2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information service that connects people from all communities and of all ages to a specialist who will help find local health and human services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Alabama Department of Human Resources will help families receive the least disruptive services they need, when they need them, and for only as long as they need them in order to maintain children in or return them to a safe, stable home.
The Community Action Agency of Alabama (CAAA) is the state Community Action Agency for all 67 counties within the state. There are 21 agencies that serve Alabama with a variety of services. Visit the CAAA website to find out which agency serves your county and which services are provided.
Community Action Partnership is a national, 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization that provides technical assistance, training, and other resources to Community Action Agencies, nonprofit and public groups funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), a federal program that allocates funding to states to connect Americans to greater opportunity.
Student loan forgiveness can be a tremendous asset to graduates. It is completely different than other methods of dealing with debt, such as low-interest student loans or interest-only payments. One way to get federal student loans forgiven is by working in a public service job. LendEdu offers a Student Loan Forgiveness guide that outlines student loan forgiveness options for students in Alabama. In brief, it breaks down several programs, covering eligibility and how to apply.