Islets of Hope assistance programs for persons with diabetes - Alabama

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Alabama - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Alabama - State Insurance and Prescription Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Alabama State Laws Pertaining to Diabetes

Federal Laws Pertaining to Persons with Diabetes

National Government and Private Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

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Where to get private fuel funds to help with your utility bills

Ask the state energy assistance office for the local phone number of the fuel fund nearest you, or go to

You can also contact one of the following private fuel funds for assistance:

Alabama Power Foundation
Alabama Business Charitable Trust Fund

Peggy Burnett
Tel: (205)-257-2357 | Fax (205)-257-1860

Gloria Woodard
605 21st North, Birmingham, AL 35203-2709
Tel: (205) 581-1840
Fax: (205) 326-2595

Am. Red Cross-Project SHARE
Wilma Sims-Moore
950 22nd St. N., Suite 750
Birmingham, AL 35203
Tel: (205) 458-8288 | Fax: (205) 458-8286 

Dallas-Selma Community Action Agency
Deborah Ward-Williams
PO Box 988
Selma, AL 36702
Birmingham, AL 35203
Tel: (334) 875-2450
Fax: (334) 875-2433

Community Action of N. Central Alabama
Barbara Carpenter
PO Box 1788
Decatur, AL 35602
Tel: (256) 355-7843
Fax: (256) 355-7953


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Financial & Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Alabama - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Hock's offers 30-50% discounted prices on diabetes supplies.  We cannot specifically recommend or endorse any company but we have been listing Hock's in our resource directory for over a year as one of the two cheapest online companies to purchase from.  We recently affiliated with Hock's because our own experience with them has been so positive.  If you do place an order through our site, they will contribute financially towards our cause and you will get reasonable prices for diabetes supplies.

  • National Kidney Foundation of Alabama, Inc.
    562 Clay Street
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 265-1033 / (334) 264-6296 (Fax)
    Website: No website available

    P.O. Box 342  Montgomery, AL 36101

    Alabama Food Bank Network - Click on your county to find participating food assistance in your area.

    Auburn Public Library - Lists links for obtaining financial assistance for utilities and housing.

    Central Alabama Electric -  Offers help in finding payment assistance for your utility bills.  Several area organizations offer assistance to those having problems paying their utility bills. Please call us for a listing of agencies. Call (800) 545-5735.

    The Food Bank of East Alabama - Phone:  334-821-9006; Fax 334-821-4697; Email:

    Helpline Christian Outreach Ministries, Inc., Operation Blessing - provides limited financial assistance for rent or mortgage payments, emergency needs in situations of catastrophic loss (fire, flood, earthquake), utility bills (water, electricity, gas).  Requests will only be considered if received in the form of a pastoral or agency letter. Payments will be sent directly to the creditor. For more information, contact them by mail at 8 Roebuck Drive, Birmingham, AL  35215, or by telephone at 205-833-7712. E-mail

    Health Clinics in Alabama - Be sure to call to see if each individual clinic is able to help with your diabetes care needs.

    Hunters Helping the Hungry - List of food banks that participate in this program.

    LifeLine - Helpline Information and Referral - From emergency situations to the beginning of a long-term program, the HelpLine connects and directs you to the right channels to get you back on your feet. The HelpLine is an anonymous, confidential community resource serving Mobile, Baldwin, Clarke and Washington counties. Volunteers provide information and referrals to community agencies and groups as well a a listening ear, a helping hand and crisis prevention/intervention.

    Mobile Aids Support Service (MASS) - provides eligible individuals with funding for medical care, housing utilities, transportation, legal and dental expenses. Contact 334-471-5277 for more information.

    Sight Savers of Alabama - Sight Savers of Alabama helps disadvantaged children by providing them with improved vision early in their education. Sight Savers coordinates the activities of all child referral agencies and vision care providers in The Children’s Eye Care Network. This coordination fosters more effective community support by making public health services more accessible and responsive to underserved children.

    United Way of Central Alabama - Call 323-0000, Monday - Friday between 8:00 am and 4:30 p, or Click here for a fast link to hundreds of special services available for individuals and families in need. Listed in our database are organizations that help with food, clothing, rehabilitation services, elder care and more! The services are available in Jefferson, Shelby, Walker, Blount and St. Clair Counties from both public and private agencies.

    Free Clinics

    Medical Outreach Ministry Family Health Center
    88 West South Boulevard
    Montgomery, AL 36105
    (334) 281-8008

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