PREMIUM RESOURCES: These databases are brought to you by Mobile Public Library, Alabama Public Library Service and The Alabama Virtual Library.
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Mobile Register on Newsbank - Computer files of full text for stories originating in the Mobile Register from 1993 to the present. (News obits no paid funeral notices.)
NEW - The Historical Archives - actual images of the newspaper and include 1970 - 1992 along with 1858-9, 1860, 1862-3, 1868-1870.
Microfilm backfiles are at Local History.
ReferenceUSA - A searchable database of information for millions of U.S. companies and people. Search for job and industry info, business opportunities, executive info, news articles, lifestyle and neighborhood profiles, etc. Residential info includes name, address and phone number, lifestyle factors and near-by looks up. Print/download limit is 250 in the Library and 100 from home. Check out the video tutorials and webcasts!
Regional Business News - provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications and incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Check out the EbscoHost Mobile App.
15 Place - day shelter, offering services to the homeless
AltaPointe Health Systems - mental health, substance abuse and developmental disability services in Mobile and Washington counties
American Red Cross, Alabama Gulf Coast Chapter
Area Agency on Aging - assistance to older adults, disabled individuals, their families and caregivers
Bay Area Food Bank
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Alabama
Catholic Social Services
Child Advocacy Center - aiding victims of child abuse
Goodwill/Easter Seals of the Gulf Coast
Helpline Information and Referral - From emergency situations to the beginning of a long-term program, the HelpLine directs callers to the right channels for help. An anonymous, confidential community resource serving Mobile, Baldwin, Clarke and Washington counties. Direct number: 251-431-5111
Mobile Community Action - administers a wide range of programs including Head Start, Energy Bill Payment Assistance, and Affordable Homes
Mobile Housing Board - affordable housing opportunities including the Housing Choice Vouchers
Mobile Works - access for job seekers to employment assistance, training, education and information services
Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy - provides free prescription medications to those in need.
Penelope House - safety, protection, and support to the victims of Domestic Violence and their children
Providence Hospital Community Resource Guide - downloadable PDF file listing community agencies and resources
Ronald McDonald House Charities - provides a supportive home environment for families of children receiving care at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital
Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama
United Way of Southwest Alabama
Waterfront Rescue Mission - faith-based emergency shelter, recovery programs, and career development
Wings of Life - faith-based residential recovery programs and day shelter
Alabama Coast.org - from seafood safety to the current conditions of Alabama barrier island beaches, an online news and information related to Bayou La Batre, Dauphin Island, and South Mobile County.
Alabama State Port Authority
City of Mobile Building and Land Development Center - official website providing a streamlined process including help with zoning, plan review, building permits, construction and inspection for all residential and commercial projects.
City of Mobile Website - Links and Resources Page
Downtown Mobile Alliance
Kiwanis Alabama District - club for volunteers to participate in projects and fundraisers to improve the community
Lions Club of Mobile - service club with emphasis on sight preservation and eye research and providing sight and support for the blind
Mobile Chamber of Commerce
Mobile Convention and Visitors Center - everything you need to know about living, working or visiting in Mobile.
Mobile County Personnel Board - how to get a job with the county or the city of Mobile
Mobile County Public School System - find the school calendar, a directory of schools, and register children
Mobile Regional Airport
Rotary Club of Mobile - civic club assisting in health, education, and quality of life improvement programs in the community and internationally.
The Wave Transit System - Mobile area public transportation information
Local Cities and Towns:
City of Mobile
Bayou La Batre