Knox

AGAPE
428 East Scott Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: (865) 525‑1661
Fax: (865) 525‑0318

Agape is a home for adult women, many who are homeless and all who are recovering from chemical dependency.

AMERICAN RED CROSS
Knoxville Area Chapter
6921 Middlebrook Pike
P. O. Box 50156
Knoxville, TN 37950
Phone: (865) 584‑2999
Fax: (865) 588‑1835

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

ARNSTEIN JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
6800 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919‑5943
Phone: (865) 690‑6343
Fax: (865) 694‑4861

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION OF EAST TENNESSEE
6504 Deane Hill Drive, Suite C
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 470-7909
Fax: (865) 450-3490

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF TENNESSEE VALLEY
4928 Homberg Drive, Suite B-3
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 523‑2179
Fax: (865) 524‑3466

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY
Moses Center, Suite 318
220 Carrick Street
Knoxville, TN 37921
Phone: (865) 544-3825
Fax: (865) 546‑8507

CHILD AND FAMILY TENNESSEE
901 East Summitt Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN  37915
Phone:  (865) 524-7483

Services include help for drug, alcohol, and mental problems; safety and recovery from family violence; professional counseling.

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
507 South Gay Street, Suite 400
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 862-0366
Fax: (865) 862-0403

COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE/OFFICE ON AGING
2247 Western Avenue
P. O. Box 51650
Knoxville, TN 37950-1650
Phone: (865) 524-2786
Fax: (865) 546-0832

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF EAST TENNESSEE
3009 Lake Brook Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37909
Phone: (865) 524‑9896
Fax: (865) 971‑3575

Services include residential housing for the elderly, homeless families, and the mentally ill; housing and treatment program for young people removed from their home; immigrant services; pregnancy and adoption services; and counseling services.

CEREBRAL PALSY CENTER
241 East Woodland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917‑6363
Phone: (865) 523‑0491
Fax: (865) 523‑0492

CHILD & FAMILY TENNESSEE
901 East Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone: (865) 524‑7483
Fax: (865) 524‑4790

Services include transitional living, therapy center, runaway shelter, and family crisis center.

THE CHILDREN’S CENTER
301 Frank Street
Knoxville, TN 37919-2203
Phone: (865) 523‑2672
Fax: (865) 523‑9781

The Children's Center offers a Certificate Program which provides matching funds to support child care services for children who are protected, abused, handicapped, developmentally delayed or come from single parent homes and a Scholarship Program which provides a subsidy for day care services to families who are unable to pay full fee and meet income guidelines.

COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTER
912 South Gay Street
Suite L 300
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 594-1879
Fax: (865) 594-1890

Offers mediation services to courts, schools, businesses, community groups, and individuals using volunteers who have been specially selected and trained.

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) OF EAST TENNESSEE
2250 Sutherland Avenue, Suite 101
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 329-3399
Fax (865) 329-3311

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
2700 Middlebrook Pike, Suite 100
Knoxville, TN 37921
Phone: (865) 594-6151
Fax:: (865)594-3901

Services: Food Stamps; Families First; Child Care Certificate; Medicaid; and TennCare

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660

East Tennessee Office
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN  37923
Phone: (865) 670.2944
Fax: (865) 470.7028

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.

EAST TENNESSEE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL REHABILITATION CENTER
1025 Children’s Way
Knoxville, TN 37922
Phone: (865) 690‑8961
Fax: (865) 693‑3941

Services include therapy rehabilitation, evaluation and treatment services to children with handicaps and special needs.

EAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
9111 Cross Park Drive, Suite D-100
Knoxville, TN 37923
Administrative Office: (865) 691-2551
ETHRA Transportation: (800) 232-1565; (865) 251-0074
AmeriChoice Call Center: (866) 416-9209; (865) 293-4002

Services include assistance for the elderly; provision of food to eligible households; rental assistance to low income families.

