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  • Applying for Child Support Services

    Child Support services are automatically provided to persons currently receiving TANF, Medicaid or Foster Care. This information says who can apply and has initial application forms that you can complete. Content Detail

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    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Child Support Cooperation

    When you apply for Family Assistance for you and a child, the welfare department will ask you to help them get child support from parent not living with the child. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Family Assistance Program Eligibility Requirements

    Persons who apply for or receive cash benefits must meet certain requirements. They must help determine eligibility for benefits. They must participate in activities that will help them become able to support their families. This includes cooperating with child support, job search and JOBS. Persons who do not cooperate may be denied or may lose benefits. This website talks about all the requirements. Also in Spanish/EspaƱol Read More

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    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Help to Pay for Child Care

    Can I get help to pay for child care? Where can I get this help? What kinds of child care can I use? Read this for answers to these questions. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • The Family Assistance Program

    Family Assistance is Alabama's welfare program for helping very low income families with children. Before the end of 1996, it replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (ADC or AFDC) program. This document answers questions about applying for family assistance, eligibility, limits, exceptions, work activities and more. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama