Please see attached Cares Act Utility Assistance Letter from T. Joe Knight, Commissioner – Jefferson County Commission with information on how to apply for assistance with your utility bills if you have been furloughed, laid off or otherwise lost income due to COVID-19 and are in arears on your power, gas, water or sewer bills. You may apply through the Jefferson County Committee for Economic Opportunity (JCCEO) at 205.375.7500 or Birmingham Urban League at 205.326.0162. The county has also recently been able to secure funds for the payment of delinquent mortgages up to $5,000 for individuals who have been hit hard by this pandemic. Applications must be approved by December 30, 2020.
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