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*All of these websites were working at the time of publication. Although some organizations are specific to our homestate and region, there should be comparable resources in your local area.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster relief, support of America’s military families, supply of life-saving blood donations, health and safety services, and international humanitarian services.
501 S. Wilcox
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: (423) 246-5509
Cease Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
The mission of CEASE is to offer support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in our community, and to enable them to live violence free lives.
P.O. Box 3359
Morristown, TN 37815
Phone: (423) 581-7029
Fax: (423) 586-0692
Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that is 20 years old. It was designed as a program to help those struggling with hurts, habits and hang-ups by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through the recovery process. Celebrate Recovery is a “group based” ministry in over 20,000 churches worldwide.
First Baptist Church
441 Clay St.
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: (423) 247-4122, ext 239
Child Support Services/Dept Of Human Services/TN
DHS offers numerous services to parents or legal guardians trying to obtain financial and medical support for their child or children. Our child support staff can help you locate a missing parent, establish paternity, obtain or modify court orders and enforce those orders.
124 Austin Street, Suite #2
Greeneville, TN 37745
Phone: (423) 787-1458
Fax: (423) 787-1461
Comprehensive Community Services
Welcome to your first step of living a sober lifestyle. At CCS we understand that seeking and finding help for alcohol and drug addiction or co-occurring disorders can be a difficult task. CCS adopted the “No Wrong Door” policy offering compassionate, comprehensive and affordable treatment for both substance abuse and mental disorders, regardless of where you enter the system.
321 W. Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 928-4357
Contact-Concern Of Northeast Tennessee, Inc.
Volunteers at Contact Concern of Northeast Tennessee, Inc., are trained to meet the needs of those individuals who require information and referral to health and human services agencies.
Committed to confidentiality, volunteers listen 15 hours a day, 365 days a year to people who are calling for a variety of reasons. There might be situations of abuse, loneliness, depression, need of temporary financial assistance, medical direction or support group information. Let CONTACT-CONCERN save you time and effort looking endlessly through the phonebook or yellow pages. We can direct you to the appropriate agency to fulfill your need.
P.O. Box 3336
Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone: (423) 246-2273 or (866) 246-5816 (2-1-1)
Fax: (423) 247-7761
Dept Of Human Services, TN
Services: Food Stamp; Families First; Medicaid; and TennCare
4017 Hwy. 66, Suite 14
Rogersville, TN 37857
Phone: (423) 272-2606
Fax: (423) 272-5349
Disability Law & Advocacy Center of TN
Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee (DLAC) advocates for the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities to ensure they have an equal opportunity to be productive and respected members of our society. For people who qualify, DLAC may be able to assist with problems related to their disability like abuse and neglect outside of the home; discrimination in housing, transportation, employment; and access to public and private programs and services.
East Tennessee Office
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite A-220
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone: (865) 670-2944
Fax: (865) 470-7028
East TN Human Resource Agency
Services include assistance for the elderly; provision of food to eligible households; rental assistance to low income families.
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone: (865) 457-3352
First TN Human Resource Agency
Services include safe passage domestic violence shelter, meals on wheels, foster grandparent program, child care food program, free computer lessons.
2203 McKinley Road, Suite 210
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 461-8200
Legal Aid of East TN
The mission of Legal Aid of East Tennessee is to ensure equal justice for elderly, abused, and low income persons, providing a wide range of civil legal assistance and advocacy. LAET has been part of the community structure of East Tennessee for over 40 years, serving 26 counties from Chattanooga to Johnson City. With offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Johnson City, Maryville, and Morristown, LAET provides civil legal representation to East Tennesseans who cannot afford a private attorney.
311 W. Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 928-8311
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Toll-Free: (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
TTY: (800) 787-3224
The Hotline is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families. The Hotline answers a variety of calls and is a resource for domestic violence advocates government officials, law enforcement agencies and the general public.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
NCADV’s work includes coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels; support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives – such as safe home and shelter programs – for battered women and their children; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; focus on the leadership of NCADV’s caucuses developed to represent the concerns of organizationally underrepresented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.
Safe House, Inc.
