Grundy

Legal Services and Courts

GRUNDY COUNTY WEBSITE

GRUNDY COUNT 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
123 NW Atlantic Street
Tullahoma, TN  37388
Phone:  (931) 455-7000
Toll Free:  (566) 898-0171

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

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) WORKS, INC.
224 West Fort Street
Manchester, TN  37355
Phone:  (931) 728-0126
Fax:  (931) 728-0127

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
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

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER
41068 Tennessee 30
Pikeville, TN  37367
Phone:  (423) 447-7206

A 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 underrepresented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.

PARTNERSHIP FOR FAMILIES, CHILDREN AND ADULTS
300 E. 8th Street
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone:  (423) 755-2701
Fax:  (423) 755-2778

Services include a family violence shelter, emergency shelter, emergency hotline, various services for the deaf and elderly, pregnancy counseling, and foster care placement.

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.

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

APPALACHIAN WOMEN'S GUILD & FAMILY CENTER
492 W. Main Street
Tracy City, TN  37387
Phone:  (931) 592-8558

Services include a thrift store, emergency food bank, advocacy and referrals.

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
1002 West Main Street
Decherd, TN  37324
Phone:  (931) 962-1158
Fax:  (931) 962-1160

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
P.O. Box 399
13153 US 41
Tracy City, TN  37387
Phone:  (931) 592-9231 or (877) 723-5559
Fax:  (931) 592-9250

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

FAMILIES IN CRISIS
P.O. Box 621
McMinnville, TN  37110
Phone:  (931) 473-6543 or (800) 675-0766
Fax:  (931) 474-6221

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
Street Address:
27 Phipps Street
Hwy. 56
Coalmont, TN  37313-0338

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 338
Coalmont, TN  37313-0338

Phone:  (931) 592-3971
Fax:  (931)592-3972

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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County Government

GRUNDY COUNTY CLERK
P.O. Box 215
Altamont, TN  37301
Phone:  (931) 692-3622

GRUNDY COUNTY MAYOR
P.O. Box 177
Altamont, TN  37301
Phone:  (931) 692-3718
Fax:  (931) 692-3721

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Resources for People Looking for a Job or Out of Work

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

Information on how to file for unemployment insurance. 

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT MCMINNVILLE
107 Lyon Street
McMinnville, TN  37111-0472
Phone:  (931) 473-2153
Fax:  (931) 473-4292

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 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.

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS
P.O. Box 472
107 Lyon Street
McMinnville, TN  37110
Phone:  (931) 473-2153

Offers staffing services, employment services and job placement services.

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Other Resources

AMERICAN RED CROSS - GREATER CHATTANOOGA AREA CHAPTER
801 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN  37403
Phone:  (423) 265-3455
Fax:  (423) 265-8952

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

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

GOODWILL – DUNLAP
520 Rankin Avenue North
Dunlap, TN  37327
Phone:  (423) 949-7378

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P.O. Box 65
1372 Main Street
Altamont, TN  37301-0065
Phone:  (931) 692-3641 or (931) 692-3418
Fax:  (931) 692-2201

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

SALVATION ARMY – TULLAHOMA
120 West Grundy Street
Tullahoma, TN  37388-3514
Phone:  (931) 454-0041

SERENITY POINTE
P.O. Box 1929
Dunlap, TN  37327
Phone:  (423) 949-7068

Services include training in anger management, marriage enrichment, DUI school, financial freedom.  Also provides long-term recovery for abuse and addiction and affordable rural housing.

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
931 Old Smithville Road
McMinnville, TN  37110
Phone:  (877) 616-2515
Toll-Free:  (800) 772-1213
TTY:  (800) 325-0778

SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
27 Phipps Street
Old Coalmont Bank Building
P.O. Box 34
Coalmont, TN  37313
Phone:  (931) 592-8260
Fax:  (931) 592-8262

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

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 THE HIGHLAND RIM
P.O. Box 27
Tullahoma, TN  37388-0027
Phone:  (931) 455-5678
Fax:  (931) 393-1027

UNITED WAY OF GREATER CHATTANOOGA
P.O. Box 4027
Chattanooga, TN  37405-0027
Phone:  (423) 752-0300

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