Talladega County Resources
Look below for aging and disability resources in Talladega 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.
    • Childersburg - Childersburg Senior Center (256-378-7037)
                       65 Graves Avenue, Childersburg, AL 35044
    • Munford - Munford Senior Center (256-358-6437)
                       110 Lions Road, Munford, AL 36268
    • Oak Grove - Oak Grove Senior Center (256-249-3638)
                       2364 Forest Glen Road, Oak Grove, AL 35150
    • Sylacauga - Maxye Veazey Senior Adult Center (256-237-3565)
                       2 West 8th Street, Sylacauga, AL 35150
    • Talladega - Talladega Senior Center (256-362-5769 or 256-761-0273)
                       309 N. MLK Jr. Drive, Talladega, AL 35160
    • Talladega Springs - Talladega Springs Wellness and Health Center (256-249-0802)
                       40 Granberry Drive, Sylacauga, AL 35151
       
  • 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 (334) 502-5468.
    • Childersburg:
      • Contact: Ms. Vicky Moody or Ms. Amy Wheat at 256-378-7037
      • Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday
      • This is a demand response service.
      • Operator goes as far as Harpersville, Vincent, Fayetteville, Sylacauga, and Winterboro in Talladega 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.
    • Oak Grove:
      • Contact: Ms. Pippia Shaffer at 256-249-2800
      • Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday
      • This is a demand response service.
      • Operates within the county of Talladega from the town of Sycamore to Talladega Springs.
      • No specific route taken.
      • Cost:
        • Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons: $1 each five miles
        • General Public: $2 each five miles. 
    • Sylacauga:
      • Contact: Transportation at 256-249-9085
      • Hours of Operation: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. Monday-Friday
      • This is a demand response service.
      • No specific routes taken.
      • Operates within the city limits of Sylacauga, but will go outside of city limits if necessary for individual passenger’s needs.
      • Cost:
        • Under age 55 $2 first five miles, $1 each additional five miles;
        • Over age 55 or Disabled Persons:
          • $1 per trip within the city limits.
          • Outside the city limits, all trips are $2.00 first five miles, $1.00 each additional five miles. 
    • City of Talladega:
      • Contact: Ms. Sherron Stockdale at 256-362-0514
      • Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Monday-Friday
      • This is a demand response service.
      • Operates inside the City of Talladega.
      • No specific route taken.
      • Cost:
        • Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons: $1 to a location and $1 to return from a location.
        • General Public: $2 to a location and $2 to return from a location.