Alabama Resources

This page has information specific to this state, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and some key information about laws and consumer protections.

To find financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Alabama.


Disability Insurance

Federal Disability Insurance (SSDI & SSI)
Social Security Administration


How to File Bankruptcy in Alabama for Free

Filing bankruptcy can be an effective way to eliminate medical bills and credit card debt among other kinds of erasable debts.

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division

State Fair Employment Agency
Alabama Department of Human Resources

Vocational Rehabilitation
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation

More Employment Resources

Unemployment Resources

Unemployment Agency
Alabama Department of Labor

Agency: Alabama Department of Labor

File here or by calling 1-866- 234-5382. Click here to see the current maximum weekly benefit amount and the maximum length of benefits. If you did not ask for a reduction in hours, it is possible to receive unemployment if you are working and your gross weekly earnings are less than your weekly benefit amount. You must register with the Alabama Career Center when applying and stay registered every week while certifying the claim, and develop a plan for searching for work. A list of important reminders is here.

Updates related to Alabama unemployment benefits and Covid-19.

State Clinical Trials Law

The ACA requires that most, non-grandfathered, group health plans provide coverage for the routine costs when participating in clinical trials. Some states have more consumer protections. Click here for more information about clinical trials.

No coverage mandated (Current 6/2/11).