HURRICANE SALLY RESOURCES - BALDWIN COUNTY

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Description Updated, 10/19/2020  @ 9:09  AM 


Hurricane Sally Information & resources for Baldwin County. Additional info will be posted as it becomes available. Check often for updates. 





AMERICAN RED CROSS - HURRICANE SALLY 

 The Red Cross is providing $450 to households whose homes were confirmed to have been destroyed or sustained major damage from Hurricane Sally. To be eligible for immediate financial assistance, households must meet all of the following requirements:

• Applicant’s pre-disaster primary residence (renter or homeowner) is located in a confirmed disaster-impacted geographic area. 

• Applicant is the head of household and is not listed as a household member on any other Red Cross assistance application.

• Applicant’s primary residence suffered major damage or was destroyed. o Major damage is indicated by significant structural damage to a residence that requires extensive repairs. This may include substantial failure of the roof, walls or foundation, or a water line above 18 inches. o A residence that is destroyed is one that is a total loss or with damage so extensive that repair is not feasible. 

• Applicant’s identity and proof of residence details can be verified.

Enrollment Beginning Monday, September 28, at 9:00am CST, households whose homes are destroyed or sustained major damage from Hurricane Sally may contact the American Red Cross by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (
1-800-733-2767), and selecting option 4 to speak to a dedicated call agent to complete an application for financial assistance

Assistance lines are open Monday through Sunday from 7:30am-10:00pm CST. The deadline to apply for emergency assistance is Sunday, October 11 at 10:00pm CST.


UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:

Unemployment assistance available to workers in Baldwin, Escambia and Mobile Counties

Alabama Department of Labor Secretary announced Thursday, September 24,  workers who became unemployed as a direct result of Hurricane Sally in Baldwin, Escambia, and Mobile Counties may qualify for unemployment assistance. 


People who live in or worked in these counties and became unemployed due to Hurricane Sally during the period of September 14, 2020 may be eligible for assistance under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program.

Claims can be filled through ADOL's website at www.laboralabama.gov or by calling 1-866-234-5382. The deadline to file a DUA claim is October 28,2020 for Baldwin, Escambia, and Mobile Counties.


PODS (Points of Distribution):

Points of Distribution for Essential Supplies As power and other utilities have largely been restored and stores are opening, all Baldwin County Points of Distribution (PODs) cclosed. Some communities do still have supplies provided by churches and other organizations. Please check with your city for such locations.

ICE & WATER:





SANDBAGS:



DAMAGE/DEBRIS:



ALDOT to begin Hurricane Sally storm debris cleanup. Click here for who, what, when & where

      

City of Hope Church is assisting with disaster clean up. Their webiste is https://cityhope.cc/help/
There's a disaster form the caller can fill out for further assistance. The web address for this form is https://cityhopelive.wufoo.com/forms/stwzg8016hmqp4/ 




TARPS:  


Samaritan's Purse:  Working out of First Baptist Church in Foley, AL.  We are assisting homeowners across Baldwin County and into Pensacola with chainsaw work, mudouts, tarping, and debris cleanup. Homeowner's needing assistance: 251-284-1727; Volunteer interest:  251-600-9894.



FEMA:  
800-621-3362  or 
disasterassistance.gov


Please remind those you are working with that if they receive a denial letter that it does not mean a “no.” They need to call the 800 FEMA number to follow-up and receive additional assistance.


FEMA MOBILE REGISTRATION INTAKE CENTERS (MRIC) 

FEMA MOBILE REGISTRATION CENTERS CLOSED
CALL: 1-800-621-3362 FOR ASSISTANCE
 

Mobile County (Baldwin and Escambia) have been approved for individuals assistance.  There is a 1-800 number or FEMA’s website for families with storm damage and losses to be able to recoup losses up to a max grant level.  Even persons with insurance should apply for help if high deductibles or are not made whole from insurance.


SBA (Small Business Administration) 


Baldwin County Business Recovery Center Gulf Shores Activity Center
260 Clubhouse Drive Gulf Shores, AL 36543
Opens: Friday, Oct. 2 at 8 a.m.
Hours: Sunday-Saturday (7 days a week)8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CST)

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at https://DisasterLoanAssistance.sba.gov/.
SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Alabama For Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sally


Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at https://DisasterLoanAssistance.sba.gov/.

