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Anderson County Community Resources Directory

ABUSE/NEGLECT

ACS-Truancy Office

Phone: 865-463-2800 ext. 2829

101 S. Main Street, Suite 500

Clinton, TN 37716

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Phone: 865-463-6850

Phone: 865-457-5400 ext. 850

Room 115, Anderson County Courthouse

100 North Main St.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Serves Anderson, Roane, Morgan, and Scott counties. Offers advocacy on behalf of abused and neglected children, serve as "child's voice in court."

Department of Children's Services

Phone: 865-425-4400

Reporting Abuse/Neglect: 1-877-237-0004

182 Frank L. Diggs Drive, Suite 100

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Provide temporary care for children who cannot safely remain in their own homes, providing permanent homes for those children who are legally free for adoption and rehabilitating delinquent youth. Provide supportive services to help strengthen families so that they are able to safely care for their children at home, prevention services for unruly youth and their families, as well as probation and aftercare services for juvenile offenders.

Florence Crittendon Agency

Phone: 865-602-2021

1531 Dick Lonas Road

Knoxville, Tennessee 37909

www.fcaknox.org

Services:

Victims of Crime Advocacy (VOCA). This program is designed to counsel adolescent victims of physical and sexual abuse and domestic violence for underserved victims in rural areas.

Sexual Assault Center of East TN

Phone:  865-558-9040

Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline: 865-522-7273

Belinda Jones, Director                                               

6215 Kingston Pike, Suite A

Knoxville, TN 37919

Services:

Free, confidential crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and support for child and adult victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse and family violence; education and prevention programs.

ALCOHOL & DRUG INTERVENTION

Alcoholics Anonymous

Phone: 865-522-9667

170 N. Jefferson Circle

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County primarily, but open to anyone. Meetings, fellowship, help and support for individuals trying to stay free of alcohol.

Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention/Anderson Co.                   

Phone: 865-457-3007

Stephanie Armbrister-Strutner, Director

101 South Main  Street, Suite 300 

Clinton, TN 37716

www.asapofanderson.org

Bradford Health Services

Phone: 865-693-9326

Toll-free: 800-333-1865

301 South Gallaher View Road, Suite 300

Knoxville, TN 37919

Services:

Offer a continuum of care approach to treating adults with alcohol and drug dependency. Individualized, structured programs are provided, aimed at providing physical, emotional, and spiritual support for our patients and their families.

Bridges to Recovery/St. Mary's Intake Center

Phone: 865-545-7222 (Outpatient)

900 East Oak Ave. 865-545-7220 (Inpatient)

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

Adult alcohol/drug assessment and treatment

Cherokee Health Services                                                                                      

Phone: 865-934-6734

2018 Western Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37921

Services:

Offer a variety of counseling services including Adolescent Counseling, Family Counseling, School Psychology Services, and Adventure Quest. Adventure Quest is an adventure based counseling community service program for youth who are at risk for alcohol, tobacco, drug use or abuse and who may also have problems in their school, family, community or peer group. 

Florence Crittendon Agency

Phone: 865-602-2021

1531 Dick Lonas Road

Knoxville, Tennessee 37909

www.fcaknox.org

Services: 

Programs designed to provide intensive evidence-based alcohol and drug inpatient treatment to adolescents, male and female, ages 13 to 18. 

Helen Ross McNabb Center                                                                                 

Phone: 865-637-9711

201 West Springdale Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

The Helen Ross McNabb Center provides residential programs for alcohol, drug, and gambling addictions. These programs are for adults and adolescent males, outpatient services for adults and adolescents. 

HOPE of East Tennessee, Inc.

Phone: 865-482-4826

Sam Healey, Director

188 Raleigh Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services: 

A non-profit organization which operates halfway houses for recovering addicts and alcoholics. Counseling and other assistance are provided in a structured chemical free environment.

 CHILD CARE

Scarboro Day Care Center, Inc.

Phone: 865-483-6871

148 Carver Avenue

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves low-income and/or working families in Anderson and surrounding counties. Provides child care (all day, before and after school and during the 45-15 school schedule) for children 24 months (and completely toilet trained) through 10 years of age.

