Legal Services of Alabama is 205-328-3540 or 1-866-456-4995
http://www.legalservicesalabama.org is the website for legal services. It tells the services they offer and how to obtain their services and they can assist you in determining if you are qualified.
Birmingham Bar Association (205) 251-2231
http://www.birminghambar.org/ is their website and they will refer you to an attorney as well. These attorneys will often give a free or reduced price initial consult but are not usually free.
Call the toll free number to get an application 1-888-373-KIDS (5437). To Mail the application - use this address ALL Kids P.O. Box 304839 Montgomery, Alabama 36130-4839 To fax your application use - (334) 206-3783 Eligibility Requirements oLive in Alabama. oage 19 or under oNot be eligible for Medicaid. oBe a U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Look at this link to help you determine if you are eligible. http://adph.org/allkids/assets/Eng.mon.color.pdf Here is a link to tell you about the program and its requirements. http://www.benefitsapplication.com/apply/AL/Alabama%20ALL%20Kids-Children's%20Health%20Insurance
UAB Charity Care
Here is the link for the application for UAB Charity Care for free or reduced medical care. http://www.uabmedicine.org/uab_med/ccurl/196/189/UABCharityCareApplication022410.pdf
State Vocational Rehabilitation
Do you have a disability and require assistance in finding a job/ assistance in getting accomodations in a school? Call 205-290-4400 Here is the link to their website and this will let you read how to get free assistance in job placement if you are eligible. http://www.rehab.state.al.us/
Food Stamps / SNAP
Food Stamps/ SNAP program click here. http://www.benefitsapplication.com/program_info/AL/Food%20Stamps?gclid=CITVuJ2e_bYCFUWo4AodICwARQ
How do I apply for Medicaid? http://www.benefitsapplication.com/apply/AL/Medicaid This is a link to help you get to the local Medicaid Office. http://medicaid.alabama.gov/CONTENT/3.0_Apply/3.3.1_Maps_and_Driving_Directions.aspx I helped a child apply for Medicaid one time at the health department in Cullman. It was a very simple process.
How do I apply for unemployment?
Go to this link to get started. http://www.benefitsapplication.com/apply/AL/Unemployment%20Insurance There are three major ways, through which one can apply for the Alabama Unemployment Insurance program, these are: oSubmitting a paper application oFiling an online application oSeek application help via phone Am I qualified for unemployment? Eligibility Requirements oAlabama resident who has worked in Alabama the past 12-18 months and earned a certain minimum amount in wages. o You must be mentally and physically fit for work and available for work, during the period and if you are applying for social security disability you should not draw unemployment benefits.
Call 1-888-942-4673 Pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and children under 6 may qualify. Go to this link and find out about WIC http://www.benefitsapplication.com/apply/AL/WIC
Any States website for free or reduced government assistance
Here is the link for free or reduced benefits for any state. http://www.benefitsapplication.com/browse_states