Family Guidance Center

A Non-Profit Organization Providing Services for Alabama Families Since 1959

Life Is Fun Together (LIFT)

Providing healthy relationship & marriage education to promote family well-being.

LIFT is a FREE program through the Family Guidance Center of Alabama and a partnership with the Alabama Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Project (AHMRE). LIFT provides relationship and marriage education and real-world skills through fun, distinctive workshops, information & referral services, ongoing support, and the LIFT library. LIFT currently has programs for adult couples. Dating couples, premarital couples, and married couples can all enjoy the benefits of LIFT workshops. 


(The production of this webpage was supported by Grant: #90ZB0007 from the Administration for Children and Families. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the AHMRE project and do not necessarily represent the official views of ACF. These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability or religion.)

3/23/23 UPDATE- Registration for our May classes starts on March 27, 2023. We will begin working through our call list on March 27, 2023. To be added to our list, send your name, email address, and phone number to Santana Lumpkin at (334) 270-4100 ext. 317 or via email at Classes will fill up. Don't wait! Call today!!!
THANK YOU for making healthy relationships a priority in Alabama!!!


Our Workshops


ELEVATE is a couples education program that blends 7 practical skills with an understanding of the physiology of human interaction (the heart-brain-behavior connection). Get skills to help manage stress and reduce conflict. Learn how to relax, get to know each other more deeply, and make your relationship something you look forward to every day!

ELEVATE is based on these 7 Core Components:


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