CLOTHING

First Baptist Church (Clinton)

Phone: 865-457-9353

222 North Main Street

Clinton, TN 37716

P.O. Box 268

Clinton, TN 37717

Services:

Clothing closet for Clinton residents; can only be served once a month. Food pantry open Tuesday 3:30-5:30pm.

First Baptist Church (Oak Ridge)

Phone: 865-483-4615

1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson and surrounding counties. Clothing once every four weeks, or on an emergency basis. Food pantry open Wednesday and Thursday from 1:30-3:30.  

Glenwood Baptist Food & Clothing Ministry

Phone: 865-483-7436

200 South Alabama Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves the Oak Ridge, Marlow, Oliver Springs, Wartburg areas that meet USDA income standards or have temporary needs. Provides food (once per month), 20-30 lbs. Non-food items also available as needed. 2 forms of ID are needed. Open Mondays 10:00am-12:00pm.

Highland View Church of Christ

Phone: 865-483-7471

138 Providence Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Clothing closet by appointment only (usually Tuesday mornings 9-10:30am). Food pantry available on Thursdays from 11:00-12:00. Serves all areas.

Robertsville Baptist Church

Phone: 865-483-1316

251 Robertsville Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves all areas. Clothing closet available from 9:00am-11:30am on Tuesdays. Tabitha's Table: Serving a hot meal available every Monday from 6:00pm-7:00pm.

Salvation Army

Phone: 865-483-4694

142 Ridgeway Plaza

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County and surrounding areas. Provides utility assistance, food, clothing, household items, referrals, counseling. Offers assistance to non-profit groups that serve low-income people. (Open M-F, 10-2)  

COUNSELING/MENTAL HEALTH

Boys & Girls Club of Oak Ridge

Phone: 865-482-4433

Donyell Jones, Director

102 South Jefferson Circle

P.O. Box 4021

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-4021

Services:

Gives more than 1,200 young people ages 7-17 professional leadership, counseling, facilities, and equipment for diversified programs of daily activities.

Camelot Care Centers

Phone: 865-481-3972

1-800-390-6144

103 Donner Dr. Toll Free:

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Intensive in-home services for behavioral health issues, therapeutic foster care, and respite care for families. Traditional outpatient services include individual, family, and group therapies.

Catholic Charities

Phone: 865-524-9896

3009 Lake Brook Blvd.

Knoxville, TN 37909

Services:

Offers reality based therapy, which helps clients gain effective control of their lives through increased self-awareness. Services include individual, family, marital and group therapies. Services are provided on a voluntary basis with payment based on a sliding scale.

Cherokee Health Services

Phone: 865-934-6734

2018 Western Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37921

Services:

Offer a variety of counseling services including Adolescent Counseling, Family Counseling, School Psychology Services, and Adventure Quest. Adventure Quest is an adventure based counseling community service program for youth who are at risk for alcohol, tobacco, drug use or abuse and who may also have problems in their school, family, community or peer group.

Child & Family Tennessee: Project Safe Place

Phone: 865-523-2689

2701 East 5th Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37914

Services:

Provide crisis counseling and a homeless shelter for those between the ages of 12-17.

Contact Helpline, Inc.

Phone: 865-482-4949

Holly White, Director

P.O. Box 4641

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-4641

Services:

Provides 24 hour-a-day telephone listening/counseling, information/referral, and suicide prevention services which are free, anonymous, and confidential. Also provides TeleFriend as an after-school helpline for children.

Florence Crittenton Agency, Inc.

Phone: 865-602-2021

Nancy Christian, Director

1531 Dick Lonas Rd.

Knoxville, TN 37909

Services:

Devoted to improving opportunities for healthy, happy and productive lives for young women at risk/in crisis, and their families through a system of care.

Helen Ross McNabb Center                                                                                  

Phone: 865-637-9711

201 West Springdale Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

The Helen Ross McNabb Center's adult and children and youth programs provide comprehensive outpatient treatment and support services for individuals who are experiencing severe and persistent mental illness, stress-related problems and organic brain disorders.

Interfaith Health Clinic

Phone: 865-546-7330

315 Gill Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

Serves low-income families in all areas. Provides mental health treatment and counseling.

