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AMERICAN RED CROSS
P.O. Box 66 203 West Main St # 310
McMinnville, TN 37111
Phone: (931) 473-2595

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

AVALON CENTER
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program
P.O. Box 3063
Crossville, TN 38557
Phone: (931) 456-0747
Fax: (931) 787-1057
TTY: (931) 337-5824
CRISIS LINE: (800) 641-3434
OUT OF TOWN 800 NUMBER: (877) 296-0199

A domestic violence and sexual assault program.  Provides a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, support groups, community education, counseling, crisis intervention, and children's programs.

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
125 E. Main Street
P.O. Box 183
McMinnville, TN 37111
Phone: (931) 473-6561
Fax: (931) 473-5841

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) FOR CHILDREN

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
145 Spring Street
Spencer, TN 38585-3000
Phone: (931) 946-2437
Fax: (931) 946-7804

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.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Smithville Highway and Highway 70
McMinnville, TN 37110

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF WARREN COUNTY RESTORE
Corner of 70S Bypass & Red Road
McMinnville, TN 37111
Phone: (931) 474-9000

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P. O. Box 277
907 Old McMinville Street
Spencer, TN 38585-0277
Phone: (931) 946-2643 or (931) 946-2438
Fax: (931) 946-7106

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
Cookeville Office
9 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite 102
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (800) 262-6817

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

LENDING HOUSE FOOD PANTRY
24038 State Route 30
Spencer, TN 38585
Phone: (423) 881-5182

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:

Burritt Memorial Library
Physical Address:
427 College Street
Spencer, TN 38585-0018

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 18
Spencer, TN 38585-0018
Phone: (931) 946-2575
Fax: (931) 946-2575

SALVATION ARMY OF CUMBERLAND
2514 Lantana Rd # 101
Crossville, TN 38572-0101
Phone: (931) 788-3414

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
931 Old Smithville Road
McMinnville, TN 37110
Local: (877) 616-2515
Toll-free: (877) 772-1213
TTY: (800) 325-0778

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 MCMINNVILLE
107 Lyon Street
McMinnville, TN 37111-0472
Phone: (931) 473-2153
FAX: (931) 473-4292

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

TN 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 WARREN COUNTY
P.O. Box 7238
McMinnville, TN 37111
Phone: (931) 473-1515

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address
445 College Street
Burritt College Bldg
Spencer, TN 38585-0136

Mail Address
P.O. Box 136
Spencer, TN 38585-0136
Phone: (931) 946-2435
Fax: (931) 946-2584

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 CAREER CENTER
580 South Jefferson Avenue
Suite A
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 520-8733
Fax: (931) 520-0651

UPPER CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY (UCHRA)
445 College Street
Spencer, TN 38585
Phone: (931) 946-7151

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

VAN BUREN COUNTY CLERK
Linda Pettit
Administrative Building
500 College Street
Spencer, TN 38585
Phone: (931) 946-2121

VAN BUREN COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

Tina Shockley
Clerk and Master
P.O. Box 153
Spencer, TN 38585
Phone: (931) 946-7175

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Larry Bart Stanley
Circuit Court Judge
Courthouse, Suite 200
111 South Court Square
McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone: (931) 473-5119

Teresa Simmons-Delong
Circuit Court Clerk
P.O. Box 126
Spencer, TN 38585
Phone: (931) 946-2153

Drug Court:

The Honorable Larry Bart Stanley
111 South Court
Sq. Suite 201
McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone: (931) 473-5119

General Sessios and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Sam Benningfield
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
White County Justice Center
111 Depot Street
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 836-3600
Fax: (931) 837-3600

VAN BUREN COUNTY MAYOR
Herbert P. Davis
County Mayor
P.O. Box 217
Spencer, TN 38585
Phone: (931) 946-2314
Fax: (931) 946-2388

VAN BUREN COUNTY WEBSITE

VAN BUREN DISTRESS MISSION - FOOD PANTRY
114 Smith Dr
Spencer, TN 38585
Phone: (931) 946-2143

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