The City of Florence and the University of North Alabama have many available resources from which you may choose group and/or individual counseling and other services. Below is a list of agencies and resources with sensitive and well-trained staff who are willing to work with you throughout your healing process, with the legal system, or, if you are a UNA student, with any academic concerns you may have as a result of this trauma

Crisis Hotlines / Emergency Services

  • Police (UNA, Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia etc..) · 911

  • Rape Response· 256.765.0025
    24 HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE - 256.767.1100

  • Northwest Alabama SafePlace· 256.767.6210
    24 HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE 1.800.550.9215

  • ECM Hospital Emergency Room · 256.768.9191

  • Shoals Hospital Emergency Room · 256.386.1600
    Hellen Keller Hospital Emergency Room - 256.386.4196 

Victim/Witness Programs

Individual and Group Counseling

Campus Support

Police Departments

These non-emergency numbers may be helpful if a criminal investigation is being conducted by a detective.

  • Florence Police Department - 256.760.6500

  • Killen Police Department - 256.757.5555

  • Muscle Shoals Police Department - 256.383.6746

  • Sheffield Police Department - 256.383.1771

  • Tuscumbia Police Department - 256.383.3121

  • University of North Alabama Police Department 256.765.4357 

International Issues

  • International Studies Office · 256.765.4626 

Self-Defense Courses

  • UNA Police Department · 256.765.4357 

Medical Issues

Other Help

Educational Programs