Locations & Directions
The Crisis Center operates in the Spain Community Chest Building, also known as the United Way Building, which is located off Clairmont Avenue and on the hill opposite the Highlands Golf Course.
3600 8th Avenue South
Business - 323-7782
Fax - 328-6225
Driving Directions to Office:
First, you must get on 8th Avenue South going eastward, with St. Vincent's Hospital on your right:
If you are on Interstate 65, take the 8th Avenue South / University Blvd. exit, going in an eastward direction towards UAB. Pass through the UAB campus and cross 20th Street Continue on 8th Avenue South, eventually going under Hwy 31 / 280 (the Red Mountain Expressway). You will see St. Vincent's Hospital on the right. Go to directions below.
If you are on Hwy 31 / 280 (the Red Mountain Expressway), take the 8th Avenue South / University Blvd. exit, going in an eastward direction. You will see St. Vincent's Hospital on the right. Go to directions below.
Pass the main entrance to St. Vincent's Hospital on your right, pass McDonalds on your right, and proceed on 8th Avenue South, going up and over the crest of the hill.
The road name will change from 8th Avenue South to Clairmont Avenue, but continue going eastward on the same road, going through the traffic lights.
When you reach the fork in the road, bear to the left and continue on Clairmont Avenue. You will see the Piggly Wiggly food store on the left.
Continue on Clairmont Avenue. A golf course will be on your right.
As you are passing the golf course, turn left onto 36th Street South.
Once on 36th Street South, go up the hill to the intersection and turn right onto 8th Avenue South. Once you have turned, the United Way Building will be on your left.
Go a short distance (approximately 50 yards), passing a long line of shrubs on the left, and take the first left turn into the Crisis Center's parking lot. As you enter the parking lot, you will see the double-door entrance to the Crisis Center on your left. The address is clearly marked as "501" in the glass panel above the doors.
A picture of the Crisis Center building is shown below, showing the Crisis Center sign to the left and the entrance doors on the right.
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