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Tennessee's Early Intervention System (TEIS)
https://www.tn.gov/education/early-learning/tennessee-early-intervention-system-teis.html (opens in new window)
2726 Island Home Blvd
Knoxville, TN  37920
609-3598

Contact: Diane kuhlman, District Admin.
Phone: 609-3598
Email: diane.p.kuhlman@tn.gov

Second Contact: Rhonda Cheeks, Secretary
Email: rhonda.x.cheeks@tn.gov
Phone: 609-3568


Affiliation: Tennessee Department Of Education, Division of TEIS

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISABILITIES, PARENTS, CHILDREN

Comments: A voluntary educational program for families with children birth through age two with a developmental delay, are at risk for delays, or have a disagnosed condition which could impact education

Last Updated: July 30, 2019

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FISH Of Knox County (Fish Hospitality Pantries)
http://www.fishpantry.org/index.php (opens in new window)
800 Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN  379
588-7900

Contact: Jim Wright, Director
Phone: 588-7900
Email: jimwright@fishpantry.org

Second Contact: FISH hotline
Phone: 523-7900


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMERGENCY SERVICES

Comments: Provides emergency food delivery to people who cook for themselves; also provides limited help with non-food needs; three locations in Knox County/

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Cherokee Health Systems (Cherokee Health Systems)
https://www.cherokeehealth.com/ (opens in new window)
2018 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
934-6734
Phone: 934-6734
Second Contact: Communications and Development
Phone: 934-6710

Third Contact: Adult Statewide Crisis Line
Phone: 1-855-274-7471


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GROUP HOMES, WOMEN, ALCOHOL, DRUGS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Comments: Outpatient treatment for men and women in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.//

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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Alzheimer Tennessee, Inc. (Alzheimer's TN. Inc.)
http://www.alztennessee.org (opens in new window)
5801 Kingston Pk
Knoxville, TN  37919
544-6288

Contact: Linda Johnson, Director of Programs
Phone: 544-6288
Email: linda.johnson@tnalz.org

Second Contact: Janice Wade-Whitehead, CEO/President
Email: janice.wade@tnalz.org
Phone: 544-6288


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, DEMENTIA

Comments: Mission is to provide support and assistance to persons afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease and to their families and friends. Adult Day Care Facility. Support for research.

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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American Cancer Society, Knoxville Office (American Cancer Society)
http://www.cancer.org (opens in new window)
871 Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN  37909
584-1668

Contact: Sally Pekar, Coordinator
Phone: 584-1668
Email: sally.pekar@cancer.org

Second Contact: Scotty Evans, Sr. Market Manager for Community Engagement
Email: scott.evans@cancer.org
Phone: 558-4047

Phone: 800-227-2345

Affiliation: American Cancer Society

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, CANCER

Comments: Support programs for cancer patients in Knox County; volunteer transportation; wig service, lodging services. Hours: M-F 8am-4:30pm.

Last Updated: March 19, 2018

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American Heart Association, East Tennessee Region (American Heart Association)
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Knoxville-Homepage_UCM_GSA035_AffiliatePage.jsp (opens in new window)
4708 Papermill Dr
Knoxville, TN  37909
293-5100

Contact: Beverly Miller,Vice President & Exec Direc
Phone: 293-5100 or 558-1401 fax

Second Contact: Danica Powell, Office Manager
Phone: 293-5100


Affiliation: American Heart Association

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CARDIOVASCULAR, HEART ATTACK, STROKE, DISEASES

Comments: Working to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke; school and workplace programs

Last Updated: May 21, 2018

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American Red Cross of East Tennessee (American Red Cross,)
http://www.redcross.org/tn/east-tennessee (opens in new window)
6921 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN  37909
584-2999

Contact: Sharon Hudson, Executive Director
Phone: 584-2999 or 588-1835 FAX
Email: sharon.hudson@redcross.org


Affiliation: American Red Cross

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SAFETY, EMERGENCY SERVICES, HEALTH, BLOOD

Comments: Provides humanitarian aid for victims of disaster, lifesaving courses, and emergency relief to Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties

Last Updated: July 25, 2019

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Angel Tree (The Angel Tree)
http://www.theangeltree.org/index.htm (opens in new window)
234 Morrell Road #357
Knoxville, TN  37919
382-7595

