Rutherford

AMERICAN RED CROSS, HEART OF TENNESSEE CHAPTER
836 Commercial Court
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 893-4272

Provides blood services, first aid, CPR, disaster relief, and services to armed forces; serves Rutherford and Cannon counties.

CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER OF RUTHERFORD COUNTY
1040 Samsonite Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 867-9000

214 West Water Street
Woodbury, TN 37190
Phone: (615) 563-9915

The Child Advocacy Center works as a multidisciplinary team with Department of Children's Services, law enforcement, mental health counselors, and the District Attorney's Office to investigate and prosecute child abuse, child sexual abuse, and drug endangered children cases, and help children and their families heal from the trauma; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
320 W. Main Street, Suite 111
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-8002
Fax: (615) 848-5135

COMMUNITY FOOD PARTNERS: A PROGRAM OF SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
331 Great Circle Rd.
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 329-3491

Provides food to agencies that feed senior citizens, poor children, struggling parents, the homeless, the disabled, and those recovering from addiction, allowing the agencies to devote more resources to caring for people and fewer resources on food; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

COMMUNITY HELPERS
1453 B Hope Way
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 898-0617

Provides emergency assistance with rent, utilities, medicine, wood, kerosene, and emergency tooth extractions.

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) OF RUTHERFORD COUNTY
447 North Front Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 904-6996

Provides trained volunteers to serve as objective third parties in court cases of child abuse and neglect to advocate for the child's best interest in court; serves Rutherford County

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
1711B Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129-3338
Phone: (615) 848-5153
FAX: (615) 848-5107

Services: Food Stamps; Families First; Child Care Certificate; 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.

EXCHANGE CLUB FAMILY CENTER
115 Heritage Park Dr.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 890-4673

Provides Supervised Visitation for children and non-custodial parents in a safe environment; Teaches parenting skills & child development; educates the community on types and aspects of child abuse, and provides support services; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES
201 23rd Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 320-0591

Family and Children's Services provide a continuum of child welfare, counseling, mental health, crisis intervention, and school based services. In addition, they operate the United Way 2-1-1 Information and Referral Service; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

GUIDANCE CENTER- PATH PROGRAM
2126 North Thompson Lane
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 898-0771

Provides outreach and case management to persons who were homeless and have a severe/persistent mental illness or co-occurring disorder (mental illness and drug or alcohol addiction); serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
100 West Burton
Murfreesboro, TN 37130-3657
Phone: (615) 898-7785
Fax: (615) 898-7829

North Rutherford
108 David Collins Drive
Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone: (615) 355-6175
Fax: (615) 459-7996

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
526 North Walnut Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 890-0905

Provides legal advocacy and education to obtain basic necessities or protection from family violence for persons of low-income and elderly people; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

MID-CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY
720 Old Salem Road
Murfreesboro, TN 37150
Crisis line: (615) 890-2302
Phone: (615) 893-8938 or (615) 895-3093
Fax: (615) 867-6491

Services include low-income home energy assistance; assistance for people who do not have prescription medical insurance; provides food items to eligible people and families; Head Start and Early Head Start.

MID-CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY-MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM
325 St. Clair Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Murfreesboro: (615) 895-1870
Smyrna: (615) 459-2227

Provides hot, nutritional meals to the elderly in Rutherford County as a means of assisting persons age 60 years and older in maintaining their dignity, health, and independence; serves Rutherford County

MID-CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY-HOMEMAKER PROGRAM
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300
Nashville TN 37217
Phone: (615) 850-3909

Provides assistance for elderly and disabled adults to help gain or maintain self-sufficiency and independence, prevent or remedy neglect, abuse or exploitation of those unable to protect their own interests; serves Rutherford County

MID-CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY-OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM
600 Small Street, Suite 102-D
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-5259

Assigns volunteers to nursing homes and assisted care living facilities to provide advocacy for the elderly residents; serves Rutherford County

MID-CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY-YOUTH CAN
204 Uptown Square
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 217-6823

Provides assistance to help young people enter the workforce; academic and occupational skills training, as well as the attainment of a healthy work ethic; serves Rutherford County

MURFREESBORO CITY SCHOOLS' INDIGENT CHILDRENS' FUND
2552 South Church St., Suite 100
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
Phone: (615) 893-2313

Provides clothing and shoes for children within the Murfreesboro City school system; serves Rutherford County

MIDDLE TENNESSEE'S TABLE: A PROGRAM OF SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
331 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37288
Phone: (615) 329-3491

Reduces hunger by rescuing excess prepared and perishable food primarily from grocery stores, and redistributing it to partner agencies that feed the hungry; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

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.

