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    Community Partners

    Note that the agencies you are about to contact sometimes change staff members and we may not always be aware of the new person to call. That should not keep you from helping them out. In fact, it’s all the more reason to give them a hand. If you run into this, don’t worry! Feel free to check online at for updates or call the Center for Service and Leadership (CSL) at 205-348-2865.

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    Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program

    Mission: To provide quality, legally-based advocacy services to Alabamians with disabilities in order to protect, promote, and expand their rights.
    Phone: 205-348-4928
    Address: 526 Martha Parham West, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

    Alacare Home Health & Hospice

    Mission: To provide patients with the highest level of skilled nursing, rehabilitative, palliative, and hospice care available in the most cost effective environment – the patient’s own home.
    Phone: 205-345-5145
    Address: 5710 Watermelon Road, Northport, AL 35473
    Contact: Melissa Cummins

    Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) Tuscaloosa Regional Center

    Mission: To serve as a primary source for referrals to all kinds of resources for people who are deaf and blind in the area.
    Phone: 205-345-2883
    Address: 2412 Skyland Boulevard E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    Contact: Robbie Stewart

    The American Cancer Society

    Mission: The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
    Phone: 205-758-0700
    Address: 2132 McFarland Boulevard E, Suite C, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

    American Diabetes Association

    Mission: To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
    Phone: 205-870-5172
    Address: 3918 Montclair Road, Suite 218, Birmingham, AL 35213

    American Heart Association

    Mission: Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
    Phone: 205-510-1500; Fax: 205-510-1501
    Address: 1449 Medical Park Drive, Birmingham, AL 35213
    Contact: Iralyn Sumerel

    American Red Cross of West Alabama

    Mission: To provide relief to victims of disasters and help prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
    Phone: 205-704-1777
    Address: 700 Caldwell Tr. Birmingham, AL 35242
    Contact: Emerald Autrey

    The Arc of Tuscaloosa

    Mission: To promote dignity, quality, and choice in securing for its customers opportunities to realize their goals of achieving quality of life.
    Phone: 205-556-4900
    Address: 1330 University Boulevard E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    Contact: Anda Allen

    Arthritis Foundation

    Mission: To improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
    Phone: 205-979-5700
    Address: 500 Office Park Drive, Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35223

    The Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County

    Mission: To promote and encourage the arts and humanities in Tuscaloosa County.
    Phone: 205-758-5195
    Address: 600 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Arts ‘N Autism

    Mission: To provide after school and therapy based activities for children, adolescents, and young adults with autism.
    Phone: 205-247-4990
    Address: PO Box 20111, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    Contact: Jan Sikes

    Authentic Renovation Ministries

    Mission: To form teams that utilize church and community volunteers to oversee home renovations or repairs for families who own their own homes but are financially unable to maintain them.
    Phone: 205-826-4249
    Address: 4305 Northwood Lake Drive W, Northport, AL 35473
    Contact: Gary Wendt

    Autism Society of Alabama (ASA)

    Mission: To improve services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families through education and advocacy.
    Phone: 205-951-1364
    Address: 4217 Dolly Ridge Road, Birmingham, AL 35243
    Contact: Lauren Reid

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama

    Mission: To serve children throughout the community by placing them in a professionally supported one-on-one relationship with mentors committed to helping them grow in their understanding of themselves and the world around them and to encourage them to believe in themselves and their dreams.
    Phone: 205-758-5734
    Address: 2720 6th Street #100, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper

    Mission: To protect and restore the Black Warrior River and its tributaries by using a watershed approach to ensure clean water, a healthy aquatic environment, and the recreational and aesthetic values of the river.
    Phone: 205-458-0095
    Address: 712 37th Street S, Birmingham, AL 35222
    Contact: Charles Scribner

    Boy Scouts of America – Black Warrior Council

    Mission: To prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
    Phone: 205-554-1680
    Address: 2700 Jack Warner Parkway, McAbee Scout Service Center, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    Contact: Hayes Looney

    Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama

    Mission: To promote and enhance the development of our members by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence.
    Phone: 205-553-3879 & 205-553-3838
    Address: 2201 Positive Place, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

