Cheatham

Legal Services and Courts

CHEATHAM COUNTY WEBSITE

CHEATHAM COUNTY COURT SYSTEM
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HELP4TN.ORG
Website where you can find forms, legal information, and other legal help.

TN FREE LEGAL ANSWERS
Get free legal advice over email if you qualify.

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
120 Franklin Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Phone:  (800) 342-3317

Legal Aid Society offers free legal help to people with low income.

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE

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

SOUTHERN MIGRANT LEGAL SERVICES
311 Plus Park Blvd, 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 JUSTICE CENTER
211 7th Ave N, #100
Nashville, TN 37219
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.

Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION CENTER
Phone:  (615) 255-0711

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.

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 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS AND SUPPORT RESOURCES

Links to information and resources for victims of domestic violence.

URBAN MINISTRIES SAFEHOUSE
217 S. 3rd Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Phone:  (931) 648-9090
Fax:  (931) 648-9632

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Resources for People with Disabilities

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660

Middle Tennessee Office
2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN  37217
Phone:  (615) 298-1080
Fax:  (615) 298-2046

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.

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.

Resources for Families

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
102 Cumberland Street
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone:  (615) 792-3075
Fax:  (615) 792-7226

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
286 Frey Street ,Suite 101
Ashland City, TN  (37015-1727)
Phone:  (615) 792-5628
Fax:  (615) 792-9280

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

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
162 County Services Drive, Suite 110
Ashland City, Tennessee 37015
Cheatham County Government Services Complex
Phone:  (615) 792-4420 or (615) 792-2055
Fax:  (615) 792-2036

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.

County Government

CHEATHAM COUNTY CLERK
210 S. Main Street, Suite 108
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone:  (615) 792-5179

CHEATHAM COUNTY MAYOR
100 Public Square, Suite 105
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone:  (615) 792-4316
Fax:  (615) 792-2001

PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

Cheatham County Public Library
188 County Services Drive, Suite 20
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone:  (615) 792-4828

South Cheatham Public Library
358 North Main Street
Kingston Springs, TN 37082
Phone:  (615) 952-4752           

SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE
6214 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN
Phone:  (615) 352-1154

Resources for People Looking for a Job or Out of Work

NASHVILLE CAREER ADVANCEMENT CENTER
621 Mainstream Drive, Suite 210
Nashville, TN 37228-1210
Phone:  (615) 862-8890
Fax:  (615) 862-8910
TTY:  (800) 848-0298

NCAC provides individuals with Career Development resources in order to produce a skilled workforce for businesses. Currently offers various assessments, workshops and services to equip job seekers with the necessary skills to achieve self-sufficient employment.

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT METRO CENTER
2200 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone:  (615) 253-8920
Fax:  (615) 532-2763        

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 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Phone:  (877) 813-0950

Information on how to file for unemployment insurance.

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.

Other Resources

JOELTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
3541 Old Clarksville Pike
Joelton, TN  37080
Phone:   (615) 329-3491

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Contact.

AMERICAN RED CROSS
Nashville Area Chapter
2201 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone:  (615) 250-4300

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

ARK COMMUNITY RESOURCE ASSISTANCE
Mailing Address:
PO Box 224
Kingston Springs, TN 37082

Physical Address:
710 Hwy 70
Pegram, TN 37143
Phone:  (615) 457-1931

Local food bank.

ASHLAND CITY FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH
100 West Elm Street
Ashland City, TN  37015
Phone:  (615) 319-4212

Local food bank.

BETHESDA CENTER
116 N. Main Street
Ashland City, TN  37015
Phone:  (615) 792-1389

Local food bank.

CLARKSVILLE HIGHWAY CHURCH OF CHRIST
5444 Highway 41A
Joelton, TN  37080
Phone:  (615) 746-5532

Local food bank.

FUEL OF CHEATHAM COUNTY
103 Oak Street
Ashland City, TN  37015
Phone:  (615) 945-7099

Local food bank.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Pegram Donation Site
2791 Sams Creek Road
Cheatham County Recycling Center
Pegram, TN  37015

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
162 County Services Drive, Suite 200
Ashland City, TN 37015-1787
Phone:  (615) 792-4318
Fax:  (615) 792-6794

MID-CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
296 Frey Street
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone:  (615) 792-3632
Fax:  (615) 792-9450

Services include low-income home energy assistance; assistance for people who do not have prescription medical insurance; provides food items to eligible people and families; Head Start and Early Head Start.

MID-CUMBERLAND HEAD START ASHLAND CITY
104b Elizabeth Street
Ashland City, TN  37015
Phone:  (615) 792-1224

Local food bank.

MID-CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone:  (615) 331-6033

Services include assisting elderly and disabled with routine household tasks; public transit services; meals on wheels; the Community Corrections program.

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
120 Athens Way
Nashville, TN 37228
Local:  (877) 808-5461
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:   (877) 293-5741

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 METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
250 Venture Circle
Nashville, Tennessee 37228
Phone:  (615) 255-8501
Fax:  (615) 780-2426

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