St. Clair County

For households applying for first-time assistance, contact the St. Clair office at  205-338-7407 for pre-application guidance.

Contact us:

St. Clair County:
205 Edwin Holliday Place, Suite #115
Pell City, AL 35125
Phone: (205) 338-7407


Office Managers: Ellen Allen, Nina Barnes

Case Manager & Mobile App Consultant: Ali Chambers

2021 Federal Income Guidelines

The applicant’s total household income for the previous month must be at or below 150% Federal poverty:

1 Person $1,595
2 People $2,155
3 People $2,715
4 People $3,275
5 People $3,835
6 People $4,395
7 People $4,955
8 People $5,515

Add $560 for each additional member in households with more than 8 people.

Funding for Community Action Agency of NE AL Inc. is provided by: 


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 Business Charitable Trust Fund Trust

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

DollarHelp Program: Utility assistance for eligible individuals and families.

DollarHelp is collective action at its best. Every donation matters, no matter the amount. If you are a customer who can donate directly through your gas account, please help people stay warm today.

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 (EFSP)

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

Catholic Charities

Utility assistance for eligible individuals and families funded by Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

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/Health Coverage Assistance.