Family Voices of Alabama ...keeping families at the center of children's health care.

 

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About Us

Our Vision: Every child and youth with special needs receives family-centered care.

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Programs

We offer an array of programs, training, and tools to find a fit that is right for your needs.

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Partners in Care Summit

Each April, our Summit educates and enlightens families and professionals. Photos online!

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News

News focused on our mission, newsletters of interest and, of course, our FaceBook link!

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Resources

We've collected needed resources in one place to help you find information and services fast.

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Ryan's Run

Each fall, we kick-off our college football rivalry weekend with a Run/Walk for a good cause.

Ryan's Run logoSaturday, November 26th
Kick-off your college football rivalry weekend!

Join us for our 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Show your team spirit and wear your favorite team colors!

Registration and More Information

Good News! 
Family Voices of Alabama has been notified that our competitive application for continued funding as the Family to Family Health Information Center in AL has been approved by HRSA and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Our work to build partnerships between families and providers, as well as equipping family leaders, will continue!

Online Training
Visit our Video Training Library.
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Partners in Care SummitPlan ahead!
April 20-21, 2017
Partners in Care Summit

More Summit Information.
Registration opens in February 2017.
View 2016 Photo Highlights.

More News
More items of interest are on our News Page

Tips for Parents

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Be sure to get a good night's sleep. Each child has different sleep needs, but if your child has special health needs, sleep deprivation can make them worse. In general, school-aged children need 9 -10 hours a night.

 

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Family Voices of Alabama

Address:
1050 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36604-2402
 
Email: info@familyvoicesal.org
 
Phone: 877-771-FVOA or (877-771-3862)
 
Susan Colburn - susan@familyvoicesal.org
Gerald Oveson - jerry@familyvoicesal.org
Iris Plasencia - info@familyvoicesal.org

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National Family Voices

Family Voices of Alabama is the Family Voices State Affiliate Organization. Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Through this national network, Family Voices provides families tools to make informed decisions, advocates for improved public and private policies, builds partnerships among professionals and families, and serves as a trusted resource on health care. To learn more about the national initiatives of the National Family Voices, please visit their website at: familyvoices.org.

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Health Care Notebook

Keeping good records improves the care you receive. Care Notebook CoverOur health care notebook is a tool to help caregivers of children with special health care needs maintain an ongoing record of his/her child's care, services, providers, and notes.

We can schedule training for your group of families. Cotact us.

Care Notebooks are now available in Spanish for you to download.

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