Local Counselors/Therapists

Laurel Goodrich (865-482-2003)

Paige Newsom (865-482-7782)

Peninsula Hospital

Phone: 865-970-9800

Phone: 865-970-6329

P.O. Box 2000

Jones Bend Road

Louisville, TN 37777

Services:

24 hour emergency service serving homeless and mentally ill in Anderson, Campbell, Morgan, Rose and Scott Counties. Mobile Crisis Union which provides emergency mental health services, diagnosis and treatment of emotional disorders on inpatient and outpatient basis, housing assistance, counseling services, and referrals.

Phoenix Counseling Services

Phone: 865-548-7474

729 North Charles Seivers Blvd.

Clinton, TN 37716

Ridgeview Psychiatric Hospital and Center

Phone: 865-482-1076

Emergency: 1-800-870-5481

240 West Tyrone Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

24 hour emergency service serving homeless and mentally ill in Anderson, Campbell, Morgan, Rose and Scott Counties. Mobile Crisis Union which provides emergency mental health services, diagnosis and treatment of emotional disorders on inpatient and outpatient basis, housing assistance, counseling services, and referrals.

Sexual Assault Center of East TN

Phone:  865-558-9040

Belinda Jones, Director                                               

6215 Kingston Pike, Suite A                                                                                                                                

Knoxville, TN 37919

Services:                                                   

Free, confidential crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and support for child and adult victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse and family violence; education and prevention programs.

Salvation Army

Phone: 865-483-4694

142 Ridgeway Plaza

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County and surrounding areas. Provides utility assistance, food, clothing, household items, referrals, counseling. Offers assistance to non-profit groups that serve low-income people. (Open M-F, 10-2)

Senior Life Skills

Phone: 865-549-2790

Services:

An alternative to inpatient hospitalization, providing intensive clinical services to seniors experiencing depression, unresolved grief, anxiety/panic disorders, and other mental health issues.

DISABILITY SERVICES

The Arc of Anderson County, Inc.

Phone: 865-481-0550

Ms. Melanie Hensley, Executive Secretary

P.O. Box 4823

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-4823

Services:

An advocacy organization for persons with mental retardation and their families; providing information, parent support, education, and adult recreational activities.

Disability Resource Center

Phone: 865-637-3666

900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 120 Fax: 865-637-5616

Knoxville, TN 37915 (for deaf only) TTY 865-637-6796

Services:

Provides information and referral, peer support advocacy, and independent living skills training for persons with disabilities.

Emory Valley Center

Phone: 865-483-4385

715 Emory Valley Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson, Morgan, and portions of surrounding counties. Offers supported employment, early intervention, residential services, community participation, integrated production, day services and sheltered workshop for individuals with an I.Q. of less than 70.

Keystone Adult Day Program

Phone: 865-483-4357

Jill Baker, Director

1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6416

Services:

A day care program for senior adults with functional impairments which allows participants to remain in their homes as long as possible avoiding premature institutionalization.  

EDUCATION

Anderson County Head Start

Phone: 865-463-2833

708 N. Main Street

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Center based and home based opportunities for children 3-5 years old and comprehensive services for the families. Call for applications and information.

Anderson County Adult Education Program

Phone: 865-457-7323

131 South Charles Seivers Blvd.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Classes built around individual interest and needs, in convenient locations. High-school equivalency preparation, GED and English. Also provides service/training to enhance skills.

Clinch Valley Literacy Council

Phone: 865-457-7323

131 South Charles Seivers Blvd.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Serves Anderson County and surrounding counties. Offers instruction in reading, math, English as a second language. Adult education-classes and individual tutors.

Family Resource Center (Norwood)

Phone: 865-435-6556

805 East Tri-County Blvd.

Oliver Springs, TN 37840

Services:

Offers tutoring for reading, math, etc., adult computer classes, a 2 week academic summer camp for children, community events and referral for other services.

Family Resource Center (Lake City)

Phone: 865-426-7876

1132 South Main Street

Lake City, TN 37769

Services:

Referral source for food pantry, clothing closets. Offers parenting classes, computer classes, tutoring of children. Pre-school classes for mother and kids one day a week. Summer offering of Camp Discovery.

