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

 

Partners in Care Summit 2024

Partnerships That Assure a Good Life – For Everyone

Details on the Summit Page

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New Tip Sheets for Download

We have many new tip sheets for parents
in both english and español.

See the full list on the Downloads Page.

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Coronavirus Information & Resources

As the world continues to respond to the coronavirus,  Family Voices is committed to providing information about the virus that we hope will support the unique conditions affecting children and youth with special health care needs, their families, and the larger communities of which they are a part. 

Tips for a Successful Telehealth Visit (pdf) Telehealth Worksheet (pdf)  Preparing for a Hospital Visit (pdf)  

Part of our commitment is this regularly updated National Family Voices webpage (familyvoices.org/coronavirus).  In addition, Family Voices has developed an email update. Read the latest and sign up at Resource e-Blast.

Also stay in touch with the latest coverage of the crisis through FaceBook/FVNational, Facebook/FamilyVoicesofAlabama, and Twitter/FamilyVoices, where you can share other resources, questions, and comments. You may also contact us directly. Our sincere thanks for all that you do on behalf of families and children.

 

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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 Spring, our Summit educates and enlightens families and professionals.

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News

News focused on our mission, newsletters of interest and 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.

Partners in Care Summit logoPartners in Care Summit
Spring

Our Summit will be held April 29-30, 2024 for our families and providers to collaborate and learn together. Our theme is Partnerships That Assure a Good Life – For Everyone. Summit Information and Registration

Ryan's Run Football LogoAnnual Ryan's Run - November
5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Our annual run/walk celebrating college football rivalry weekend was last held November 30, 2019. We can't wait until we can get together again! Learn more about the event on our Ryan's Run Events pages. Highlights are on our Ryan's Run Facebook page.

Good News!

HRSA approved Family Voices of Alabama for continued funding as the Family to Family Health Information Center in AL and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Our work to build partnerships between families and providers will continue!

Tips for Parents

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Cavities are the most common childhood disease. If untreated, they can become a major health problem. Dentists recommend that children be examined twice a year, more often if they have health conditions putting them at risk of tooth decay.

 

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Family Voices of Alabama

Address:
1050 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36604-2402
 
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Phone: 877-771-FVOA or (877-771-3862)
 

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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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