Sullivan

ABUSE ALTERNATIVES, INC.
104 Memorial Drive
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone:  (423) 652-9093 or (423) 764-ABUSE (2287) Toll-Free:  (800) 987-6499
Fax:  (423) 652-9096

AMERICAN RED CROSS NORTHEAST TENNESSEE
501 South Wilcox Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660-5189
Phone:  (423) 378-8700

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

BRISTOL TN/VA COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDE

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
149-A Blountville Bypass
P.O. Box 529
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  (423) 279-3295
Fax:  (423) 279-3298

CONTACT-CONCERN OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE, INC.
P.O. Box 3336
Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone:  (423) 246-2273 or (866) 246-5816
Fax:  (423) 247-7761

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) FOR KIDS, INC.
317 Shelby, Suite 206
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 247-1161
Fax:  (423) 247-1156

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

Kingsport Office
1060 Wilcox Court
Kingsport, TN 37660-9915
Phone:  (423) 224-1900
Fax:  (423) 224-1974

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

Sullivan County - Bristol/Blountville Office
2193 Feathers Chapel Road
Blountville, TN 37617-5508
Phone:  (423) 279-9164
Fax:  (423) 279-9947

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

DISABILITY LAW AND ADVOCACY CENTER
(800) 342-1660

East Tennessee Office
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite A-220
Knoxville, TN  37923
Phone:  (865) 670-2944
Fax:  (865) 470-7028

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.

FIRST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY 
2203 McKinley Road, Suite 210
Johnson City, TN  37604
Phone:  (423) 461-8200

Services include safe passage domestic violence shelter, meals on wheels, foster grandparent program, child care food program, free computer lessons.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF TENNEVA
2017 Brookside Lane
Kingsport, TN 37760
Phone:  (423) 245-0600

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
P. O. Box 630
15 4 Blountville Bypass
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  (423) 279-2777
Fax:  (423) 279-7534

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.

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.

PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

Sullivan County Public Library
Physical Address:
1655 Blountville Boulevard
Blountville, TN 37617-0510

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 510
Blountville, TN 37617-0510
Phone:  (423) 279-2714
Fax:  (423) 279-2836

Thomas Memorial Branch Library
481 Cedar Street
Bluff City, TN 37618-9998
Phone:  (423) 538-1980
Fax:  (423) 538-1980

Avoca Branch Library
1550 Volunteer Parkway
Bristol, TN 37620-6000
Phone:  (423) 968-9663
Fax:  (276) 645-8795

Bristol Public Library
701 Goode Street
Bristol, VA 24201-4199
Phone:  (276) 645-8780
Fax:  (276) 669-5593

Bloomingdale Branch Library
3230 Van Horn Street
Kingsport, TN 37660-2062
Phone:  (423) 288-1310
Fax:  (423) 288-1310

Colonial Heights Branch Library
149 Pactolus Road
Kingsport, TN 37663-3057
Phone:  (423) 239-1100
Fax:  (423) 239-1100

Sullivan Gardens Branch Library
104 Bluegrass Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660-7824
Phone:  (423) 349-5990
Fax:  (423) 349-5990

Kingsport Public Library & Archives
400 Broad Street
Kingsport, TN 37660-4292
Phone:  (423) 229-9489
Reference Desk:  (423) 224-2539

SAFE HOUSE
P.O. Box 3426
Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone:  (423) 246-2273

THE SALVATION ARMY
505-517 Dale Street
P.O. Box 2280
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 246-6671

THE SALVATION ARMY
700 Spring Street
P.O. Box 1715
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone:  (423) 926.2101

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

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
2401 South Wilcox Drive
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 247-9820

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.

SULLIVAN COUNTY CLERK
Jeanie Gammon
3258 Highway 126, Suite 101
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  (423) 323-6428
Fax:  (423) 279-2725

Other Locations:

225 West Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 224-1790
Fax:  (423) 224-1791

801 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37621
Phone:  (423) 989-4366
Fax:  (423) 968-2080

SULLIVAN COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable E.G. Moody
Chancellor
Bristol Justice Center
801 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37621
Phone:  (423) 989-4357

Sarah Housewright
Clerk & Master
140 Blountville Bypass
P.O. Box 327
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  (423) 323-6483
Fax:  (423) 279-3280

Circuit Court:

The Honorable R. Jerry Beck
Circuit Court Judge
Justice Center
200 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 224-1701

The Honorable John S. McLellan
Circuit Court Judge
225 West Center Street
City Hall
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 224-1728

The Honorable Robert H. Montgomery
Criminal Court Judge
Sullivan County Justice Center
P.O. Box 585
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  (423) 279-2732

Tommy Kerns
Circuit Court Clerk
P.O. Box 585
Blountville, TN 37617-0585
Phone:  (423) 323-5158
Fax:  (423) 323-3741

Drug Court:

Judge J. Klyne Lauderback
Bristol Justice Center
801 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone:  (423) 989-4373
Contact: Vanessa Scott
Phone:  (423) 534-4950

Judge Mark Toohey
Sullivan County Justice Center
200 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 224-1749
Contact: Vanessa Scott
Phone:  (423) 947-1837

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable J. Klyne Lauderback
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Sullivan County General Sessions Court, Division I
Bristol Justice Center
801 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone:  (423) 989-4373
Fax:  (423) 989-4367

The Honorable William A. (Bill) Watson
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Sullivan County General Sessions Court, Division IV
Bristol Justice Center
801 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone:  (423) 989-4375
Fax:  (423) 989-4367

The Honorable Ray Conkin
General Sessions Court Judge
Sullivan County General Sessions Court, Division III
200 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 224-1705
Fax:  (423) 224-1732

The Honorable Mark Toohey
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
Sullivan County General Sessions Court, Division II
Sullivan County Justice Center
200 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 224-1749
Fax:  (423) 224-1732

The Honorable Randy M. Kennedy
Juvenile Court Judge
Sullivan County Juvenile Court
Juvenile Court, Municipal Annex
104 Eighth Street
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone:  (423) 989-5553
Fax:  (423) 989-6625

K. Jeff Luethke
Juvenile Court Magistrate
200 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 224-1730

Linda J. Onkotz
Child Support Magistrate
Sullivan County Justice Center
P.O. Box 585
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  (423) 279-2804

SULLIVAN COUNTY MAYOR
Steve M. Godsey
3411 Highway 126
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  (423) 323-6417
Fax:  (423) 279-2897

SULLIVAN COUNTY WEBSITE

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 BRISTOL
1712 West State Street
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone:  (423) 989-6600
Fax:  (423) 989-6614

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT KINGSPORT
1140 East Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone:  (423) 224-1800
Fax:  (423) 224-1816

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 them 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.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
3258 Highway 126, Suite 104
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone:  (423) 279-2723
Fax:  (423) 279-2731

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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