Contact: Laura J. Kress
Phone: 382-7595
Email: atwings@yahoo.com

Second Contact: Donna Sise
Phone: 640-6411
State: TN 

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHRISTMAS, CHILDREN

Comments: Coordinates gifts for underprivileged children each year at Christmas; volunteers always needed; trees located at WestTown Mall, Knoxville Center, Foothills Mall

Last Updated: April 30, 2018

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Rainbow Acres - Knoxville (Rainbow Acres - Knoxville)
http://www.tnbaptisthomes.org/RA-Knox.html (opens in new window)
220 Templeton Rd
Knoxville, TN  37918
689-2762

Contact: Russ Mitchell, Co-Team Leader
Phone: 689-2762
Email: rainbowk@tnbaptisthomes.org

Second Contact: Francie Koehrsen, Co-Team Leader
Email: rainbowk@tnbaptisthomes.org
Phone: 689-2762


Affiliation: Tenn Baptist Adult Homes

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GROUP HOMES, DISABILITIES, RELIGION, BAPTISTS

Comments: Operates Christian group home ministries for adults with intellectual disabilities; provides speakers

Last Updated: April 20, 2018

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Big Brothers/Big Sisters Of East Tennessee (Big Brothers/Big Sisters)
http:/www.TennesseeBig.org (opens in new window)
318 N Gay Street
Suite 100
Knoxville, TN  37917
865-243-3879

Contact: Brent Waugh, CEO
Phone: 865-243-3879 or 524-3466 FAX
Email: bwaugh@TennesseeBig.org

Second Contact: Kara Finger,VP of Programs
Email: Kfinger@TennesseeBig.org
Phone: 523-2179

Third Contact: Tyler Boldin, Chief Development Office
Email: tboldin@TennesseeBig.org
Phone: 523-2179


Affiliation: Big Brothers/Big Sisters Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Provides goal-oriented one-to-one mentoring for children who have suffered family disruption by matching them with a carefully screened adult

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Boy Scouts Of America, Great Smoky Mountain Council (Boy Scouts Of America)
https://www.easttnscouts.org/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51885
Knoxville, TN  37950-1885
588-6514 x138
Location, if other than mailing address: "1333 Old Weisgarber Rd, 37909 Knoxville, TN 37909
Contact: Melody Wyatt, Office Manager
Phone: 588-6514 x138
Email: melody.wyatt@scouting.org

Second Contact: David Williams, Scout Executive
Email: davidm.williams@scouting.org
Phone: 588-6514


Affiliation: Boy Scouts Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Scouting programs for those in grades 1-12

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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Boys And Girls Clubs Of The Tennessee Valley (Boys & Girls Clubs)
http://www.bgctnv.org (opens in new window)
967 Irwin St
Knoxville, TN  37917
232-1200, x1181

Contact: Bart McFadden, President and CEO
Phone: 232-1200, x1181
Email: bmcfadden@bgctnv.org

Second Contact: Tracy Smith, Executive Assistant
Phone: ext 1178


Affiliation: Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: programming for academic success, healthy lifestyles, and good character and citizenship; scholarships for members and past members, meals, medical assistance

Last Updated: June 15, 2018

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Bridge Refugee Services (Bridge Refugee Services)
http://www.bridgerefugees.org/ (opens in new window)
3839 Buffet Mill Road
Knoxville, TN  37914
540-1311 X102

Contact: Katie Weber, Program Manager
Phone: 540-1311 X102
Email: koneal@bridgerefugees.org

Second Contact: Drocella Mugorewera , Executive Director
Email: dmugorewera@bridgerefugees.org
Phone: 540-1311 X106


Affiliation: Church World Service & Episcopal Migration Minist.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, RELIGION, INTERNATIONAL, REFUGEES

Comments: Resettling legal refugees through training/orientation. Serve individuals who have been approved for asylum.

Last Updated: June 18, 2018

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Cerebral Palsy Center For Handicapped Adults (Cerebral Palsy Center)
http://www.cpcenter.org (opens in new window)
241 E Woodland Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
523-0491

Contact: Angelia Jones, Executive Director
Phone: 523-0491 or 523-0492FAX
Email: frontdesk@cpcenter.org


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, CEREBRAL PALSY, DISABILITIES, GROUP HOMES

Comments: Provide adult daycare to severely handicapped adults in Knox County, job development, group home.

