A List of Tuscaloosa Non-Profits to Support
In Tuscaloosa, there are many great people working tirelessly to help provide for their community. Whether it's mentoring a child in need of guidance or bringing awareness to substance abuse, these non-profits work around the clock to help improve the city they call home. These are some of Tuscaloosa's non-profit organizations that you should get involved with!
Tuscaloosa SAFE Center
Tuscaloosa SAFE Center provides victims of sexual assault with healthcare, counseling, and advocacy 24 hours a day. They are a community-based agency with the goal of providing victims the medical, emotional, and forensics needs of survivors. You can find them at 1601 University Blvd. East, Suite 150, Tuscaloosa, Ala. You can also get in contact by calling (205) 860-7233.
Mind Changers is an organization started by Rodney T. Pelt, Sr. The organization provides mentoring to young men and women to empower them to use their own thoughts to improve their lives in powerful ways. You can call them at (205) 242-1957 or visit their website, www.mindchangers1.com.
PRIDE of Tuscaloosa
PRIDE of Tuscaloosa, which stands for Parents Resource Institute for Drug Education, is a non-profit organization focused on informing and educating the Tuscaloosa community on drug and substance abuse. PRIDE is the only organization in the area dedicated to substance abuse prevention. They are located at 2009 Paul W. Bryant Dr., Suite C, Tuscaloosa, Ala. You can reach them by telephone at (205) 764-0351.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama
Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama has a mission to provide children facing adversity with long-lasting, strong, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that influence their lives for the better. You can find them at 2721 6th St., Tuscaloosa, Ala. or get in direct contact by calling (205) 758-5734.
According to the organization, "A child with a Big Brother or Big Sister is:
• 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
• 52% less likely to skip school
• 33% less likely to hit someone
• Over half improve their school performance
• Nearly two-thirds show higher levels of self-confidence"