Bradley

Legal Services and Courts

 

BRADLEY COUNTY WEBSITE

BRADLEY COUNTY COURTS
You can also find information on the courts in Bradley County here.

HELP4TN.ORG
Website where you can find forms, legal information, and other legal help.

TN FREE LEGAL ANSWERS
Get free legal advice over email if you qualify.

LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE               
166 N. Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN  37311
Phone:  (423) 303-2276

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

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) OF BRADLEY COUNTY
170 North Ocoee Street
Craigmiles Hall
Cleveland, TN  37311
Phone:  (423) 716-1844

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

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 JUSTICE CENTER
211 7th Ave N, #100
Nashville, TN 37219
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.

Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

FAMILY RESOURCE AGENCY/HARBOR SAFE HOUSE
3680 Michigan Avenue
Cleveland, TN  37323
Phone:  (423) 479-9339 or (423) 476-3886
Fax:  (423) 472-4823

Services include a shelter for victims of domestic violence, court advocacy, rape and sexual assault services, and administers the Tennessee Head Start program.

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.

TENNESSEE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL ABUSE
2 International Plaza Drive, Suite 425
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone:  (615) 386-9406
Fax:  (615) 383-2967
In State:  (800) 289-9018

TENNESSEE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS AND SUPPORT RESOURCES

Links to information and resources for victims of domestic violence.

Resources for People with Disabilities

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660
East Tennessee Office
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN  37923
Phone:  (865) 670-2944
Fax:  (865) 470-7028

Disability Rigths 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, the agency 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.

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.

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Resources for Families

THE CARING PLACE
130 Wildwood Avenue S.E.
Cleveland, TN  37312
Phone:  (423) 472-4414

Provides food to eligible people and families, an on-site social worker, and the community garden initiative.

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
Main Office (Bradley and Polk Counties)
285 Church Street, N.E.
Cleveland, TN  37311 
Phone:  (423) 479-8144
Fax:  (423) 559-0266

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
950 Star Vue Drive, S.W., Suite 1
Cleveland, TN 37311-5700
Phone:  (423) 478-0300
Fax:  (423) 559-4986

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

SOLOMON FAMILY SOLUTIONS
166 North Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone: (423) 834-8774
Fax: (423) 794-5331

A TN nonprofit organization that provides income based family mediation, supervised visitation, safe exchange, and parent coordination.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
95 Church Street, S.E.
Cleveland, TN 37311-6070
Phone:  (423) 728-7001
Fax:  (423) 339-0729

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.

County Government

BRADLEY COUNTY CLERK
155 Ocoee Street
Courthouse, Room 101
Cleveland, TN  37311
Phone:  (423) 728-7226
Fax:  (423) 478-8845

BRADLEY COUNTY MAYOR'S OFFICE

CLEVELAND BRADLEY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
795 Church Street N.E.
Cleveland, TN  37311
Phone:  (423) 472-2163

Resources for People Looking for a Job or Out of Work

 

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT ATHENS
410 Congress Parkway
Athens, TN  37303
Phone:  (423) 745-2028
Fax:  (423) 745-0938
TDD:  (423) 745-1231

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  DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Phone:  (877) 813-0950

Information on how to file for unemployment insurance.

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.

Other Resources

AMERICAN RED CROSS – HIWASSEEE CHAPTER
304 20th Street S.E.
Cleveland, TN  37311
Phone:  (423) 472-1595
Fax:  (423) 476-1539

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

BRADLEY-CLEVELAND COMMUNITY SERVICES AGENCY

155 Sixth Street S.E.
Cleveland, TN  37320
Phone:  (423) 479-4111
Fax:  (423) 479-4113

Provides shelter and food items.

CHATTANOOGA AREA FOOD BANK
2009 Curtain Pole Road
Chattanooga, TN  37406
Phone:  (423) 622-1800

GOODWILL – CLEVELAND STORE & DONATION CENTER
220 Grove Avenue S.W.
Cleveland, TN  37311
Phone:  (423) 479-7634

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
201 Dooley Street, S.E.
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone:  (423) 728-7020
Fax:  (423) 479-6130

RONALD MCDONALD CARE MOBILE DENTIST
Erlanger Health System
975 E. Third Street
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone:  (423) 778-2142
Fax:  (423) 778-6073

SALVATION ARMY – CHATTANOOGA
800 McCallie Avenue
P.O. Box 3359
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone:  (423) 756-1023

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
529 Inman Street West
Cleveland, TN  37311 
Phone:  (423) 339-0519
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (423) 479-5501

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
1250 Old Chattanooga Pike
Cleveland, TN  37311
Phone:  (423) 478-3053
Fax:  (423) 339-2431

Services include housing and shelter, low-income home energy assistance, homeless assistance, nutrition services, family caregiver support, and public transportation.

UNITED WAY 211
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 BRADLEY COUNTY
85 Ocoee Street S.E.
P.O. Box 193
Cleveland, TN  37364-0193
Phone:  (423) 479-8576
Fax:  (423) 339-1110

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