If you have been sexually assaulted...

You have just experienced a life-changing event. Asking for help is the first step in your recovery.  

Call our 24/7/365 hotline 205.860.SAFE (7233)

The Tuscaloosa SAFE Center office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30-4:30. If you call after hours, the answering service will send the on-call SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) a confidential message and the SANE will contact you to arrange to meet at the center.


PLEASE NOTE: The staff at the Tuscaloosa SAFE Center are mandatory reporters. That means that although we offer Jane/John Doe (anonymous) reporting, if you are under the age of 19, elderly, or are in an otherwise vulnerable population, we are required by law to report the assault to Law Enforcement and/or DHR. 

In order to help preserve evidence until you meet the SANE, please DO NOT:

  • Eat anything.

  • Drink anything.

  • Shower.

  • Use the restroom.  **If you must use the restroom, please DO NOT wipe or clean yourself.**

If you have changed your clothing, please place the clothes you were wearing when you were assaulted in a paper bag and bring it with you to the center. 


Contact or visit the SAFE Center:

1601 University Boulevard East, Suite 150

Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

205-860-SAFE (7233)

Administrative Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday-Friday

24-Hour Hotline: 205-860-SAFE (7233)