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Goodwill Industries of Knoxville, Inc. (Goodwill Industries of Knoxville)
http://www.gwiktn.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 11066
Knoxville, TN  37939
588-8567
Location, if other than mailing address: 5307 Kingston Pike, 37919
Contact: Elizabeth Nother, CEO
Phone: 588-8567 or 588-0075 FAX
Email: info3@gwiktn.org


Affiliation: Goodwill Industries International

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, REHABILITATION, JOB TRAINING, DISABILITIES, EMPLOYMENT

Comments: Provides vocational services and employment opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged people who face barriers to employment

Last Updated: June 20, 2018

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Arc Knox County (Arc Knox County)
http://www.sunshinekcarc.com/ (opens in new window)
3000 N Central Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
546-9431 X218

Contact: Judy Wohlwend, Exc. Dir.
Phone: 546-9431 X218 or 546-7960 FAX
Email: jwohlwend@sunshinekcarc.com

Second Contact: Alexis Dyer, HR/PR Director
Email: adyer@sunshinekcarc.com
Phone: 546-9431 X219


Affiliation: National Arc, Tennessee Arc

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISABILITIES, GROUP HOMES, EMPLOYMENT, CHILDREN, PARENTS, JOB TRAINING

Comments: Also called Sunshine Services (Industries); serves citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities; information and referral; job training; group homes and independent living support; leisure services/

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Workforce Connections (CAC, Private Industry Council)
http://www.knoxcac.org/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
544-5200

Contact: Windie Wilson, Director
Phone: 544-5200 or 544-5269 FAX
Email: windie.wilson@knoxcac.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMPLOYMENT, JOB TRAINING

Comments: Operates job training programs for the city and county for disadvantaged, unemployed, etc.; on-the-job training with reimbursement to employers of clients

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Knox Area Association For The Education Of Young Children (Knox Area Assn. On Young Children)
http://www.knoxkaaeyc.org/ (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 50982
Knoxville, TN  37950
556-6893

Contact: Carole Johnson
Phone: 556-6893
Email: acarolejohnson1955@gmail.com

Email: taeyc8@aol.com

Affiliation: National Assoc For The Education Of Young Children

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PROFESSIONAL, CHILDREN, CHILD CARE, JOB TRAINING

Comments: Focuses on children birth through age 8, monthly meetings provide required training hours for child care workers, various support groups/

Last Updated: October 7, 2018

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Resource Valley Construction Training Council
http://www.tnagc.org/knoxville/default/ (opens in new window)
3306 Ragsdale Ave
Knoxville, TN  37909
525-2165

Contact: Danielle Settlemoir, Training Coordinator
Phone: 525-2165 or 525-2810 FAX
Email: danielle@knoxvilletnagc.org

Second Contact: Kim Enoch, Safety Director
Email: kim@knoxvilletnagc.org
Phone: 525-2166


Affiliation: Associated General Contractors

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, CONSTRUCTION, BUILDERS, JOB TRAINING, CONTRACTORS

Comments: Construction trade association with apprenticeship training for carpenters, electricians, masons; safety and educational seminars, job site inspection, networking services

Last Updated: April 18, 2018

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Junior Achievement Of East Tennessee, Inc. (Junior Achievement Of East Tenn.)
http://www.jaeasttennessee.org (opens in new window)
2135 N Charles G Seivers Blvd
Clinton, TN  37716
457-2461

Contact: Callie Archer, President
Phone: 457-2461 or 323-7751
Email: callie@jaeasttennessee.org

Second Contact: Amy Wilson, Company Program Manager
Email: camy@jaeasttennessee.org
Phone: 457-2461

Phone: 457-9884 FAX

Affiliation: Worldwide JAUSA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION, JOB TRAINING, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Offers various programs including economic education to elementary, middle, and high school students

Last Updated: May 22, 2018

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C.O.N.N.E.C.T. MINISTRIES
http://www.connectministries.net/ (opens in new window)
2340 Magnolia Ave
Knoxville, TN  37914
851-8005

Contact: Keira Wyatt, Executive Director
Phone: 851-8005
Email: connectministries@comcast.net

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: ADOLESCENTS, EMPLOYMENT, HOMELESS, JOB TRAINING, PARENTS, SOCIAL SERVICE

Comments: A Christian hands-on community network and resource center with programs that serve the homeless, ex-offenders and more.

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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