Family Self Sufficiency Program

Phone: 865-482-1006 ext. 28

10 Van Hicks Place

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

A program run by the Oak Ridge Housing Authority. Serves Oak Ridge and area 10 miles beyond Oak Ridge. Assists residents of public housing locate training or education which will enable them to find better jobs. (Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri - 8:30-5:00; Wednesday - 8:30-1:00)

Goodwill Industries - Employment & Training

Phone: 865-481-3571

Retail Store: 865-481-3227  

240 South Illinois Avenue

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson, Roane, and Morgan counties with referral from Department of Rehabilitation Services. Offers programs to enhance academic scores; teach basic job skills (resume and cover letter writing); vocational evaluation; job placement; driver's education; classes on how to use Excel, Word, and the internet.

TN Career Center in Anderson County

Phone: 865-483-7474

101 South Main Street, Suite 490

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Serves Anderson County residents that are low-income and dislocated workers. 

Provides assessment and testing, basic skills/academic enrichment, career counseling, employment training classes, keyboarding/computer literacy classes, "Survival Skills for Women/Men", "Adventures in Attitudes" classes, job search assistance, GED classes, work experience and on-the-job training, assistance with skilled classroom training and off-site and supportive services to assist with travel and other training and work-related costs. (Open M-F, 8-4:30)

FOOD

Angel Food Ministries

Phone: 1-877-366-3646

Services:

Provides grocery relief and counseling and budgeting support. Groceries are sold in a quantity that can fit into a medium-sized box at $30 per unit. Each month's menu is different than the previous month and consists of both fresh and frozen items. Generally, one unit of food assists in feeding a family of 4 for about 1 week. Accepts Food Stamps.

HOST SITE:

 Oak Ridge Family Bible Church                                                              

Phone: 865-483-7171

1978 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830 

Anderson County Community Action Commission

Phone: 865-457-5500

135 East Broad Street

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Food pantry that serves low income (125% poverty guidelines) residents of Anderson County.

Edgemoore Baptist Church

Phone: 865-945-2249

330 Old Emory Rd.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Serves the Claxton areas. By appointment only.

First Baptist Church (Clinton)

Phone: 865-457-9353

222 North Main Street

Clinton, TN 37716

P.O. Box 268

Clinton, TN 37717

Services:

Clothing closet for Clinton residents; can only be served once a month. Food pantry open Tuesday 3:30-5:30pm.

First Baptist Church (Oak Ridge)

Phone: 865-483-4615

1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson and surrounding counties. Clothing once every four weeks, or on an emergency basis. Food pantry open Wednesday and Thursday from 1:30-3:30.

Grace Lutheran Church Food Pantry

Phone: 865-483-3787

131 West Gettysburg Avenue

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson, Roane, and Morgan counties. Provides food and supplies to needy families who meet USDA income standards. None USDA food given without meeting income standards. Food available Fridays from 10:00am-12:00pm.

Highland View Church of Christ

Phone: 865-483-7471

138 Providence Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Food pantry serving all areas from 11:00a-12:00p on Thursdays only.  

Ladies of Charity

Phone: 865-522-6341

1031 North Central Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

Offers a 3 day food supply to families 3 times a year. Help is given to children through baby food. Open M-F 10:00a-2:00p

Main Street Baptist Church

Phone: 865-426-2184

215 Fourth Street

Lake City, TN 37769

Services:

Food staples, occasionally paper goods, detergent, etc. received from Second Harvest. May be served only once a month. Lake City residents only. Require proof of residency.

Robertsville Baptist Church

Phone: 865-483-1316

251 Robertsville Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves hot meals from 6:00-7:00p on Mondays. Serves all areas. Can call ahead if in Oak Ridge and transportation needed.

Salvation Army

Phone: 865-483-4694

142 Ridgeway Plaza

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County and surrounding areas. Provides utility assistance, food, clothing, household items, referrals, counseling. Offers assistance to non-profit groups that serve low-income people. (Open M-F, 10-2)

Second Baptist Church

Phone: 865-457-2046

777 Public Safety Lane

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Food bank serving Clinton residents. Food available from 9:00a-12:00 noon on Wednesdays. Serves individuals once a month. Requires proof of residency.

