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AMERICAN RED CROSS
5 W. Maple Street
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 836-3340

AMERICAN RED CROSS – NASHVILLE AREA CHAPTER
2201 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 250-4300
Fax: (615) 240-4333

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

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
1525 G, East Spring Street
Cookeville, TN 38506
Phone: (931) 528-8598
Fax: (931) 525-2008

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
620-C Roosevelt Drive
Sparta, TN 38583-1222
Phone: (931) 837-8256 or (866) 597-1945
Fax: (931) 837-3763

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

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342.1660

Middle Tennessee Office
2 InternationalPlaza, 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 or (800) 707-5197
Fax: (931) 520-0945

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 – COOKEVILLE STORE & DONATION SITE
575 S. Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 520-8968

GRACEMOOR, INC.
P.O. Box 538
Sparta, TN 38583
Hotline: (931) 837-7233
Phone: (931) 738-9233
Fax: (931) 738-9208

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
135 Walker Street
Sparta, TN 38583-1725
Phone: (931) 836-2201
Fax: (931) 836-3580

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
9 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite 102
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-7436 or (800) 262-6817

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

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:

Caney Fork Regional Library Center
25 Rhea Street
Sparta, TN 38583-2039
Phone: (931) 836-2209
Fax: (931) 836-3469

White County Public Library
11 North Church Street
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 836-3613
Fax: (931) 836-2570

SALVATION ARMY OF CUMBERLAND
2514 Lantana Road # 101
Crossville, TN 38572-0101
Phone: (931) 788-3414
Fax: (931) 787-1129

SALVATION ARMY OF PUTMAN COUNTY
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 520-1654

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Sparta Seniors Center
321 E Bronson Street
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (615) 329-3491

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Rock Community Church
140 Church Hill Drive
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 837-1762

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

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 SPARTA
826 Valley View Drive
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 738-0830
Fax: (931) 738-0832

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 PUTNAM COUNTY
18 N. Madison Avenue, Suite 100
P.O. Box 8
Cookeville, TN 38503-0008
Phone: (931) 526-2723
Fax: (931) 528-4265

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
117 S. Main Street
Sparta, TN 38583-2034
Phone: (931) 836-3348
Phone (4-H): (931) 836-2497
Fax: (931) 836-353

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
826 Valley View Drive
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 738-6255
Fax: (931) 836-6386

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

WHITE COUNTY CLERK
Connie Jolly
Courthouse, Room 115
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 836-3712

WHITE COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Ronald Thurman
Chancellor
321 East Spring Street, Suite 307
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 526-2105

Gena Brock

Clerk & Master
Courthouse, Room 303
1 East Bockman Way
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 836-3787
Fax: (931) 836-2124

Circuit Court:

The Honorable Leon C. Burns
Criminal Court Judge
228 East Broad Street, Suite 204
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 528-1114

The Honorable Amy V. Hollars
Circuit Court Judge
1010 East Main Street
P.O. Box 68
Livingston, TN 38570
Phone: (931) 823-6453

The Honorable John J. Maddux
Circuit Court Judge
228 East Broad Street, Room 206
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 526-6692

The Honorable David A. Patterson
Criminal Court Judge
321 East Spring Street, Suite 305
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone: (931) 525-1699

Beverly Templeton
Circuit Court Clerk
111 Depot Street, Suite 1
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 836-3205
Fax: (931) 836-3526

Drug Court:

The Honorable Sam Benningfield
White County General Sessions Court
White County Justice Center
111 Depot Street
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 836-3600
Contact: Tammy Holmes (TCSA)
Phone: (931) 646-4093

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

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

WHITE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
Herd Sullivan
Courthouse, Room 205
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 836-3203

WHITE COUNTY WEBSITE

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