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AMERICAN RED CROSS
511 Pointe Lane
Lafayette, TN  37083-3195
Phone:  (615) 666-2403

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
315 Hwy. 52 E Bypass
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-4041 or (866) 351-3713
Fax:  (615) 666-3394

Services: Food Stamps; 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.

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.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
601 Hwy. 52 By-Pass East
Lafayette, TN  37083-0026
Phone:  (615) 666-2142
Fax:  (615) 666-6153

GOODWILL – GALLATIN STORE & DONATION SITE
670b Nashville Pike
Gallatin, TN  37066
Phone:  (615) 452-7886

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
650 North Water Avenue
Gallatin, TN  37066
Phone:  (615) 451-1880 or (800) 238-1443

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

MACON COUNTY CLERK
James Ralph Howser
104 County Courthouse
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-2333
Fax:  (615) 666-2202

MACON 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

Kristin Reid
Clerk & Master
Macon County Justice Center
906 Hwy. 52 Bypass East
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 268-9516
Fax:  (615) 666-8943

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

Rick Gann
Circuit Court Clerk
Macon County Justice Center
904 Hwy. 52 Bypass East
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-2354
Fax:  (615) 666-3001

General Sessions Court:

The Honorable Ken Witcher, Jr.
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
100 Public Square
P.O. Box 301
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-4027
Fax:  (615) 666-7446

MACON COUNTY MAYOR
Shelvy Linville
201 County Courthouse
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-2363
Fax:  (615) 666-5323

MACON COUNTY WEBSITE

MACON HELPS
111 Main Street
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-6607

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 LIBRARIES:

Macon County Public Library
311 Church Street
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-4340
Fax:  (615) 666-8932

Red Boiling Springs Branch Library
335. E. Main Street
Red Boiling Springs, TN  37150-0033
Phone:  (615) 699-3701
Fax:  (615) 699-3777

SALVATION ARMY – LEBANON
105 Cedarwood Drive
Lebanon, TN  37087-2202
Phone:  (615) 449-3495

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Bethel Family Worship Center
202 Church Street
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-5738

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
637 Commons Drive
Gallatin, TN  37066
Phone:  (866) 964-7392
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
Toll Free:  (866) 721-7828
Fax:  (615) 366-3349

Provides free legal services to migrant and seasonal farm workers.

SUMNER COUNTY COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES (CASA)
393 Maple Street, Suite 400
Gallatin, TN  37066
Phone:  (615) 451-1688
Fax:  (615) 230-7227

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

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 LAFAYETTE
Tennessee Vocational Training Center
607 Highway 52 By-Pass
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-2330

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 SUMNER COUNTY
1531 Hunt Club Boulevard, Suite 110
Gallatin, TN  37066
Phone:  (615) 461-8371
Fax:  (615) 461-8711

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
113 E. Locust Street
Lafayette, TN  37083-0009
Phone:  (615) 666-3341
Fax:  (615) 666-3341

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
607 Highway 52 By-Pass
Lafayette, TN  37083
Phone:  (615) 666-3377
Fax:  (615) 666-4604

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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