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Children's Homes and Institutions in Alabama, USA

(With foundation date, operator, number of Male/Female places, age for admission, and type of children received, where known.)

  • St Edward's Atheneum Orphan Home, 8131 Berney Avenue (East Lake P.O.), Birmingham
    (1903; Sisters of Charity; Orphan and dependent children; 48M/51F)
  • Eastlake Orphans' Home, Eastlake
    (1903; Sisters of Charity; Care of Homeless Orphans; 40M/30F)
  • Louise Short Baptist Home, Evergreen
    (1893; Private corporation (Baptist); Dependent children from 2 to 14; 45M/46F)
  • Church Home for Orphans, 204 South Warren Street, Mobile
    (1864; Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Alabama; Orphan and destitute children; 8M/39F)
  • Industrial School for Catholic Orphan Boys, 3 Lafayette Street, Mobile
    (1838; Brothers of the Sacred Heart; Orphan boys; 89M)
  • St Mary's Female Orphan Asylum, 357 Conti Street, Mobile
    (1838; Sisters of Charity; Orphan and neglected girls; 76F)
  • Protestant Orphan Asylum, 859 Dauphin Way, Mobile
    (1836; Private corporation; Indigent orphan children; 25M/20F)
  • Children's Home, Montgomery
    (; Knights of Pythia)
  • United Methodist Children's Home, Broad Street, Selma
    (1881; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Needy children; 34M/55F)
  • Alabama Methodist Orphanage, Summerfield
    (1881; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Needy children; 34M/55F)
  • Presbyterian Orphans' Home, Talladega
    (1868; Presbyterian Synod of Alabama; Orphan children; 25M/45F)