Community Care Development Network

Initiatives, Programs, and Services

Impact Areas: 

Family & Life Services, Mentoring, Education, and Community Outreach

What community problems do we help solve?


Youth Peer Pressure Challenges, Adult Peer Conflict, and Lack of Communication, Education Challenges, Parental Challenges, Life Skills, and Job Challenges

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Family & Life Services

Food & Resources


Life Services: Providing emergency services, food, clothes, shelter, household supplies, and resources (employment, education, rent, and utility resources) as a means of short-term support. To apply for emergency food or additional assistance see below: 

  1. CCDN has 5 food hubs available for an emergency food box where you will receive between 40lbs up to 80lbs of food.


CCDN Food Hub # 1 Center Point

When: 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month Where: Community Care Development Network  1920 Old Springville Rd., Center Point, AL 35215


CCDN Food Hub # 2  East  Lake-

When: 3rd Thursday of each month Where: East Lake United Methodist Church 7753 1st Avenue S. Birmingham, AL 35206


CCDN Food Hub # 3 Woodlawn 

When: 1st Thursday of each month Where: Woodlawn United Methodist Church 139 54th Street N Birmingham, AL 35212

CCDN Food Hub # 4 Bessemer 

When: 3rd Thursday of each month  Where: Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church 2600 Fairfax Avenue Bessemer, AL 35020

CCDN Food Hub # 5

When: 1st Thursday of each month Where: Birmingham Public Library Titusville Branch 2 6th Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211


   2. Family & Life Services are for additional resources and services.  NOTE: You will be asked to submit documentation for our records.  This includes the following: 

  • Valid Identification – State, Military, Continuum, Prison I.D., or State Driver’s License.

  • Proof of Residence - Utility Bill or Lease.

  • Proof of Income - Retirement Statement, Check Stub, Unemployment, Food Stamp, Social Security, or SSI/SSDI Letter.

  • Other Indicated married.  Need a check stub or some form of income from a family member.


If clients are homeless:

  • Address to homeless shelter or transitional housing facility you are currently in

  • If currently living in an abandoned property, the address or house number

  • Copy of Food Stamp Letter

  • Valid Identification – State, Military, Continuum, Prison I.D., or State Driver’s License.


NOTE: Social Security or SSI Letter or Food Stamp Letter may act as proof of residence.

If you do not have any or all of these documents and need assistance obtaining them, we can help! Just include the need in the suggestions area of your application.


Pictures of Diamonds in the Rough Youth Mentoring Session

Picture of Youth Mentoring Group Activity Session Exercising with Nkenge Hyter Alabama Extension Program


Picture of CCDN Family Day Health Talks with Christ Health Center

Picture of CCDN PHP Meeting Facilitated by Ms. LonTrenia Cook

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We Love Our Parents!!!


Family Development: Youth and Parent Mentoring, Family Reunification, and Court Advocacy.


Youth Mentoring-11-18 Years of Age

Youth Mentoring Programs to help youth with problem-solving, leadership, motivation, conflict resolution, and an outlet to what youth are feeling and experiencing.  To enroll your youth in one of our mentoring programs click below: 

  • Diamonds in the Rough Male Mentoring Program

  • Precious Pearls of Promise Female Mentoring Program

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Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents (PHP) is an outreach forum for parents by parents.  The forums are held two times per month.  The topics are facilitated by parents and are developed to assist parents with communication challenges and barriers.  Parents Helping Parents forums are set to equip and empower parents with the skill, confidence, and tools to communicate and advocate for their families. 

PHP Meetings are scheduled the 2nd Tuesday evening 6:00 PM-7:00 pm of each month and the 4th Saturday afternoon 2:00 pm-3:00 pm each month. One to one parent mentoring and family mentoring sessions maybe as needed. To schedule a session please contact us at 205-777-5894 or email with the subject One on One Parent Mentoring or Family Mentoring Session Needed.  To complete the Parents Helping Parents Application Click below: 

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Community Education

CCDN offers education programs, courses, and opportunities. 


LearnWorks is math and reading enrichment for middle school and high school age students who are at least 1 grade level behind in either subject.

Inspire is our soft skills workforce and life development program working with youth 17-21 years of age.


Community Education Opportunities

  • Identity Theft

  • Financial Literacy

  • Homeownership

  • Healthy Tuesdays

Due to Covid-19 community education opportunities will be offered online starting in the fall.  Stay tuned for more information. 

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Community Outreach

CCDN community outreach stretches throughout the community in the form of challenges that matter to the community, service projects, and partnerships. 

Current Community Outreach Projects

  • School Supply Drive-Donate Here

  • Community Household Supply Drive

Past Community Outreach Projects

  • Christmas at CCDN

  • Save Village Market

  • Community Revitalization

  • Partnerships and Support Forums

  • Healthy Food Initiatives


​To learn more about click on Community Outreach.