Obion

AMERICAN RED CROSS
Obion County Chapter
203 West Washington
Union City, TN 38261-3113
Phone: (731) 885-5113

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

C.D.S.
455 Hannings Lane
Martin, TN 38237
Phone: (731) 587-3851

Local food bank.

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
811 Morrow Street, Suite 201
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-9988
Fax: (731) 364-9984
Toll-free: (800) 290-9047

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) FOR CHILDREN

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
1416 Stad Avenue
Union City, TN 38261-5542
Phone: (731) 884-2603
Fax: (731) 884-2660

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

DISABILITY LAW AND ADVOCACY CENTER
(800) 342-1660

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

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.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
1430 South First Street
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 884-4324

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P.O. Box 248
1008 Mt. Zion Road
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 885-8722 or (731) 885-8723 or (731) 885-8724
Fax: (731) 885-4855

OBION COUNTY CLERK
Vollie Boems, County Clerk
#6 Bill Burnett Circle
P.O. Box 187
Union City, TN 37261
Phone (731) 885-2562

OBION COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable W. Michael Maloan
Chancellor
Weakley Co. Courthouse
116 West Main Street, Suite 300
Dresden, TN 38225
Phone: (731) 364-3276

Paula Rice
Clerk & Master
6 Bill Burnett Circle
P.O. Box 187
Union City, TN 38281
Phone: (731) 885-2562

Circuit Court:

The Honorable William B. Acree
Circuit Court Judge
225 South 2nd Street, Suite C
P.O. Box 576
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 884-2667

Harry Johnson
Circuit Court Clerk
7 Bill Burnett Circle
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 885-1372
Fax: (731) 885-7922

Drug Court:

The Honorable William B. Acree
225 South 2nd Street, Suite C
P.O. Box 576
Union City, TN 38281
Phone: (731) 884-2667

General Sessions Court:

The Honorable Jimmy C. Smith
General Sessions Court Judge
9 Bill Burnett Circle
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 885-1811

Juvenile Court:

The Honorable Sam C. Nailling, Jr.
7 Bill Burnett Circle
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 885-1372
Fax: (731) 885-7922

OBION COUNTY MAYOR
Benny McGuire, County Mayor
P.O. Box 236
Union City, TN 38281
Phone: (731) 885-9611
Fax: (731) 885-7515

OBION COUNTY WEBSITE

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.

NORTHWEST SAFE LINE
HOT LINE: (800)-957-0055 OR (731)-287-7233
P.O. Box 1831
Dyersburg, TN 38025
Phone: (731) 285-6470
Fax: (731) 286-9176

NW TN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
231 South Wilson St.
Dresden, TN 38225
HOTLINE: (888) 282-4283 or (888) 881-2065 (Beeper)
Phone: (731) 364-3228
Fax: (731) 364-5163

PUBLIC LIBRARY:

Obion County Public Library
1221 East Reelfoot Avenue
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 885-7000

SALVATION ARMY
Union City Service Unit
Cathy Cunningham, Business Unit Volunteer
Phone: (731) 446-5183

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
1800 Old Troy Road
Union City, TN 38261
Local: (731) 885-8163
Toll-Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (731) 885-3147

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 CAREER CENTER AT UNION CITY
126 East Main Street, Suite C
Union City, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 884-2621
Fax: (731) 884-2625

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 women 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.

UNITED WAY OF OBION COUNTY, INC.
P.O. Box 484
Union City, TN 38281-0484
Phone: (731) 446-2891

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE OBION COUNTY
302 South 3rd Street
Union City, TN, TN 38261
Phone: (731) 885-3742
Fax: (731) 884-0868

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.

WE CARE MINISTRIES, INC
530 North Lindell
Martin, TN 38237
Phone: (731) 587-6257
Fax: (731) 588-0879

Local food bank.

WEST TENNESSEE LEGAL SERVICES, INC.
210 West Main Street
P.O. Box 2066
Jackson, TN 38302-2066
Phone: (800) 372-8346

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

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