The Anna Howard Shaw Center for Gender Equity staff and resources are available to meet the various needs of our campus community. We support our campus by providing relevant information on gender, feminism, sexual & mental health, and resources for Undocumented/DACAmented, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA2S+ students.

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Albion College Resources

  • Contraceptive Shop
    • Robinson 300 (inside Center for Gender Equity)
      • Internal/External Condoms
      • Lubricant
      • Dental dams

Michigan Resources

  • Calhoun County Health Department
    • Location: 214 E. Michigan Ave., Albion, MI 49224
    • Hours: M-TH 8-4:30, F 8-12, closed Saturday and Sunday
    • Services: Free HIV & STI testing (PreP is available for uninsured patients), pregnancy testing, and contraceptives
      • Services are available in Spanish
  • Planned Parenthood
    • Location: 2009 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI 49202
    • Hours: M 9-5, T closed, W-TH 9-5, F-S closed
    • Services: (There is some funding under Title X that can cover costs or reduce costs for those without insurance or a way to pay. May need to bring proof of financial situation via pay stubs or unemployment paperwork)
      • Abortion
      • Contraceptives
      • HIV testing
      • Emergency contraception 
      • Pregnancy testing and services 
      • STD testing, treatments, and vaccines 

External Resources

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Albion College Resources

Michigan Resources

  • Summit Pointe
    • Location: 301 E. Michigan Ave., Albion, MI 49224
    • Phone: 517-629-5531
    • Services: Crisis line, screening for psychiatric hospitalization & visits, ongoing therapy
  • Oaklawn Outpatient Psychological Services
    • Location: 15209 W. Michigan Ave., Marshall, MI 49068
    • Phone: 269-781-9119
    • Services: Ongoing therapy, psychiatric visits

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Albion College maintains this internet site as a service to the College community. It is intended as a resource to inform and to educate. Included are direct links to other internet sites which we believe may be helpful. However, this does not imply that the Albion College Anna Howard Shaw Center for Gender Equity endorses any of the information provided at each of these sites. Furthermore, while we attempt to monitor and update our listings on a regular basis, the Anna Howard Shaw Center for Gender Equity cannot make any claims or assume any responsibility as to the reliability or functionality of the internet addresses (URLs) provided or the information contained at these sites. Readers are encouraged to evaluate the materials and to use what they find to be helpful. Information provided in our Web site and at other internet sites is not intended as a substitute for assistance from a qualified professional. For personal assistance or referrals, Albion students should contact the Victim Advocate at (517) 629-0613.