Cleburne County Resources
Look below for aging and disability resources in Cleburne County.  Click on the blue links for more information.
More details about some of the above programs can be found in the below section.
  • Food Assistance (Call 1-800-AGE-LINE or 1-800-243-5463)
    • EAC Senior Centers Meals (in the center and delivered to eligible Homebound) 
    • Farmers Market Coupons: The goal of this program is to provide fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs from Alabama Farmers Market Authority eligible farmers markets and roadside stands to low-income seniors and nutritionally at risk women and children.  Go to this website for more information or to apply: http://www.fma.alabama.gov/VoucherPrograms.aspx.
    • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program): This Food Assistance Program's purpose is to end hunger and improve nutrition by providing monthly benefits to eligible low income households to help them buy the food they need for good health. 
       
  • Prescription Assistance:
  • Senior Activity Centers: These centers provide activities, fun, fellowship, volunteer opportunities, and access to health and nutritional information.  For those that qualify, there are a limited number of lunches at the center and delivered to homebound clients.
    • Fruithurst - Fruithurst Senior Center (256-579-2105)
                       48 School Drive, Fruithurst, AL 36262
    • Heflin - Heflin Recreation Center (256-463-5434)
                       1228 Coleman Street, Heflin, AL 36264
    • Ranburne - Ranburne Senior Center (256-568-5726)
                       21383 Main Street, Ranburne, AL 36273
       
  • Transportation Services
    • Medicaid Recipients:  The Alabama Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) Program helps eligible recipients pay for rides to dental and doctor offices, hospitals, and other medical facilities when the service is also covered by Medicaid. Recipients with special ride needs for dialysis, radiation, or other treatments should contact the NET program at (256) 549-7702.
    • Cleburne County: 
      • Contact: Marty Funderburg at 256-846-0221
      • Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
      • This is a demand response system.
      • System is for residents of Cleburne County. Operator does travel outside of county if a passenger has to go to doctor or work in Anniston of Calhoun County.
      • No specific route is taken
      • Cost:
        • General Public: $2 first five miles and $1 each additional five miles
        • Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons: $1 first five miles and 50¢ each additional five miles