    Brewer Porch Children’s Center

    Mission: The Center’s programs are closely linked to Alabama’s three missions of Service, Teaching, and Research.
    Phone: 205-348-7236; Fax: 205-348-9368
    Address: 2501 Woodland Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
    Contact: Dr. Ross Grimes

    Camp Fire

    Mission: Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. In Camp Fire, it begins now. Light the fire within.
    Phone: 205-428-1059; Fax: 205-428-5405
    Address: 5150 Fletcher Road, Bessemer, Alabama 35022
    Contact: Tiffany Wolfe

    Campus Veterans Association

    Mission: To provide military veterans, dependents, and survivors with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed at The University of Alabama and following graduation.
    Phone: 205-348-0983
    Email:   or

    Caring Days Adult Day Care

    Mission: To provide quality of life to those in our care and to give assistance and support to the caregivers.
    Phone: 205-752-6840
    Address: 943 31 Street E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    Contact: LaDerrick Smith

    Caring Hands Hospice, Inc.

    Mission: To provide comprehensive medical, emotional, spiritual, and bereavement services to our patients and their families as part of our Care Team approach.
    Phone: 205-349-3065
    Address: 4930 Rice Mine Road, Suite 103, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    Contact: Terry Tate

    Child Abuse Prevention Services of Tuscaloosa (CAPS)

    Mission: To provide services for the treatment and prevention of child abuse.
    Phone: 205-758-1159
    Address: 618 14th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Lisa Maddox

    Children’s Hands-On Museum (CHOM)

    Mission: To stimulate curiosity, creativity, and shared discovery for children.
    Phone: 205-349-4235
    Address: 2213 University Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Clean Water Partnership of Alabama

    Mission: Bringing interested citizens and water users together through a neutral forum in order to identify water related issues and challenges and become part of the solution for long term water quality improvement and conservation in a non-regulatory way.
    Phone: 205-266-6285
    Contact: Alllison Jenkins

    Community Service Programs of West Alabama

    Mission: To provide resources and services, which resolve immediate needs and lead to long term self-sufficiency in low-income and vulnerable populations.
    Phone: 205-469-0383
    Address: 601 Black Bears Way, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Diane Lewis

    Community Service Programs of West Alabama – Head Start

    Mission: To provide early childhood development services and family initiatives to low-income and vulnerable preschool age children and their families that lead to school readiness and improves family functioning.
    Phone: 205-469-0368
    Address: 529 Black Bears Way, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Lois Palecek

    Community Soup Bowl

    Mission: To provide a warm, inviting atmosphere by opening our doors seven days a week to welcome and feed the hungry.
    Phone: 205-752-2421
    Address: 1711 23rd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
    Contact: Amy Greimstead or Laurice McCollum

    Crossroads Community Center

    Mission: To provide campus leadership and oversight in the areas of cultural programming and intercultural education.
    Phone: 205-348-6930
    Address: 3617 Ferguson Center, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
    Contact: Betsy Myers

    Dancing Stars

    Mission: To provide and offer professional dance training and proper technique at an affordable price for youth ages 5-18.
    Phone: 205-887-2588
    Address: 1425B MLK Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    DCH Regional Medical Center

    Mission: To provide compassionate, cost effective services to meet the needs of patients, improve the health of the communities served, and maintain financial viability.
    Phone: 205-759-7174
    Address: 809 University Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Druid City Garden Project

    Mission: To increase access to fresh, locally grown produce and improve education in Tuscaloosa City Schools.
    Phone: 205-523-5450
    Address: 2000 1st Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Forest Manor Nursing Home

    Mission: To offer specialized services such as physical therapy occupational therapy, speech therapy and Alzheimer’s care to residents.
    Phone: 205-339-5400
    Address: 2215 32nd Street, Northport, AL 35476
    Contact: Belinda Edwards

    Friends of Hurricane Creek

    Mission: To protect, preserve, and restore the Hurricane Creek watershed for the creatures that live there and the people who enjoy its uses.
    Phone: 205-310-3739
    Address: 5600 Holt Peterson Rd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    Contact: John Wathen

    Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama

    Mission: The Girl Scouts build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
    Phone: 205-759-5421
    Address: 2121 9th Street, Suite B, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Heather Pike

