The Arc of DeKalb County 
Dedicated to helping adults with developmental disabilities throughout the county to become productive and interdependent members of society.
Teaches clients how to take care of their basic needs such as cleaning and cooking.  The Arc also teaches reading, writing, art, etiquette and other skills.  Administers work program and five group homes.  
For more information about these services, please 
call (256) 845-0165.
(Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound) provides clothing, food, transportation to doctor, and telephone assurance to help the aging and homebound stay independent longer.  Must be 60 or older to receive assistance.

CASA - Helping Hands
Provides handicapped individuals with transportation vouchers (for gas) to get to doctor’s appointments and helps with the cost of durable medical equipment such as diabetes meters and blood pressure cuffs.  Services are not age restrictive.

For more information about these services, call (256) 845-2049 or email casaofdekalb@gmail.com
Boy Scouts of America - Greater Alabama Council 
Instills values in young people and prepares them to make ethical choices over their lifetime.  For more information, please go to www.1bsa.org or call 1-800-490-8955.

Fort Payne - DeKalb County Child Development Center 
Provides quality, comprehensive child care services at a more affordable price for working parents, for children 12 months to 10 years, Monday-Friday.  Additional services include child care resource and referral information for families and professional training for care-givers and parents.  For more information about this service, call (256) 845-0731.

The USO or United Service Organization 
Supports our troops and their families worldwide by providing vital deployment, family support, education, entertainment and travel assistance programs. 
For more information about this service go to  www.uso.org or call 1-888-484-3876. 

Kelley's Rainbow 
Provides services to victims of domestic violence. Their purpose is to give victims the needed support and services to reclaim and rebuild their lives without violence.  Services provided include but are not limited to emergency shelter, a 24 hour crisis line; legal, medical, and children's services, counseling, and support groups.  The shelter and main office is in Albertville, however they have a liaison, Ann Bailey, at the DeKalb Co. Dept. of Human Services whose office hours are Mon., Wed., and Thurs. 8-4 and Fri. 7:30-4. Her contact no. is 256-844-2740. The number for the crisis line is 1-888-582-6883.
© UGF DeKalb July 2008

Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama 
Builds courage, confidence and character in girls of all ages for a better tomorrow.   For more information, please go to www.girlscoutsnca.org or call 1-800-410-8338.

Salvation Army 
Provides emergency aid  in the form of clothing, food, medicine, utility assistance, shelter and transportation.  Service center and thrift store are located at 450 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne (across from Union Park).  For more information about these services call, (256) 997-0858.

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Incorporated in 1958, the United Givers Fund of DeKalb County has been dedicated to helping meet local needs for over fifty years. 
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Liberty Learning Foundation
Providing civic education programs & live experiences that improve child, community & country. They also donate groundbreaking resources, train teachers, mobilize volunteers & orchestrate emotionally charged events to teach, inspire & empower our Next Great Americans. Empowering educators to teach civics, character, financial literacy, career readiness and our Great American Story alongside required subjects; producing outstanding young citizens who are truly life, career & citizen ready.
For more information visit www.libertylearning.org or call 1-800-239-0005
Marked for Life - The Hope Center
Helping the community with disaster relief, reaching the homeless, hopeless and hurting on the streets. Meeting the immediate needs of local families to help with their long-term needs. 
For more information about their services go to: www.iamMarkedForLife.com or email at:  Office@iamMarkedForLife.com
24/7 Hot Line:  1-888-789-HOPE (4673)