EAST TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY ACCESS CENTER
4918 N. Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone: (865) 219-0130
Fax: (865) 219-0137

Services include direct assistance to any individual with disabilities and their families specifically related to assistive technology information, funding, advocacy, evaluations, consultations, training, technical support, educational management, and the loan and manufacture of specific devices, toys and software. Also provides children with disabilities access to books and other written materials using assistive technology.

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION
1715 Magnolia Avenue
P. O. Box 3156
Knoxville, TN 37927‑3156
Phone: (865) 522‑4991
Fax: (865) 546‑5531

Provides up-to-date information, financial assistance and emotional support to people with epilepsy and their families. Educates the public about epilepsy by providing information and dispelling myths through a Speaker’s Bureau and trained volunteers who teach seizure first aid to police officers, first responders, day care staff and teachers in the community.

THE FLORENCE CRITTENTON AGENCY
1531 Dick Lonas Road
Knoxville, TN 37909-1218
Phone: (865) 602‑2021
Fax: (865) 602‑2039

Provides residential treatment for young women and STARS (Students Teaching and Respecting Sexuality) which is a panel of speakers composed of local sexually abstinent teens, teen parents, and pregnant teens with the purposes of promoting abstinence, sexual responsibility and preventing teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases including AIDS.

FRIENDS OF LITERACY
101 East Fifth Avenue, Room 217
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: (865) 594-1507
Fax: (865) 594-1198

Provides funding and volunteers that support basic education and life-skill training to adult students, helping them to become better workers, parents, and citizens.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
5307 Kingston Pike
P. O. Box 11066
Knoxville, TN 37939‑1066
Phone: (865) 588‑8567
Fax: (865) 588‑0075

HELEN ROSS MCNABB CENTER
600 Arthur Street
Knoxville, TN 37912
Phone: (865) 318-1954
Fax: (865) 523-6827

Offers the Nurturing Parenting program, a free six-week parenting class.

INTERFAITH HEALTH CLINIC
315 Gill Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: (865)546-7330
Fax: (865) 546-6643

KNOX COUNTY ARC
3000 North Central Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917‑5126
Phone: (865) 546-9431
Fax: (865) 546‑7960

KNOX COUNTY CLERK
Foster D. Arnett, Jr.
Old Courthouse
300 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2385
Fax: (865) 215-2620

KNOX COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable John F. Weaver
Chancellor
Suite 136
City-County Building
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2561

The Honorable Daryl R. Fansler
Chancellor
Suite 138
City-County Building
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2560

The Honorable Michael W. Moyers
Chancellor
Suite 142
City-County Building
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2448

Howard G. Hogan
Clerk and Master
Chancery & Probate Court
City-County Bldg. Suite 125
400 W. Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2555
Fax: (865) 215-2920

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Mary Beth Leibowitz
Criminal Court Judge
City County Building, Suite M-60
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2366

The Honorable Bobby Ray McGee
Criminal Court Judge
City-County Building, Suite 159
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2509

The Honorable Wheeler Armston Rosenbalm
Circuit Court Judge
City County Building, Suite M-38
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2396

The Honorable Steven Wayne Sword
Criminal Court Judge
City County Building, Suite 162
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902

The Honorable Harold Wimberly
Circuit Court Judge
City County Building, Suite M35
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2393

The Honorable Dale C. Workman
Circuit Court Judge
City County Building, Suite M40
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2397

Catherine F. Quist
Clerk of Circuit Court, Civil Sessions, and Juvenile Court
City County Building, Suite M-30
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2400
Fax: (865) 215-4251

Joy McCroskey
Criminal Court Clerk
City-County Building, Room 149
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2492

Fourth Circuit Court:

The Honorable Bill Swann
Circuit Court Judge
City County Building, Suite M-44
400 Main Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-4241

Joy R. McCroskey
Clerk of Fourth Circuit Court
(865) 215-2404

General Sessions Court:

The Honorable Chuck Cerny
General Sessions Court Judge
City-County Bldg., Suite M70
P.O. Box 2404
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2370

