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AMERICAN RED CROSS - GREATER CHATTANOOGA AREA CHAPTER
801 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone: (423) 265-3455
Fax: (423) 265-8952

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

AVALON CENTER
186 Main Street
Dayton, TN 37321-1327
Phone: (423) 447-3222

CHATTANOOGA AREA FOOD BANK
2009 Curtain Pole Road
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Phone: (423) 622-1800

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
Child Support Satellite Office (Bledsoe and Rhea Counties)
391 Main Street, Unit 3
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-5222
Fax: (423) 570-0692

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) CORRIDOR
Serving Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, and Rhea Counties
110 North Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303
Phone: (423) 746-9037
Fax: (423) 746-9037

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
224 4th Avenue, Suite 102
Dayton, TN 37321-1314
Phone: (423) 775-2681 or (877) 723-5554
Fax: (423) 570-0534

Services: Food Stamps; Families First; 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.

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
41068 Tennessee 30
Pikeville, TN 37367
Phone: (423) 447-7206

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

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P.O. Box 440
344 Eagle Lane
Evensville, TN 37332
Phone: (423) 775-7819
Fax: (423) 775-8078

LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE
85 Central Avenue, NW
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone: (423) 479-8577

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

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 LIBRARY:

Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
371 First Avenue
Dayton, TN 37321-1246
Phone: (423) 775-8406
Fax: (423) 775-8422

Graysville Public Library
Physical Address:
151 Mills Street
Graysville, TN 37338-0100

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 100
Graysville, TN 37338-0100
Phone: (423) 775-0966
Fax: (423) 775-8137

Audrey Pack Memorial Library
Physical Address:
169 West Rhea Avenue
Spring City, TN 37381-5112

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 382
Spring City, TN 37381-5112
Phone: (423) 365-9757
Fax: (423) 365-2198

RHEA COUNTY CLERK
Linda J. Shaver
375 Church Street, Suite 101
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-7808

RHEA COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Jeffrey F. Stewart
Chancellor
P.O. Box 428
Winchester, TN 37398
Phone: (931) 967-2605

John Fine
Clerk & Master
1475 Market Street, Suite 301
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-7806
Fax: (423) 775-4064

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Thomas W. Graham
Circuit Court Judge
210 Lawyers Building
P.O. Box 993
Jasper, TN 37347
Phone: (423) 942-361

The Honorable Buddy D. Perry
Circuit Court Judge
1101 Dinah Shore Blvd.
P.O. Box 183
Winchester, TN 37398
Phone: (931) 967-2676

The Honorable J. Curtis Smith
Circuit Court Judge
15788A Rankin Avenue North
P.O. Box 2200
Dunlap, TN 37327
Phone: (423) 949-4691

Jamie Holloway
Circuit Court Clerk
1475 Market Street, Suite 104
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-7805
Fax: (423) 775-7895

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable James W. McKenzie
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Rhea County General Sessions Court
Rhea Co. Courthouse, Rm. 101
1475 Market Street
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-7894
Fax: (423) 775-7893

RHEA COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COUNCIL
375 Church Street, Suite 203
P.O. Box 657
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-4514

RHEA COUNTY EXECUTIVE
George Thacker
1475 Market Street
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-7801
Fax: (423) 775-5553

RHEA COUNTY WEBSITE

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

SALVATION ARMY-CROSSVILLE
2514 Lantana Road # 101
Crossville, TN 38572-0101
Phone: (931) 788-3414

SERENITY POINTE
P.O. Box 1929
Dunlap, TN 37327
Phone: (423) 949-7068

Services include training in anger management, marriage enrichment, DUI school, financial freedom.  Also provides long-term recovery for abuse and addiction and affordable rural housing.

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1290 Premier Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Phone: (866) 964-0029
Toll Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (423) 954-9364

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
125 Court Street
P.O. Box 632
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-4010
Fax: (423) 775-4238

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 RHEA COUNTY
231 Delaware Avenue
P.O. Box 669
Dayton, TN 37321-0669
Phone: (423) 775-5633
Fax: (423) 775-5609

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
125 Court Street
Unit 3
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 775-7807
Fax: (423) 365-0280

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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