Resources in Response to Covid-19
Click Here for a List of Food Assistance Locations: ***Call Ahead to verify times and availability, there are many people struggling and in need of help at this time***
Food USA - The Food Stamp Information Center (Food USA) Call 1-800-FOODUSA
***SNAP benefits have expanded call for information on how to apply***
In the Mobile Area, find additional locations of food pantries, some which may be more convenient to the resident, dial 251.653.1617. Families can also learn about other resources, ranging from the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
The city of Montgomery has created an interactive food access map for students and other in need.
Opelika has a food acces site that is open 24/7, The Little Food Pantry
University of Alabama's Emergency Student Relief Fund can assist with some funds for food, housing concerns and distance learning tools.
Health & Wellness
Covid-19 Testing Sites:
Or Call the ADPH for testing centers near you: 888-264-2256
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration 24 hr Call Line:1-800-487-4889
Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
Unemployment/Underemployment/Financial/ Legal Concerns
United Way- visit the website or dial 888-421-1266, or 866-234-5382 for more information about their Community Economic Relief Fund.
****Companies in Alabama are not disconnecting services for basic needs (water, electric, etc) during the time of crisis, despite ability to make payments at this time. contact Alabama Utilities with any concerns. Water Alabama Power****
Birmingham Housing Authority:
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