Claiborne

AMERICAN RED CROSS NORTHEAST TENNESSEE 
501 S. Wilcox Drive
Kingsport, TN  37660
Phone:  (423) 378-8700
Fax:  (423) 378-8711

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

CEASE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SEXUAL ASSAULT, INC.
1740 Main Street, Suite 201
Tazewell, TN  37879-3415
Phone:  (423) 626-4446

Support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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
2792 Baker Highway
P.O. Box 310
Huntsville, TN 37756
Phone:  (423) 663-2532
Fax:  (423) 663-9487

CLAIBORNE COUNTY CLERK
Evelyn M. Hill
P.O. Box 318
Tazewell, TN  37879-0318
Phone:  (423) 626-3283

CLAIBORNE COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Billy Joe White
Chancellor
Claiborne County Courthouse
P.O. Box 254
Tazewell, TN 37879
Phone:  (423) 626-5282

Frances Cardwell
Clerk & Master
P.O. Box 180
Tazewell, TN  37879-0180
Phone:  (423) 626-3284
Fax:  (423) 626-3604

Circuit Court:

The Honorable John McAfee
Circuit Court Judge
P.O. Box 665
Tazewell, TN 37879
Phone:  (423) 526-9829

The Honorable E. Shayne Sexton
Criminal Court Judge
241 Myers Street
P.O. Box 852
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Phone:  (423) 907-7503

Billy Ray Cheek
Circuit Court Clerk
Criminal Justice Center
415 Straight Creek Road
New Tazewell, TN  37825
Phone:  (423) 626-3334                                
Fax:  (423) 526-2703

Drug Court:

The Honorable E. Shayne Sexton
Criminal Court
241 Myers Street
P.O. Box 852
Jacksboro, TN  37757
Phone:  (423) 907-7503
Fax:  (423) 907-7505

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Robert M. Estep
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Claiborne County Justice Center
415 Straight Creek Road, Suite 6
New Tazewell, TN  37825
Phone:  (423) 626-5208
Fax:  (423) 626-5217

CLAIBORNE COUNTY MAYOR
Jack Daniels
Claiborne County Courthouse
P.O. Box 318
Tazewell, TN  37879-0318
Phone:  (423) 626-5236
Fax:  (423) 626-1661

CLAIBORNE COUNTY WEBSITE

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) FOR CHILDREN

CUMBERLAND TRAILS UNITED WAY
P.O. Box 2092
Middlesboro, KY  40965
Phone:  (606) 248-5603
Fax:  (606) 248-8851

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
310 Court Street
Tazewell, TN  37879-3031
Phone:  (423) 626-7285
Fax:  (423) 626-5092

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.

EAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
1248 Gay Street
P.O. Box 1367
Dandridge, TN  37725
Phone:  (423) 562-2948

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

GOODWILL – NEW TAZEWELL RETAIL STORE
511 Cross Street
New Tazewell, TN  37825
Phone:  (423) 626-1909

GOODWILL – RUTLEDGE RETAIL STORE
7805 Rutledge Pike
Rutledge, TN  37861
Phone:  (865) 828-5663

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P. O. Box 183
620 Davis Drive
Tazewell, TN 37879-0183
Phone:  (423) 626-4291
Fax:  (423) 626-2525

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
226B Broadway
Jackson Square
Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Phone:  (865) 483-8454 or (800) 238-1443  

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

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 LIBRARY
P.O. Box 139
1304 Old Knoxville Road
Tazewell, TN  37879
Phone:  (423) 626-5414

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 OFFICE
3112 Millers Point Drive
Morristown, TN  37813
Phone:  (423) 581-0258
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (800) 325-0778

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 TALBOTT
6057 W. Andrew Johnson Highway
Alpha Square, Suite 6A
Talbott, TN  37877
Phone:  (423) 317-1060
Fax:  (423) 317-1061

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 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 them 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.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address:
Courthouse Annex
1732 Main Street, Suite 4
Tazewell, TN 37879-0196

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 196
Tazewell, TN 37879-0196

Phone:  (423) 626-3742
Fax:  (423) 626-3423

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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