The Honorable Geoffrey P. Emery
General Sessions Court Judge
City- County Bldg., Suite M70
P.O. Box 2404
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2370

The Honorable Andrew Jackson
General Sessions Court Judge
City- County Bldg., Suite M70
P.O. Box 2404
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2371

The Honorable Patricia Hall Long
General Sessions Court Judge
City-County Bldg., Suite M70
P.O. Box 2404
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2370

The Honorable Tony W. Stansberry
General Sessions Court Judge
City- County Bldg., Suite M70
P.O. Box 2404
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2370

Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Timothy E. Irwin
Juvenile Court Judge
Knox County Juvenile Court
3323 Division Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 215-6475

The Honorable Stan Briggs
Juvenile Court Magistrate
Old Knoxville Courthouse, Rm. 303
300 Main Avenue, Rm 302
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2676

The Honorable Robin K. Gresham
Juvenile Court Magistrate
Knox County Juvenile Court
3323 Division Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 215-6400

The Honorable Irene Joseph
Juvenile Court Magistrate
Knox County Juvenile Court
3323 Division Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 215-6400

The Honorable Kay Kaserman
Juvenile Court Magistrate
Knox County Juvenile Court
3323 Division Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 215-6463

The Honorable Brenda Lindsay-McDaniel
Child Support Magistrate
Old Knoxville Courthouse, Rm. 303
300 Main Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2603

The Honorable Michael Simpson
Juvenile Court Magistrate
Knox County Juvenile Court
3323 Division Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 215-6471

The Honorable Dirk Weddington
Juvenile Court Magistrate
Knox County Juvenile Court
3323 Division Street
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 215-6464

KNOX COUNTY MAYOR
Tim Burchett
Office of the County Mayor, Suite 615
City County Building
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2005

KNOX COUNTY SCHOOLS/ PTA CLOTHING CENTER
1000 N. Central Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Phone: (865) 594‑3791
Fax: (865) 594‑1674

KNOX COUNTY WEBSITE

KNOXVILLE CENTER OF THE DEAF
3731 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 579‑0832
Fax: (865) 577-0656
TTY: 573‑5640

KNOXVILLE CITY WEBSITE

LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE
607 W Summit Hill Dr SW
Knoxville, TN 37902‑1595
Phone: (865) 637‑0484
Fax: (865) 525‑1162

Provides wide range of civil legal assistance and advocacy for elderly, abused, and low income persons.

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 104-A
P. O. Box 32731
Knoxville, TN 37930-2731
Phone: (865) 584‑9125
Fax: (865) 824-0040

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE (MY VILLAGE) CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
1600 Willoughby Road
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865)577-0123
Fax: (865) 579-3851

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.

PENINSULA A DIVISION OF PARKWEST MEDICAL CENTER
Independent Living Program
6800 Baum Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
Phone: (865) 374-7140
Fax: (865) 558-5392

PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

Corryton Branch Library
7733 Corryton Road
Corryton, TN 37721
Phone: (865) 688-1501

Burlington Branch Library
4614 Asheville Highway
Knoxville, TN 37914
Phone: (865) 525-5431
Fax: (865) 525-4678

Carter Branch Library
9036 Asheville Highway
Knoxville, TN 37924
Phone: (865) 933-5438
Fax: (865) 932-1221

Farragut Branch Library
417 N. Campbell Station Road
Knoxville, TN 37922
Phone: (865) 777-1750
Fax: (865) 777-1751

Fountain City Branch Library
5300 Stanton Road
Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone: (865) 689-2681
Fax: (865) 689-3481

Halls Branch Library
4518 East Emory Rd.
Knoxville, TN 37938
Phone: (865) 922-2552
Fax: (865) 922-6543

Karns Branch Library
7516 Oak Ridge Highway
Knoxville, TN 37931
Phone: (865) 470-8663

Murphy Branch Library
2247 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921-5756
Phone: (865) 521-7812

