Here at The Healing Place we realize that we are not alone in our mission to provide support to members of the North Alabama community. We are always looking to our community partners and organizations to give our clients the best care possible. Here we have provided a list of some Shoals area support agencies that may be able to help you.
Day By Day Support Group
For parents who have experienced the death of a child.
When: Meets 2nd Sunday each month @ 2 pm
Where: Woodmont Baptist East Campus -2002 Darby Drive Florence, AL 35630.
Contact: Tommy/Debbie Conley
Caregiver support group
Where: The Caring Place, 216 Marengo St. Suite I, Florence
When: 10 am every 2nd Monday, w/ Grief Support following @ 11 am
Contact Eileen Nunnelly 256-762-1166
When: Meets weekly on Tuesday evenings 6-8 pm
Where: Highland Baptist- 219 Simpson Street, Florence, AL 35630.
Contact Chris Underwood for details
Victims of Crime & Leniency (VOCAL)
Advocates assist family members of victims of homicide to improve justice.
Services are free.
Contact: Dial 256-777-0482
24-Hour Crisis Help Line 1-800-239-3219.
Solace Services available for clean-up after suicide.
Faith Based Support At Local Churches
Where: 1350 Cox Creek Parkway, Florence, AL; 256-764-4073
What: Recovery Support Groups (AL-ANON, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous), Friendship Center/Community Outreach.
Contact: View event calendar at https://www.crosspointcoc.org/events
The Salvation Army
Center of Hope facility for homeless, clothing vouchers/household items, meal provision and food pantry.
Where: 1601 Huntsville Rd. Florence, AL 38450
Catholic Family Services
Offers free individual therapy for all ages and stages including but not limited to: family, marriage, grief, and pregnancy.
Private Counseling Services
Other Community Support Services
Shoals Diversity Center
What: Our non-profit organization is dedicated to empowering and supporting the LGBTQIA+ community in Florence, Alabama. From mental health support groups to LGBTQ+ church weddings, we offer a range of services and resources to help individuals live their best lives with pride and dignity.
Where: Florence, AL
Contact: (256) 284-2708
Big Brothers Big Sisters Shoals
What: Big Brothers Big Sisters targets the children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, facing adversity and coping with parental incarceration.
Where: 216 S. Marengo St. STE B Florence, AL 35630
Community Action of North Alabama
What: Activities to promote school growth and development, Monthly group connections for families, Health and developmental screenings for enrolled children.
Health Connect America
What: Outpatient Mental Health service offering strengths-based support & treatment to individuals who experience mental health symptoms & co-occurring disorders
Where: 115 Fairground Rd, Florence, AL 35630;
OnePlace of the Shoals
What: Comprehensive, free services for those who have suffered with domestic violence, sexual assault, child/elder abuse. Children welcome. No appointment necessary
Where: 200 W. Tennessee St. Florence, AL
Shoals Dream Center
What: Food assistance, after-school programs, addiction recovery resources, life skills training
Where: 3510 Cloverdale Rd, Florence, AL
The Rescue Me Project
What: Provides a hope journey prospective to bring hope into the lives of others through public speaking, mentoring, educational curriculum, and more!
Where: 1300 Southwest 8th Street Sheffield, AL 35660
What: Safeplace, Inc. is one of seventeen domestic violence shelters serving victims of domestic violence throughout the state of Alabama. As the only comprehensive domestic violence program in Northwest Alabama, Safeplace serves Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, and Winston Counties.
Colbert County Office: 256-320-5304
Franklin/Lawrence County Office: 256-460-6832 or 256-331-0477
Marion/Winston County Office: 205-920-1619
Lauderdale County Office: 256-740-3007
Tennessee Valley Pediatrics
What: Providing the following to TVP patients: services include diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma, family crises, suicidal thoughts and ideations
Where: 614 S. Court St Florence, AL 35630
Cramer Children's Center
What: A comfortable, private, child-friendly setting that provides a safe space for child victims of abuse and assault to talk about what happened. Multidisciplinary team response, forensic interviewing, and counseling services
Where: 404 W. Tennessee St. Florence, AL 35630
What: Northwest AL Responsible Parenting Program. Works with fathers and partners in a 12-week teaching/mentor program
Legal Services Corporation of AL
What: Legal Services Alabama (LSA) has eight offices and a centralized Call Center, working together to fulfill its mission statement: to provide free, client-centered, civil legal advocacy to low-income Alabamians and collaborate with others across the state and nation to find solutions to systemic issues caused by poverty and social justice inequities.
Contact: 866 456 4995
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Shoals-
What: Education and support for individuals living with a mental disorder and their families
Contact: (256) 765-2081
Riverbend Center For Mental Health
What: Provides a variety of mental health, substance abuse, and psychiatric services to citizens of NW Alabama
Where: 635 W. College Street, Florence, AL
What: Level 1 Outpatient Services for Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Counseling.
Where: 2618 Hough Rd, Florence, AL 35630
Integrated Behavioral Health
What: At Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH), our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered behavioral health services to meet the needs of individuals and families in Alabama and Southern Tennessee.
Where: 1800 Beverly Ave
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
VOCAL of North Alabama
What: VOCAL, Victims of Crime and Leniency, was organized in 1982 to create a more balanced system. Vocal's goal has been to balance the scales of justice by giving crime victims those same rights rather than eroding the offender's rights.
Where: Florence, AL
The Caring Place
What: Adult day service program for individuals suffering from memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease or other related disorders, as well as older adults who are frail and/or functionally impaired.
Where: 216 S. Marengo St. Suite I Florence, Alabama
If you are a non-profit/ support agency in the Shoals area and want to be featured on our page please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information: organization name, organization mission/services, organization contact information, organization address, and organization website. List will be updated at the discretion of The Healing Place staff.