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AMERICAN RED CROSS
Obion County Chapter
203 West Washington
Union City, TN  38261-3113
Phone:  (731) 885-5113

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

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

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) - DYER-LAKE 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.

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
660 Carl Perkins Parkway
Tiptonville, TN  38079-1109
Phone:  (731) 253-7716
Fax:  (731) 253-3326

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

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

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.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
400 Highway 78 South
Tiptonville, TN  38079
Phone:  (731) 253-9954 or (731) 253-9955
Fax:  (731) 253-9956

LAKE COUNTY CLERK
Jo Ann Mills
116 South Court Street
Tiptonville, TN  38079
Phone:  (731) 253-7582

LAKE COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

Nanette Cook
Clerk & Master
229 Church Street, Box 12
Tiptonville, TN  38079
Phone:  (731) 253-8926

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Russell Lee Moore, Jr.
Circuit Court Judge
100 Main Avenue North, Suite 2
P.O. Box 1471
Dyersburg, TN  38024
Phone:  (731) 288-8011

Debbie Beasley
Circuit Court Clerk
229 Church Street, Box 11
Tiptonville, TN  38079
Phone:  (731) 253-7137

Drug Court:

The Honorable Russell Lee Moore, Jr.
100 North Main Suite 2
Dyersburg, TN  38024
Phone:  (731) 288-8013

General Sessions Court and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Danny Goodman, Jr.
Box 6, Lake County Courthouse
229 Church Street
Tiptonville, TN  38079
Phone:  (731) 253-8046
Fax:  (731) 253-8930

LAKE COUNTY MAYOR’S OFFICE
Macie M. Roberson
229 Church Street
Tiptonville, TN  38079
Phone:  (731) 253-7382
Fax:  (731) 253-9815

LAKE COUNTY WEBSITE

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

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.

NORTHWEST SAFE LINE
P.O. Box 1831
Dyersburg, TN  38025
Phone:  (731) 285-6470
Fax:  (731) 286-9176
HOTLINES:  (800) 957-0055 or (731) 287-7233

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

PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

Ridgely Public Library
134 North Main Street
Ridgely, TN  38080-1316
Phone:  (731) 264-5809
Fax:  (731) 264-5809

Tiptonville Public Library
126 Tipton Street
Tiptonville, TN  38079-1133
Phone:  (731) 253-7391

REELFOOT RURAL MINISTRIES
6923 Minnick-Elbridge Road
Obion, TN  38240
Phone:  (731) 538-9970

SALVATION ARMY
Peggy Lovell, Business Unit Volunteer
Phone:  (731) 253-3821

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1800 Old Troy Road
Union City, TN  38261
Phone:  (731) 885-8163
Toll-Free:  (877) 772-1213
TTY:  (731) 885-3147

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
126 East Main Street # C
Union City, TN  38261-3350
Phone:  (731) 884-2621

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

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT TIPTONVILLE
217 Church Street, Suite B
Tiptonville, TN  38079
Phone:  (731) 253-8171

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.

UNITED WAY OF WEST TENNESSEE, INC.
P.O. Box 2086
Jackson, TN  38302-2086
Phone:  (731) 422-1816

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address:
113 South Court Street
Tiptonville, TN  38079

Mailing Address:
229 Church Street, Box 4
Tiptonville, TN  38079

Phone:  (731) 253-6528
Fax:  (731) 253-9094

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 LEGAL SERVICES
Dyersburg Branch Office
208 South Church Street
P.O. Box 366
Dyersburg,TN  38024
Phone:  (731) 285-8183
Fax:  (731) 285-8184

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

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