On April 26, 2021 President Biden granted a Major Disaster Declaration for Bibb, Calhoun, Clay, Hale, Jefferson, Perry, Randolph, and Shelby Counties releasing Federal funds to help individuals recover from the March 25th and 26th Tornados and storms. FEMA Individual Assistance is now available for those impacted by the disaster. For more information from Mayor Mitchell, for information on the types of FEMA assistance available, and to apply for assistance see the links below or call 1-800-621-3362.
Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging also known as M4A
- Caregiver Support: Information, Assistance, Education, Counseling, Respite, and Supplemental Services.
- Home & Community Based Services: In home services and care coordination to help older and disabled individuals remain in their homes.
- Insurance Counseling: Counseling, advocacy, and help with Medicare, Medicaid, Prescription coverage, Long-Term Care, and Medicare Fraud.
- Legal Services: Legal assistance with powers of appointment, access to public benefits, housing, and healthcare. (must be 60 years of age or older)
- Nutrition: Nutritious meals either delivered at home or in a congregate setting.
- Ombudsman Services: Information and advocacy for residents of long-term care facilities and family members.
- Prescription Assistance: Assistance to obtain free or low cost prescription drugs from pharmaceutical companies.
- Senior Employment: A paid training program to help strengthen and improve skill set to secure gainful employment. [age requirement]
- AWARE Program (Aging Workers Are Reliable Employees)
- Senior Companion Program
- Foster Grandparent Program
- Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)