The Jefferson County Department of Community Services is responsible for the administration of federal and state grant programs that enhance the quality of life for all the citizens of Jefferson County. Since 2010, the Department has administered approximately 200 million in grant programs. These grant programs are as follows:
- Jefferson County HUD Entitlement Program
- Community Development Block Grant or CDBG (Housing Rehabilitation and Non-Housing programs)
- Emergency Solution Grants or ESG
- HOME (Affordable Housing)
The mission statement for Community Services is to enhance the quality of life of communities and create economic opportunities for all the citizens of Jefferson County.
The vision for the Department is to administer state and federal programs in compliance with the regulations and to provide an array of services that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Jefferson County.
The core values of the Department are integrity, ethical behavior, respect, drive and innovation.
Daren Lanier, Deputy County Manager
Commissioner Sheila Tyson, Community Services Liaison
AddressJefferson County Department of Community Services
716 Richard Arrington Jr., Blvd North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 325-5761
Fax: (205) 325-5095