Community Enrichment

Organizations that provide enriching activities or services to anyone in the community, and to the community as a whole.

The Community Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County

Information last updated July 2, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for more information.

Notes or comments: 

The Community Foundation's mission is to increase giving in our community.

Contact 1
First name: 
Lynne
Last name: 
Berry
Position/Title: 
Executive Director
Work phone: 
256.535.2065
Cell phone: 
256.479.1010
Contact 2 (optional)

Rise of Huntsville

Information last updated July 2, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for more information.

Notes or comments: 

Rise School of Huntsville is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing
the highest quality of early childhood education services to eligible
children with diverse abilities.

Contact 1
First name: 
Jerry
Last name: 
Lee
Position/Title: 
Contact
Contact 2 (optional)
First name: 
Courtney
Last name: 
Johnston
Position/Title: 
Contact

Village of Promise

Information last updated July 2, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for more information.

Notes or comments: 

Village of Promise will provide a pipeline of services and support from
birth through college for the following neighborhood: bounded by Sparkman
Drive (West), Holmes Avenue (South), Pulaski Pike (East) and Oakwood Avenue
(North). They plan to expand from University Place Elementary School to
Westlawn Middle and Butler High Schools.

Contact 1
First name: 
Village of Promise
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 1867
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35804
Work phone: 
256-536-8052
Fax: 
256-536-8054
Contact 2 (optional)
First name: 
Bobby
Last name: 
Bradley
Position/Title: 
CEO

The Center for the Aid and Development of the Hispanic Community

Information last updated July 2, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for any information.

Contact 1
First name: 
The Center for the Aid and Development..
Street Address: 
2811 Governors Drive Suite 13
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35805
Work phone: 
(256) 489-2365
Fax: 
(256) 489-2656
Contact 2 (optional)
First name: 
Service/Intake
Work phone: 
(256) 489-2369

Huntsville Vegans

Information last updated June 28, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

This group meets at Cafe 153 located at the Bridge Street Town Center.

Meeting times: 

6PM Every Friday without exception.

Notes or comments: 

Huntsville Vegans is a community group dedicated to advancing veganism and
animal rights in North Alabama and the world, through creative nonviolent vegan
education and outreach. We aim to be a vital resource for information, support,
and friendship for anyone considering the ethical, environmental, and health
benefits of veganism and a plant-based diet. The world is vegan, if you want it.
We're making it happen, and bringing Huntsville into the future. Check our online calendar for upcoming events.

Event documents page: http://www.scribd.com/hvegans

Websites:
http://www.facebook.com/huntsville.vegans
http://www.meetup.com/Huntsville-Vegans

Contact 1
First name: 
Mike
Last name: 
Cross
Position/Title: 
Founder/President
Work phone: 
(907) 687 9379
Contact 2 (optional)
First name: 
Group Contact
Work phone: 
(907) 687-9379

Nurturing Father's Program

Information last updated June 28, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

This group meets at the Family Services Center located at 600 St Clair Ave. Building #3 of Huntsville, AL 35801.

Meeting times: 

Please contact for a time or appointment.

Notes or comments: 

A twelve week, one-on-one program to help men develop nurturance skills to better interact with their children. Some of the topics include improving communication skills, how to be a good role model, parenting commitment, and fathering without violence or fear.

Contact 1
First name: 
Family Services Center
Email: 
info@fsc-hsv.org
Work phone: 
(256) 551-1610
Fax: 
(256) 551-0722

Caring Cars

Information last updated June 28, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

This program is held at the Family Services Center located at 600 St Clair Ave. Building #3 in Huntsville, AL 35801.

Meeting times: 

Please print application and contact for an appointment as long as you are covered under all the requirements provided on their website.

Notes or comments: 

Family Services Center's Caring Cars program provides cars to lower income families in Madison County for job transportation. This program is for families who cannot afford to buy a car or cannot qualify for a traditional car loan. Each family receiving a car will be charged a small down payment and small monthly payments at 0% interest to cover program costs. All cars will be priced at significantly below market value. Approval is based on need (low income & no access to any vehicle), credit history, and application receipt date. Preference will be given to applicants with an active case (regular caseworker meetings) with a local human services agency.

Contact 1
Work phone: 
256- 551-1610
Fax: 
256-551-0722

Homeownership Resource Center

Information last updated June 28, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

Thesse groups and classes will be held at the Family Services Center which is located at the Family Services Center at 600 St Clair Ave. Building #3
in Huntsville, AL 35801.

Meeting times: 

Please contact for availability on classes and group meetings some meetings need to have signups so please call for more information.

Notes or comments: 

Free education for renters & first time home buyers, including homelessness prevention services.

Contact 1
Email: 
info@fsc-hsv.org
Work phone: 
(256) 551-1610
Fax: 
(256) 551-0722

Money Management & Budget Counseling

Information last updated June 28, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

This group meets at the Family Services Center located at 600 St Clair Ave. Building #3 in Huntsville, AL 35801.

Meeting times: 

Please contact for group meetings.

Notes or comments: 

Family Services Center provides free Money Management/ Budget counseling at no charge. Help is provided with household budgeting, reducing debt, investing, retirement saving (401k, IRA), improving creditworthiness, etc.

The counseling helps individuals and families improve their financial stability, avoid predatory financial services, and puts them on the path to self-sufficiency.

Contact 1
Email: 
wtw@fsc-hsv.org

Free Income Tax Preparation & Electronic Filing

Information last updated June 28, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

From February to mid-April every year, Tax-Aide volunteers provide free income tax services at Family Services Center, 600 St. Clair Ave., Building 3 every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 to 4:00 (behind First Baptist Church near the Huntsville Public Library).

Notes or comments: 

Absolutely free state/federal income tax return preparation & electronic filing is available for those who qualify for the earned income tax credit, including low-income individuals and families. Please call 551-1610 for an appointment.

Contact 1
Work phone: 
256-551-1610
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