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Legal Resources and Court

GRAINGER COUNTY COURT SYSTEM
Click on your county on the map of TN.

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
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.

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) FOR CHILDREN

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

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.

SOUTHERN MIGRANT LEGAL SERVICES
311 Plus Park Blvd, Suite 135
Nashville, TN  37217
Phone:  (615) 750-1200
Toll Free:  (866) 721-7828
Fax:  (615) 366-3349

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:  (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

CEASE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/SEXUAL ASSAULT OF HAMBLEN COUNTY
P.O. Box 3359
Morristown, TN  37815
Phone:  (423) 581-7029
Fax:  (423) 586-0692

Offers support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in our community, and to enable them to live violence free lives.

HOPE FOR HEALING.ORG
153 E. Broadway Blvd. #113
Jefferson City, TN  37760
Phone:  (800) 656-HOPE

Support for rape and abuse survivors.

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 underrepresented 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.

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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 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.

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Resources for Families

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
1052 S. Highway 92
Dandridge, TN  37725
Phone:  (865) 397-9434
Toll-free:  (877) 987-8200
Fax:  (865) 397-5013

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
8421 Rutledge Pike, Suite 101
Rutledge, TN  38761
Phone:  (865) 828-5245
Fax:  (865) 828-4114

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

FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM, GREENE COUNTY SKILLS, INC.
130 Bob Smith Boulevard
Greeneville, TN  37745
Phone:  (423) 798-7100
Fax:  (423) 798-7146   

Services include Camp; Counseling; Day Care; Equipment; Health-Related Needs; Home Modifications; Homemaker Services;  Housing Costs; Nursing/Nurse Aide; Personal Assistance to assist individuals with"severe disabilities"and their families to remain together in their home and communities.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE

Street Address:
460 Water Street
Rutledge, TN  37861-0068

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 68
Rutledge, TN  37861-0068

Phone:  (865) 828-3411
Fax:  (865) 828-8855

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

GRAINGER COUNTY CLERK
P.O. Box 116
Rutledge TN  37861
Phone:  (865) 828-3511

GRAINGER COUNTY MAYOR
P.O. Box 126
Rutledge TN  37861
Phone:  (865) 828-3513

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Resources for People Looking for a Job or Out of Work

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 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 women achieve economic autonomy.

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Other Resources

AMERICAN RED CROSS – KNOXVILLE AREA CHAPTER
6921 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN  37909
Phone:  (865) 584-2999
Fax:  (865) 588-1835

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

AMERICAN RED CROSS
1103 West First North Street
Morristown, TN  37814
Phone:  (423) 586-2442
Fax:  (423) 586-2443

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

EAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
784 Rutledge Pike
P.O. Box 243
Rutledge, TN  37861
Phone:  (865) 828-5161

Offers services for senior adults to nutrition programs for children, from hud housing assistance to home weatherization and heating and cooling assistance, from employment development and transportation to probation services.

GOODWILL
Rutledge Retail Store
7805 Rutledge Pike
Rutledge, TN  37861
Phone:  (865) 828-5663

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
185 Justice Center Drive
P.O. Box 27
Rutledge, TN  37861-0027
Phone:  (865) 828-5247
Fax:  (865) 828-3594

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.

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE
127 Dillon Court                                                                    
Gray, TN  37615
Phone:  (423) 477-4053
Fax:  (423) 477-3467

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
3112 Millers Point Drive
Morristown, TN  37813
Phone:  (423) 581-0258
Toll-Free:  (800) 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 GRAINGER COUNTY
1301 Hannah Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
Phone:  (865) 523-9131
Fax:  (865) 522-7312

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