Strickland Youth Center
"We are fighting for the hearts and souls of our children. It's a fight that only can be won by community collaborations and fresh and innovative approaches to building and strengthening our families"

Transition Services

Transistion Services

This section shares the the transitions services available at the Strickland YouthCenter.  Successful re-entry into the community upon release from juvenile detention centers is a challenge for many youth.  The programs available at Strickland provide heip and encourage the juveniles that they can like fruitful and productive lives after being detained. 



NEST of Mobile
NEST is a local mentoring program that matches teams of community volunteers with at-risk youth and families.
A NEST team consists of two or more Court approved volunteers. NEST works with the Mobile County Juvenile
Court, the Department of Human Resources and partnering agencies to match teams with youth referrals.
14 Midtown Park E
Mobile Al 36606
Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Speak for the well being and safety of abused or neglected child.
2315 Costarides Street
Mobile, AL 36617
574-1450 ext. 5277
Foster Grandparents Program
Offers seniors opportunities to serve as mentors, tutors and loving caregivers.
1150 Government Street
Room 104
Mobile, AL 36604
Mobile Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program.
Created to bring hope and justice to those that are less fortunate
107 St. Francis St., Suite 2102
Mobile, AL 36602
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Created to engage persons in volunteer service to meet critical community needs.
304 Bayshore Avenue
Mobile, AL 36607
Volunteers of America Southeast, Inc.
Provides services to the community, such as affordable housing, behavioral health care, community outreach, and disaster recovery. They also provide services to veterans, the intellectually disabled, seniors, and youth.
600 Azalea Road Mobile, AL 36609
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
6001 Grelot Road, Suite H
Mobile, AL 36609















  Mobile County is blessed with outstanding resources to help you build a strong family.  Many of the programs are designed to give you tools to help you become  a more effective parent.  Additionally,  through the contacts and relationships you make with these organizations you will be encouraged and strengthened during times when you seem to have no answers.

Most of the organizations listed have websites and phone numbers.  It is very important to call if you need help.