Blount County

Services

Low Income Home Energy Assistance

Assistance on a one-time basis to low income families to meet heating and cooling energy costs and to prevent energy from being terminated in health crisis situations. Funds are paid directly to utility companies and vendors.

Alabama Charitable Trust Fund – Utility Assistance

The nonprofit Alabama Business Charitable Trust Fund Trust (ABC Trust) was created by Alabama Power in 1992 to supplement other energy assistance efforts. The Trust works with community action agencies to help cover heating and cooling costs of low-income families and those struggling with temporary financial problems

Senior Exercise Class

One-hour group classes include stretching, flexibility, balance, low-impact aerobics, and strength training.  For class schedule, time and location, please call 205-413-4717

Weatherization Assistance Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. Funds are used to improve the energy performance of dwellings families in need, using the most advanced technologies and testing procedures available in the housing industry.

Transitioning for a Better Tomorrow

This grant is made possible by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham and in partnership with Disability Rights and Resources, to increase direct services that positively impact low income individuals and families.  A computer lab was established for job searches, Social Security Benefits on-line access, and other areas of need.  Other resources under this grant include, Job Shadowing/Training, Peer Support, Coupon Classes, and People First.

Emergency Food & Shelter Program

Utility assistance and/or rent assistance for eligible individuals and families.

Personal Finance Classes

Individual or group classes offered by Regions Bank to help establish household budgets and learn how to save through use of coupons, and other savings tips.

State General Fund

$50.00 food gift card for eligible seniors 55 or older.
$45.00 public transportation for eligible seniors 55 or older.
Propane assistance for eligible seniors 55 or older.

Community Service Block Grant

Utility/propane assistance for eligible individuals and families 55 or older. $50.00 food gift card for eligible seniors 55 or over. $45.00 public transportation for eligible seniors 55 or older.

Farmers Market Nutrition Program

$30 voucher available for seniors 60 years of age or older Please visit our office for assistance filling out an online application.

CARES- COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was created in light of the COVID-19 pandemic to assist individuals who have been negatively impacted. Our agency has designated these funds for :  Utilities/Propane Assistance, Rental Assistance, Food Assistance, Transportation Assistance, and Prescription Assistance.

Office Staff

Kristi Phillips

Case Manager

Contact Us:

1004 2nd Ave E
Oneonta, AL 35121
205-413-4717