Alabama Caregiver Resources


General Resources
  • 2-1-1 Connects Alabama (2-1-1, 888-421-1266 toll-free)
    • 2-1-1 is a free, easy to remember number to dial for information and referral across the spectrum of human need, including but not limited to rental assistance, food pantries, affordable housing, health resources, transportation, caregiver support, financial programs, literacy, and job programs.
  • Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS) (800-AGE-LINE , 800-243-5463)
    • ADSS administers statewide programs on aging that cover all 67 counties through the Regional Planning Commissions and the local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA). Each of the AAAs provides comprehensive services through contracts and grants to a wide variety of local agencies, both public and private.

Health Resources

  • Alabama Department of Public Health (800-ALA-1818)
    • The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is the primary state health agency for the state of Alabama.
  • Alabama SenioRx Program (800-AGE-LINE , 800-243-5463)
    • SenioRx is a program that offers free or low-cost prescription drugs for Alabamians who are age 55 and older and for persons with disabilities who are diagnosed with chronic health conditions requiring daily medication.
  • Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) (800-AGE-LINE , 800-243-5463)
    • The ADRC provides benefits screening, education, and options counseling on long-term care services and supports for older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers.

Home- and Community-Based Resources

  • Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network (866-737-8252 toll-free)
    • The statewide program includes voucher respite reimbursement services, free caregiver education, training, respite resource information and referrals for caregivers.
  • Alabama Dementia (800-AGE-LINE, 800-243-5463)
    • Alabama Dementia is a resource for Alabama seniors with memory loss and their caregivers.
  • Alabama Cares Program (800-AGE-LINE, 800-243-5463)
    • A program for caregivers that provides education, respite, assistance and supplemental services.

Legal Resources

  • Alabama Department of Human Resources (334-242-1350, 800-458-7214)
    • The Adult Protective Services Division supports and enables County Departments to protect elderly and disabled adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation, and prevent unnecessary institutionalization.
  • Legal Services of Alabama (LSA) (866-456-4995 toll-free)
    • LSA provides civil legal assistance to low-income Alabamians. The legal staff can help with a range of issues, including problems with public benefits (SNAP and Social Security), housing issues and domestic violence.
  • Alabama Legal Help (866-456-4995 toll-free)
    • Provides senior legal services and information on advanced directives, wills, powers of attorney and health care issues.

Specific Audience Resources

Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (334-242-5077)

  • Provides resources and information for veterans and their caregivers.

Disability Resources

  • ADA.gov homepage (ADA home page will have information regarding latest laws, disability news and regulations. They will also have resources for all things disabled. 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services Phone: (334) 293-7500 Toll-Free: (800) 441-7607 Website: http://www.rehab.alabama.gov/home Director: Jane E. Burdeshaw
  • The Department of Rehabilitation Services will have resources to help a plethora of disabilities and individuals interested in working, staying at work, and or trying to become more independent. This is one of the best resources for all things disabled.

As our site grows and we acquire more volunteers to help in the gathering of Information of their state We will update lists and resources accordingly. 

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