North Knoxville Branch Library
2901 Ocoee Trail
Knoxville, TN 37917-3260
Phone: (865) 525-7036
Fax: (865) 525-0796

Norwood Branch Library
1110 Merchants Drive
Knoxville, TN 37912-4704
Phone: (865) 688-2454
Fax: (865) 688-0677

Sequoyah Branch Library
1140 Southgate Road
Knoxville, TN 37919-7697
Phone: (865) 525-1541
Fax: (865) 525-3148

South Knoxville Branch Library
4500 Chapman Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920-4337
Phone: (865) 573-1772
Fax: (865) 579-4912

Bearden Branch Library
100 Golf Club Road
Knoxville, TN 37919-4801
Phone: (865) 588-8813
Fax: (865) 588-7580

Cedar Bluff Branch Library
9045 Cross Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone: (865) 470-7033
Fax: (865) 470-0927

East Tennessee History Center
McClung Historical Collection
601 S. Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-8801
Fax: (865) 215-8810

Howard Pinkston Branch Library
7732 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 573-0436

Lawson McGhee Library
500 West Church Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902-2505
Phone: (865) 215-8701
Fax: (865) 215-8742

Mascot Branch Library
1927 Library Drive
Mascot, TN 37806-2126
Phone: (865) 933-2620

Powell Branch Library
330 West Emory Road
Powell, TN 37849
Phone: (865) 947-6210
Fax: (865) 938-6466

SAFE HAVEN CRISIS & RECOVERY CENTER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT
900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 145
Knoxville, TN  37915
Phone:  (865) 558-9040
Fax:  (865) 584-7872

Services include SAFECENTER, a safe place for victims of sexual assault where evidence will be collected and counseling will be provided; a 24-hour crisis hotline; therapy.

THE SALVATION ARMY
P. O. Box 669
Knoxville, TN 37901
Phone:(865) 525‑9401
Fax: (865) 524‑7748

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF EAST TENNESSEE
922 Delaware Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
Phone: (865) 521‑0000
Fax: (865) 521‑0040

Provides food to agencies that feed senior citizens, poor children, struggling parents, the homeless, the disabled, and those recovering from addiction, allowing the agencies to devote more resources to caring for people and fewer resources on food.

SENIOR CITIZENS HOME ASSISTANCE SERVICE
215 Bearden Place
P. O. Box 3025
Knoxville, TN 37927
Phone: (865) 523‑2920
Fax: (865) 637‑3817

THE SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER OF EAST TENNESSEE
6215 Kingston Pike, Suite A,
Knoxville, TN 37939
Phone: (865) 558‑9040
Crisis Line: (865) 522‑7273
Fax: (865) 584‑7872

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
8530 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Local Number: (866) 331-9091
National Toll-Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (800) 325-0778

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 CAREER CENTER AT KNOXVILLE
1610 University Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921-6741
Phone: (865) 594-5500
Fax:: (865) 594-6266

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

TN 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 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 GREATER KNOXVILLE
1301 Hannah Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
Phone: (865) 523-9131
Fax: (865) 522-7312

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
City-County Building
400 W. Main Street, Suite 560
Knoxville, TN 37902-2411
Phone: (865) 215-2340
Fax: (865) 215-2933

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.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE LAW LIBRARY
1505 W. Cumberland Ave.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1810
Phone: (865) 974-7419
Fax: (865) 974-6571

The library is open to the public and has extensive legal research materials.

VOLUNTEER MINISTRY CENTER
511 North Broadway
P. O. Box 325
Knoxville, TN 37901-0325
Phone: (865) 524-3926
Fax: (865) 524-7065

WESLEY HOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER
923 Dameron Avenue, NW
Knoxville, TN 37921‑3500
Phone: (865) 524‑5494
Fax: (865) 524‑5495

YMCA
616 Jessamine Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 522‑9625
Fax: (865) 521‑7418

YWCA
420 West Clinch Avenue, SW
Knoxville, TN 37902‑2198
Phone: (865) 523‑6126
Fax: (865) 637‑5263

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