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HUD Alabama

Resources on buying and maintaining a home and homeowner assistance

221 Alabama Directory for Homeless Shelters

Provides temporary lodging

Hardest Hit Alabama

1 (877) 497-8182

Foreclosure prevention program for the state of Alabama

Alabama Legal Help

(866) 456-4995

Legal information regarding foreclosure

United Capital Mortgage Assistance

1 (800) 474-1407

Foreclosure help and loan modification

Alabama Department of Human Resources - Family Assistance Program

(334) 242-1773

The Family Assistance Program provides temporary cash assistance 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 training. 

City of Birmingham Dept. of Community Development

(205) 254-2483

Down payment assistance for Birmingham residents

Montgomery Housing Authority

(334) 206-7200

Provides housing assistance to Montgomery residents

Mobile Housing Board

(251) 434-2205

Provides housing assistance to Mobile residents

Prichard Housing Authority

(251) 452-8500

Provides housing assistance to Prichard residents

Christian Mission Centers

(334) 393-2607

This program offers shelter and life skills to women.

Alabama Department of Human Resources - JOBS Program

(334) 242-1773

DHR's welfare to work program, called the JOBS Program, is administered by the Family Assistance Division and is operational in every county DHR office. State and county staff have developed numerous initiatives to address the problems faced by welfare families. 

The C.A.R.E. Center (Community Assistance Resource Effort)


The CARE Center seeks to impact southeastern Madison County by reducing poverty through education initiatives, employment resources, recovery programs, and emergency services. Includes a food pantry, thrift store, and tutoring services.

Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama


The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama provides emergency assistance during a time of crisis for the working poor and those who are out of work. Many services are available including: utility assistance, rent assistance, clothing assistance, and a food pantry

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