Crisis Center

Agency Profile

Crisis Center

Phone: 205.323.7782 (Office Line)
205.323.7777 (Crisis Line)
205.933.9393 (Mental Health Association)
Detail: Provides confidential telephone counseling, crisis and suicide intervention, services for victims of sexual assault, and socialization, independent living skills, and advocacy training for the mentally ill.
2024 Allocation: $665,389

The Crisis Center was founded in 1970 and became an agency of the United Way of Central Alabama in 1973. Crisis Center provides care in four areas: Crisis Intervention & Prevention, Sexual Assault Support Services, Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Support Services. Their services focus on providing the hearing, helping and healing that those facing a personal crisis need to move forward. Staff believes that delivering compassionate care means to give unconditional positive regard to each and every individual they encounter.


To serve the unmet needs of people experiencing personal crisis or mental health issues and respond with services that promote coping, emotional health and well-being.

Crisis Center’s primary service area is Central Alabama, which is defined as the five county area surrounding Birmingham. This includes Blount County, Jefferson County, St. Clair County, Shelby County and Walker County.


  • Crisis Intervention & Prevention
  • Sexual Assault Support Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Addiction Recovery Support Services
  • Prevention Education
  • Support Groups

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