Alabama Recovery Work Continues To Connect Hope and Opportunity

February 22, 2012 - 10:36 AM EST
Mark Jones
mark_jones@uss.salvationarmy.org
(601) 278-2100
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Tuscaloosa, Ala. (February 22, 2012) As rebuilding continues across Alabama, so does The Salvation Army's presence and commitment to the residents of our state. The Salvation Army continues to operate an office of recovery at 900 Skyland Boulevard (former Goody’s location) in Tuscaloosa. Case workers are available between the hours of 9 AM and 3:30 PM weekdays. Assistance is available to all affected by the April 2011 storms.

Salvation Army staff will work to connect applicants to available assistance through the various agencies and Long term Recovery Committees partnering to build stronger communities. The Salvation Army is committed to Doing the Most good for all Alabama residents as we rebuild together.

Additionally, The Salvation Army continues to provide long term recovery case workers across Alabama. Partnering with Long Term Recovery Committees in each community, The Salvation Army is working to connect residents with the available resources at both The Salvation Army and partnering agencies.

The Salvation Army is currently providing disaster assistance 10 locations in Alabama. Residents in need of assistance may contact the following locations for assistance:

NW AL Resource Center (DHQ Recovery Center)
200 Indies St Hackleburg
Serving: Franklin and Marion Counties

The Salvation Army Decatur, AL
114 14th Street SW
(256) 353 2822
Serving: Limestone and Lawrence Counties

The Salvation Army Huntsville, AL
2114 Oakwood Avenue
(256) 536-5576
Serving: Madison County

Jackson County Alabama Service Center
1501 E. Willow Street, Scottsboro, AL
Serving: Jackson County

Dekalb County Service Center
450 N. Gault, Ave, Fort Payne, AL.
Serving: Dekalb County

Marshall County Service Center
1336 Gunter Avenue, Guntersville, AL
Serving: Marshall and Cullman Counties

Walker County Service Center
207 E. 20th Street, Jasper, AL
Serving: Walker County

The Salvation Army Anniston, AL
420 Noble Street
(256) 236-5343
Serving: Calhoun County

The Salvation Army Birmingham Area Command
2130 11th Avenue North
(205) 328-5656
Serving: Jefferson County

Tuscaloosa Salvation Army Recovery Center
900 Skyland Blvd (Former Goody’s location)
Serving: Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Hale, Greene, Sumter, Pickens, Lamar and Fayette counties

Immediately following the storms, The Salvation Army responded throughout the States of Alabama and Mississippi providing hot meals, hydration, and pastoral care to residents and first responders.  For more information about Salvation Army Disaster relief and recovery or to donate, please visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org.

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About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year. The Salvation Army provides food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, and outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing, shelter and opportunities for underprivileged children. About 83 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide. For more information go to http://www.salvationarmyusa.org, call 1-800-SAL-ARMY, or send a check to your local Salvation Army earmarked for disaster relief.

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