Blount

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS – BLOUNT COUNTY CHAPTER
1741 Triangle Park Drive
Maryville, TN  37801
Phone:  (865) 983-0821
Fax:  (865) 983-0826

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

BLOUNT COUNTY CLERK

Blount County Courthouse
345 Court Street
Maryville, TN  37804-5906
Phone:  (865) 273-5800
Fax:  (865) 273-5815

BLOUNT COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY

3509 Tuckaleechee Pike
Maryville, TN  37803
Phone:  (865) 983-8411
Fax:  (865) 681-1781

Help improve living conditions and protect and promote the individual dignity of the elderly, disabled, and low-income members of the community.

BLOUNT COUNTY FOOD PANTRY
924 E. Broadway Avenue
Maryville, TN  37804
Phone:  (865) 983-4206

BLOUNT COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Telford E. Forgety
Chancellor
1222 Circle Drive
P.O. Box 1370
Dandridge, TN 37725
Phone:  (865) 397-3497

Steve S. Ogle
Clerk & Master
Blount County Justice Center
930 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN  37804
Phone:  (865) 273-5500                                
Fax:  (865) 273-5519           

Circuit Court:

The Honorable David R. Duggan
Circuit Court Judge
Blount County Justice Center
948 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone:  (865) 273-5580

The Honorable Tammy Harrington
946 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone:  (865) 273-5550
Fax:  (865) 273-5558

Tom Hatcher
Circuit, General Sessions, Juvenile, and Traffic Court Clerk
Blount County Justice Center
926 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN  37804-6201
Phone:  (865) 273-5400
Fax:  (865) 273-5411

Drug Court:

Blount County Adult Drug Court
The Honorable David R. Duggan
Blount County Justice Center
948 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN  37804
Phone:  (865) 273-5580
Contact:  Susan Jones
Phone:  (865) 273-5581

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable William R. Brewer
General Sessions Court Judge
Blount County Justice Center
934 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone:  (865) 273-5570

The Honorable William Terry Denton
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Blount County Courthouse
335 Court Street
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone:  (865) 273-5952

The Honorable Michael A. Gallegos
General Sessions Court Judge
Blount County Justice Center
932 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone:  (865) 273-5560

The Honorable Robert L. Headrick
General Sessions Court Judge
Blount County Justice Center
938 East Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone:  (865) 273-5530

BLOUNT COUNTY MAYOR
Ed Mitchell
Blount County Courthouse
341 Court Street
Maryville, TN  37804-5906
Phone:  (865) 273-5700
Fax:  (865) 273-5705

BLOUNT COUNTY WEBSITE

CHILD AND FAMILY TENNESSEE
901 East Summitt Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN  37915
Phone:  (865) 524-7483

Services include help for drug, alcohol, and mental problems; safety and recovery from family violence; professional counseling.

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
1938 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN  37804
Phone:  (865) 981-2373
Fax:  (865) 981-5693

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) OF EAST TENNESSEE
Cherokee Mills Building, Suite 101
2250 Sutherland Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37919
Phone:  (865) 329-3399
Fax:  (865) 329-3311

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
303 Home Avenue
Maryville, TN  37801-3970
Phone:  (865) 981-2350
Fax:  (865) 981-5685

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

DISABILITY LAW AND ADVOCACY CENTER
(800) 342-1660
East Tennessee Office
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite A-220
Knoxville, TN  37923
Phone:  (865) 670-2944
Fax:  (865) 470-7028

Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee (DLAC) 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, DLAC 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.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS CENTER
P.O. Box 802
Lenoir City, TN  37771
Phone:  (865) 986-6082

Provides confidential free safe haven shelter for domestic violence victims, medical care, safety planning, free temporary bed and meals for women and women with dependent children.

EAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
386 E. Main Street
Newport, TN  37821
Phone:  (423) 623-7296

Services include assistance for the elderly; provision of food to eligible households; rental assistance to low income families.

GOODWILL – ALCOA RETAIL STORE
145 N. Calderwood Street
Alcoa, TN  37701
Phone:  (865) 984-5296

HAVEN HOUSE, INC.
P.O. Box 134
Alcoa, TN  37701
Phone:  (865) 983-6818
Fax:  (865) 983-9177

Services include   a 24-Hour crisis line  , emergency shelter, accompany victims to court for orders of protection and criminal assault cases, advocate on behalf of victims, adult victims support group, children’s support group, prevention programs for children & teens, and counseling.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P. O. Box 4609
301 McGhee Street
Maryville, TN 37801
Phone:  (865) 983-4582 or (865) 522-1333
Fax:  (865) 983-4574

LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE
311 W. Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN  37604
Phone:  (423) 928-8311

Provides wide range of civil legal assistance and advocacy for elderly, abused, and low income persons.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE ELDERLY PROGRAM
East TN Human Resource Agency, Inc.
9111 Cross Park Drive, Suite D-100
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone: (865) 691-2551 ext. 4224

Legal Assistance for the Elderly is a federally-funded program that provides legal advice, representation, and/or referral to seniors in specified elder law legal matters. Clients must be age 60 or above.

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:

Blount County Public Library
508 N. Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
Phone:  (865) 982-0981
Fax:  (865) 977-1142

Mary E. Tippitt Memorial Library
120 Tiger Drive
Townsend, TN 37882-4032
Phone:  (865) 448-1441
Fax:  (865) 448-1875

SAFESPACE
636 Middle Creek Road, Suite 3
Sevierville, TN  37862
24 Hour Crisis Line:  (800) 244-5968
Newport Office:  (423) 623-3125

SafeSpace is a safe, secure, and confidentially located shelter.  These shelter services include: 24-hour assistance with a professionally trained staff to assist residents with physical and emotional support, including food, personal items, first aid, and clothing; individual and support group counseling for both adults and children; assistance  with long-term goal making including safety planning, education, employment, and housing.

SAFE HAVEN CRISIS & RECOVERY CENTER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT
900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 145
Knoxville, TN  37915
Phone:  (865) 558-9040
Fax:  (865) 584-7872

Services include SAFECENTER, a safe place for victims of sexual assault where evidence will be collected and counseling will be provided; a 24-hour crisis hotline; therapy.

THE SALVATION ARMY, KNOXVILLE
409 N. Broadway
Knoxville, TN  37917
Phone:  (865) 525-9401

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF EAST TENNESSEE
922 Delaware Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
Phone:  (865) 521-0000
Fax:  (865) 521-0040

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.

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
222 Keller Lane
Maryville, TN  37801
Phone:  (865) 982-3714
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (865) 681-8394

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 ALCOA
366 Glascock Street, Suite 120
Alcoa, TN  37701
Phone:  (865) 379-5525
Fax:  (865) 981-5686
TTY:  (866) 868-3830

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 that are 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 their 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 BLOUNT COUNTY
1615 E. Broadway Avenue
Maryville, TN  37804-2913
Phone:  (865) 982-2251

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
219 Court Street
Maryville, TN 37804-5917
Phone:  (865) 982-6430
Fax:  (865) 982-2027

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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