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Parkinson's Support Group (Cole Parkinson's Support Group)
https://www.utmedicalcenter.org/brain-and-spine-institute/medical-services/cole-neuroscience-center-neurology/support-groups/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  37919
521-6174

Contact: Liz Rachen
Phone: 521-6174
Email: erathjen@utmck.edu


Affiliation: University of Tennessee Medical Center

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Educational programs at UT Medical Center; programs are usually the 3rd Wednesday in the Mill Room of the Cherokee Mills Building, 2200 Sutherland Avenue--time varies, check website

Last Updated: July 20, 2018

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Girl Scouts Council of the Southern Appalachians (Girl Scouts of the Southern App.)
http://www.girlscoutcsa.org (opens in new window)
1567 Downtown West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN  37919
800-474-1912
Phone: 800-474-1912
Email: INFO@GIRLSCOUTCSA.ORG

Affiliation: Girl Scouts of the USA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Provides programs for girls to inspire them with the highest ideals of character, conduct, patriotism, and service.

Last Updated: October 24, 2018

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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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March Of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Metro Knoxville Division (March Of Dimes)
http://www.marchofdimes.org/tennessee (opens in new window)
322 Nancy Lynn Lane Suite 11
Knoxville, TN  37919
694-6003

Contact: Rhonda, Executive Director
Phone: 694-6003 or 694-6066 FAX
Email: sracek@marchofdimes.org

Second Contact: Jennifer Noell, Development Manager
Email: jnoell@marchofdimes.org
Phone: 606-5992


Affiliation: National

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, BIRTH DEFECTS, CHILDREN, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH

Comments: Seeks to find causes and cures for birth defects and premature births; professional and public health education;/

Last Updated: September 21, 2018

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Epilepsy Foundation Of East Tennessee (Epilepsy Fnd. Of Greater Knoxville)
http://www.efeasttn.org (opens in new window)
1715 E. Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, TN  37917
522-4991

Contact: Pam Hughes, Executive Director
Phone: 522-4991
Email: pam@efeasttn.org

Second Contact: Sarah Ammons, Client Services Coordinator
Email: sarah@efeasttn.org
Phone: 522-4991


Affiliation: Epilepsy Foundation Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Information and referral, support groups, medical and employment assistance, public education

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service (Senior Citizens Home Asst. Service)
http://www.schas.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3025
Knoxville, TN  37927
523-2920
Location, if other than mailing address: 215 Bearden Place 37917
Contact: Carrie Jordan, Dir. Marketing
Phone: 523-2920
Email: cjordan@schas.org

Second Contact: Tim Howell, CEO
Email: thowell@.schas.org
Phone: 523-2920


Affiliation: National Homecaring Council

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, DISABILITIES

Comments: Homemaker service, respite, home hair care for elderly and handicapped persons in homes or nursing homes; Renaissance Terrace, an assisted living facility. Organization is a 501c3 established in 1970 serving 20 counties in East TN. Please see website.

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Head Start (Knoxville-Knox County Head Start)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
2400 Piedmont Street
Knoxville, TN  37921-7048
522-2193

Contact: Nancy Thomas, Director
Phone: 522-2193 or 522-2338 FAX
Email: kkchs@comcast.net

Second Contact: Renee Hauge, Assistant Director
Email: kkchs@comcast.net
Phone: 522-2193


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PRESCHOOL EDUCATION, EDUCATION, CHILDREN

Comments: Information, social services and training services for families; interests are health, nutrition, dental, mental health, disabilities; speakers available

Last Updated: November 3, 2017

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Helen Ross McNabb Center, Inc. (Helen Ross McNabb Center, Inc.)
http://www.mcnabbcenter.org (opens in new window)
201 W. Springdale Ave.
Knoxville, TN  37917
865-329-9095

Contact: Jessica Hill, Community Relations
Phone: 865-329-9095
Email: jessica.hill@mcnabb.org

Second Contact: main number
Phone: 637-9711
State: TN 
Phone: 1-800-255-9711

Affiliation: Tennessee Association Of Mental Health Centers

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, MENTAL HEALTH, COUNSELING, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Comments: Mental health and addiction services for children, adults, and families. Speakers bureau.

