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Community Resources

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. 

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Grief Support

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


Amediysis Hospice

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

Amedisys Grief Support Group

Free adult grief support group in Florence, AL.

Services are free.


Contact: Josh Lambert

Location: First Presbyterian Church in Downtown Florence on the 2nd Monday of every month at 11am. 

Grief Share

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

Crosspoint Church

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

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


Contact: 256-764-4432

Pathways Professional Counseling

Colbert-Lauderdale Baptist Association 


Where: 3901 Hatch Blvd, Sheffield, AL 35660


Contact: 866-991-6864

Catholic Family Services

Offers free individual therapy for all ages and stages including but not limited to: family, marriage, grief, and pregnancy.


Contact: 256-768-1550 

Private Counseling Services

Empower Counseling and Consulting

Private counseling service

Where: 2222 Chisholm Rd, Florence, AL in the Chisholm Office Suite Building

Contact: 256-330-2060

Three Cord Counseling

Private counseling service

Where: 503 W State Street, Suites A15 & A16, Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

Contact: 256-978-9887

Serenity Counseling

Private counseling service

Where: 1954 Jackson Rd, Florence, AL 35630

Contact: (256) 263-6367

Framework Counseling and Consulting

Private counseling service

Where: 500 E. Tennessee St., Florence, Alabama  35633.      

Contact: 844-986-6946

Therapy Village

Private counseling service

Where: 2089 Florence Boulevard Florence, AL 35630

Contact: 256-284-7753

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

Contact: 256-275-7037

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.

Contact: 256-355-7843

Crossroads Community Outreach

What: Homeless Day Space & Resource Center

Where: 220 W. Tennessee St. Suite 202 Florence, AL

Contact: 256-284-2218

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;

Contact: 256-712-2822


What: Transportation in Colbert, Lauderdale, Franklin, Marion, Winston Counties - Must call by 3:00 pm the day prior to schedule pick-up

Contact: 256-389-0556

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

Contact: 256-284-7600

Shoals Dream Center

What: Food assistance, after-school programs, addiction recovery resources, life skills training

Where: 3510 Cloverdale Rd, Florence, AL

Contact: 256-760-9759

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

Contact: 256-661-0087

Safe Place

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

Contact: 256-367-2485

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

Contact: 256-760-1140


What: Northwest AL Responsible Parenting Program. Works with fathers and partners in a 12-week teaching/mentor program

Contact: 256-766-4330

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

Contact: 256-764-3431

Southern Wellness

What: Level 1 Outpatient Services for Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Counseling.

Where: 2618 Hough Rd, Florence, AL 35630

Contact: 256-284-7080

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

Contact: 855-422-1618

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

Contact: 256-335-5245

If you are a non-profit/ support agency in the Shoals area and want to be featured on our page please email 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.

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