ALABAMA RESOURCE AND DIRECTORY OF HOMELESS AND TRANSITIONAL SHELTERS, LOW INCOME ASSISTED HOUSING, FOOD BANKS, FOOD STAMPS, LEGAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
The GotTrouble Alabama homeless shelter resource and directory provides people going through life-changing trouble with a one-stop resource for homeless and transitional shelters, low income housing as well as related information on Alabama food banks and pantries, counseling services, and discount legal and financial assistance.
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SPONSORS
CAPITAL CITY COMMUNITY HOMES
CLAIBORNE ARMS APTS
DICKENS FERRY APTS
Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing phone them at: 1-800-955-2232.
If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. The following organization(s) can provide you with information on free and low-cost legal assistance:
Legal Services Alabama is a statewide nonprofit organization that provides access to justice and free quality civil legal aid and assistance to educate and empower Alabama's low-income community from nine offices located in Anniston, Birmingham, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Opelika, Selma and Tuscaloosa.
FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES
Woodmont Food Bank 2001 Darby Drive Florence, AL 35630 (256) 766-1255
Woodland Church Food Bank 4180 Highway 431 Eufaula, AL 36027 (334) 687-5991
We Care Food Bank 2124 East 2nd Street Montgomery, AL 36106 (334) 832-9511
Welcome - Food Pantry 71 Zion Street Tallassee, AL 36078 (334) 285-2594
Urban Ministry 1229 Cotton Avenue SW Birmingham, AL 35211 (205) 781-0517
FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) - ALABAMA
The Alabama food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program. You can locate the closest SNAP Office by contacting: Alabama Department of Human Resources 50 Ripley St, S. Gordon Persons Bldg. Montgomery, AL 36130-4000 Phone: (334) 242-1745
DEBT AND DEPRESSION - COUNSELING AND TREATMENT CENTERS
MONEY TROUBLE CALCULATOR
Getting out of money trouble requires careful planning. Having a good fix on your current financial condition and figuring out how much you will need to get out of debt and back on your feet is essential. The following topic calculators will help you in the process:
How much car can I afford?
How long will it take to pay off my credit card?
How much can I afford to borrow?
How much will my loan payments be?
Should I consolidate my loans?
How much will my lease payments be?
How much should I save each month?
Trouble Shooter Public Service Awards
Courageous individuals and organizations in both the private and public sector are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering counseling to the homeless and needy. These organizations deserve our recognition and support. Tell us about an outstanding non-profit shelter, food bank, or community assistance organization and we will post their information on our site.