Decatur

AMERICAN RED CROSS
Jackson Area Chapter
212 N. Highland Avenue, Suite 240
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone:  (731) 427-5543

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

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
100 Court Square
P.O. Box 99
Huntingdon, TN 38344
Phone:  (731) 986-2233
Fax:  (731) 986-5343

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) Decatur County Office
Phone:  (731) 852-2632

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

DECATUR  COUNTY CLERK
Gwen Pope
P.O. Box 488
Decaturville, TN 38329-0488
Phone:  (731) 852-3417
Fax: (731) 852-3152

DECATUR COUNTY COURTS
District 24
Decatur County Courthouse
22 West Main Street
Decaturville, TN 38329
Phone: (731) 852-3125

For more information on a judge or court clerk, click here then click on Decatur County.

COUNTY MAYOR
Michael G. Smith
P.O. Box 488
22 West Main Street
Decaturville, TN 38329
Phone:  (731) 852-2131
Fax:  (731) 852-2130

DECATUR COUNTY SHEPHERD’S FUND
300 Kentucky Avenue South
Parsons, TN  38363
Phone:  (731) 441-9834

Local food bank.

DECATUR COUNTY WEBSITE

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
P. O. Box 8 (38329-0008)
669 West Main (38329)
Decaturville, TN
Phone:  (731) 852-2981
Fax:  (731) 852-4612

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

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660

West Tennessee Office
2693 Union Avenue, Suite 201
Memphis, TN  38112
Phone:  (901) 458-6013
Fax:  (901) 458-7819

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.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Lexington Store & Donation Site
657 W Church Street
Lexington, TN 38351
Phone:  (731) 967-3665

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
155 North Pleasant Street
PO Box 178
Decaturville, TN 38329-0178
Phone:  (731) 852-2461
Fax:  (731) 852-3794

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.

PARSONS FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
210 Tennessee Avenue South
Parsons, TN  38363
Phone:  (731) 441-9834

Local food bank.

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Decatur County Public Library
20 West Market Street
Decaturville, TN 38329
Phone:  (731) 852-3325

Parsons Public Library
535 Tennessee Avenue South
Parsons, TN 38363
Phone:  (731) 847-6988

SALVATION ARMY
Savannah Service Unit
Virginia Haynes, Business Unit Volunteer
Phone:  (731) 642-4105

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
415 Cheyenne Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
Local:  (888) 383-1593
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (731) 664-6935

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 LEXINGTON
67 West Church Street
Lexington, TN 38351-0590
Phone:  (731) 968-8159
Fax:  (731) 968-8745

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 WEST TENNESSEE, INC.
1341 North Highland Avenue
P.O. Box 2086
Jackson, TN 38302
Phone:  (731) 422-1816
Fax:  (731) 422-1872

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address:
71 West Main Street
Decaturville, TN 38329-0038

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 38
Decaturville, TN 38329-0038

Phone:  (731) 852-2831
Fax:  (731) 852-3761

WEST TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER
North Pleasant Street
Decaturville, TN 38329
Phone:  (731) 852-4811

Services include workforce training, how to apply for unemployment, helping find jobs, and information for employers.

WEST TENNESSEE LEGAL SERVICES, INC.
210 West Main Street
P.O. Box 2066
Jackson, TN 38302-2066
Phone:  (800) 372-8346   

A non-profit organization that provides assistance in civil cases to individuals, families and communities.

WOMEN'S RESOURCE & RAPE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS (WRAP)
62 Directors Row
Jackson, TN 38305
Phone:  (731) 668-0411
Fax:  (731) 668-0006
HOTLINE:  (800) 273-8712

 

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