    Habitat For Humanity of Northwest Alabama

    Mission: Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
    Phone: 205-468-2900
    Email: or
    Address: 421 County Highway 83, PO Box 160, Guin, AL 35563
    Contact: Tabetha Johnson

    Habitat For Humanity of Tuscaloosa

    Mission: To rebuild Tuscaloosa by partnering with volunteers, donors, sponsors, and families to provide housing solutions and ongoing community development.
    Phone: 205-349-4620 ext. 102
    Address: 1120 35th Street, Suite B, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Casey Davis

    Heritage Health Care and Rehab

    Mission: To support the individual needs of all residents and their families using specialized therapists, compassionate nurses and assistants, and friendly encouragement.
    Phone: 205-759-5179
    Address: 1101 Snow Mill Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    Contact: Charlotte Crowder

    Hospice of West Alabama (HOWA)

    Mission: To provide support and care for persons in the last phases of incurable disease so that they may live as fully and as comfortable as possible.
    Phone: 205-523-0101
    Address: 3851 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    Contact: Kimberly Gibson

    Humane Society of West Alabama (HSWA)

    Mission: The Humane Society of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL is a no kill, all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and finding homes for dogs and cats in need and stopping animal abuse.
    Phone: 205-554-0011
    Address: 2430 36th Street, Northport, AL 35473

    Impact America

    Phone: 847-693-0083
    Contact Person: Claire McDonald

    Junior Achievement of Tuscaloosa County

    Mission: To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a network of dedicated classroom mentors from the business community, Junior Achievement works with students and teachers in greads K-12 to implement curriculum focusing on seven key content areas: business, economics, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, workplace readiness, citizenship, and ethics.
    Phone: 205-290-9365
    Address: 216 Aquarius Drive, Suite 315, Birmingham AL, 35209
    Contact Person: Carla Harris

    Kentuck Art Center

    Mission: To perpetuate the arts, engage the community, and empower the artist.
    Phone: 205-758-1257
    Address: 503 Main Avenue, Northport, AL 35476
    Contact Person: Exa Skinner

    Lifesouth Community Blood Centers

    Mission: To provide a safe blood supply that meets or exceeds the needs in each community we serve and to provide a variety of services in support of ongoing and emerging blood and transfusion related activities.
    Phone: 205-943-6000
    Address: 396 West Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209

    Make-A-Wish Alabama

    Mission: To grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.
    Phone: 205-254-9474
    Address: 400 Vestavia Parkway, Suite 402, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
    Contact: Sarah Hall

    Meals on Wheels

    Mission: To provide nutritious meals to elderly, disabled, and homebound citizens.
    Phone: 205-752-5429
    Address: 601 Black Bears Way, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Miracle League of Tuscaloosa

    Mission: To grant every child the chance to play baseball.
    Phone: 205-633-1112
    Address: P.O. Box 70776, Tuscaloosa, AL 35407

    Morning Pointe Assisted Living Facility

    Mission: To provide a dignified entrance into people’s elderly years and encourage residents to live a full, interesting, and complete lifestyle while remaining as independent as they can.
    Phone: 205-345-1112
    Address: 1801 Rice Mind Road N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    Contact: Lynn Armour

    Moundville Archaeological Park

    Mission: To maintain, preserve, and interpret the Moundville site while fostering research and providing recreational experiences.
    Phone: 205-371-8732
    Address: 13075 Moundville Archaeological Park, Moundville, AL 35474
    Contact: Amanda Morrow

    Murphy African American Museum

    Mission: To focus on the lifestyle of affluent African-Americans during the early 1900’s.
    Phone: 205-758-2861
    Address: 2601 Paul W. Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    North River Village Retirement Center

    Mission: To provide quality services and state-of-the-art facilities to meet the physical, social, and mental needs of senior citizens.
    Phone: 205-759-9875
    Address: 5810 Rice Mine Road NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

    Project Blessings

    Mission: To help local low-income and underprivileged homeowners repair their homes to achieve a better quality of life.
    Phone: 205-792-0542
    Address: P.O. Box 20216, Tuscaloosa, AL 35402