Second Harvest Food Bank

Phone: 865-521-0000

922 Delaware Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37921

Services:

Distributes surplus food. Rural areas served by delivery.

South Clinton Baptist Church

Phone: 865-457-0863

1000 Clinch Avenue

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Food bank serving Clinton residents with 37716 zip code. Mondays 9:00-12:00 noon.

HEALTH/MEDICAL 

Anderson County Health Department

Phone: 865-425-8800

710 North Main St.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Serves all areas. Offers WIC, immunizations, school physicals (for uninsured children), Tuberculosis skin test and treatment for Tuberculosis, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, Family Planning program (birth control), cancer screening (for women), Drug and Alcohol screening for treatment placement, Child Health & Development, HUG program, Families First, TennCare enrollment and reverification, death certificates, nutritional education.

Anderson County Office on Aging Gift of Sight (ETHRA)

Phone: 865-457-3259

125 Leinart St., Suite 3

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Eyeglasses fund provided by local cash, contributions, and churches. Must be 60 years of age or older and must be low income and have no other means of purchasing eyeglasses.

Clinch River Home Health

Phone: 865-457-4263

Beth Fee, Director

P.O. Box 56

Clinton, TN 37717-0056

Services:

Provides in home nursing, aide services and rehabilitation therapies to the sick, disabled, and elderly. Private fees are based on income.

Interfaith Health Clinic

Phone: 865-546-7330

315 Gill Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

Serves all areas. Primary medical care, dental care, mental health treatment, counseling, eye care, pharmacy. Hospitalization for diagnosis and treatment.

Ladies of Charity

Phone: 865-522-6341

1031 North Central Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

Emergency assistance program offers assistance with medication. Mon-Fri 10am-2pm

Remote Area Medical

Phone: 865-579-1530

1834 Beech Street

Knoxville, TN 37920

Services:

Free medical, dental, and vision care provided during weekend clinics staffed by volunteer providers. Clinics may be requested by county health departments and other social service agencies. Unemployed, uninsured and low-income people are served. No charge for services.

Tennessee Department of Human Services

Phone: 865-457-3660

182 Frank L. Diggs Dr., Suite 200

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Provide help with food stamps, Families First, Medicaid, and TNcare. Open M-F (8-4:30)  



TennCare Advocacy Program                                                                             

Phone: 1-800-722-7474

Services:

Assist is answering questions regarding TennCare and acts as an advocate for those experiencing difficulty accessing necessary medical care.

HOME REPAIR

Anderson County Office on Aging

Phone: 865-457-3259

125 Leinart St.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Information and assistance seeking home repairs for the elderly. Churches, local organizations and individuals donate time to help with small repairs.

Habitat for Humanity

Phone: 865-482-7713

111 Randolph Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Homes are built or renovated using as much volunteer labor and donated materials as possible. If a person is too poor to secure a bank loan, Habitat will help them secure one.

Weatherization Assistance Program

Phone: 865-691-2551 Ext. 4

For Appointment: 865-457-3259

For Appointment: 865-457-3259  

911 Cross Park Dr., D-100

Knoxville, TN 37823

Services:

Administered by ETHRA. This program is designed to assist low-income families with insulation (both ceiling and floor), weather-stripping, replacement of windows and doors. For Anderson County residents only.

HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties

Phone: 865-483-6028

1051 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County. Offers emergency assistance for aid and funds. Limited aid for household items, school supplies program and referrals for other needs.

Anderson County Community Action Commission

Phone: 865-457-5500

149 North Main St.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Assistance with commodities (bi-monthly-qualify by income) that serves low-income (125% poverty guidelines) residents of Anderson County.

Ecumenical Storehouse

Phone: 865-481-0274

134 East Division Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County and parts of Roane County. Furnishes household items, bedding, furniture, linens, cookware, etc. Must be referred by Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties, clergy, state, county, city, welfare, Red Cross or Salvation Army. Open (M, W, F 9:00-12:00)

Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM)

White Elephant stores have available furniture (tables, chairs, bedroom, dining room, etc.). Household items such as lamps, kitchen equipment, glassware, pots/pans, etc. Men's, women's, and children's clothing-including infants and toddlers-as well as electronics, including televisions, stereos, etc.

