Putnam

AMERICAN RED CROSS
1 S. Jefferson Avenue, # 201
Cookeville, TN 38503
Phone: (931) 528-3475

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.

CASA - UCHRA COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES
Serving Putnam, Cumberland and Overton Counties
3300 Williams Enterprise Drive
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 520-8733
Fax: (931) 520-0651

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

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
1525 G East Spring Street
Cookeville, TN 38506
Phone: (931) 528-8598
Fax: (931) 525-2008

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
1000 England Drive, Suite A
Cookeville, TN 38501-0921
Phone: (931) 528-7487 or (866) 252-0934
Fax: (931) 520-7450
Services: Food Stamps; Families First; Medicaid; and TennCare

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660

Middle Tennessee Office
2416 21st Avenue South, Suite 100
Nashville, TN  37212
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.

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

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
121 South Dixie Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501-3401
Phone: (931) 528-2531
Fax: (931) 526-7451

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

Legal Aid Society offers free legal help to people with low income.

MEDIATION SERVICES OF PUTNAM COUNTY
117 South Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-7145
Fax: (931) 528-7076

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.

PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

Algood Branch Library
125 Fourth Avenue
Algood, TN 38506-5324
Phone: (931) 537-3240

Baxter Branch Library
Physical Address:
200 Main Street, Baxter City Hall
Baxter, TN 38544-0335

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 455
Baxter, TN 38544-0335
Phone: (931) 858-1888

Putnam County Library
50 East Broad Street
Cookeville, TN 38501-3210
Phone: (931) 526-2416
Fax: (931) 372-8517

Upper Cumberland Regional Library Center
208 East Minnear Street
Cookeville, TN 38501-3949
Phone: (931) 526-4016
Toll Free: (888) 920-4016
Fax: (931) 528-3311

Monterey Branch Library
401 E. Commercial Avenue
Monterey, TN 38574-1220
Phone: (931) 839-2103
Fax: (931) 839-8344

PUTNAM COUNTY CLERK
Wayne Nabors
121 South Dixie Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 526-7106
Fax: (931) 372-8201

PUTNAM COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Ronald Thurman
Chancellor
321 East Spring Street, Suite 307
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 526-2105

Linda F. Reeder
Clerk & Master
421 E. Spring Street, Suite 1C38
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 526-6321
Fax: (931) 526-1914

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Leon C. Burns
Criminal Court Judge
228 East Broad Street, Suite 204
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-1114

The Honorable Amy V. Hollars
Circuit Court Judge
1010 East Main Street
P.O. Box 68
Livingston, TN 38570
Phone: (931) 823-6453

The Honorable John J. Maddux
Circuit Court Judge
228 East Broad Street, Room 206
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 526-6692

The Honorable David A. Patterson
Criminal Court Judge
321 East Spring Street, Suite 305
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 525-1699

Marcia Borys
Circuit Court Clerk
Room 1C, Suite 49A
421 East Spring Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-1508
Fax: (931) 526-2004

Drug Court:

The Honorable John P. Hudson
Putman County General Sessions Court
421 East Spring Street
Justice Center, Room 1C07
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-5541
Adult Drug Court Contact: Dave Williams
Juvenile Drug Court Contact: Greg Bowman

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable John P. Hudson
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
421 East Spring Street
Justice Center, Room 1C07
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-5541
Fax: (931) 526-1833

The Honorable Nolan R. Goolsby
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
421 East Spring Street
Justice Center, Room 1C07
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-5541
Fax: (931) 526-1833

PUTNAM COUNTY EXECUTIVE
Kim Blaylock
300 E. Spring Street, Room 8
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 526-2161
Fax: (931) 528-1300

PUTNAM COUNTY WEBSITE

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

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Putnam County Helping Hands
39 Fleming Street
Cookeville, TN 38502
Phone: (931) 526-3838

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Monterey Food Pantry
Railroad Street
Monterey, TN 38574
Phone: (931) 839-2704

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
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 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 Phone: (877) 608-1009
Fax: (615) 255-0354

Non-profit, public interest law and advocacy firm serving families in need.

TRINITY ASSEMBLY OF GOD OUTREACH SERVICES
205 West Wall Street
Algood, TN 38506
Phone: (931) 537-9830
Fax: (931) 537-3086

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 PUTNAM COUNTY
18 N. Madison Avenue, Suite 100
P.O. Box 8
Cookeville, TN 38503-0008
Phone: (931) 526-2723
Fax: (931) 528-4265

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
900 S. Walnut Ave.
Room 4
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 526-4561 or (931) 526-8377
Fax: (931) 526-7197

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
580 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite B
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-1285
Fax: (931) 372-8754

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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