    Project Hope

    Mission: To help others’ personal experiences in developing their goals and aspirations in life.
    Phone: 205-242-9355
    Address: 6611 University Boulevard E, Cottondale, AL 35453

    Project Horseshoe Farm

    Mission: To build upon strengths in our community by offering service and support programs for seniors, people with mental illness, and at-risk children.
    Phone: 334-624-7455
    Address: 1310 C Main Street, Greensboro, AL 36744
    Contact: Xin Wang

    Project Literacy United States (PLUS)

    Mission: To raise awareness of the problem of adult functional illiteracy, to recruit and train volunteer reading tutors, and to encourage participation of those who need assistance with reading.
    Phone: 205-391-2671
    Address: 3401 MLK Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Julia Chancy

    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA)

    Mission: To enhance the lives of children and their families, with a primary emphasis on facilitating access to pediatric health care for residents of Alabama and adjacent states.
    Phone: 205-638-7270
    Address: 1700 4th Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35233
    Contact: Stephanie Langford


    Mission: To educate women in a crisis pregnancy.
    Phone: 205-759-5433
    Address: 535 Jack Warner Pkway NE G1, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    Contact: Patty Taylor

    Special Programming for Achievement Network (SPAN) of Tuscaloosa County

    Mission: To provide education and counseling to court referred youth, male and female, ages 12-18, in a year-round alternative setting, for both city and county students.
    Phone: 205-554-0565
    Address: 20 Bealle Circle NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

    T-Town Paws

    Mission: To promote animal welfare and eliminate animal overpopulation, suffering, and needless death in our community.
    Phone: 205-752-1931
    Address: 1108 38th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Temporary Emergency Services

    Mission: To assist individuals and families in crisis situations in order to allow the clients to survive the immediate crisis they are encountering.
    Phone: 205-758-5535
    Address: 1705 15th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Karen Thompson

    Theatre Tuscaloosa

    Mission: To elevate the consciousness of theatre in the greater Tuscaloosa community by providing quality theatre opportunities for persons interested in participating in live theatre; contributing to the cultural education, entertainment, and enrichment of the community through producing; and encouraging attendance of live theatre.
    Phone: 205-391-2277
    Address: 9500 Old Greensboro Road #135, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

    Tracy Dent Foundation

    Mission: To instill a positive life-style of respect and responsibility in young men through opportunity of education and employment.
    Phone: 205-246-5655
    Address: 15769 Thomas Chapel Road, Cottondale, AL 35453
    Contact: Tracy Dent

    Turning Point Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services

    Mission: To provide comprehensive and quality services to primary and secondary victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Turning Point aims to empower victims with services and opportunities to create successful, healthy, abuse-free futures for themselves and their families. It is further the mission of Turning Point to provide education and outreach to the community at large to respond to and ultimately prevent domestic violence and sexual assault.
    Phone: 205-758-0808
    Address: P.O. Box 1165, Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
    Contact: Emily Kelly

    Tuscaloosa County Parks & Recreation Association (PARA)

    Mission: To provide safe, clean, and beautiful facilities, parks and open spaces, along with profesionally managed leisure activities for all people and to enrich the quality of life, provide economic value, and encourage long-term community stability and growth.
    Phone: 205-562-3220
    Address: 614 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Shanon Lyles

    Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter

    Mission: To help those animals who are helpless and hopeless find loving homes and comfort.
    Phone: 205-752-9101
    Address: 3140 35th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Linda Workman

    Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative

    Mission: Based upon the belief that the development and education of all children from the earliest stages of their lives must be an absolute priority, the mission of the Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative is to identify all four year old children in the city of Tuscaloosa who are deemed academically at-risk and are not currently being served through other programs, and provide to them and to their families the best health and education services possible, including comprehensive family enrichment services.
    Phone: 205-348-6496
    Address: The University of Alabama, Box 870168, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
    Contact: Stephen Black

    Tuscaloosa Veteran Affairs Medical Center

    Mission: To provide primary care, long-term health care, and mental health care services to veterans.
    Phone: 205-554-2000
    Address: 3701 Loop Road E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

