Become a client


Our intake criteria are outlined below. 

•  Applicants must be at least 19 years old

•  Clients cannot be employed during the Life Recovery program

•  Applicants must pass a background check (no outstanding warrants, violent or sexual crimes)

•  Applicants must pass a drug/alcohol screen (positive test results for THC on entry will not disqualify applicants)

•  Applicants must provide a birth certificate or social security card for all children

•  Male children over 10 years of age are not permitted

•  Applicants and/or applicant’s children cannot be in imminent danger

•  Applicants and their children must be willing to take a COVID-19 test

Please call us at 205-323-0170 to find out more about our program or to schedule an intake interview. Please note, we are not an emergency shelter, and intakes are conducted as space allows.

Become a client At Jessie Place


2305 5th Avenue North

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 323-0170

Jessie's Place is a part of the Downtown Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc., Jessie's Place is a part of Downtown Jimmie Hale Mission, Inc., a Christian-based, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, which includes a homeless shelter for men, a shelter for women and children and recovery programs - each with learning centers. This charity is often misspelled Jimmy Hale Mission.


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