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Legal Resources and Courts

DYER COUNTY WEBSITE

DYER COUNTY COURT SYSTEM
Click on your county on the map of TN.

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.

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.

DYER-LAKE COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA)
418 Richwood Road
Finley, TN 38030
Phone:  (731) 287-1526

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

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 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.

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Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

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.

NORTHWEST SAFE LINE
HOT LINE:  (800) 957-0055 or (731) 287-7233

P.O. Box 1831
Dyersburg, TN 38025
Phone:  (731) 285-6470
Fax:  (731) 286-9176

Family violence shelters and services.

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.

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Resources for People with Disabilities

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.

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
1911 Upper Finley Road
P.O. Box 1019
Dyersburg, TN 38025-1019
Phone:  (731) 285-0389
Fax:  (731) 287-1717

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
1979 St. John, Suite E.
Dyersburg, TN 38024-2067
Phone:  (731) 286-8305
Fax:  (731) 288-8008

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

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
151 Everett Avenue
Dyersburg, TN 38024-5198
Phone:  (731) 286-7821
Fax:  (731) 286-6143

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

DYER COUNTY CLERK
115 Market Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:  (731) 286-7814

DYER COUNTY MAYOR
P.O. Box 1360
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:  (731) 286-7800
Fax:  (731) 286-6462

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Resources for People Looking for a Job or Out of Work

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT DYERSBURG
439 McGaughey Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:  (731) 286-8300
Fax:  (731) 286-8354
TDD:  (731) 286-8383

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

AMERICAN RED CROSS
326 South Mill Avenue
Dyersburg, TN 38024-5034
Phone:  (731) 286-4740

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

CLOTHES CLOSET AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
220 Masonic Street
Dyersburg, TN  38024
Phone:  (731) 285-4811

DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS CENTER
2025 St. John Avenue
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:  (713) 285-1723

DYERSBURG-DYER COUNTY UNION MISSION
P.O. Box 179 (38025)
213 West Cedar Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:  (731) 285-0726

Offers family ministries, food services, thrift and help stores, youth ministries, and spiritual services.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Dyersburg Store & Donation Site
1478 U.S. Highway 51, Byp E
Dyersburg,TN 38024
Phone:  (731) 285-6001

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
1629 Woodlawn Ext.
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:  (731) 285-7311 or (731) 285-7359
Fax:  (731) 285-2610

MIDSOUTH FOOD BANK
239 South Dudley Street
Memphis, TN 38104-3244
Phone:  (901) 527-0841

NORTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP
231 South Wilson Street
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone:  (731) 364-3228
Fax:  (731) 364-5163

Provide a variety of services, such as nutrition assistance, transportation, and employment training education.

SALVATION ARMY
Mark Oakes, Business Unit Volunteer
Phone:  (731) 285-3233

SALVATION ARMY SOUP KITCHEN
328 S. Mill Street
Dyersburg, TN  38024

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF WEST TENNESSEE
225 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301-6029
Phone:  (731) 424-3663

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1070 Vendall Road
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:  (877) 480-5002
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:   (800) 325-0778

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
1341 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301-4018
Phone:  (731) 422-1816

UNITED WAY OF GREATER BLYTHEVILLE
404 Park Street
Blytheville,  AR 72315-2422
Phone:  (870) 763-7522 ‎

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