Weakley

AMERICAN RED CROSS
Obion County Chapter
203 West Washington
Union City, TN 38261-3113
Phone: (731) 885-5113

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

C.D.S.
455 Hannings Lane
Martin, TN 38237
Phone: (731) 587-3851

Local area food bank.

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
811 Morrow Street, Suite 201
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-9988
Fax: (731) 364-9984
Toll-free: (800) 290-9047

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
P. O. Box 729 (38225-0729)
8616 Highway 22 (38225-2308)
Dresden, TN
Phone: (731) 364-3128
Fax: (731) 364-2348

Services: Food Stamp; Families First; Medicaid; and TennCare

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660

West Tennessee Office
2693 Union Avenue, Suite 201
Memphis, TN  38112
Phone: (901) 458.6013
Fax: (901) 458.7819

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 OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE, INC.
1430 S. 1st Street
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 884-4498

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
9852 Highway 22
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-2210 or (731) 364-2258
Fax: (731) 364-5846

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.

NORTHWEST TN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
231 South Wilson St.
Dresden, TN 38225
HOTLINE: (888) 282-4283 or (888) 881.2065 (Beeper)
Phone: (731) 364-3228
Fax: (731) 364-5163

NORTHWEST SAFE LINE
HOT LINE: (800)-957-0055 OR (731)-287-7233
P.O. Box 1831
Dyersburg, TN 38025
Phone: (731) 285-6470
Fax: (731) 286-9176

PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

Ned R. McWherter Weakley County Library
341 Linden Street
Dresden, TN 38225-1400
Phone: (731) 364-2678
Fax: (731) 364-2599

Gleason Memorial Library
105 College Street
Gleason, TN 38229-7415
Phone: (731) 648-9020

Dr. Nathan Porter Public Library
228 North Front Street
Greenfield, TN 38230-9998
Phone: (731) 235-9932

C. E. Weldon Public Library
100 Main Street
Martin, TN 38237-2445
Phone: (731) 587-3148
Fax: (731) 587-4674

Reelfoot Regional Library Center
Physical Address:
542 N. Lindell
Martin, TN 38237-0168

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 168
Martin, TN 38237
Phone: (731) 587-2347
Fax: (731) 587-0027

Sharon Public Library
Physical Address:
133 East Main Street
Sharon, TN 38255-0235

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 235
Sharon, TN 38255-0235
Phone: (731) 456-2707
Fax: (731) 456-2707

SALVATION ARMY - PARIS TN SERVICE UNIT
Wanda Myers, Business Unit Volunteer
Phone: (731) 642-4105

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1800 Old Troy Road
Union City, TN 38261
Local: (731) 885-8163
Toll-Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (731) 885-3147

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 DRESDEN
135 South Poplar Street, Suite B
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-2554
Fax: (731) 364-3005

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 WEST TENNESSEE, INC.
P.O. Box 2086
Jackson, TN 38302
Phone: (731) 422-1816
Fax: (731) 422-1872

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address:
Courthouse - Basement Level
Dresden, TN 38225-0168

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 168
Dresden, TN 38225-0168

Phone: (731) 364-3164
Fax: (731) 364-5442

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.

WE CARE MINISTRIES, INC
530 North Lindell
Martin, TN 38237
Phone: (791) 587-6257
Fax: (731) 588-0879

WEAKLEY COUNTY CLERK
Pat Scarbrough
116 W. Main Street, Room 104
P.O. Box 587
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-2285
Fax: (731) 364-5236

WEAKLEY COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable W. Michael Maloan
Chancellor
Weakley Co. Courthouse
116 West Main Street, Suite 300
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-3276

Susan Collins

Clerk and Master
116 West Main St., Suite 301
P.O. Box 197
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-3454
Fax: (731) 364-5247

Circuit Court:

The Honorable William B. Acree
Circuit Court Judge
225 South 2nd Street, Suite C
P.O. Box 576
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 884-2667

Drug Court:

The Honorable William B. Acree

Circuit Court Judge
P.O. Box 576
Union City, TN 38281
Phone: (731) 884-2667

The Honorable Thomas L. Moore, Jr.

General Sessions Judge
116 Main Street, Room 203
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-2003
Fax: (731) 364-6765

General Sessions Court:

The Honorable Thomas L. Moore, Jr.
General Sessions Court Judge
116 Main Street, Room 203
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-2003
Fax: (731) 364-6765

Juvenile Court:

The Honorable James H. Bradberry

Court Square West
P. O. Box 789
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-5411
Fax: (731) 364-2665

WEAKLEY COUNTY MAYOR
Houston W. Patrick
116 Main St., Room 106
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-5413
Fax: (731) 364-5414

WEAKLEY COUNTY WEBSITE

WEST TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT DRESDEN
811 Morrow Building
Suite 202
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-5335

Services include workforce training, how to apply for unemployment, helping find jobs, information for employers.

WEST TENNESSEE LEGAL SERVICES INC.
210 West Main Street
P.O. Box 2066
Jackson, TN 38302-2066
Phone: (800) 372-8346

A non-profit organization that provides assistance in civil cases to individuals, families and communities.

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