UMCH Programs

UMCH offers a wide variety of programs to meet the needs of our children and families.
Please explore the links below to learn more about each program:

Group Homes

The Children who live in our Group Homes cannot live with their own families. Often this is because of abuse, neglect or abandonment.


Higher Education Homes

To provide college age foster students a stable and loving environment where they can seek a better life through faith in Jesus Christ and a higher education.


Foster Care

Our foster care program has four major parts: Foster Parent Training, Foster Home Licensure and Approval, Placement of Children and Supervision of Children in Care.


Transitional Living

Through our Transitional Living Program, the Children’s Home continues in its role as a surrogate parent, providing financial assistance as well as guidance to young adults who are trying to create a life plan.

Contact: Charlie Adair


Crestview Teen Center

The Crestview Teen Center offers services to youth living in foster care and foster parents. Several opportunities will be offered to help them reach personal, educational, and spiritual goals.


FOCUS - Family Preservation

FOCUS is a successful program that teaches, challenges, and helps families to learn the skills they need to stay together and help each other grow successfully.


Adoption Services

UMCH provides domestic and international home studies for families or individuals in Alabama. Our ministry also offers birth parent interviews and Birth Parent Relinquishments as well as other legal paperwork needed for in state or ICPC adoptions.