Dickson

Legal Services and Courts

DICKSON COUNTY WEBSITE

DICKSON COUNTY COURT SYSTEM
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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 SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND THE CUMBERLANDS
120 Franklin Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
Phone:  (800) 342-3317

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) FOR CHILDREN

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.

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Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER 23rd DISTRICT
6 Court Square
Charlotte, TN  37036
Phone:  (615) 789-3035

The Child Advocacy Center is a place for children who are victims/alleged victims of child abuse to receive support after a report of child abuse has been made. 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION CENTER
Phone:  (615) 255-0711

LINDA MAYO CENTER
P.O. Box 481
Dickson, TN 37056-0481
Phone:  (615) 740-8329 or (615) 763-6227

Domestic violence agency.

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 VIOLENCE
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.

TENNESSEE TASK FORCE AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
P.O. Box 120972
Nashville, TN 37212
Toll-Free:  (800) 356-6767
Phone:  (615) 386-9406
Fax:  (615) 383-2967

WOMEN ARE SAFE
P.O. Box 2
Centerville, TN 37033
Phone:  (931) 729-9885
Fax:  (931) 729-0556
HOTLINE:  (800) 470-1117     

Services include domestic violence hotline, shelter, court advocacy, support groups, counseling, and referrals.

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Resources for People with Disabilities

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660

Middle Tennessee Office
2 International Plaza, 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.

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.

Resources for Families

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
102 Cumberland Street
Ashland City, TN 37015
Phone:  (615) 792-3075
Fax:  (615) 792-7226

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
250 State Street
Dickson, TN 37055-2082
Phone:  (615) 740-2251
Fax:  (615) 740-2259

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

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
204 Henslee Drive
Dickson, TN 37055-1899
Phone:  (615) 446-2788 or (615) 446-3290
Fax:  (615) 740-0235

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

DICKSON COUNTY CLERK
Courthouse Annex
P.O. Box  220
Charlotte, TN  37036
Phone:  (615) 789-5093
Fax:  (615) 789-0128

DICKSON COUNTY MAYOR
4 Courthouse Square
P.O. Box 220
Charlotte, TN 37036
Phone:  (615) 789-7000 or (615) 446-3543
Fax:  (615) 789-6075

PUBLIC LIBRARY

Resources for People Looking for a Job or Out of Work

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT DICKSON
250 Beasley Drive
Dickson, TN 37055
Phone:  (615) 441-6210
Fax:  (615) 446-9579

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
Nashville Area Chapter
American Red Cross
2201 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone:  (615) 250-4300

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

DICKSON COUNTY HELP CENTER
107 Myatt Street
Dickson, TN  37055
Phone:  (615) 441-0076

FIRST BAPTIST-WHITE BLUFF
1019 Taylor Town Road
White Bluff, TN  37187         
Phone:  (615) 797-2243

Local food bank.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Dickson Store & Donation Site
541 Highway 46 S.
Dickson ,TN 37055
Phone:  (615) 740-9655

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
301 West End Avenue
Dickson, TN 37055-2013
Phone:  (615) 446-2839
Fax:  (615) 441-1900

White Bluff Clinic
200 School Road
White Bluff, TN 37187
Phone: (615) 797-5056
Fax:  (615) 797-5051

HIGHLAND RIM ECONOMIC CORPORATION
705 Highway 70 E # B
Dickson, TN 37055-2159
Phone:  (615) 441-1153

Provides services for low-income individuals and families; unemployed persons; elderly persons; persons with disabilities; high school dropouts; homeless persons; children of low-income families; abandoned, widowed or divorced women and men.

MID-CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone:  (615) 331-6033

Services include assisting elderly and disabled with routine household tasks; public transit services; meals on wheels; the Community Corrections program.

SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE
6214 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone:  (615) 352-1154

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
119 Center Pointe Drive
Clarksville, TN 37040
Local:  (877) 531-4695
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (800) 325-0778

ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH
2300 Highway 96
Burns, TN  37029
Phone:  (615) 446-2332

Local food bank.

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 DICKSON COUNTY
P. O. Box 1652
Dickson, TN 37056-1652
Phone:  (615) 446-5639

WALNUT STREET CHURCH OF CHRIST
210 Center Avenue
Dickson, TN  37055
Phone:  (615) 446-2090

Local food bank.

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