Child, Youth, and Family Services in Huntsville, Alabama

There are 2 Child, Youth, and Family Services in Huntsville, Alabama, serving a population of 190,501 people in an area of 213 square miles. There is 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 95,250 people, and 1 Child, Youth, and Family Services per 106 square miles.

In Alabama, Huntsville is ranked 7th of 776 cities in Child, Youth, and Family Services per capita, and 7th of 776 cities in Child, Youth, and Family Services per square mile.

List of Huntsville Child, Youth, and Family Services

Find Huntsville, Alabama child, youth, and family services.


National Childrens Advocacy Center 200 West Side Square Huntsville, AL

Neaves Davis Center for Children 817 Cook Avenue Northwest Huntsville, AL

What is Child, Youth, and Family Services?

Huntsville Offices of Child and Family Services (OCFS) are Alabama State,, or local government agencies that provide programs and services to improve the economic and social well-being of children, youth, and families in Huntsville, AL. Protective services and certain regulatory functions may also be among the responsibilities of a Huntsville Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

You may contact Children and Family Services for questions about:
  • Huntsville Child, Youth, and Family Services programs
  • Child abuse and maltreatment
  • Huntsville adoptions, foster care, and group homes
  • Social services programs
  • SNAP Food Stamp program in Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Huntsville Child Population by Age, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Relationship of Child to Householder, Income of Households With Children, and School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Huntsville Child Population by Age
 HuntsvilleAlabama
Under Age 37,733171,126
Age 3 to 44,782121,023
Age 52,29058,245
Age 6 to 86,396183,305
Age 9 to 116,384186,540
Age 12 to 146,619188,831
Age 15 to 176,296191,219
Huntsville Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 HuntsvilleAlabama
Children Living in Households40,4961,099,751
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units54.8%61.9%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units45.2%38.1%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households23,724676,969
Children Living With Male Householder2,84471,952
Children Living With Female Householder13,588344,810
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present5.9%5.4%
Huntsville Relationship of Child to Householder
 HuntsvilleAlabama
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)89.3%85.7%
Grandchild6.8%10.4%
Other Relatives2.1%2.5%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.9%1.4%
Huntsville Income of Households With Children
 HuntsvilleAlabama
Median Income of Households with Children$54,697$55,151
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance32.9%32.4%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line28.7%25.9%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line71.3%74.1%
Huntsville School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 HuntsvilleAlabama
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)3,21297,161
Children Enrolled in Public School81.4%86.6%
Children Enrolled in Private School18.6%13.4%