Huntsville, AL Assistance Programs and Resources

Below we list many of the Huntsville community resources below. We list all helpful resources from government, non-profit organizations, faith based locations, etc. If you would like to see only Madison County community resources, visit: All Madison County Assistance

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Salvation Army Huntsville

305 Seminole Dr SW
Huntsville, AL - 35805
(256) 536-8876
Basic Needs Emergency Assistance: Our services to the homeless include assistance with food, clothing, job placement, education and budgeting classes, and assistance finding permanent housing. Extended Stay and Paid Stay program available through caseworker. Individuals must be age 18 or older to use the shelter. This program does not accept sex offenders or anyone with outstanding warrants. Check-in is at 6:30 p.m. every night, year-round; Community Weather Station: During extreme heat, cold, or heavy rain, The Salvation Army opens its doors to anyone needing temporary protection from the elements, including citizens that aren’t homeless but don’t have air conditioning or heat in their homes.  The Salvation Army dining hall, located inside The Salvation Army’s Community Kitchen is opened as a cooling, warming, or drying station when needed.  The availability of the weather station is announced by posting weather flags outside the building: BLUE for rain, RED for cooling, WHITE for warming. The flags signal that the station is open to receive clients. During extremely cold conditions at night, The Salvation Army Shelter will take as many individuals as there are beds, on a first come first served basis. For more information call 256-536-8876.

One Stop Shop (OSS)

2201 Clinton Avenue
Huntsville, AL - 35805
256-536-4368
Hours: Mon - Thurs 8:00–4:00; Fri 8:00-3:30. Low income individuals and families often cannot afford the cost of energy to heat their homes during the winter or cool their homes in the summer. CAPHMLC administers the LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) which assists eligible households with utility deposits and/or utility payments. Funds are paid directly to utility companies and vendors. Assistance may be received up to four times per year based on eligibility requirements. (light bill assistance). CAPHMLC also provides emergency assistance on a case by case basis, depending on funding and eligibility. Assistance may consist of food vouchers, utilities, rent, mortgage assistance, medical care, dental care, prescription medicine, bus tickets or fuels.

Calvary Hill Friendship Center

2900 Fairbanks Street
Huntsville, AL - 35810
256-534-0863
Hours: Mon - Thurs 8:00–4:00; Fri 8:00-3:30pm. Low income individuals and families often cannot afford the cost of energy to heat their homes during the winter or cool their homes in the summer. CAPHMLC administers the LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) which assists eligible households with utility deposits and/or utility payments. Funds are paid directly to utility companies and vendors. Assistance may be received up to four times per year based on eligibility requirements. (light bill assistance). CAPHMLC also provides emergency assistance on a case by case basis, depending on funding and eligibility. Assistance may consist of food vouchers, utilities, rent, mortgage assistance, medical care, dental care, prescription medicine, bus tickets or fuels.