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  • ALLKids Children's Insurance Program

    Many families cannot afford health insurance coverage offered through their jobs, yet they earn too much to receive other assistance. ALLKids is a low-cost or free comprehensive health insurance program for children under age 19. Upon enrollment, it provides quality medical care including preventive, dental and eye care. Content Detail

    By:
    Alabama Department of Public Health
  • 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

    By:
    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Are You Eligible for Any Goverment Benefits?

    Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive in Alabama. Also in Spanish/Español Read More

    By:
    GovBenefits, A Partnership of Federal Agencies and Organizations
  • 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/Español Read More

    By:
    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Food Assistance Program (SNAP) Eligibility Requirements

    Households applying for or receiving food assistance benefits must meet all applicable eligibility requirements based on food assistance policies. Time limits and requirements of other programs do not affect a household's eligibility for food assistance benefits. A household may still qualify for food assistance benefits even if eligibility ends in another program. Households must cooperate with the agency in establishing eligibility for food assistance. Failure to meet these requirements can result in a denial or termination of the food assistance case. Also in Spanish/Español (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Read More

    By:
    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Food Stamps Frequently Asked Questions

    Includes: How do I apply for food stamps? What do I need to bring to the interview? How long does it take to process my application? How do I use food stamps to buy food? Content Detail

    By:
    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Housing Choice Vouchers Fact Sheet

    This is information about the Section 8 voucher program. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • HUD's Public Housing Program

    Who is eligible for Public Housing? How do I apply? When will I be notified? Will I have to sign a lease? How do they decide what rent I pay? This document answers these questions and more. Also in Spanish/Español Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Social Security Information in Other Languages

    This website links to Social Security information in 15 different languages. It includes Retirement and Survivor's Benefits, Disability Benefits, SSI and more. It also includes information on SSA's interpreter services. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Online