STORE LOCATIONS:

North Knoxville

3955 Western Avenue

Knoxville, TN

West Haven Center (off I-640)

Phone: 865- 521-7766

West Knoxville

115 Sherlake Lane

Knoxville, TN

Off Kingston Pike, Near Ryan's Steakhouse

Phone: 865- 690-0939

South Knoxville

4528 Chapman Hwy

Knoxville, TN

In Food City Shopping Center

Phone: 865- 577-0404

Powell

3555 West Emory Rd.

Powell, TN

Corner of Clinton Hwy and West Emory Rd.

Phone: 865- 947-1663

Knoxville

314 Merchants Drive

Knoxville, TN

Phone: 865- 688-4490 20



Knoxville

5917 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN

Phone: 865- 474-9180

Knoxville

733 Hall of Fame Dr.

Knoxville, TN

Phone: 865- 474-9185

Salvation Army

Phone: 865-483-4694

142 Ridgeway Plaza

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County and surrounding areas. Provides utility assistance, food, clothing, household items, referrals, counseling. Offers assistance to non-profit groups that serve low-income people. (Open M-F, 10-2)

HOUSING/HOMELESSNESS



Child & Family Tennessee: Runaway Shelter

Phone: 865-523-2689

2701 East 5th Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37914

Services: 

Provide crisis counseling and a homeless shelter for those between the ages of 12-17.

Clinton Housing Authority

Phone: 865-457-9692

825 McAdoo St.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Public housing serving Anderson County. Eligibility determined following credit checks, police background checks and landlord references.

Habitat for Humanity

Phone: 865-482-7713

111 Randolph Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Provides home ownership to low and very-low income residents of Anderson County. Also aid in repair of homes.

Homeless No More-Continuum of Care

Phone: 865-481-3837 Ext. 101

1051 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson, Roane, Union, and Scott counties. Offers assistance with transportation and child care. Provision of referral sources for the homeless.

Knox Area Rescue Ministries

Phone: 865-673-6540

418 Broadway

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

Serves Knoxville area for homeless, counseling, and referral, case management. Offers emergency shelter, meals, recovery services.

Oasis of Love Ministries, Inc.

Phone: 865-457-2659

220 Highway Dr.

Clinton, TN 37717

Services:

Serves victims of domestic violence (women only) and drug and alcohol addicted and/or homeless (men only) in Anderson County and surrounding counties. Provides food, shelter, clothing, educational resources (GED), family services through Department of Human Services, spiritual and mental counseling, transportation when needed.

Rural Development-USDA

Phone: 865-523-3338

4730 New Harvest Lane, Suite 3

Knoxville, TN 37918

Services:

Provides loans for low-income families to purchase a home.

Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service, Inc.

Phone: 865-523-2920

Tim Howell, contact

P.O. Box 3025

Knoxville, TN 37927-3025

LEGAL

Anderson County Juvenile Court

Phone: 865-259-2351

101 South Main Street, Suite 200

Clinton, TN 37716

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Phone: 865-463-6850

Phone: 865-457-5400 ext. 850

Room 115, Anderson County Courthouse

100 North Main St.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Serves Anderson, Roane, Morgan, and Scott counties. Offers advocacy on behalf of abused and neglected children, serve as "child's voice in court."

East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA)

Phone: 865-457-3352

125 Leinart Street, Suite 3

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Serves Anderson and surrounding counties. Offers legal assistance for elderly.

Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and Cumberlands

Phone: 865-483-8454

Neil McBride, contact.

P.O. Box 5209

Oak Ridge, TN 37831

Services:

Student/Family Support Project.

PREGNANCY/ADOPTION

Bethany Christian Services

Phone: 865-588-5283

130 Erin Drive

Knoxville, TN 37919

Choices Resource Center

Phone: 865-483-0099

170 Raleigh Rd.

P.O. Box 7001

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson and Roane Counties. Offers pregnancy tests, counseling services, Second Thought-abstinence program, Heart 2 Heart-parenting program, Forgive and Set Free-post abortion program, Stork's Nest-baby clothing and supplies.



