Anderson

AID TO DISTRESSED FAMILIES OF APPALACHIAN COUNTIES INC-ADFAC INC
P.O. Box 5953
Oak Ridge, TN  37831
Phone:  (865) 425-0256

 ADFAC works through the Social Services and Affordable Housing programs to provide direct financial aid, home rehabilitation, one-on-one counseling and/or preventive education to achieve positive results and truly make a difference in the lives of those affected by poverty.  ADFAC’s mission is to promote self-sufficiency and family stability through programs that provide assistance for immediate needs and help families plan for and/or prevent future crises.

AMERICAN RED CROSS, APPALACHIAN CHAPTER

908 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone:  (865) 483-5641
Fax:  (865) 482-0258

Provides blood services, first aid, CPR, disaster relief, and services to armed forces; serves Anderson County.

ANDERSON COUNTY CLERK
100 North Main Street, Room 111
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone:  (865) 457-6228

Oak Ridge Office
728 Emory Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Phone:  (865) 483-0541

Services include getting or renewing a driver's license, applying for a marriage certificate, and renewing license plates.

ANDERSON COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION
149 N. Main Street
Clinton, TN  37716
Phone:  (865) 457-5500
Fax:  (865) 457-5502

Provides training, technical assistance, and advocacy to families. 

ANDERSON COUNTY COURT SYSTEM

ANDERSON COUNTY MAYOR
100 North Main Street, Room 200
Clinton, TN  37716
Phone:  (865) 457-6200

ANDERSON COUNTY WEBSITE


CHILD AND FAMILY TENNESSEE

901 East Summitt Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN  37915
Phone:  (865) 524-7483

Services include help for drug, alcohol, and mental problems; safety and recovery from family violence; professional counseling.

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE

26 Kentucky Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Phone:  (865) 482-6001 
Fax:  (865) 482-6030

CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER OF ANDERSON COUNTY

752 N. Main Street 
Clinton, TN 37716-3122
Phone:  (865) 463-2740

The Child Advocacy Center works as a multidisciplinary team with Department of Children's Services, law enforcement, mental health counselors, and the District Attorney's Office to investigate and prosecute child abuse, child sexual abuse, and drug endangered children cases, and help children and their families heal from the trauma; serves Anderson County.

CLINTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
118 S. Hicks Street
Clinton, TN  37716
Phone:  (865) 457-0519

COMMUNITY MEDIATION SERVICES

Anderson County Courthouse
100 N. Main Street, Room 115
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone:  (865) 463-6888
Fax:  (865) 457-7208

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE ASSOCIATION (CASA) FOR CHILDREN

12 Van Hicks Lane
P.O. Box 4426
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Phone:  (865) 425-0888
Fax:  (865) 482-9977

Satellite Office
Anderson County Courthouse
100 N. Main Street Room 115 
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone:  (865) 463-6850

Provides trained volunteers to serve as objective third parties in court cases of child abuse and neglect to advocate for the child's best interest in court.

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
182 Frank L. Diggs Drive, Suite 200
Clinton, TN  37716-6961
Phone:  (865) 457-3660
Fax:  (865) 457-0335

Services: Food Stamp; Families First; Medicaid; and TennCare.

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660
East Tennessee Office
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN  37923
Phone:  (865) 670-2944
Fax:  (865) 470-7028

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) 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, DRT 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.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS CENTER
P.O. Box 802
Lenoir City, TN  37771
Phone:  (865) 986-6082

Provides confidential free safe haven shelter for domestic violence victims, medical care, safety planning, free temporary bed and meals for women and women with dependent children.

EAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY

125 Leinart
Clinton, TN  37716
Phone:  (865) 457-3352

Services include assistance for the elderly; provision of food to eligible households; rental assistance to low income families.

GOODWILL – OAK RIDGE RETAIL STORE

240 S. Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Phone:  (865) 481-3227

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
710 North Main Street
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone:  (865) 425-8800
Fax:  (865) 457-4252

HELEN ROSS MCNABB CENTER
600 Arthur Street
Knoxville, TN 37912
Phone: (865) 318-1954
Fax: (865) 523-6827

Offers the Nurturing Parenting program, a free six-week parenting class.

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
226B Broadway
Jackson Square
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Phone:  (865) 483-8454 or (800) 238-1443  

LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE ELDERLY PROGRAM
East TN Human Resource Agency, Inc.
9111 Cross Park Drive, Suite D-100
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone: (865) 691-2551 ext. 4224

Legal Assistance for the Elderly is a federally-funded program that provides legal advice, representation, and/or referral to seniors in specified elder law legal matters. Clients must be age 60 or above.

THE 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 under represented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.

SAFE HAVEN CRISIS & RECOVERY CENTER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT
900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 145
Knoxville, TN  37915
Phone:  (865) 558-9040
Fax:  (865) 584-7872

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. 

THE SALVATION ARMY - KNOXVILLE
409 N. Broadway
Knoxville, TN  37917
Phone:  (865) 525-9401

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF EAST TENNESSEE
922 Delaware Avenue
Knoxville TN  37921
Phone:  (865) 521-0000
Fax:  (865) 521-0040

Provides food to agencies that feed senior citizens, poor children, struggling parents, the homeless, the disabled, and those recovering from addiction, allowing the agencies to devote more resources to caring for people and fewer resources on food; serves Anderson County.

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
565 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Phone:  (865) 482-6908
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (800) 325-0778

SOUTHERN MIGRANT LEGAL SERVICES
311 Plus Park Boulevard, Suite 135
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone:  (615) 750-1200
Fax:  (615) 366-3349
Toll Free:  (866) 721-7828

Provides free legal services to migrant and seasonal farm workers.

TENNESSEE ALLIANCE FOR LEGAL SERVICES
50 Vantage Way, Suite 250
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone:  (615) 627-0956 or (888) 395-9297
Fax:  (615) 627-0964

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.

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT OAK RIDGE
599 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Suite B
Oak Ridge, TN  37831-5359
Phone:  (865) 483-7474
Fax:  (865) 483-9209

Tennessee has a network of centers across the state where employers can go to find workers they need and job seekers can get career information and services. Each center offers computerized labor market information, Internet access, workshops, an on-line talent bank, job placement, recruitment and training.

TENNESSEE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL 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
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
301 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone:  (615) 255-0331
Toll Free Phone:  (877) 608-1009
Fax:  (615) 255-0354

Non-profit, public interest law and advocacy firm serving families in need.

UNITED WAY 2-1-1
149 N. Main Street 
Clinton, TN  37716
Phone:  (865) 457-5500

Provides free and confidential information and referral service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Nine hundred plus program listings are available; serves Anderson County.

UNITED WAY OF ANDERSON COUNTY, INC.
161 C Robertsville Road
P.O. Box 4158
Oak Ridge, TN  37831-4158
Phone:  (865) 483-8431

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Courthouse, 100 N. Main Street, Room 213
Clinton, TN 37716-3617
Phone:  (865)457-6246
Fax:  (865) 457-6253

UT Extension delivers educational programs and research-based information to citizens throughout the state of Tennessee. Working with farmers, families, youth, and communities, Extension helps improve people's lives by addressing problems and issues at the local, state, and national levels.

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