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Shelton State C.A.R.E. - Communicate, Assess, Refer, and Educate

Mission Statement

The Shelton State Community College C.A.R.E. Program (Communicate, Assess, Refer, and Educate) is committed to helping maintain individual and College community safety and well-being through proactive and collaborative prevention, assessment, and intervention.



The Shelton State C.A.R.E. Program is part of an early warning and intervention system that allows the College to proactively provide resources to at-risk individuals.  Whether submissions are made online or in person, all requests and referrals for assistance are confidential.


While the Shelton State C.A.R.E. Team leads this effort, it is important to note that the College community shares this responsibility.  All are encouraged to provide support and assistance by submitting requests to the Shelton State C.A.R.E. Team.


Primary C.A.R.E. Team Member Areas

Dean of Auxiliary Services (Security and Law Enforcement)

Director of Human Resources (Employees)

Dean of the C. A. Fredd Campus (Students)

Library Services (Students)

Student Services/SOAR Institute (Students)

Adult Basic Education (Students)


Crisis Hotlines and Resources

United Way Caring & Sharing COVID-19 Resource Guide West Alabama
Medical/Mental Health Assistance
211/Information and Referral Services 205.758.3867
Dial 911 for any emergency. 911
DCH North Harbor Pavilion 205.333.3838
DCH Regional Medical Center 205.759.7111
Family Counseling Service 205.752.2504
Five Horizons Health Services 205.759.8470
FOCUS 50+ 205.758.3393
Good Samaritan Clinic 205.343.2212
Hospice of West Alabama 205.523.0101
Indian Rivers Mental Health Crisis Line 205.391.3131
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Northport Medical Center 205.333.4500
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America-West Alabama Chapter 205.758.1761
Tuscaloosa County Health Department 205.562.6900
Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center 205.554.2000
United Way of Alabama 205.345.6640
Whatley Health Services 205.758.6647
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Suicide Prevention Assistance
Domestic Violence Hotline for Alabama 800.650.6522
Domestic Violence Support Group 205.758.0808
Indian Rivers Mental Health Crisis Line 205.391.3131
Indian Rivers Mental Health Crisis Line 205.391.3131
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800.799.7233
SAFE Center Crisis Line 205.860.7233
The Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+) 866.488.7386
Turning Point Crisis Line 205.758.0808
Tuscaloosa Safe Center 205.860.7233
University of Alabama’s Women’s Center 205.348.5040
Advocacy and Support
Agency on Aging of West Alabama 205.333.2990
CARE Team Primary Point of Contact 205.391.2617
Child Abuse Prevention Services of Tuscaloosa 205.758.1159
Domestic Violence Law Clinic 205.348.4960
Office of Student Services 205.391.2214
Tuscaloosa’s One Place 205.462.1000
Emergency Services/Law Enforcement
Dial 911 for any emergency. 911
Tuscaloosa Police Department 205.349.2121
Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Department 205.752.0616
Northport Police Department 205.339.6600
Food/Clothing/Housing Resources
American Red Cross Project Share 205.758.3608
Catholic Social Services 205.759.1268
Christian Ministry Center 205.752.8399
Community Soup Bowl 205.752.2421
East Tuscaloosa Soup Bowl 205.533.4588
Good Samaritan Clinic 205.343.2212
Grace Presbyterian Food Pantry 205.758.1193
Humane Society of West Alabama 205.544.0011
Northport Housing Authority 205.752.8171
Tuscaloosa Housing Authority 205.758.4997
Salvation Army (Northport) 205.333.0113
Salvation Army (Tuscaloosa) 205.632.3691
Temporary Emergency Services 205.758.5535
Tuscaloosa Emergency Services 205.758.5535
Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter 205.752.9101
United Way of West Alabama 205.345.6640
West Alabama Food Bank 205.333.5353
Legal Services Assistance
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program 205.348.4928
Family Solutions 205.342.2566
Legal Services of Alabama 205.758.7503
University of Alabama Law Clinic 205.348.4960
Substance Abuse Resources
Alcoholics Anonymous
Behavioral Health Group 205.752.5857
Bradford Health Services 205.750.0227
Bridge, Inc. 205.344.6483
Celebrate Recovery 205.759.8063
Indian Rivers Mental Health Center 205.391.3131
Phoenix House 205.758.3867
Second Chances of Tuscaloosa 205.723.0727
Support Group Resources
Al-Anon for Families and Friends of Alcoholics 205.345.5353
Alabama Head Injury Foundation 205.823.3818
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alzheimera’s and Dementia Support Group 205.345.1112
Alzheimera’s Family Support Group 205.752.5527
Amazing Caregiver Support Group 205.758.2108
Arts In Autism 205.247.4990
Bereavement Support Group 205.523.0101
Big Brother Big Sisters 205.758.5734
Boy Scouts of America-Black Warrior Council 205.554.1680
Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama 205.553.3879
Caregiver Support Group 205.345.1112
Child Abuse Prevention Services 205.758.1159
DCH Support Groups 205.759.7877
Diabetes Support Group 205.345.1112
Domestic Violence Support Group 205.758.0808
Druid City Pride
Easter Seals West Alabama 205.759.1211
Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama 205.759.5421
Grief Share-First Baptist Church-Tuscaloosa 205.394.3464
Grief Share-First Methodist Church-Tuscaloosa 205.345.7291
Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum 205.861.2166
Sexual Assault Support Group 205.758.0808
Survivors of Suicide 205.247.5011
Success by Six 205.345.6640
The Arc of Tuscaloosa 205.556.4900
United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama 205.345.3031
YMCA of Tuscaloosa County Downtown 205.345.9622
YMCA of Tuscaloosa Count Benjamin Barnes 205.759.4284