RENT & UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties

Phone: 865-483-6028

P.O. Box 5953

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County. Offers financial assistance for rent and utilities.

Anderson County Community Action Commission

Phone: 865-457-5500

149 North Main St.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Assistance with commodities (bi-monthly-qualify by income) that serves low-income (125% poverty guidelines) residents of Anderson County.

Anderson County Office on Aging

Phone: 865-457-3259

125 Leinart St., Suite 3

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Assists low-income elderly with utilities in an emergency situation. Funding from EF&S, local churches, and local governments.

Clinton Baptist Association

Phone: 865-457-9481

400 Market Street

Clinton, TN 37722

Services:

Serves Anderson County. Assists low-income families with utilities. (M-F, 9:00-1:00).

Ladies of Charity

Phone: 865-522-6341

1031 North Central Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

Emergency assistance program offers assistance with rent and utility payment. (Mon-Fri 10am-2pm)

Salvation Army

Phone: 865-483-4694

142 Ridgeway Plaza

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves Anderson County and surrounding areas. Provides utility assistance, food, clothing, household items, referrals, counseling. Offers assistance to non-profit groups that serve low-income people. (Open M-F, 10-2)

TRANSPORTATION

East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA)

Phone: 865-457-3352

125 Leinart St., Suite 3

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Able to set up transportation arrangements for surrounding counties.

Oak Ridge Public Transportation

Phone: 865-482-2785

P.O. Box 1

Oak Ride, TN 37831

Services:

Serves Oak Ridge. Mini bus with handicapped accessibility. Must schedule rides one day in advance.

MISCELLANEOUS

Anderson County Chamber of Commerce

Phone: 865-457-2559

Junior Achievement Building

2135 North Charles Seivers Blvd.

Clinton, TN 37716

Anderson County Emergency & Rescue Squad, Inc.

Phone: 865-457-7121

Derek Shetterly, Chief

145 J.D. Yarnell Ind. Pkwy.

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

An all volunteer squad that, on-call 24 hours a day, provide emergency services 365 days a year to anyone in need in Anderson County.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tennessee Valley, Inc.

Phone: 865-523-2179

Myra Yeatman, Director

4928 Homberg Drive, Suite B1-B3

Knoxville, TN 37919

Services:

An organization that cautiously matches children from single-parent families with carefully screened adults for a one-to-one goal oriented friendships which we monitor and evaluate.

Boy Scouts of America-Great Smoky Mountain Council, Inc.

Phone: 865-588-6514

Ken Melhorn, Scout Exec.

P.O. Box 51885

Knoxville, TN 37950

Services:

Serves the community by instilling values in young people and by preparing them to make ethical choices over their lifetime.



Boys & Girls Club of North Anderson                                                             

Phone: 865-426-4711

310 East 6th Street

Lake City, TN 37769

Services:

Gives more than 1,200 young people ages 7-17 professional leadership, counseling, facilities, and equipment for diversified programs of daily activities.

Boys & Girls Club of Norwood                                                                             

Phone: 865-435-6558

Bonnie Ivey, Director

827 East Tri-County Blvd.

Oliver Springs, TN 37840

Services:

Provides equipment, uniforms, and facilities for 600 youth ages 5-18 in basketball, baseball, softball, football, and cheerleading.  Includes after school programs with organized activities.

Boys & Girls Club of Oak Ridge

Phone: 865-482-4433

Donyell Jones, Director

102 South Jefferson Circle

P.O. Box 4021

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-4021

Services:

Gives more than 1,200 young people ages 7-17 professional leadership, counseling, facilities, and equipment for diversified programs of daily activities.

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

Phone: 865-482-1074

Mary Ann Damos, Director

P.O. Box 5766

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-5766

Services:

A non-profit organization offering educational and cultural learning experiences to young people, their families and teachers; emphasizing programs to help at risk youth.

Clinton Senior Center

Phone: 865-457-0642

101 Hicks Street

Clinton, TN 37716

Services:

Offers swimming, bowling, various card games, walking trail, exercise equipment, training, arts and crafts.

