Alabama Small Business Development Network
Lots of resources, the ASBDA is a partnership between the University of Alabama and the Small Business Administration. They have a number of programs, videos and other information to help you start, fund and grow your small business. They should have information about the coronavirus relief loans and other programs as soon as they are available.
Financial Resources / Loans
If you have questions about the $1200 per person tax rebate check, start here.
If you’re having trouble paying your rent, talk to your landlord. Also, Governor Ivey has issued an Evictions Protection Order for the duration of the emergency. The order doesn’t relieve you of the responsibility to pay rent, but does direct law enforcement officers to cease enforcement of eviction orders. You can see the order here, but remember–you still have to pay your rent.
If you’re having trouble with credit cards, auto loans or other loans, the best thing you can do is contact your lender.
A good list of credit card companies (with links) for those having trouble making their payments or other credit card-related problems, up to date as of March 31, 2020: VISIT SITE
Many manufacturers are offering assistance with auto loans. If you’re having trouble making your car payments, contact your financier.
Here is an article with links to most of the manufacturers who are offering assistance to people facing hardships (as of April 3rd).
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
For 24/7 help