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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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    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

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    GovBenefits, A Partnership of Federal Agencies and Organizations
  • 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
  • Tips for Dealing With Government Offices and Agencies

    In order to receive certain benefits, you must give an agency some information about yourself. It is very important to give correct information to agencies. This document contains tips on how to do this. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Do You Qualify for Lifeline? You Can Get a FREE Cell Phone

    If you qualify for the Lifeline program above, you can get a free cell phone through this benefit. Read this information to find out how. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Lifeline and Link-up Benefits for Alabama

    Need help paying your phone bill? You can get help through Lifeline & Link-Up. If you get Medicaid, Food Stamps, SSI, TANF, LIHEAP or you have a Section 8 voucher, you may be eligible - read this information to find out. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Save Those Papers!

    In order to protect your rights, you may need to use papers others have given you. This fact sheet tells you what papers you should save. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama