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Find local resources for your housing issues in your state. You can find legal aid groups to call for help. You can see what rental assistance programs may help you. Or you can use tools to write letters or file court documents to protect yourself.

Last updated on October 11, 2021

Legal Help in Alabama

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

Legal Services Alabama, Inc.

https://legalservicesalabama.org(866) 456-4995

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Alabama Judicial System Self-Help

http://judicial.alabama.gov/library/selfhelp

Serves all local counties and cities

Alabama Free Legal Answers online clinic

https://alabama.freelegalanswers.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in Alabama

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

Alabama Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://eraalabama.com/

Serves all local counties and cities

Alabama 2-1-1/United Way

http://www.211connectsalabama.org/Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all local counties and cities

Baldwin County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.baldwinaltogether.org/

Serves local areas: Baldwin County

Birmingham Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.birminghamal.gov/renthelp

Serves local areas: Birmingham

City of Huntsville COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.huntsvilleal.gov/covid-19-emergency-rental-assistance/

Serves local areas: Huntsville

Jefferson County Alabama Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://erap.jccal.org/

Serves local areas: Jefferson County

Madison County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://mcerap.com/

Serves local areas: Madison County

Mobile County Treasury Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance

https://www.mobilecountyal.gov/grants/rental-and-utility-assistance/

Serves local areas: Mobile County

Mowa Choctaw Emergency Rental Assistance

https://mowachoctawhousingauthority.com/

Serves local areas: Mowa Choctaw Housing Authority

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in Alabama

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US