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AMERICAN RED CROSS
1 South Jefferson Avenue # 201
Cookeville, TN  38501
Phone:  (931) 528-3475

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

AMERICAN RED CROSS – NASHVILLE AREA CHAPTER
2201 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN  37203
Phone:  (615) 250-4300
Fax:  (615) 240-4333

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

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
203 Greentop Street
P.O. Box 178
Hartsville, TN  37074
Phone:  (615) 374-3714
Fax:  (615) 374-3758

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES (CASA)
106 West Henson Street
Livingston, TN  38570
Phone:  (931) 823-7323
Fax:  (931) 823-7325

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
307 S. Murray Street
P.O. Box 295
Gainesboro, TN  38562
Phone:  (931) 268-0235
Toll Free:  (877) 723-4446
Fax:  (931) 268-5678

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

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.

EXCHANGE CLUB/HOLLAND J. STEPHENS CENTER FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE
616 N. Church Street, Suite B
Livingston, TN  38570
Phone:  (931) 823-6432 or (800) 635-5199

GENESIS HOUSE, INC.
P.O. Box 1180
Cookeville, TN  38503
Phone:  (931) 526-5197 or (800) 707-5197
Fax:  (931) 520-0945

Services include a 24 hour Crisis line, crisis intervention, court advocacy, domestic & sexual violence and self-esteem support groups, individual counseling, as well as referral to other community agencies for housing, employment, and other needed services.

GOODWILL – COOKEVILLE STORE & DONATION SITE
575 S. Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN  38501
Phone:  (931) 520-8968

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
744 School Drive
Gainesboro, TN  38562-0312
Phone:  (931) 268-0218
Fax:  (931) 268-0872

JACKSON COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Charles K. Smith
Chancellor
108 East Main Street
P.O. Box 86
Hartsville, TN  37074
Phone:  (865) 374-2183

Sherrie Pippin Osborne
Clerk & Master
P.O. Box 342
101 East Hull Avenue
Gainesboro, TN  38562
Phone:  (931) 268-9516
Fax:  (931) 268-9512

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Clara W. Byrd
Circuit Court Judge
105 1/2 South Cumberland Street
P.O. Box 788
Lebanon, TN  37087
Phone:  (615) 449-7170

The Honorable David Earl Durham
Criminal Court Judge
228 West Main, Suite A
P.O. Box 804
Lebanon, TN  37087
Phone:  (615) 449-5111

The Honorable John D. Wootten
Circuit Court Judge
200 Red Boiling Springs Road
P.O. Box 112
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-9324

Jeff Hardy
Circuit Court Clerk
P.O. Box 205
Gainesboro, TN  38562-0205
Phone:  (931) 268-9314
Fax:  (931) 268-4555

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Tiffany Gentry Gibson
Jackson County General Sessions Court
P.O. Box 675
Gainesboro, TN  38562
Phone:  (931) 268-9780
Fax:  (931) 268-5090

JACKSON COUNTY CLERK
Mary Jo White
2722 Fort Blount Ferry Road
Gainesboro, TN  38562
Phone:  (931) 268-9212
Fax:  (931) 268-4149

JACKSON COUNTY MAYOR
John Cason
P.O. Box 617
Gainesboro, TN  38562
Phone:  (931) 268-9888
Fax:  (931) 268-9060

JACKSON COUNTY WEBSITE

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
9 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite 102
Cookeville, TN  38501
Phone:  (931) 528-7436 or (800) 262-6817

PUBLIC LIBRARY:

Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library
205 West Hull Avenue
Gainesboro, TN  38562
Phone:  (931) 268-9190

SALVATION ARMY OF PUTNAM COUNTY
Cookeville, TN  38501
Phone:  (931) 520-1654 ‎

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Gainesboro Church of Christ
313 S. Murray Street
Gainesboro, TN  38563
Phone:  (615) 329-3491

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1145 Perimeter Park Drive
Cookeville, TN  38501
Phone:  (888) 717-1528
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (931) 372-8459

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. 

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 COOKEVILLE
580 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite A
Cookeville, TN  38501
Phone:  (931) 526-9701
Fax:  (931) 520-1404
TDD:  (931) 372-1329

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 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.

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:
757 Grundy Quarles Hwy. S., Suite D
Gainesboro, TN  38562-0335

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 335
Gainesboro, TN  38562-0335

Phone:  (931) 268-9437
Fax:  (931) 268-4104

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.

UPPER CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
238 A North Grundy Quarles Hwy.
Gainesboro, TN  38562
Phone:  (931) 268-9840
Fax:  (931) 268-3517

Services include low income home energy assistance; child and adult care food programs; home delivered meals; public transportation services; Head Start.

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