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AMERICAN RED CROSS
Nashville Area Chapter
2201 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone:  (615) 250-4300

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

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE - MAIN OFFICE
15th Judicial District
203 Greentop Street
P.O. Box 178
Hartsville, TN 37074
Phone:  (615) 374-3714
Fax:  (615) 374-3758

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
P. O. Box 277 (37030-0277)
105 Eatherly Landing, Suite B (37030-1650)
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-9740
Toll-Free:  (877) 723-4449
Fax:  (615) 735-1776

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
Fax:  (931) 520-0945
HOTLINE:  (800) 707-5197

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 INDUSTRIES
Lebanon Store & Donation Site
1031 W. Main Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
Phone:  (615) 453-1199

Lebanon Donation Site
634 S. Cumberland Street
Lebanon, TN 37087

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
303 High Street, North
Carthage, TN 37030-1429
Phone:  (615) 735-0242
Fax:  (615) 735-8250

HOME SAFE - WILSON COUNTY
P.O. Box 1376
Lebanon, TN 37088
Phone:  (615) 444-8955
HOTLINE:  (615) 444-8955

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

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

LIVING WATERS MINISTRIES
15 New Middleton Highway
Gordonsville, TN 38563
Phone:  (615) 566-9150

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:

Smith County Public Library
215 North Main Street
Carthage, TN 37030-1539
Phone:  (615) 735-1326
Fax:  (615) 735-2317

Gordonsville Branch Library
65 East Main Street
Gordonsville, TN 38563-0217
Phone:  (615) 683-8063
Fax:  (615) 683-8063

SALVATION ARMY LEBANON SERVICE CENTER
215 University Avenue
P.O. Box 835
Lebanon, TN 37088
Phone:  (714) 366-4774

SMITH COUNTY CLERK
Cliffa Norris
Turner Building
122 Turner High Circle
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-9833
Fax:  (615) 735-8252

SMITH 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

Diana Dillehay
Clerk and Master
322 Justice Lane
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-2092

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

Myra D. Hardcastle
Circuit Court Clerk
322 Justice Lane
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-0500

Drug Court:

The Honorable John D. Wooten, Jr.
P. O. Box 112
Lafayette, TN 37083
Phone:  (615) 666-9324
Fax:  (615) 466-5300

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable David Bass
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
322 Justice Lane
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-2286
Fax:  (615) 735-3149

SMITH COUNTY MAYOR
Michael F. Nesbitt
122 Turner High Circle, Suite 100
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-2294

SMITH COUNTY WEBSITE

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1145 Perimeter Park
Cookeville, TN 38501
Local:  (888) 717-1528
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (931) 372-8459

SOUTHERN MIGRANT LEGAL SERVICES
311 Plus Park Boulevard, 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 CARTHAGE
120 Pauline Gore Way, Suite A
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-0377
Fax:  (615) 735-2291

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 them 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 PUTNAM COUNTY
P.O. Box 8
Cookeville, TN 38503-0008
Phone:  (931) 526-2723

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
125 Gordonsville Highway, Suite 300
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-2900 or (615) 735-3077
Fax:  (615) 735-8230

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) 528-1127
Fax:  (931) 526-8305

Services include low income home energy assistance; child and adult care food programs; home delivered meals; public transportation services, and Head Start.

WILSON COUNTY COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA)
Smith County Office:
122 Turner High Circle # 103
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone:  (615) 735-0341

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

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