Administers the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that helps low-income households meets the cost of heating their homes in the winter and cooling their homes in the summer.
Also provides emergency rent payment assistance to prevent eviction.
Mon-fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Income and eligibility restrictions apply.
Rent Payment Assistance:
You must be at least 1 month behind In rent.
Your name must be on the lease.
You must have experienced a loss of income within the previous two months.
Subject to available funds.
Proof of income for everyone in household.
Social security cards for everyone in household.
Recent Utility Bill
Rent Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Electric Payment Assistance
Health Services Center
608 Martin Luther King Dr Hobson City, AL 36201 (256) 832-0100
Provides utility assistance for residents of Blount County who are in need. Assistance is determined on a case by case basis.
They will not help you if your utilities have already been disconnected.
Mon-fri 8:00 Am-4:00 Pm
Blount County residents
Valid photo ID with current address for all adults in the home
Social Security Cards for everyone in the home
Proof of income for everyone in the household (i.e. Check Stub, Bank Statment, Disability/food stamp letter, etc.)
Electric Payment Assistance
Greater Birmingham Ministries
2304 12th N Ave Birmingham, AL 35234 (205) 326-6821 (205) 716-2168
The Catholic Family Services provides utility and rent assistance once every 12 months per household for bills that fit their current guidelines. No appointment is necessary to apply. Applications are accepted in office.
To apply for utility assistance, bring a copy of your current bill. It doesn't have to be in the name of the person who is seeking assistance.
To apply for rent assistance, bring a copy of your lease and a note from your landlord stating the full amount owed, the month(s) owed, and the amount that will keep you in the home/unit for at least 30 more days.
Apply on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 1:30PM to 3:00PM.
Anyone in need.
Utility and/or rent bill and other documents as necessary.
Rent Payment Assistance, Electric Payment Assistance