NURSES FOR NEWBORNS OF TENNESSEE
50 Vantage Way, Suite 101
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 313-9989

Serves as a safety net for at-risk families by helping to prevent infant mortality, child abuse and neglect through in-home nursing visits that provide health care, education, and positive parenting skills; serves Rutherford County

PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

Eagleville Bicentennial Public Library
Box 317 Highway 99E
Eagleville, TN 37060-0317
Phone: (615) 274-2626

La Vergne Public Library
5063 Murfreesboro Road
La Vergne, TN 37086-2706
Phone: (615) 793-7303
Fax: (615) 793-7307

Highland Rim Regional Library Center
2118 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130-4009
Phone: (615) 893-3380
Toll Free: (800) 257-7323
Fax: (615) 895-6727

Myrtle Glanton Lord Library
521 Mercury Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 907-3429
Fax: (615) 907-3429

Linebaugh Public Library
105 West Vine Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130-3673
Phone: (615) 893-4131
Fax: (615) 848-5038

Smyrna Public Library
400 Enon Springs West
Smyrna, TN 37167-3214
Phone: (615) 459-4884
Fax: (615) 459-2370

RUTHERFORD AND CANNON COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION LEGAL CLINIC
Greenhouse Ministries
309 South Spring Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 893-4160

Hours: 4 - 6 p.m. each Thursday

RUTHERFORD COUNTY CLERK
Lisa Duke Crowell
Murfreesboro Office:
319 N. Maple St.
Suite 121
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7800
Fax: (615) 898-7830

Smyrna Office:
205 I St.
Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone: (615) 459-9692
Fax: (615) 355-4118

RUTHERFORD COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Robert Ewing Corlew
Chancellor
Judicial Building, Suite 304
20 Public Square North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-8006

John Bratcher
Clerk and Master
Judicial Building, Suite 302
20 Public Square North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7860
Fax: (615) 849-9553

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Don R. Ash
Circuit Court Judge
20 Public Square North, Room 409
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-8074

The Honorable David M. Bragg
Circuit Court Judge
Judicial Building, Suite 414
20 Public Square North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-8001

The Honorable J. Mark Rogers
Circuit Court Judge
20 Public Square North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 890-2403

The Honorable Royce Taylor
Circuit Court Judge
20 Public Square North, Room 505
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 848-5143

Laura Bohling
Circuit Court Clerk
20 N. Public Square
Judicial Building
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Juvenile Clerk's Office
P: (615) 898-7972 F: (615) 217-7120
General Sessions Division
P: (615) 898-7831 F: (615) 898-7835
Circuit Court Civil Division
P: (615) 898-7820 F: (615) 217-7118
Circuit Court Criminal Division
P: (615) 898-7812 F: (615) 217-7119

Drug Court:

Rutherford County Tennessee Drug Court
303 North Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 217-7124
Fax: (615) 217-7127

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Keta J. Barnes
Municipal Court Judge w/ General Sessions Jurisdiction
400 Enon Springs Road East
Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone: (615) 355-5854

The Honorable Larry D. Brandon
General Sessions Court Judge
20 Public Square North, Suite 301
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 217-1138

The Honorable David Loughry
General Sessions Court Judge
Rutherford Co. Judicial Bldg.
20 Northside Public Sq., Room 104
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7845

The Honorable Ben Hall McFarlin
General Sessions Court Judge
20 Public Square, Room 104
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-784

Rutherford County Juvenile Court
1710 South Church Street
Suite 1
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7972

RUTHERFORD COUNTY EMERGENCY FOOD BANK
211 Bridge Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 895-1148

Relieves hunger in south Rutherford County by serving persons who are temporarily unable to provide for themselves; serves Rutherford County

RUTHERFORD COUNTY MAYOR
Mayor Ernest G. Burgess
County Courthouse, Room 101
Murfreesboro TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7745
Fax: (615) 898-7747

RUTHERFORD COUNTY WEBSITE

THE SALVATION ARMY
1137 West Main St., P.O. Box 791
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-0791
Phone: (615) 895-7071

The Salvation Army provides aid to persons in need in Rutherford County including shelter, food, hygenie items, clothing (as donations allow), disaster relief, and other emergency assistance as funds permit. Special assistance is provided during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Back-to-School for individuals and families in need. The Salvation Army also conducts weekly youth character building programs to teach children essential core values.; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES OF THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM
826 Memorial Blvd., Suite 201
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Main Line: (615) 494-9881
Crisis Line: (615) 494-9262

Provides services to victims of sexual assault including crisis hotline, hospital accompaniment, counseling, court advocacy and emergency safe shelter; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties

SMYRNA-LAVERGNE FOOD BANK
130 Richardson Road
Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone: (615) 355-0697

Provides emergency food to people in the northern part of Rutherford County, specifically households where children are zoned for Smyrna or La Vergne schools; serves Rutherford County

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
2836 Saint Patrick Ct.
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Local Number : (866) 593-3112
National Toll-Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (615) 896-5784

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 MURFREESBORO
1313 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Telephone: (615) 898-8050
Fax: (615) 898-8068
TDD (615) 867-6609

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
201 23rd Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 269-4357

Provides free and confidential information and referral service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Nine hundred plus program listings are available; serves Rutherford and Cannon Counties.

UNITED WAY OF RUTHERFORD AND CANNON COUNTIES
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 330056
Murfreesboro, TN 37133

Physical Address
615 Memorial Boulevard
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 893-7303
Fax: (615) 849-5909

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
315 John R. Rice Blvd.
Suite 101
Murfreesboro, TN 37129-4105
Phone: (615) 898-7710
Fax: (615) 898-7999

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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