Last Updated: July 26, 2019

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Holston United Methodist Home For Children (Holston Methodist Home For Children)
http://www.holstonhome.org (opens in new window)
900 E Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37915
633-9844

Contact: Barbara McLoughlin, Office Manager
Phone: 633-9844
Email: BarbaraMcloughlin@holstonhome.org

Phone: 633-9844

Affiliation: United Methodist Church

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GROUP HOMES, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, PARENTS, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, ADOPTION, RELIGION

Comments: Adoption counseling; foster care

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - East TN Chapter (Juvenile Diabetes Research Fdn)
http://www.jdrf.org/easttennessee (opens in new window)
355 Trane Drive
Knoxville, TN  37919
544-0768
Phone: 544-0768 or 544-4312 FAX
Email: easttennessee@jdrf.org
Phone: 1-800-533-2873

Affiliation: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, DISEASES, DIABETES

Comments: Improving lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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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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Compassionate Friends, Knoxville Hope Chapter (Compassionate Friends)
https://www.compassionatefriends.org/chapter/the-knoxville-hope-chapter/ (opens in new window)
1524 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
687-2117

Contact: Help line (leave a message)
Phone: 687-2117

Second Contact: Dr. Richard Dew
Email: denisehucks@icloud.com
Phone: 436-8722

Email: denisehucks@icloud.com

Affiliation: National

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DEATH, PARENTS, GRIEF

Comments: A self help organization that provides a support group for family members of children who have died. Meets 2nd Sunday at 2:00 pm at 2nd United Methodist Church

Last Updated: June 19, 2018

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La Leche League Of Knoxville (La Leche League Of Knoxville)
http://www.lllofkytn.org/knoxville (opens in new window)
936 Teakwood Circle
Knoxville, TN  37919
599-6648

Contact: Mitzi Kiefer
Phone: 599-6648
Email: DMkiefer@bellsouth.net

Second Contact: Kim Carideo
Email: Kcarideo@yahoo.com
Phone: 387-6287
406 Cappy Drive
Knoxville, TN  37920


Affiliation: La Leche League International

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, PARENTS, WOMEN, BREASTFEEDING

Comments: Breastfeeding education and support through monthly meetings, lending library

Last Updated: September 20, 2018

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Ladies Of Charity Of Knoxville (Ladies Of Charity Of Knoxville)
https://ladiesofcharityknox.org/ (opens in new window)
120 W Baxter Ave
Knoxville, TN  37917
247-5790

Contact: Susan Unebhaun , Executive Director
Phone: 247-5790
Email: ladiesofcharityknox@gmail.com


Affiliation: National Association Of Ladies Of Charity Of U. S.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, RELIGION, ROMAN CATHOLIC, EMERGENCY SERVICES

Comments: Emergency assistance in the form of food and clothing, utility and rent payments, medicine, fuel, baby layettes, work boots, etc. A United Way Agency

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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National Kidney Foundation Of East Tennessee, Inc. (National Kidney Foundation Of ET)
https://www.kidney.org/offices (opens in new window)
5923 Kingston Pike Ste 6-130
Knoxville, TN  37919-5026
221-2121

Contact: Michelle Dickens
Phone: 221-2121
Email: michelle.dicken@kidney.org


Affiliation: National Kidney Foundation

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, KIDNEY DISEASES, DISEASES

Comments: Information and referral, Medic Alert jewelry, public and professional education, assistance to low income patients with medications

Last Updated: July 20, 2018

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Philadelphians Prison Ministry (Philadelphians, Inc.)
http://www.jesusinprison.com (opens in new window)
4531 Old Broadway
Knoxville, TN  37918
689-5833

Contact: Cathy Root, Executive Director
Phone: 689-5833 or 689-7952 FAX
Email: info@philadelphians.com


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, RELIGION, PRISONS, PRISONERS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, GROUP HOMES

Comments: Prison outreach ministry, operates Help House (a drug and alcohol free halfway house for ex-offenders which requires $250 deposit and $100 weekly rent)

Last Updated: March 7, 2018

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Planned Parenthood Of Tennessee and North Mississippi (PPTNM) (PPTNM)
http://www.pptnm.org/ (opens in new window)
710 N Cherry St
Knoxville, TN  37914
865-231-9694

Contact: Tory Mills, Director of Community Engagement
Phone: 865-231-9694 or 694-7154 FAX
Email: tmills@pptnm.org

Second Contact: Jessica Stewart, Health Center Manager
Email: jessicas@ppmetn.org
Phone: 694-7155
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Planned Parenthood Federation Of America, Inc.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, BIRTH CONTROL, DISEASES

