Alabama ALL Kids-Children's Health Insurance
Alabama ALL Kids-Children's Health Insurance is an initiative by the State of Alabama that provides healthcare coverage for children and teenagers within the State of Alabama. The beneficiaries of this initiative are usually from families whose income is higher than the Medicaid eligibility set amount, but still lower than 300% of the Federal Poverty Level. The Alabama ALL Kids-Children's Health Insurance is administered by the Alabama Department of Public Health. This initiative provides an array of services some of which include dental care, eye care, prescriptions, physician services, etc.
Food Stamps (SNAP)
The Alabama Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a state of Alabama sponsored program that provides financial assistance to help needy families buy nutritious food. The aim of this program is to stop hunger and to promote healthy choices among individuals by enabling them to afford healthy, nutrient rich food.
In order to be eligible for the program you need to meet a specified set of requirements, as provided by the United States Department of Agriculture, which issues the regulations for the program. These rules are mainly based on the household income and size.
Alabama LIHEAP is Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for low-income residents who can't afford to pay their energy bills or are facing threat of complete disconnection. The program provides benefits through local Community Action Programs (CAPs).
Alabama Medicaid is an Alabama state initiative that pays for a range of services provided to the following groups of people: pregnant women with low income levels, individuals with disabilities, people living in nursing homes, specific individuals on Medicare and children.
The Alabama unemployment Insurance program is a state sponsored program that offers financial assistance to workers who are currently involuntarily unemployed. The aim of this program is to enable these workers and their families make a smooth financial transition from unemployment to employment.
In order to be eligible for this program you must be a resident of the state of Alabama, and you should have worked in the state for the past 12 to 18 months. You should also be actively looking for work and available for work during the period that you are receiving the benefits.
Alabama Weatherization Assistance Program is a federally sponsored program that helps low-income Alabama family’s implements energy conservation measures in their homes. The aim of this program is to help low income Alabama families reduce the proportion of their income spent in settling energy related utility bills by implementing energy conservation measures in the home. This program is administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) through a network of community action centers.
The Alabama WIC program is a joint initiative by the US federal government and the state of Alabama that provides supplemental foods, nutrition education, health care referrals and other health related services at no costs to women, infants and children. This program targets: low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to five years of age.