The Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Center is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 agency that has been serving the community for over 20 years. The Center’s Mission is “To act as the principal child abuse and neglect prevention agency providing education and support services for both parents and children in the Greater Birmingham Area”.
The Exchange Club offers the following FREE services:
- Positive Parenting Groups
These are education/support groups which are open and ongoing. They meet weekly throughout the year, with the exception of holidays. These are best suited for parents who need more flexibility with their attendance. There are several classes for parents to choose from including one for parents of teens. These classes are open to the public.
- Parent Aide Program (PA)
Home based parent education that matches a parent to a parent aide. Parent Aides serve parents of children ages birth to twelve (you must have custody of the child and he/she must live with you). Parent Aides work with families for about one year.
- First Teacher Parents As Teachers (PAT)
The First Teacher Program is a FREE in home parent education and family support program utilizing the Parents as Teachers (PAT) curriculum. This program serves families throughout pregnancy until their child turns five (5) years of age and provides developmental, hearing and vision assessments.Parents are supported by PAT-certified parent educators. By understanding what to expect during each stage of development, paren