Low-Income Resources in Alabama
Use the following resources to determine if you qualify to receive financial assistance from a variety of programs that operate throughout the state of Alabama. Please contact us if you find any information missing or outdated.
Is a low-cost, comprehensive healthcare coverage program for children under age 19. They provide benefits like imunizations and regular check-ups. Other benefits include: sick child doctor visits, prescriptions, vision and dental care, hospitalization, mental health and substance abuse services.
Phone Number: 1-888-373-KIDS (5437)
SenioRx is a program for Alabamians who are age 55 and older as well as persons with disabilities, who are diagnosed with chronic medical conditions requiring daily medication. The program aims to help people manage their chronic illnesses earlier and prevent more serious health problems later in life.
This medication assistance allows individuals to utilize their limited income for food and other important expenses.
Phone Number: 800-243-5463
SOBRA Medicaid is a health care coverage program that helps pay medical bills. This program is for children and teens under the age of 19 as well as pregnant women.
Phone: 1-(800) 362-1504
Alabama Family Assistance Program
The Family Assistance Program provides temporary financial assistance for needy families with a dependent child 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 training) and whose income does not exceed established agency standards.
Women Infants and Children
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a supplemental nutrition program for pregnant women, breastfeeding women, women who had a baby within the last six months, infants, and children under the age of five. One must meet income requirements and have a nutritional risk that proper nutrition could help to improve.
Phone: (888) 942-4673
Additional Community Action Programs In Alabama
Alabama Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - assists low-income Alabama residents with the high cost of home energy.
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) - The Community Services Block Grant Act was enacted to assist low-income individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. Serving the citizens of Alabama while reducing welfare dependency is a daily function for ADECA's Community Services section. The staff help manage a variety of programs and community activities to help low-income citizens become gainfully employed and improve their quality of life
Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama (CAANA) - Established as a private nonprofit by the federal government in 1964 to combat poverty in our geographical area, we seek to involve the entire community in assessing local needs and reducing poverty.
Community Action Association of Alabama (CAAA) - The Community Action Association of Alabama envisions a strong, committed partnership of Community Action Agencies empowered to produce measurable outcomes and results eliminating poverty. Our mission is to empower our member agencies to eliminate poverty by providing resource development, coordination of efforts, technical assistance and training.