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Legal Services and Courts

GIBSON COUNTY WEBSITE

GIBSON COUNTY COURT SYSTEM

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.

WEST TENNESSEE LEGAL SERVICES
P.O. Box 2066
Jackson, TN 38302-2066
Phone:  (731) 423-0616

A non-profit organization that provides assistance in civil cases to individuals, families and communities.

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA)

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

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 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

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.

WOMEN’S RESOURCE AND RAPE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
110 South College Street
Trenton, TN 38382-1846
Phone:  (731) 855-2522

WOMEN’S RESOURCE & RAPE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (WRAP)
62 Director's Row
Jackson, TN  38305
Phone:  (731) 668-0411
Fax:  (731) 668-0006
Hotline:   (800) 273-8712

Resources for People with Disabilities

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342-1660

West Tennessee Office
2693 Union Avenue, Suite 201
Memphis, TN  38112
Phone:  (901) 458-6013
Fax:  (901) 458-7819

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
Maximus Child Support Services
100 South Court Square
Trenton, TN 38382
Phone:  (731) 855-4200
Fax:  (731) 855-4277

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
2205 Highway 45 By-Pass South
P.O. Box 188
Trenton TN 38382
Phone:  (731) 855-7800
Fax:  (731) 855-7855

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

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
1252 Manufacturer's Row
Trenton, TN 38382
Phone:  (731) 855-7656
Fax:  (731) 855-7667

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

GIBSON COUNTY CLERK
P.O. Box 228
100 Eaton Street
Trenton, TN 38382
Phone:  (731) 855-7642
Fax:  (731) 855-7643

GIBSON COUNTY OFFICE ON AGING
168 E. Main Street
Bradford, TN  383166
Phone:  (731) 742-2891

GIBSON COUNTY MAYOR
One Court Square
Trenton, TN 38382
Phone:  (731) 855-7613
Fax:  (731) 855-0979

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Resources for People Looking for a Job or Out of Work

NORTHWEST TENNESSEE CAREER CENTERS
Tennessee Career Center at Dyersburg
439 McGaughey Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone:  (731) 286-8300
Fax:  (731) 286-8354

The Tennessee Career Centers are one-stop shops for all employment and training needs. Businesses, job seekers, and those with special needs can visit any one of the centers throughout the state and receive valuable workforce services.

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT HUMBOLDT
1481 Mullins Street
Humboldt, TN 38343
Phone:  (731) 784-3552
Fax:  (731) 784-4285

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
Jackson Area Chapter
American Red Cross
212 N. Highland Avenue, Suite 240
Jackson, TN 38301
Phone:  (731) 427-5543

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

AMERICAN RED CROSS
326 South Mill Avenue
Dyersburg, TN 38024-5034
Phone:  (731) 286-4740

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

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
Dyersburg Store & Donation Site
1478 U.S. Highway 51, Bypass E
Dyersburg,,TN 38024
Phone:  (731) 285-6001

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Trenton Clinic
P. O. Box 8
1250 Manufactuer's Row
Trenton, TN 38382
Phone:  (731) 855-7601; (731) 855-7602
Phone:  (731) 855-7604
Fax:  (731) 855-7603

Milan Clinic
P. O. Box 698
6501 Telecom Drive
Milan, TN 38358
Phone:  (731) 686-9240
Fax:  (731) 686-0962

Humboldt Clinic
149 N. 12th Street
Humboldt, TN 38343
Phone: (731) 784-5491
Fax:  (731) 784-1726

HELPING HAND OF HUMBOLDT
609 N. 9th Street
Humboldt, TN  38343
Phone:  (731) 824-1757

Local food bank.

MILAN VINEYARD CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
1076 Wahl Street
Milan, TN  38355
Phone:  (731)723-8463

Local food bank.

MUSTARD SEED
2027 Second Street
Milan, TN 38358
Phone:  (731) 686-1011

Local food bank.

SALVATION ARMY
Mark Oakes, Business Unit Volunteer
Phone:  (731) 285-3233

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF WEST TENNESSEE
Street: 225 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301-6029
Phone:  (731) 424-3663

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1070 Vendall Road
Dyersburg, TN 38024
Local:  (877) 480-5002
Toll-Free:  (877) 772-1213
TTY:  (800) 325-0778

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 WEST TENNESSEE
1341 North Highland Avenue
Jackson, TN 38301-4018
Phone:  (731) 422-1816

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