Alabama Head Injury Foundation: 205-823-4544
Alabama Head Injury Foundation works across the state with survivors of traumatic brain injury and with their families to help them achieve the highest level of independent living possible. The majority of its clients tend to be those with more severe injuries, which often means living under the care of a family member serving as a 24/7 caregiver. AHIF’s primary services include support groups, a camp experience, financial counseling, housing assistance, home modifications and respite care for caregivers.
Contact: Scott Powell
A3100 Lorna Road Suite 203 Hoover, AL 35216
Phone Number: 205-823-4544
American Red Cross: 334-749-9981
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors so that all people affected by disaster in the community receive care, shelter and hope; our communities are ready and prepared for disasters; everyone in our community has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products; all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.
Contact: Kelly Hodges
206 26th St. Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-749-9981
Andrew Willis Memorial Emergency Fund
The Andrew Willis Memorial Emergency Fund helps with prescription costs, medical bills and emergency needs of impoverished infants and children as referred by school systems, DHR, and United Way.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Lee County: 334-502-1311
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Lee County provides youth ages 6-18 safe and productive activities during the hours outside of the school day. Through frequent participation in programming that intentionally incorporates the key elements of positive self-identity, health and well-being, positive values, commitment to learning, social competency, and community and civic involvement, young people will become productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Contact: Richard Curry
1365 Gatewood Dr. Suite 221 Auburn, AL 36830
Phone Number: 334-502-1311
Child Advocacy Center of Twin Cedars: 334-705-0770
The Child Advocacy Center facilitates healing and justice for abused and neglected children in Lee and Macon counties. The program raises awareness so that all cases of child physical and sexual abuse can be reported, investigated, and treated through the collaboration of a multi-disciplinary team. The Child Advocacy Center serves as a child-friendly location where children feel safe and are encouraged to tell their story. It provides children and non-offending family members with core services: forensic interviews, forensic medical exams, therapy, family advocacy, court accompaniment and parent support groups. All services are offered free of charge and never expire.
Contact: Katherine Cochrane
1810 Corporate Dr. Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-705-0770
The Community Market of the Food Bank of East Alabama: 334-749-8844
The Community Market feeds the needy of our community by giving the needy access to available food resources. Launched in January of 2003, it functions as an extension of the Food Bank of East Alabama to provide direct food relief to low-income residents of Lee County. It offers client-choice food selection in a grocery store atmosphere at a convenient location.
Contact: Mattie Jimmerson
3798 Pepperell Pkwy. Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-749-8844
Domestic Violence Intervention Center: 334-749-1515
Domestic Violence Intervention Center strives to eliminate violence in the lives of men, women and children in the five-county area. It serves by providing direct services to domestic violence victims which in turn will make them less likely to return to the abuser.
Contact: Zenene Humphrey
P.O. 2183 Opelika, AL 36803
Phone Number: 334-749-1515
East Alabama Services for the Elderly: 334-826-5811
East Alabama Services for the Elderly promotes the general welfare of seniors and disabled individuals in Lee County and surrounding communities. Through this mission, EASE works to promote public awareness of the aging process and the obstacles that seniors regularly face. EASE provides health, nutrition and everyday living resources to improve this target population’s quality of life. EASE provides in-home services such as light housekeeping, personal care, companion care and transportation for seniors and disabled who are at risk of nursing home placement. It also manages two senior volunteer programs. One program places senior mentors and tutors in our school systems to aide children with special needs, while the other program helps seniors reinvest their time and talents by placing them in various non-profit agencies.
Contact: Sherri Long
1300 Commerce Dr. Auburn, AL 36830
Phone Number: 334-826-5811
Food Bank of East Alabama: 334-821-9006
The Food Bank of East Alabama feeds the needy of East Central Alabama through member agencies by soliciting, procuring, and distributing excess food and grocery products; by developing and monitoring the agency network; and by cultivating community awareness about the nature of and solutions to the problem of hunger.
Contact: Martha Henk
375 Industry Dr. Auburn, AL 36830
Phone Number: 334-821-9006
Joyland Child Development Center: 334-821-7624
Joyland provides quality, safe, and educational child care for working families at an affordable cost. Children at Joyland learn cognitive skills through developmentally appropriate play and lessons.
Contact: Pam Dumas
410 Boykin St. Auburn, AL 36830
Phone Number: 334-821-7624
Keeping Family Connections of Twin Cedars: 334-502-8600
Keeping Family Connections meets the supervised visitation needs of families and agencies by providing regularly scheduled supervised visitation for non-custodial parents and their children on a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis in a secure comfortable facility.
Contact: Pam Seidler
202 N. 26th St. Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-502-8600
Lee County CASA of Twin Cedars: 334-703-4066
Lee County CASA provides carefully screened, trained and supervised volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children in dependency proceedings yielding a safe and permanent home where the child can thrive.
