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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 WayCaring & Sharing COVID-19 Resource Guide West Alabama

Medical/Mental Health Assistance

211/Information and Referral Services205.758.3867
Dial 911 for any emergency.
DCH North Harbor Pavilion205.333.3838
DCH Regional Medical Center205.759.7111
Family Counseling Service205.752.2504
Five Horizons Health Services205.759.8470
FOCUS 50+205.758.3393
Good Samaritan Clinic205.343.2212
Hospice of West Alabama205.523.0101
Indian Rivers Mental Health Crisis Line205.391.3131
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Northport Medical Center205.333.4500
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America-West Alabama Chapter205.758.1761
Tuscaloosa County Health Department205.562.6900
Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center205.554.2000
United Way of Alabama205.345.6640
Whatley Health Services205.758.6647

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Suicide Prevention Assistance

Domestic Violence Hotline for Alabama800.650.6522
Domestic Violence Support Group205.758.0808
Indian Rivers Mental Health Crisis Line205.391.3131
Indian Rivers Mental Health Crisis Line205.391.3131
National Domestic Violence Hotline800.799.7233
SAFE Center Crisis Line205.860.7233
The Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+)866.488.7386
Turning Point Crisis Line205.758.0808
Tuscaloosa Safe Center205.860.7233
University of Alabama's Women's Center205.348.5040
Advocacy and Support
Agency on Aging of West Alabama205.333.2990
CARE Team Primary Point of Contact205.391.2617

Child Abuse Prevention Services of Tuscaloosa

Domestic Violence Law Clinic205.348.4960
Office of Student Services205.391.2214
Tuscaloosa's One Place205.462.1000
Emergency Services/Law Enforcement
Dial 911 for any emergency.
Tuscaloosa Police Department205.349.2121
Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department205.752.0616
Northport Police Department205.339.6600
Food/Clothing/Housing Resources
American Red Cross Project Share205.758.3608
Catholic Social Services205.759.1268
Christian Ministry Center205.752.8399
Community Soup Bowl205.752.2421
East Tuscaloosa Soup Bowl205.533.4588
Good Samaritan Clinic205.343.2212
Grace Presbyterian Food Pantry205.758.1193
Humane Society of West Alabama205.544.0011
Northport Housing Authority205.752.8171
Tuscaloosa Housing Authority205.758.4997
Salvation Army (Northport)205.333.0113
Salvation Army (Tuscaloosa)205.632.3691
Temporary Emergency Services205.758.5535
Tuscaloosa Emergency Services205.758.5535
Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter205.752.9101
United Way of West Alabama205.345.6640
West Alabama Food Bank205.333.5353

Legal Services Assistance

Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program205.348.4928
Family Solutions205.342.2566
Legal Services of Alabama205.758.7503
University of Alabama Law Clinic205.348.4960
Substance Abuse Resources
Alcoholics Anonymous
Behavioral Health Group205.752.5857
Bradford Health Services205.750.0227
Bridge, Inc.205.344.6483
Celebrate Recovery205.759.8063
Indian Rivers Mental Health Center205.391.3131
Phoenix House205.758.3867
Second Chances of Tuscaloosa205.723.0727
Support Group Resources

Al-Anon for Families and Friends of Alcoholics

Alabama Head Injury Foundation205.823.3818
Alcoholics Anonymous

Alzheimera's and Dementia Support Group205.345.1112
Alzheimera's Family Support Group205.752.5527
Amazing Caregiver Support Group205.758.2108
Arts In Autism205.247.4990
Bereavement Support Group205.523.0101
Big Brother Big Sisters205.758.5734
Boy Scouts of America-Black Warrior Council205.554.1680
Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama205.553.3879
Caregiver Support Group205.345.1112
Child Abuse Prevention Services205.758.1159
DCH Support Groups205.759.7877
Diabetes Support Group205.345.1112
Domestic Violence Support Group205.758.0808
Druid City Pride
Easter Seals West Alabama205.759.1211
Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama205.759.5421

Grief Share-First Baptist Church-Tuscaloosa


Grief Share-First Methodist Church-Tuscaloosa

Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum205.861.2166
Sexual Assault Support Group205.758.0808
Survivors of Suicide205.247.5011
Success by Six205.345.6640
The Arc of Tuscaloosa205.556.4900
United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama205.345.3031
YMCA of Tuscaloosa County Downtown205.345.9622
YMCA of Tuscaloosa Count Benjamin Barnes205.759.4284