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AMERICAN RED CROSS - GREATER CHATTANOOGA AREA CHAPTER
801 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone:  (423) 265-3455
Fax:  (423) 265-8952

Provides blood services, first aid, CPR, disaster relief, and services to armed forces.

AVALON CENTER
100 Woodmere Mall # 105
Crossville, TN  38555-4234
Phone:  (931) 456-0747 or (877) 296-0199
TTY:  (931) 337-5824
Fax:  (931) 787-1057
Crisis Line:  (800) 641-3434

A domestic violence and sexual assault program.  Provides a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, support groups, community education, counseling, crisis intervention, and children's programs. 

BLEDSOE COUNTY CLERK
P.O. Box 212
Pikeville, TN  37367
Phone:  (423) 447-2137

BLEDSOE COUNTY COURTS

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Jeffrey F. Stewart
Chancellor
P.O. Box 428
Winchester, TN 37398
Phone:  (931) 967-2605

Greg Forgey
Bledsoe County Clerk & Master
P.O. Box 389
Pikeville, TN  37367-0389
Phone:  (423) 447-2484
Fax:  (423) 447-3442

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Justin C. Angel

The Honorable Thomas W. Graham
Circuit Court Judge
210 Lawyers Building
P.O. Box 993
Jasper, TN 37347
Phone:  (423) 942-361

The Honorable J. Curtis Smith
Circuit Court Judge
15788A Rankin Avenue North
P.O. Box 2200
Dunlap, TN 37327
Phone:  (423) 949-4691

Michael Walker
Bledsoe County Circuit Court Clerk
P.O. Box 455
Pikeville, TN  37367-0455
Phone:  (423) 447-6488        
Fax:  (423) 447-2534

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Howard L. Upchurch
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Bledsoe County Courthouse
P.O. Box 381
Pikeville, TN  37367-0381
Phone:  (423) 447-2903
Fax:  (423) 447-6672

BLEDSOE COUNTY MAYOR
P.O. Box 149
Pikeville, TN  37367
Phone:  (423) 447-6855

BLEDSOE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
478 Cumberland Avenue
P.O. Box 465
Pikeville, TN  37367
Phone:  (423) 447-2817 
Fax:  (423) 447-3002

BLEDSOE COUNTY WEBSITE

CHATTANOOGA AREA FOOD BANK
2009 Curtain Pole Road
Chattanooga, TN  37406
Phone:  (423) 622-1800

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
Child Support Satellite Office (Bledsoe and Rhea Counties)
391 Main Street, Unit 3
Dayton, TN  37321
Phone:  (423) 775-5222
Fax:  (423) 570-0692

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE - HAMILTON COUNTY CASA
1600 East Third Street
Chattanooga, TN  37404
Phone:  (423) 209-5232
Fax:  (423) 697-7876

Recruits and trains volunteers to serve as advocates representing the best interests of children in court proceedings.

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
323 Rockfort Road
Pikeville, TN  37367-5255
Phone:  (423) 447-2193
Fax:  (423) 447-6968

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.

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
41068 Tennessee 30
Pikeville, TN  37367
Phone:  (423) 447-7206

Services include providing information about community resources such as food pantries or health insurance options, delivering clothing for students, helping with any problems students have that could prevent them from learning. 

GOODWILL – DAYTON STORE & DONATION CENTER
200 Able Drive, Suite 1
Dayton, TN  37321
Phone:  (423) 775-5299

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P. O. Box 277
1185 Alvin York Highway
Pikeville, TN 37367
Phone:  (423) 447-2149
Fax :  (423) 447-6777

LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE
85 Central Avenue NW
Cleveland, TN  37311
Phone:  (423) 479-8577

Provides wide range of civil legal assistance and advocacy for elderly, abused, and low income persons.

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.

SALVATION ARMY-CROSSVILLE
2514 Lantana Road # 101
Crossville, TN  38572-0101
Phone:  (931) 788-3414

SERENITY POINTE
P.O. Box 1929
Dunlap, TN  37327
Phone:  (423) 949-7068

Services include training in anger management, marriage enrichment, DUI school, and financial freedom.  Also provides long-term recovery for abuse and addiction and affordable rural housing. 

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1290 Premier Drive
Chattanooga, TN  37421
Phone:  (866) 964-0029
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (423) 954-9364

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
2531 Main Street, Old High School
P.O. Box 88
Pikeville, TN  37367
Phone:  (423) 447-2444 
Fax:  (423) 447-6168

Services include housing and shelter, low-income home energy assistance, homeless assistance, nutrition services, family caregiver support, and public transportation.

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE LEGAL SERVICES
29 Patten Parkway
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone:  (423) 756-0128
Fax:  (423) 757-9063

A public interest law firm that operates as a non-profit legal organization. Gives advice and files lawsuits in state and federal courts.  Principal programs are for the victims of domestic violence and some consumer cases.  Offers sample forms on website.

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 ATHENS
410 Congress Parkway
Athens, TN  37303
Phone:  (423) 745-2028
Fax:  (423) 745-0938
TDD:  (423) 745-1231

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 them 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
Phone:  (800) 318-9335

Teleinterpreter and Spanish speaking staff available.  One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help.

UNITED WAY OF GREATER CHATTANOOGA
P.O. Box 4027
Chattanooga, TN  37405-0027
Phone:  (423) 752-0300

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address:
3150 Main Street, Suite 100         
Pikeville, TN  37367

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 289
Pikeville, TN 37367-0289

Phone:  (423) 447-2451
Fax:  (423) 447-3392

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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