Contact: Latasha Durr
202 N. 26th St. Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-703-4066
Lee County Chapter of Easter Seals – Achievement Center: 334-745-3501
The Lee County Chapter aids individuals in our community based on need without discrimination for medical and health needs. The Chapter also serves as a resource that collaborates with our community social service agencies to assist with special needs as presented on an individual basis. The Achievement Center provides vocational development services and extended employment programs for individuals with physical, mental, and developmental disabilities and for persons without disabilities who are culturally, socially, or economically disadvantaged. These services assist them in obtaining competitive or extended employment, help maximize their independent living skills and equip them to live at the highest possible level of independence within the community.
Contact: Star Wray
510 West Thomason Circle Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-745-3501
Lee County Literacy Coalition: 334-705-0001
Lee County Literacy Coalition helps adults learn to read, write, and use mathematics at a level necessary to succeed and thrive in society. The LCLC believes in a fully literate society and functions to support, promote, and ensure the availability, accessibility, and advocacy for a more literate Alabama. It offers one-to-one tutoring, financial literacy courses, and other informative workshops to help adults achieve their educational goals. This gives them the opportunity to pursue better jobs and education and take better care of themselves and their family.
Contact: Patricia Butts
1365 Gatewood Dr. Suite 519 Auburn, AL 36830
Phone Number: 334-705-0001
Lee County Youth Development Center: 334-749-2996
Lee County Youth Development Center is a place of service, offering hope to children and families and strengthening communities. The LCYDC In School Preventions Programs include the Abstinence Education Program and the Home Alone Safety Program, which provide youth with the necessary knowledge to make sound decisions concerning their emotional and physical health.
Contact: Laura Cooper
1101 Spring Dr. Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-749-2996
Project Uplift of Lee County Youth Development Center: 334-844-4430
Project Uplift is a program operating for the benefit of school age children in Lee County, AL. Its founders designed this one-to-one mentoring program to fulfill two important goals; reduce and prevent juvenile delinquency in Lee County and build self-esteem. Project Uplift fulfills this mission by pairing children 5-12 years of age with positive adult role models.
Contact: Kelley Wells
191 Cary Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849
Phone Number: 334-844-4430
The Salvation Army of Lee County: 334-826-0073
The Salvation Army of Lee County connects the donations, both goods and monetary, directly to the most urgent needs in the community, to feed the hungry, reach out to shut-in seniors, comfort the hurting families and transform lives.
Contact: Cynthia Smith
1038 Opelika Rd. Auburn, AL 36830
Phone Number: 334-826-0073
Sheriffs Girls Ranch: 256-896-4113
The Girls Ranch is sponsored by the Alabama Sheriff’s Association chartered under the laws of the State of Alabama. Its purpose is to operate and maintain homes for dependent, abused, neglected, and abandoned girls of school age, without regard to the child’s race, creed, color, or sex. The Girls Ranch provides residential care in a family-style atmosphere. The program is designed to provide a careful balance of education, religion, work, and play, supplemented by generous amounts of love and concern from all the members of staff. The goal of the Ranch is to provide security, love, discipline and understanding in a positive environment filled with opportunities for children to prepare themselves for secure, productive roles in adult society.
Contact: Candice Gulley
174 Samford Dr. Camp Hill, AL 36850
Phone Number: 256-896-4113
Special Deliveries of East Alabama Mental Health: 334-742-2112
Special Deliveries aims to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect through the provision of parent education, counseling, and case management services for pregnant women and families with children ages 0 – kindergarten entry who reside in Lee County. Services are provided primarily in the home setting and are based on the latest research in the field of child abuse prevention. Services are holistic, comprehensive, and focused on building family strengths so that children are safe, health, and ready to learn when they enter school.
Contact: Caroline May
2300 Center Hills Dr. Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-742-2112
Unity Wellness Center of East Alabama Mental Health Services: 334-749-3593
Unity Wellness Center provides HIV primary medical care, case management, HIV counseling, testing, and prevention education as well as medical transportation services and housing assistance to individuals with HIV/AIDS who live in Lee, Macon, Chambers, Russell and Tallapoosa Counties in east Alabama.
Contact: Tracy Wynne
122 N. 20th St. Bldg. 26 Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-749-3593
The William Mason Emergency Fund of United Way of Lee County: 334-745-5540
The William Mason Emergency Fund assists families in emergency situations with utility and prescription medication assistance. Emergency situations may include but are not limited to loss of employment, reduction in wage hours, and unexpected, necessary expenses.
Contact: Caitlin Andrews
2133 Executive Park Dr. Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: 334-745-5540
2-1-1 Community Connections: 1-888-421-1266
2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referrals for health and human services. It provides a one-stop service to callers seeking information about resources in the community for everyday needs and in times of crisis. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. 2-1-1 operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Phone Number: 2-1-1 or 1-888-421-1266