physical disabilities

Contact: Leisa Richardson

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Day Break Senior Day Care

Gulf Shores United Methodist Church

1744 Gulf Shores Parkway

Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542

251- 968- 2411

Monday and Wednesday

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Age: 55 and above with dementia

Contact: Terry Fowinkle, Director

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Calhoun County

 

Anniston First Baptist Church at McClellan

851 Morton Rd

Anniston, AL 36205

256-847-0230

2nd Friday of each month

6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Contact: Dean Pearce

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Word Alive

122 Allendale Rd

Coldwater, AL 36203

256-831-5280

Takes place during 11:15 Church service

Age: 0-21

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Etowah County

 

Christ Central Methodist Church

Central Friends

409 W. Grand Ave.

Rainbow City, AL 35906

256-442-6625

4th Friday of the month

6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Age: 3 – up

Contact: Jeri Shoulter

 

Jefferson & Shelby Counties

 

Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church

5080 Cahaba Valley Trace

Birmingham, AL 35242

205-981-4325

Contact: Gwen McLeod

Sunday Morning Buddy System

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St. Mark United Methodist

2901 Columbiana Rd

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

205-444-4696

1st Friday of the month

Age: 0-21

Contact: Susan Lee

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First United Methodist Church of Alabaster

Aaron’s Staff

10903 Alabama 119

Alabaster, AL 35007

3rd Saturday of the month

5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Age: 0- 21

Contact: Rhoda Trimble 205-261-9914

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Adult Day Care Centers

 

McCoy Methodist

Adult Day Care Center

730 8th Avenue West Suite 102

205-251-2178

Fee begins at $30/day

7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Age: Adults

Contact: Betty Lee, Director

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South Highland Adult Day Center

Special Connections Program

2035 Highland Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35205

205-933-0790

Full day $40 Half day $ 25

7:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Adults with dementia/memory disorders

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Briarwood Presbyterian Church

2200 Briarwood Way

Birmingham, AL 35243

205-776-5291

www.briarwood.org

Sunday AM and PM Worship; Wed Night Bible Study

Contact: June Cork

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Houston County

 

Calvary Baptist Church

Respite Night Out

901 Montezuma Avenue

Dothan, AL 36303

(334) 792-5159

www.calvarydothan.com

First Thursday of each month – starting November 7, 2013

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Contact: Church Office

 

Lauderdale/Colbert County

 

Faith Church

Shoals Respite

3601 Florence Blvd

Florence, AL 35630

1 Friday/month (call for dates)

Contact: Crystal Magruder 256-767-4711

 

Limestone County

 

Friendship United Methodist Church

16479 Lucas Ferry Rd

Athens, AL 35611

256-232-7207

3rd Friday of the month

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Age: No limitations

Contact: Dean Morgan

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Lindsay Lane Baptist Church

1300 Lindsay Lane

Athens, AL 35613

256-232-7202

4th Friday of the month

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Contact: Dean Morgan

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Clements Baptist Church

8690 US Hwy 72

Athens, AL 35611-9081

256-232-7207

2nd Friday of the month

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Age: No limitations

Contact: Dean Morgan

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Isom’s Chapel Methodist

16230 Mooresville Rd.

Athens, AL 35613

256-232-7207

1st Friday of the month

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Age: No limitations

Contact: Dean Morgan

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Madison County

Asbury United Methodist Church

980 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758

(256) 837-0365

 

Sonshine Friends

Sunday school for children with learning exceptionalities

http://reignforest.asburyumcmadison.com/sonshine-friends

Contact: Jenny Evers

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Asbury Weekday

Half-day preschool and Kindergarten-special needs inclusive

http://asburyweekday.com/

Contact: Rosemary Hall

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D2J (Devoted to Jesus)

Sunday school for 18 and beyond

http://asburyumcmadison.com/connect/sunday-school-classes.html

Contact: Kevin Plank

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Vacation Bible School

VBS program with a dedicated special needs class and instructor

Contact: Julie Durling

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Bridging the Gap Ministries

Above All Obstacles (AAO)

5810 Wall Triana Highway

Madison, AL 35758-9490

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Contact: Pastor Jenny Young

Transitional Group/Social Group

First Thursday of every month

Disabilities Served: Both physical and/or cognitive

Ages of clients served: late teens and beyond

Counties served: Anyone who comes

 

Faith Presbyterian Church

5003 Whitesburg Dr. SE

Huntsville, AL 35802

256-881-4811

Contact: Holly Wilkes (256-682-8886) or Linda Rass (256-468-5371)

Age: Children any age

3rd Friday of every month except December

Email: holly54!@knology.net

 

Weatherly Heights Baptist Church

1306 Cannstatt Drive SE

Huntsville, AL 35803

256-881-6882

1st Friday of the month

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Age: Call for ages

Contact: Pat

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First Baptist Church

225 Hunt Drive

Hazel Green, AL 35750

256-828-4479

4th Friday of the month

6 p.m. -10 p.m.

Age: 0-21

Contact: Misty McCleary

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Good Shepard Catholic Church

S.N.O. (Special Needs Night Out)

13550 Chaney Thompson Rd SE

Huntsville, AL 35803

256-883-5183

2nd Saturday from September to May

Siblings Welcome

Do not administer medication

Age: 0-21

Contact: Karrie Bajoras

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Contact: Beth Sparkman

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First Baptist Church

600 Governors Dr. SW

Huntsville, AL 35801

256-428-9400

Special needs building accessibility

Worship enhancement

Buddy Ministry

Special Needs Sunday School

Age: 0-21

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Montgomery County

 

First United Methodist Church

2416 W. Cloverdale Park

Montgomery, AL 36106

 

Joy for Johnny

2nd Saturday of the month

4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

For children with disabilities and their siblings

For reservations or questions call: Susan Hunt at 334-239-9887 or

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Respite Care Ministry

For people with memory loss

Contact: Daphne Johnston

334-834-8990

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Frazier United Methodist Church

Dementia Daycare

6000 Atlanta Highway

334-272-8622

Montgomery, AL 36117

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 12 Noon

Age: Seniors

Contact: Donna Anderson

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Tuscaloosa County

 

North River Church

North River Respite

4215 Rice Mine Rd. NE

Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

205-344-4044

Age: call for ages and dates for respite

Contact: Holly Glasgow, NRC Respite Coordinator

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Covenant Presbyterian Church

Arts N’ Autism

113 Hargrove Rd.

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-5033

205-799-7032

Contact: Jan Sikes 205-247-4990

After school program

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Worship without Worry

Care for children with autism (may take other diagnoses)

Sunday school to Worship 9:30 a.m. to 12 Noon

Contact: Greg Sanders 205-758- 1193

 

Caring Days Adult Day Care

943 31st East

Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

205-752-6840

For adults with memory disorders

Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m.

Contact: Vickie Kerr- Executive Director

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