Unicoi

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

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

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
2700 South Roan Street, Suite 405
Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: (423) 434-6500
Fax: (423) 434-6514

CHIPS FAMILY VIOLENCE SHELTER
217 S. Main Street
Erwin, TN 37650
Phone: (423) 743-0022

CHIPS THRIFT STORE
217 S. Main St.
Erwin, TN 37650
Phone: (423) 743-0022

CONTACT MINISTRIES, INC., JOHNSON CITY 2-1-1
P.O. Box 1403
Johnson City, TN 37605
Phone: (423) 926-0144

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE
9 Beechwood Court
P.O. Box 1021
Johnson City, TN 37605
Phone: (423) 461-3500
Fax: (423) 928-2400

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

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
724 Ohio Avenue
Erwin, TN 37650-2113
Phone: (423) 743-3166
Helpline: 800-356-6767
Fax: (423) 743-1122

Services: Food Stamps; 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 JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT CLINIC
Contact: Mary Langenbrunner
Phone: (423) 439-7681

A non-profit program in Upper East Tennessee (First Judicial District) offering mediation and supervised visitation services to high conflict divorcing or separating families.  In addition, mediation services in Juvenile Court are scheduled for unmarried parents wishing to determine parenting time with minor children.

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.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
101 Okolona Drive
Erwin, TN 37650-2167
Phone: (423) 743-9103
Fax: (423) 743-9105

JOHNSON CITY SALVATION ARMY
204 West Walnut
Johnson City, TN 37605
Phone: (423) 926.2101

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.

NEIGHBORHOOD INFORMATION AND REFERRAL CENTER
109 Gay Street
Erwin, TN 37650
Phone: (423) 743-4103

NORTHEAST TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER
2515 Wesley Street
Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: (423) 610-0222

PUBLIC LIBRARY:

Unicoi County Public Library
201 Nolichucky Avenue
Erwin, TN 37650-1239
Phone: (423) 743-6533
Fax: (423) 743-0275

REACHOUT
400 W. Main Street, Suite 312
P.O. Box 731
Morristown, TN 37815
Phone: (423) 587-7307

SAFE HAVEN
Crisis & Recovery Center for Sexual Assault
703 E. Jackson Blvd.
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Phone: (423) 753-3001, ext 102 or 1-888-522-5244 (24-hour hotline)

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE
Serving Carter, Greene, Hawkins, Johnson, Hancock, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington Counties
127 Dillon Court
Gray, TN 37615
Phone: (423) 477-4053
Fax: (423) 477-3467

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
818 Sunset Drive, Suite 203
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (866) 964-5059
National Toll-Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (423) 282-4761

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 JOHNSON CITY
2515 Wesley Street
Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: (423) 610-0222
Fax: : (423) 610-0078
TDD: (423) 610-0134

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

TN 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.

UNICOI COUNTY CLERK
Mitzi Bowen
100 N Main Street, Ste. 100
Erwin, TN 37650
Phone: (423) 743-3381
Fax: (423) 743-5430

UNICOI COUNTY COURTS:

Chancery Court:

The Honorable Billy Joe White
Chancellor
Claiborne Co. Courthouse
P.O. Box 254
Tazewell, TN 37879
Phone: (423) 626-5282

Teresa W. Simerly
Clerk & Master
Unicoi County Courthouse
P.O. Box 46
Erwin, TN 37650
Phone: (423) 743-9541
Fax: (423) 743-9541

Circuit Court:

The Honorable John McAfee
Circuit Court Judge
P.O. Box 665
Tazewell, TN 37879
Phone: (423) 526-9829

The Honorable E. Shayne Sexton
Criminal Court Judge
241 Myers Street
P.O. Box 852
Jacksboro, TN 37757
Phone: (423) 907-7503

Darren C. Shelton
Circuit Court Clerk
P.O. Box 2000
Erwin, TN 37650-2000
Phone: (423) 743-3541
Fax: (423) 743-1118

General Sessions and Juvenile Court:

The Honorable David R. Shults
General Sessions Court Judge w/ Juvenile Court Jurisdiction
111 Gay Street
P.O. Box 129
Erwin, TN 37650
Phone: (423) 743-9179
Fax: (423) 743-3924

UNICOI COUNTY MAYOR
Greg Lynch
P.O. Box 169
Erwin, TN 37650
Phone: (423) 743-9391

UNICOI COUNTY WEBSITE

UNICOI COUNTY CARE AND SHARE
344 Carolina Avenue
Erwin, TN 37650-1752
Phone: (423) 735-0770

UNITED WAY 2-1-1
Phone: 1 (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
100 Main Avenue
Suite 107
Erwin, TN 37650-1251
Phone: (423) 743-9584
Fax: (423) 743-3930

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.

YOUTH VILLAGES INTERCEPT PROGRAM
3915 Bristol Highway #202
Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: (423) 283-6500

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