The mission of First 5 Alabama is to enhance healthy attachment relationships between children birth to age five and the adults who care for them through promotion, prevention, and intervention supports throughout Alabama’s early childhood systems.


First 5 Alabama supports the Alabama Alliance of IECMH Consultants. Visit or call Nancy Deabler, First 5 Alabama Coordinator, at 1-866-711-4025.


Contact the North Alabama Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant Cynthia Patterson at or 256-859-4900.


A partnership of First 5 Alabama and UCP Huntsville.