Meigs

AMERICAN RED CROSS – HIWASSEEE CHAPTER
304 20th Street, SE
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone: (423) 472-1595
Fax: (423) 476-1539

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

CHATTANOOGA AREA FOOD BANK
2009 Curtain Pole Road
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Phone: (423) 265-8000
Fax: (423) 622-5874

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
1008 Bradford Way, Suite 200
P.O. Box 703
Kingston, TN 37763
Phone: (865) 376-0081
Fax: (865) 376-5048

COORDINATED CHARITIES
109 Rocky Mount Road
P.O. Box 1023
Athens, TN 37371-1023
Phone: (423) 745-9625

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) CORRIDOR
110 North Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303
Phone: (423) 746-9037
Fax: (423) 746-9037

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
1008 Knight Road, Suite B
P.O. Box 929
Athens, TN 37303-4634
Phone: (423) 744-2800
Toll Free: (877) 723-5557
Fax: (423) 744-2596

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, the agency 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 HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
345 N. Main Street
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: (423) 334-9004

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

GOODWILL – DAYTON STORE & DONATION CENTER
200 Able Drive Suite 1
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-5299

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P. O. Box 157
389 River Road
Decatur, TN 37322-0157
Phone: (423) 334-5185
Fax: (423) 334-1713

THE H.O.P.E. CENTER
704 West Madison Avenue
Athens, TN 37371
Phone: (423) 746-0163

LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE
166 N. Ocoee Street
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 303-2266

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

MEIGS COUNTY CLERK

MEIGS COUNTY COURTS:

You can also find information on the Meigs County courts here.

Chancery Court

Circuit Court

General Sessions and Juvenile Court

MEIGS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES
17619 State Highway 58 North
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: (423) 334-5787
Fax: (423) 334-1250

MEIGS COUNTY MAYOR

MEIGS COUNTY WEBSITE

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.

PARTNERSHIP FOR FAMILIES, CHILDREN AND ADULTS
1800 McCallie Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone: (423) 755-2822
Fax: (423) 697-3812

PUBLIC LIBRARY:

Meigs - Decatur Public Library
Physical Address:
120 Memorial Drive
Decatur, TN 37322-0187

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 187
Decatur, TN 37322-0187
Phone: (423) 334-3332
Fax: (423) 334-1816

RONALD MCDONALD CARE MOBILE DENTIST
Erlanger Health System
975 E. Third Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone: (423) 778-2142
Fax: (423) 778-6073

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
921 Congress Pkwy. North
Athens, TN 37303
Phone: (866) 964-7431
Toll-Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (423) 745-4883

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
351 River Road, County Building
P.O. Box 303
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: (423) 334-3305
Fax: (423) 334-4767

Services include housing and shelter, low-income home energy assistance, homeless assistance, nutrition services, family caregiver support, and public transportation.

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE LEGAL SERVICES
29 Patten Parkway
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: (423) 756-0128
Fax: (423) 757-9063

A public interest law firm that operates as a nonprofit legal organization. Gives advice and files lawsuits in state and federal courts.  Principal programs are for the victims of domestic violence and some consumer cases.  Offers sample forms on website.

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 ATHENS
410 Congress Parkway
Athens, TN 37303
Phone: (423) 745-2028
Fax: (423) 745-0938
TDD: (423) 745-1231

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 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 MCMINN AND MEIGS COUNTIES
111 Church Street
P.O. Box 1681
Athens, TN 37371-1681
Phone: (423) 745-9606

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address:
325 River Road
Decatur, TN 37322-0186

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 186
Decatur, TN 37322-0186

Phone: (423) 334-5781
Fax: (423) 334-9781

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.

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