Driver's License Office (Clinton)

Phone: 865-457-3958

704 North Charles G. Seivers Blvd.

Clinton, TN 37716

East TN Technology Access Center, Inc.

Phone: 865-219-0130

Lois Symington, Contact

4918 N. Broadway Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37918

Services:

Tech assist for senior citizens.

Epilepsy Foundation of East TN.

Phone: 865-546-5531

Lynn Goad, Contact

1715 E. Magnolia Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

Client Services and Public Education.

Family Resource Center (Lake City)

Phone: 865-426-7876

1132 South Main Street

Lake City, TN 37769

Services:

Referral source for food pantry, clothing closets. Offers parenting classes, computer classes, tutoring of children. Pre-school classes for mother and kids one day a week. Summer offering of Camp Discovery.



Family Resources Center (Norwood)                                                              

Phone: 865-435-6556

Mindy McDaniel

805 East Tri-County Blvd.

Oliver Springs, TN 37840

Services:

Offers tutoring for reading, math, etc., adult computer classes, a 2 week academic summer camp for children, community events and referral for other services.

Florence Crittendon Agency                                                                                  

Phone: 865-602-2021

1531 Dick Lonas Road

Knoxville, TN 37909

www.fcaknox.org

Services:

The Crittenton Residential Treatment Program, which is made up of sessions addressing anger management, independent living skills, social skills, stress management/relaxation and conflict resolution/positive decision making.  They are provided with individualized education through the New Pathways Academy, an on-campus school that provides opportunities to succeed in a school setting in preparation for community employment or the pursuit of higher education.  The program provides a group living experience for approximately 90 days that is supportive to the individual/family with counseling and substance abuse treatment and recovery programs offered by the agency.  They also offer the Students Teaching and Respecting Sexuality program.

Girl Scouts of Tanasi Council, Inc.

Phone: 865-688-9440

Lucille Griffo, Director

1567 Downtown West Blvd.

Knoxville, TN 37919

Services:

Helps to prepare girls, ages 5-17, to become competent and resourceful women by inspiring girls with the highest ideals of character, conduct, patriotism and service.

Girls Incorporated of Oak Ridge

Phone: 865-482-4475

Carol Mullane, Director

P.O. Box 7040

Oak Ridge, TN 37831-7040

Services:

Helps girls to become self-sufficient, responsible citizens, and serves as a vigorous advocate for girls, focusing on special needs and support of each other.



Helen Ross McNabb Center                                                                                  

Phone: 865-637-9711

201 West Springdale Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37917

Services:

The center offers an array of social service programs for children and adults including:  Children and Youth Homeless Outreach Program, Healthy Families East Tennessee, Mother Goose Program for Brain Development, Friendship House Peer Support Center, Housing and Supportive Living Services, HIV/AIDS Prevention and Outreach.

Life Development Center                                                                                       

Phone: 865-482-7375

Services:

Limited are experiential-based programs utilizing a variety of interactive and adventure activities designed to assist young people in building confidence, and developing healthy life skills for dealing with stresses and conflicts they face today.

Oak Ridge Senior Center

Phone: 865-425-3999

728 Emory Valley Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Events are scheduled daily for seniors. Noon day meals are also served at 11:00a-11:30a provided by the Senior Nutrition Program.



TennCare Advocacy Program                                                         

Phone: 1-800-722-7474

Services:

Assist in answering questions regarding TennCare and acts as an advocate for those experiencing difficulty accessing necessary medical care.

YWCA

Phone: 865-482-9922 ext. 100

Email: ywwest1@aol.com

1660 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Services:

Serves all areas. Offers domestic violence shelter open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for victims of domestic violence. Provides domestic violence court advocacy, support groups and shelters (30 day limit), Community and Social Services program provides training, education, parenting training, survival skills, etc. Case management, English as a Second Language classes, transitional housing following shelter stay in certain cases. Also offer women's exercise classes, community service opportunities, a computer lab, and a clothing store. Open (Monday-Friday 8:00a-6:00p) and (Saturday 8:00a-3:00p).