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Nov. 19, 2020. The deadline to return economic injury applications is June 21, 2021.



FOOD:  


Weekly Sites

African Universal Church | please call for an appointment, (251) 626-6056
Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Soup Kitchen: Sundays, 12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8355 Jonesboro Road, Daphne, AL 36526

Prodisee Pantry | (251) 626-1720
Tuesdays, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
9315 Spanish Fort Blvd., Spanish Fort, AL 36527

Catholic Social Services of Baldwin County | please call for distribution times, (251) 947-2293
23010 AL-59, Robertsdale, AL 36567


Christian Service Center | (251) 968-5256
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
317 Dolphin Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36547

Calvary Chapel | (251) 943-7990
Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
1113 A-B North Mckenzie Street, Foley, AL 36535

Foley Hispanic Seventh Day Adventist Church | (251) 600-9404
Thursdays, 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
817 North Cedar Street, Foley, AL 3655

New Life in Christ | (251) 943-2225
Mondays, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. | Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
102 East Berry Avenue, Foley, AL 36536

  
FOOD STAMPS:

CURRENT SNAP/FOOD STAMP RECIPIENTS ONLY- 

REPLACEMENT FOOD STAMPS:

SNAP recipients in Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia counties are set to receive automatic replacement benefits as a result of Hurricane Sally, the Alabama Department of Human Resources announced Thursday, September 24, 2020. Recipients who received benefits September 1-16, 2020 will receive a replacement of 50 percent of their regular monthly benefit. Those who received supplement pandemic maximum allotment payments will receive a replacement of 30 percent of those benefits. 


EMERGENCY FOOD STAMPS FOR NON-SNAP RECIPIENTS- 

The D-SNAP application period for non-SNAP households in Baldwin and Escambia counties will begin Monday, October 5, 2020, and continue through Friday, October 9. For Mobile County, the application period will begin Tuesday, October 13, and continue through Friday, October 16, and then resume for a final day on Monday, October 19.
 
Non-SNAP households can begin the process of requesting disaster food assistance by submitting a pre-screening form via a new online portal launched by DHR to promote social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. All residents who submit the pre-screening form must also complete an interview as part of the certification process. The pre-screening tool will be available online each day of the application period from 6am-7pm at https://dhr.alabama.gov/. Approved benefits will be delivered via EBT cards.
 
If requested, elderly and/or disabled households can get assistance completing the pre-screening form by calling their local DHR office during the designated dates mentioned above and between the hours of 8am-5pm.
 
D-SNAP benefits are reserved for non-SNAP, income-eligible households with both unreimbursed disaster-related expenses and food loss caused by Hurricane Sally. Disaster-related expenses include:
 

  • Home or business repairs
  • Temporary shelter expenses
  • Evacuation or relocation expenses
  • Home or business protection
  • Disaster-related personal injury
  • Lost or no access to income due to the disaster




Feeding the Gulf Coast 

https://www.feedingthegulfcoast.org/
Feeding the Gulf Coast:

(directions for call center agents:)

Follow link: https://www.feedingthegulfcoast.org/find-help/find-a-pantry

Type in zip code: 
Adjust distace/milage while keeping transportation needs in mind
Give the caller the information for the food distribution sites




ROAD CONDITIONS:  

For real-time road conditions visit: 
https://algotraffic.com/



SHOWERS:   
Mobile Units - Small canteen trucks that are driving around visiting neighborhoods 
1.98 Foley, AL (Sports Complex)


SUPPLIES:

  
 




TRANSPORTATION:     
During a Local State of Emergency, Baldwin County residents with no means of transportation will need to contact Baldwin Rural Area Transportation System (BRATS) at 251-972-6817 for home pick-up service and transport to local shelters. BRATS has buses readily available for wheelchair bound clients.  



VETERANS  
Those with Military emergency needs can contact Hero Care Network for assistance: 877-272-7337



VOLUNTEERS:
 
BALDWIN COUNTY  
Anyone who is interested in volunteering for Hurricane Sally recovery efforts is asked to come to the Gulf Shores Sportsplex anytime between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily until further notice. 