Comments: PPTNM's mission is to provide high-quality, non-judgmental sexual health care, honest and accurate sexuality education, and reproductive health and rights advocacy.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Retired Senior Volunteer Program (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
www.knoxseniors.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Sam Pohlot, Coordinator
Phone: 865-524-2786 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: sam.pohlot@knoxseniors.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: A federal national service program that matches persons over 55 years old with volunteer opportunities in the community. We partner with over 17 different groups and match opportunities based on your interests and schedule.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Salvation Army (The Salvation Army)
http://www.salvationarmyknoxville.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 669
Knoxville, TN  37901-0669
525-9401
Location, if other than mailing address: 409 N. Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917
Contact: Major David Worthy
Phone: 525-9401 or Fax 525-7748
Email: david.worthy@uss.salvationarmy.org

Second Contact: Major Dawn Worthy
Email: dawn.worthy@uss.salvationarmy.org
Phone: 525-9401


Affiliation: International

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMERGENCY SERVICES, RELIGION, CHRISTMAS

Comments: Emergency shelter and assistance, disaster relief area, youth programs, Christmas assistance, prison and institutional ministries

Last Updated: June 15, 2018

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Young Women's Christian Association-YWCA (YWCA)
http://www.ywcaknox.com (opens in new window)
420 W Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37902
523-6126

Contact: Marigail Mullin, CEO
Phone: 523-6126
Email: MMullin@ywcaknox.com

Second Contact: Alle Lilly, Executive Director
Email: ALilly@ywcaknox.com


Affiliation: YWCA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SPORTS AND RECREATION, RELIGION, CHILDREN, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Health and fitness, youth leadership training, victim advocacy, residence for single women, education, public affairs

Last Updated: April 3, 2018

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Florence Crittenton Agency Of Knoxville, Inc. (Florence Crittenton Agency)
http://www.fcaknox.org (opens in new window)
1531 Dick Lonas Road
Knoxville, TN  37909-1218
602-2021

Contact: Nancy Christian, President-CEO
Phone: 602-2021
Email: nchristian@fcaknox.org

Second Contact: Dustin Gent, V.P. of Adm. Services
Email: dgent@fcaknox.org
Phone: 602-2021


Affiliation: Child Welfare League Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GROUP HOMES, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Provides a combination of 24/7/365 residential and outreach programs designed to strengthen communities through prevention and treatment services provided to children, youth, and families

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Knoxville Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 24 And Auxiliary (Knoxville Disabled American Vets)
http://www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/tn/24/default.aspx (opens in new window)
2600 Holbrook Dr
Knoxville, TN  37918
689-7789

Contact: Diana Houston, Sgt at Arms
Phone: 689-7789
Email: dihstn@hotmail.com


Affiliation: Disabled American Veterans

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, VETERANS, MILITARY, DISABILITIES

Comments: Service to disabled veterans and their families, help public know about disabled veterans, meetings 2nd Thursday of month 6:30 p m at 2600 Holbrook Dr. 37918

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Tennessee Right To Life, Knox County Chapter (Tenn Right To Life, Knox County)
http://www.prolifeknox.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 5218
Knoxville, TN  37928-0218
689-1339

Contact: Stacy Dunn
Phone: 689-1339
Email: trlknox@trlknox.com


Affiliation: National Right To Life Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ABORTION, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH

Comments: Provides accurate information and educational resources regarding abortion, infanticide, & euthanasia; promotes assistance to women and families facing unexpected pregnancies and those recovering from abortion; advocates for pro-life legislation

Last Updated: September 21, 2018

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Autism Society of East Tennessee (Autism Society of America, ET Chapt)
http://www.asaetc.org (opens in new window)
PO Box 18494
Knoxville, TN  37928
247-5082
Phone: 247-5082
Email: info@asaetc.org

Affiliation: Autism Society of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, AUTISTIC CHILDREN, AUTISM

Comments: Serves the Autistic spectrum in 36 East Tennessee counties; provides information, referral, advocacy, public awareness, education, conferences, workshops, children's social skills activities, parent support.

