Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham receives grant for emergency rent and utility assistance

Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham receives grant for emergency rent and utility assistance
(Source: WAVE 3 News)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - This could mean a big helping hand for some people in Jefferson County.

The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham has received a Community Development Block Grant from The Jefferson County Commission to provide COVID-19 emergency assistance for Jefferson County residents living outside the city limits of Birmingham, Bessemer, Helena, and Sumiton.

Applicants can be awarded a one-time benefit of up to $1,500 to help with rent or utilities, including water, sewer, electric, and gas.

To qualify for the funding, the applicant must be a resident of Jefferson County and live outside of the city limits of Birmingham, Bessemer, Helena, and Sumiton.

You must have a documented loss of income due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

For more information, call (205) 328-4536.

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