We want to thank everyone who has helped during this difficult time. Since we are still unable to have volunteers come to us, we are asking you to continue your generosity with food and meal donations. We are also in need of several other items. A complete list is available by clicking on the "Current Needs". Thank you again for your willingness to help those who need it the most!

Current Needs
  • Current Needs for Firehouse Ministries

    We are in need of the current items for the Shelter. Please click on the button link to see the entire list.
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  • Brick Campaign

    Purchase you Christmas Memorial Brick and we will send you a personalized certificate to present to your loved one. Your brick will be displayed in the new Firehouse Ministries Shelter.
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  • New T-Shirt Design $20.00

    Order your new Firehouse Ministries T-shirt today. Just follow the link to the donate page and put your size and mailing details in the text box and we will mail your new shirt.
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The Firehouse Shelter

Firehouse Ministries serves the chronically homeless male population, men who traditionally have the most barriers and are the most expensive to serve, for both the nonprofit and the community at large. We have been open since 1983, and have stayed true to our original mission. We predominantly serve the Birmingham area, but our Street Outreach teams travel to surrounding areas throughout Jefferson County as needed. Addressing and meeting the needs in the area of emergency sheltering and housing is absolutely necessary to increasing the stability of our clients, with the ultimate goal of getting the men into permanent supportive housing. The Firehouse offers emergency services (soup kitchen open to everyone, clothing closet, case management, emergency shelter) and many housing options including permanent housing (64 beds), transitional housing (59 beds), and Safe Haven, which is housing for men with mental illness (24 beds). We are low barrier and serve those with no ability to pay.

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August 2020 needs

  Amazon Wish List    Large cans/jars of : Greens, black eyed peas, pinto beans Snacks- chips and cookies Season salt Garlic salt Lemon pepper Grits Milk Breakfast meats Eggs Cheese Bottled water Tea bags Read More >

Current Needs of Firehouse Ministries

  Amazon Wish List     Large cans/jars of : Greens, black eyed peas, pinto beans Snacks- chips and cookies Season salt Garlic salt Lemon pepper Grits Milk Breakfast meats Eggs Cheese Bottled water Tea Read More >

Get in Touch

Firehouse Ministries

626 2nd Ave N

Birmingham, AL 35203

Phone: (205) 252-9571

Fax: (205) 403-5800

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