Frontier Health is the leading provider of behavioral health & co-occurring services in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
P.O. Box 3426
Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone: (423) 578-3040
Fax: (423) 578-3967
Safe Haven Family Shelter
Part of Helen Ross McNabb Center. Services include SAFECENTER, a safe place for victims of sexual assault where evidence will be collected and counseling will be provided; a 24-hour crisis hotline; therapy.
1234 3rd Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37210
6215 Kingston Pike, Suite A
Phone: (865) 558-9040
Fax: (865) 584-7872
Second Harvest Food Bank Of Northeast Tennessee
OUR MISSION is to feed the hungry by securing and distributing food and grocery products to regional agencies that provide services to the needy, ill, children and elderly in Northeast Tennessee.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee works to close the gap on hunger in our eight-county region providing food assistance through charities, faith-based organizations and food bank programs that serve the needy. Assistance is provided in Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington Counties.
127 Dillon Court
Gray, TN 37615
Phone: (423) 477-4053
Fax: (423) 477-3467
Social Security Administration
P.O. Box 1409
2401 Southgate Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: (423) 247-9820 or (800) 772-1213
Teen Challenge USA
Christ-centered, faith-based solutions for youth, adults, and families struggling with life-controlling problems, like addiction.
Teen Challenge is holistic – meaning that we are concerned with the body, mind, and spirit of those who come to us for help. We endeavor to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well, and spiritually alive. Despite our name, Teen Challenge also works extensively with adults. Most adults who arrive at our doors bring with them a tragic history of substance abuse and other life-controlling problems.
Tennessee Alliance For Legal Services
TALS is a statewide non-profit organization that seeks to build partnerships to support the delivery of effective civil legal services for low-income and elderly Tennesseans. TALS is committed to increasing equal access to justice across Tennessee. TALS is an alliance of the federally-funded legal aid programs, independent providers of civil legal services, and supporting agencies in Tennessee.
50 Vantage Way, Suite 250
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 627-0956 or (888) 395-9297
Fax: (615) 627-0964
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic And Sexual Violence
The Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence is a private nonprofit organization composed of diverse community leaders and program members who share a common vision of ending violence in the lives of Tennesseans through public policy, advocacy, education and activities that increase the capacity of programs and communities to address violence.
2 International Plaza Drive, Suite 425
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone: (615) 386-9406
Fax: (615) 383-2967
In State: (800) 289-9018
Tennessee Department Of Labor And Workforce Development
Tennessee job seekers and employers now have a more powerful tool in searching for jobs and job candidates, the result of an upgrade to the Jobs4TN.gov website. The revisions now allow users to customize their workspaces, to expand database searches and how they are saved, and to share jobs through e-mail and the Career Network. Visit jobs4tn.gov now.
Phone: (877) 813-0950
Information on how to file for unemployment insurance.
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
A statewide database of disability services including social service agencies, low-income medical clinics, and a multitude of other valuable resources updated daily. Information is organized by both geographic location and type of service provided.
Tennessee Domestic Violence Crisis And Support Resources
Links to information and resources for victims of domestic violence.
Tennessee Economic Council On Women
The Tennessee Economic Council on Women assesses Tennessee women’s economic status. It develops and advocates solutions to address women’s needs in order to help women achieve economic autonomy.
Tennessee Justice Center
The Tennessee Justice Center is a non-profit, public interest law and advocacy firm serving families in need. We give priority to policy issues and civil cases in which the most basic necessities of life are at stake, and where our advocacy can benefit families statewide. We work to empower our clients by holding government accountable for its policies and actions.
301 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: (615) 255-0331
Toll Free: (877) 608-1009
Fax: (615) 255-0354
Non-profit, public interest law and advocacy firm serving families in need.
Tennessee Voices for Children
TVC speaks out as active advocates for the emotional and behavioral well-being of children and families through their Statewide Family Network and its other ten main programs, our organization has informed, supported, and assisted parents and providers across the state of Tennessee.
Women’s Prison Association (WPA)
Founded in 1865, WPA is the nation’s oldest service and advocacy organization committed to helping women with criminal justice histories see new possibilities for themselves and their families.
110 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Client and Program Inquiries: 646-292-7748