There’s always something going on with The Firehouse Shelter! Check out our latest news and view photos from our past events. Lives are being transformed on a daily basis and we are grateful for the many volunteers and community supporters who are making a difference!

Homelessness is a complex issue without quick and easy solutions! We invite you to educate yourself about the homeless population here in Birmingham, Jefferson County and the seven county metro area by exploring the featured websites and other literature in our Resource section of the webpage.

Our entire community benefits when the issue of homelessness is dealt with effectively! We are looking for willing partners who are committed to change the world one person at a time, one issue at a time! The knowledge you will gain through these sites will hopefully propel you to act to meet the needs of the chronic homeless men we serve!

Website Links to Educate Yourself about Homelessness

10 Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness in Birmingham

Recent Study on Birmingham's & Jefferson County's Homeless

  • How can you live an altruistic lifestyle when negativity is on your mind? Today we've got the answers as we share six tips to help train your brain to be more positive.

  • Firehouse Ministries is best known for our shelter that serves more homeless men than any agency in Alabama. However, Firehouse Shelter does so much more than that! Read on.

  • There are lots of worthy nonprofits out there who need financial support, so how can you pick just one? Today, we're here to help you learn how to choose the right charity for donating.

  • Volunteering with elderly neighbors is an excellent way to get involved, support your community and find fulfillment. Check out these five benefits of volunteering with senior citizens.

  • If you want to celebrate this Independence Day with an altruistic twist, check out some of these ideas for how you can give back to your community near and far.