Baldwin County VRCs 




SHELTER/HOUSING:     

USDA: The Bay Minette office is working with tenants displaced (due to Hurricane Sally). USDA Tenants (ONLY) in Baldwin County may call 251 937 3297, ext. 5
Clients should ask for Alan Johnson or Rachel Rider

 
Baldwin County residents displaced by Hurricane Sally
Ecumenical Ministries
Eastern Shore Office serving the communities of Fairhope, Spanish Fort, Daphne, Malbis, Point Clear, Barnwell, Montrose, Belforest

Eastern Shore Office
251 928 3430

South Baldwin County Office serving communities of: Foley, Elberta, Lillian, Magnolia Springs, Bon Secour
South Baldwin County Office:
Phone: 251 943 3445
 
Family Promise of Baldwin County
Phone: 251 947 5641
When referring people to Family Promise, please ask them to wait 24 hours before calling again if they do not receive an immediate call back.


SCHOOL:   
  • Baldwin County Schools will open on Wednesday, September 30th
  • Gulf Shores City Schools will open on Monday, September 28th
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MENTAL HEALTH   (Disaster Distress Helpline):

Call: 800-985-5990
Text: Talk With Us to 66746

www.disasterdistress.samhsa.gov



PRESCRIPTIONS/MEDICAL:   

GoodRX for Meds Coupons:Save on your prescriptions, click on 
https://www.goodrx.com/

Needy Meds:Click on https://www.needymeds.org/ for finding Pharmaceutical companies who make the meds. Then you can access that company to see if they have a prescription program to get the meds for free or at a reduced cost. 

Emergency Prescription Refills:A pharmacist can dispense a one-time emergency refill of up to a 30-day supply of the prescribed medication; under a state of emergency, the standard authorized 72-hour emergency supply limit is increased to a 30-day supply. Relevant policies and laws: State of Emergency Proclamation – Hurricane Michael (authorizes prescription of up to a 30-day supply) AL Code 34-23-75 (2016) – Emergency prescription refill (Law in place without state of emergency - In the event a pharmacist receives a request for a prescription refill and the pharmacist is unable to readily obtain refill authorization from the prescriber, the pharmacist may dispense a one-time emergency refill of up to a 72-hour supply of the prescribed medication).
   


DOCUMENT RECOVERY:    

Shot Records: Call:800.469.4599 or Email:http://www.adph.org/ContactUs.asp?cnt=1&id=759

Medicare Cards:Phone: 800-772-1213; Website: www.socialsecurity.gov/medicarecard/

Passport: Phone: 202-955-0430 or 1-877-487-2778; Website: //travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/lost-stolen.html

U.S. Savings Bonds:Phone: 800-722-2678 or 800-553-2663;Website: //www.treasurydirect.gov/

Tax Returns: Phone: 800-829-1040; Website: //www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506.pdf

Military Records: Phone: 866-272-6272; Website: www.archives.gov/contact/redit

Reports: Equifax, Experian or TransUnion: Phone: 877-322-8228; Website:  www.annualcreditreport.com

Social Security Card: Phone: 800-772-1213; Website:  www.ssa.gov

Insurance Documents: Phone: Check with your own insurance agent; Website: //insurance.lawyers.com/natural-disasters/replacing-personal-documents-lost-in-a-disaster.html

Real Estate and Property Records (Mortgage Documents, Deeds, etc.):Phone: Contact your own agent; Website: //propertydeeds.org/lost-property-deed-replacement-procedure/

Medical and Prescription Records: Call your own doctor; medical and prescription records are tracked electronically



TO DONATE  (supplies)
Baldwin County: If you are interested in donating items or have a specific need, please contact relief@gulfshoresal.gov and someone will reach out to you directly.



TO DONATE (Monetary= preferred):  
 

United Way of Baldwin County has established a Hurricane Sally Disaster Relief Fund to aid storm victims in Baldwin County. Donations will go to support immediate response, long-term recovery,  and fulfilling unmet needs of Baldwin County residents affected by the storm. One hundred percent of donations go directly towards these efforts.  Donate at: https://us.commitchange.com/al/foley/united-way-of-baldwin-county-inc/campaigns/hurricane-sally-relief-fund

American Red Cross of Alabama said it is unable to accept donations in the form of clothing, supplies or other items due to COVID-19, but offered other ways to help.

Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or text SALLY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.


Garbage Dropoff and Pickup

Baldwin County Solid Watse Management has scheduled staging sites throughout the south end of the county for residents to drop off household garbage. For further question, please contact 251-972-6878




Agency Status Active
Defined coverage areas:
Alabama - Baldwin County