Assistance Programs, Free Services, Local Agencies and Charities

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  • Alabama Food Assistance Program  – Providing monthly benefits to eligible low-income households to help them buy the food they need for good health, Call: 334-242-1310
  • Alabama Family Assistance  – Provides cash as a temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) for basic needs for low-income families with children under age 18 or age 19 if s/he is a full-time student in a secondary school or in the equivalent level of vocational or technical trainingCall: 334-242-1773
  • Alabama Medicaid  – A health insurance program that provides medical and health-related services to eligible Alabama residents, Call: 334-242-5000
  • Alabama ALL Kids-Children’s Health Insurance Program  – Offers low-cost and comprehensive healthcare coverage for eligible Alabama children under age of 19, Call: 800-252-1818
  • Alabama Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)  – Helps low-income Alabama residents pay their high heating and cooling bills, Call: 334-242-4909
  • Alabama Weatherization Assistance Program  – Assists households reduce energy bills by improving energy efficiency of their homes, Call: 334-242-4909
  • Alabama Telephone Assistance Program (Lifeline)  – Offers discounts on basic monthly service for qualified telephone customers, Call: Local telephone company
  • Alabama Telephone Assistance Program (Link-Up)  – Provides discounts on installation charges for telephone service to eligible Alabama program participants, Call: Local telephone company
  • Alabama Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)  – Healthy foods, breastfeeding support, nutrition education, health care referrals, Call: 888-942-4673
  • Alabama School Breakfast and Lunch Program  Provides low-cost or free meals to school children, Call:  334-242-1988
  • Alabama Special Milk Program  – Offers milk to children in schools, childcare institutions, and eligible camps, Call: 334-242-8249
  • Alabama Summer Food Service  – Provides free meals and snacks to help low-income Alabama children in the summer months, Call334-242-1988
  • Alabama Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)  – Provides low-income seniors with special checks to buy fresh, nutritious fruits, vegetables, and herbs from authorized farmers’ marketsCall: 334-240-7247
  • Alabama Housing Choice Voucher Program  – Helps eligible low-income households lease privately owned rental units from participating landlordsCall: Local PHA
  • Alabama Public Housing  – Provides safe, decent, and affordable rental units for eligible low-income residents, Call: Local PHA
  • AHFA Step Up   A homeownership program that helps moderate-income home buyers with the down payment, Call: 334-244-9200
  • AHFA Mortgage Credit Certificates  – Tax credits that can help Alabama home buyers with their house payments, Call: 334-244-9200