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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
Satellite Office (Serving Crockett and Haywood Counties)
132 South Washington Street
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 779-2020
Fax:  (731) 779-2021

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) FOR CHILDREN

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

CROCKETT CARE FOOD BANK
151 Conley Road
Alamo, TN  38001
Phone:  (731) 696-4067

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
1199 South Dupree
Brownsville, TN  38012-9995
Phone:  (731) 772-4242
Fax:  (731) 779-0151

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.

HAYWOOD COUNTY CLERK
Sonya Castellaw
1 N. Washington Avenue
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-2362
Fax:  (731) 772-1213

HAYWOOD COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable George R. Ellis
Chancellor
Chancery Building
204 North Court Square
Trenton, TN  38382
Phone:  (731) 855-7668

Sarah Levy
Clerk & Master
1 North Washington
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-0122

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Clayburn Peeples
Circuit Court Judge
1421 Osborne Street
Humboldt, TN  38343
Phone:  (731) 779-3350

Mary B. Lonon
Circuit Court Clerk
1 N. Washington Avenue
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-1112
Fax:  (731) 772-8139

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Roland Reid
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
1 N. Washington
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-2176
Fax:  (731) 772-3864

HAYWOOD COUNTY MAYOR
A. Franklin Smith
1 N. Washington
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-1432
Fax:  (731) 772-3864

HAYWOOD COUNTY WEBSITE

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
950 East Main Street
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-0463 or (731) 772-0464
Fax:  (731) 772-3377

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 underrepresented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.

PUBLIC LIBRARY:

Elma Ross Public Library
1011 E. Main Street
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-9534

SALVATION ARMY
125 Allen Avenue
P.O. Box 486
Jackson, TN  38302
Phone:  (731) 422-1271

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
415 Cheyenne Drive
Jackson, TN  38305
Phone:  (888) 383-1593
Toll-Free:  (877) 772-1213
TTY:   (731) 664-6935

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

Provides free legal services to migrant and seasonal farm workers. 

SOUTHWEST HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
Haywood County
140 Wilson Street
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-2644

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 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:  (877) 608-1009
Fax:  (615) 255-0354

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

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT BROWNSVILLE
140 South Wilson Avenue
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 772-3490
Fax:  (731) 772-8323

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.

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.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address:
100 S. Wilson Street
Brownsville, TN  38012-0192

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 192
Brownsville, TN  38012-0192

Phone:  (731) 772-2861
Fax:  (731) 772-2883

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.

WEST TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER
140 South Wilson Avenue
Brownsville, TN  38012
Phone:  (731) 779-0868 or (731) 772-3490

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

WEST TENNESSEE LEGAL SERVICES
210 West Main Street
P.O. Box 2066
Jackson, TN  38302-2066
Phone:  (800) 372-8364

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

WOMEN'S RESOURCE & RAPE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
62 Directors Row
Jackson, TN  38305
Phone:  (731) 668-0411
HOT LINE:  (800) 273-8712

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