Assistance for Tornado Survivors, Ways to Help, and Job Opportunities

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Assistance for Tornado Survivors, Ways to Help, and Job Opportunities

Jefferson County, Alabama

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Call 2-1-1 in Alabama for assistance/information of any kind.
En español: HICA helpline 866-502-4422; La Casita: 205-987-4771
 
FEMA/Federal Emergency Management Agency (www.fema.gov)
800-621-3362 / TTY 800-462-7585

The FEMA disaster recovery centers In Jefferson County are located at:
    - Union Hill Baptist Church, 7049 Taylors Ferry Road, Bessemer, Ala.
    - National Guard Armory, 140 Cane Creek Road, Warrior, Ala.
    - In front of the Ashley Furniture Store on Lowery Parkway in Fultondale, Ala.

Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency
205-254-2039  

Alabama Possible website - Alabama tornado relief: How you can help (http://alabamapossible.org/2011/04/tornado-relief-how-you-can-help)

Alabama Department of Insurance
800-433-3966

Major Insurance Co. Claims Departments
    - State Farm 800-732-5246
    - ALFA 800-964-2532
    - Allstate 800-255-7828
    - Farmers 800-435-7764
    - USAA 800-531-8722
    - Cotton States 866-714-6902
    - Auto Owners 517-323-1200
    - Geico (auto) 800-861-8380
    - Progressive 800-776-4737
    - Travelers 800-252-4633
    - Nationwide 800-421-3535

Social Security Benefits
800-772-1213 / 800-325-0778 (TTY)

Red Cross
800-Help Now

Salvation Army
205-328-5656

Lost & Found Pet Hotline
205-397-8534

Alabama Power Residential Customer Service
800-245-2244

Alagasco
    - To report a gas leak, line break, etc. 800-292-4008
    - Customer Service 800-292-4008

Birmingham Water Works Board
205-244-4000

Alabama Dept. of Public Safety (http://dps.alabama.gov)
Get duplicate or renewed driver licenses destroyed in the storms
334-242-4400 (Menu Option)

Volunteer Opportunities
    - Hands on Birmingham 2-1-1
    - Salvation Army 205-328-2420

Tornado Recovery Jobs
    - Alabama Joblink (https://joblink.alabama.gov)
    - Birmingham Career Center 205-254-1300
    - Lawson State Community College Bessemer Campus 205-929-3501

Other resources:
    - Al.com "Alabama Tornadoes: How you can help victims of Wednesday's deadly storms (updated)"
    - Al.com "Alabama Woman's Facebook Page Reconnects Tornado Victims with Personal Items"