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JCCEO EMERGENCY ASSISTANCEAPPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
589 Bessemer Super HighwayMidfield, AL 35228
Appointment Number: 205-259-7008
The JCCEO Emergency Assistance Program provides crisis intervention assistance for eligible, low-income individuals and families in urgent need. Services include assistance with rental or water utility payments. Emergency assistance services extended are dependent on available funding at the time of the individual’s application.
Clients in subsidized housing – such as public housing and section 8 – are NOT eligible for this program.
A client may be eligible for Emergency Assistance from JCCEO as a result of the following situations:
Households MUST meet ALL eligibility requirements and the following persons are authorized to apply for. To view the financial eligibility requirements for JCCEO Emergency Assistance CLICK HERE
JCCEO Emergency Assistance:
Each applicant for JCCEO Emergency Assistance MUST:
Self-declaration and/or statements from references are not acceptable means of income verification.
Documents applicant MUST bring to the appointment:
1) Monthly Income Documentation for 90 days prior to your appointment date.
Acceptable proof of income is:
For the purpose of the JCCEO Emergency Assistance Program, income is the total monthly amounts received in the household before any taxes or deductions. Any household member, 18 years or older, who reports zero income must have a State document verifying income unless proof of student enrollment is presented. Clients who do not provide adequate income verification will not be assisted and will be required to schedule a new appointment.
2) Social Security Cards for all household members (the actual card or a copy of the card).
3) A Picture ID: Bring a current picture ID of the person making the application (who must be the Head of the Household or his/her Spouse (to include Proxy).
4) Non-Biological Parents must provide custodial or legal guardianship papers.
5) Verification of Residence, which can include the current lease. Documentation from your landlord to verify your account status is acceptable.
6) Your Current Water Bill (for water utility assistance) – If your water service is OFF, the following must be provided: A printout from the water utility company stating what is required to restore service.
All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Financial Eligibility for emergency assistance requires that combined total income of the applicant be at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
No household may be assisted more than once in a 12-month period.
You must report on time to your scheduled location and have all the required documentation for your scheduled appointment. Being late for your appointment and/or missing documentation will result in your appointment being rescheduled. If you cannot keep your appointment, please call the appointment line to reschedule.
JCCEO considers applications for all services without regard to race, color religion, creed, gender national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other legally-protected status.
JCCEO Emergency Assistance FormCLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD
DOROTHY CROSBYCoordinator, Energy Services, and Asset Development589 Bessemer Super HighwayMidfield, AL email@example.com
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