From time to time, EVERYONE needs help.
Welcome to the Web site of the Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama!
To reduce the causes and adverse consequences of poverty and to empower low-income individuals, families and communities to achieve self-sufficiency through advocacy, resource utilization and service delivery.
What's New at Community Action
Review our Annual Report by clicking the Newsletter link.
Free vegetable seeds, plants and fertilizer are provided to help qualifying local residents wishing to grow their own gardens
Sign up begins February 8 and runs through March 18, 2016
To participate in the program applicants must:
- reside in Lauderdale/Colbert or Franklin Counties
- must not exceed gross monthly income as defined
Maximum income of $1,471 for single household
two-person households - $1,991
three-persons - $2,511
For each additional person in the household add $520 per month
call 256-386-3798 1-4 pm M-F
Residents of Franklin County
call 256-332-7534 1-4 pm M-Thur.
Beginning with the 2015-2016 Winter utility season the State of Alabama now mandates the use of the standard no income Form 125 for all NO INCOME statements. For each household member 18 and older declaring "no income' a no income Form 125 must be filled out. Please click on the BELOW LINK and print Form 125 or visit one of our offices to request a form. Hand written statements will NO LONGER be accepted.
Please see "Guidelines" for additional information.
Our on-line utility scheduler has been added for your convenience. Please click on the link below and follow the instructions.
Please read new State mandated requirements for obtaining 2015-2016 utility assistance under our 'Guidelines' tab.