    Tuscaloosa Children’s Theater

    Mission: To expose and educate children from Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas to all aspects of theater.
    Phone: 205-310-8010
    Address: 1430 Heritage Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

    Tuscaloosa’s One Place, A Family Resource Center

    Mission: To empower communities and families by providing support services that develop skills and resources designed to improve the family’s quality of life, prepare their children for success in a competitive society, and allow each individual to realize his or her potential for self-sufficiency.
    Phone: 205-462-1000
    Address: 867 Redmont Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

    UA Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR)

    Mission: To seek to assist students in developing a distinctive definition of moral and civic maturity, making the values and skills of citizenship a hallmark of a University of Alabama education.
    Phone: 205-348-6490
    Address: The University of Alabama, Box 870168, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
    Contact: Megan Bailey

    UA Rise Center

    Mission: To provide an inclusive learning environment for children with diverse abilities from birth to age 5.
    Phone: 205-348-7931
    Address: 600 Johnny Stallings Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
    Contact: Franny Jones

    UA Sitters for Service

    Mission: To utilize undergraduate students to provide free babysitting for student parents in exchange for the earning of community service hours.
    Phone: 205-348-2118
    Address: 102 Rose Administration, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
    Contact: Cori Perdue

    UA Women and Gender Resource Center

    Mission: To maximize the learning experience of every UA student and the greater UA community through outreach, service, and advocacy. To empower women and encourage their active and equal participation. This mission is based upon the following values that support the broader goals of the institution and that foster a climate that is inclusive of women.
    Phone: 205-348-5040
    Address: 1101 Jackson Avenue, 2000 South Lawn Office Building, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama (UCPWA)

    Mission: To create opportunities for people with disabilities by providing a full array of services designed to promote independence, facilitate opportunities to exercise rights, and empower people to live a quality and productive life.
    Phone: 205-345-3031
    Address: 1100 UCP Parkway, Northport, AL 35476

    United Way of West Alabama (UWWA)

    Mission: To determine the needs of the West Alabama community and solve those needs for positive changes within the West Alabama community.
    Phone: 205-345-6640
    Address: 2720 6th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

    University Medical Center (UMC)

    Mission: To provide high quality and compassionate health care for the citizens of Alabama through education, research, and service associated with the training of medical students and primary care physicians with a special emphasis on rural areas.
    Phone: 205-348-1770
    Address: 850 5th Avenue E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

    West Alabama Aids Outreach (WAAO)

    Mission: To educate, support, and serve the people of West Alabama on HIV/AIDS related issues in a 10 county area.
    Phone: 205-759-8470
    Address: 2720 6th Street #100, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    West Alabama Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center

    Mission: To provide exceptional services to ensure that children and adults with disabilities and other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities.
    Phone: 205-759-1211
    Address: 1110 Dr. Edward Hillard Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    West Alabama Food Bank

    Mission: To provide food to low-income families in the West Alabama area.
    Phone: 205-333-5353
    Address: 3160 McFarland Boulevard, Northport, AL 35476
    Contact: Tara Kirkman

    Wings of Grace Relief Center

    Mission: To serve as a crisis response center administering physical, spiritual, and emotional assistance for tornado victims.
    Phone: 205-759-1569
    Address: 107 18th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

    Woman2Woman Empowerment

    Mission: To equip women to better deal with life’s circumstances and situations by setting goals for personal and spiritual development, self-esteem, and independence.
    Phone: 205-552-5628
    Address: 2211 18th Street, Tuscaloosa AL, 35405

    YMCA Benjamin Barnes Branch

    Mission: To enrich the quality of life in spirit, mind, and body that builds strong children, families, and communities.
    Phone: 205-759-4284
    Address: 2939 18th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Laura Payton

    YMCA of Tuscaloosa County, Inc.

    Mission: To enrich the quality of life in spirit, mind, and body that builds strong children, families, and communities.
    Phone: 205-345-9622
    Address: 2300 13th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Contact: Ashley Waid

    Youth for Christ

    Mission: To reach high school and middle school students for the purpose of helping them live the balanced life (mental, physical, social, and spiritual) through a relationship with Christ.
    Phone: 205-752-3361
    Address: 1401 McFarland Boulevard NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    Contact: Mike Green