Last Updated: November 26, 2018

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National Alliance on Mental Illness, Knoxville (NAMI Knoxville)
http://www.namiknoxville.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 10004
Knoxville, TN  37939-0004
800-771-5491

Contact: Judy Evans
Phone: 800-771-5491 or 602-7814 FAX
Email: help@namiknoxville.org


Affiliation: Tennessee & National Alliance on Mental Illness

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITIES

Comments: Advocacy & support group for families & friends of persons who have severe & persistent mental illness such as depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, ADHD. Conferences, speakers, free classes for parents/

Last Updated: April 13, 2018

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Legal Aid Of East Tennessee (Knoxville Legal Aid Society)
http://www.laet.org (opens in new window)
607 West Summit Hill
Knoxville, TN  37902
637-0484

Contact: Jane Morris, Managing Attorney
Phone: 637-0484
Email: jmorris@laet.org


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, LEGAL AID, LAWYERS, ATTORNEYS, LAW

Comments: Civil legal services for low income persons/

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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United Way of Greater Knoxville, Inc. (United Way of Greater Knoxville Inc)
http://www.uwgk.org (opens in new window)
1301 Hannah Ave
Knoxville, TN  37921-6356
523-9131

Contact: Ben Landers, CEO
Phone: 523-9131
Email: landersb@unitedwayknox.org

Second Contact: Cheryl Hair, Sr. Vice President of Operations
Email: hairc@unitedwayknox.org
Phone: 523-9131


Affiliation: United Way Worldwide

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, FUND RAISING

Comments: Fund raising and grant making federation supporting 51 local organizations that focus on education, income and health

Last Updated: February 12, 2018

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Knoxville Area District Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group (Knox Area Dist.Alateen-Al-Anon Fam)
http://www.knox-al-anon.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 32332
Knoxville, TN  37930-2332
Location, if other than mailing address: 1409 Magnolia Ave #4, Knoxville, TN 37917
Contact: Cindy Hansen
Email: tn797@gmail.com


Affiliation: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ALCOHOL, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, DRUGS, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Familys and friends who have been affected by someone else's drinking

Last Updated: July 20, 2018

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Alcoholics Anonymous, East Tennessee Intergroup (Alcoholics Anonymous, East Tenn.)
http://www.etiaa.org (opens in new window)
5833 Clinton Highway, suite 202
Knoxville, TN  37912
522-9667 hotlin

Contact: Rebecca Ramos, Office Manager
Phone: 522-9667 hotlin
Email: manager@etiaa.org


Affiliation: Alcoholics Anonymous

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DRUGS, ALCOHOL, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Comments: 24 Hour hotline for people with alcohol abuse or dependency problems. Meeting schedules updated once a month.

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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RID: Remove Intoxicated Drivers Oak Ridge/Anderson County (RID: Remove Intoxicated Drivers)
Oak Ridge, TN  37830-4863
483-8801

Contact: Mr. Kelly Dagenhart, President
Phone: 483-8801
Email: dagenhartwk@bellsouth.net


Affiliation: RID-USA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ALCOHOL, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, TRAFFIC SAFETY

Comments: Community awareness of drunk driving and recourse for victims, brochures, speakers, counseling. Knox County chapter merged with Oak Ridge.

Last Updated: April 20, 2018

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U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs-Vet Center (Vet Center)
1645 Downtown West Blvd. #28
Knoxville, TN  37919
633-0000

Contact: Emily Feeback, Team Leader
Phone: 633-0000
Email: emily.feeback@va.gov

Second Contact: Melissa Watson, Office Manager
Email: melissa.watson2@va.gov
Phone: 633-0000


Affiliation: U. S. Veterans Administration

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, VETERANS, MILITARY

Comments: Free professional counseling agency for combat veterans/

Last Updated: November 13, 2018

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Catholic Charities Of East Tennessee, Inc. (Associated Catholic Charities)
http://www.ccetn.org (opens in new window)
Adm. Services 119 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
524-9896 X4

Contact: Lisa Healy, Interim Executive Director
Phone: 524-9896 X4 or 971-3575 FAX
Email: lhealy@cctn.org

Second Contact: Paul Ritter, Director of Programs
Email: paul@cctn.org
Phone: 524-9896 X1

Phone: 971--3550

Affiliation: Catholic Charities USA and Knoxville Diocese

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ROMAN CATHOLIC, RELIGION, EMERGENCY SERVICES, ADOPTION, REFUGEES, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Family and pregnancy counseling; immigrant services (971-3550)

Last Updated: November 6, 2018

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Hope Resource Center (Hope Resource Center)
http://www.knoxvillehope.com (opens in new window)
2700 Painter Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37919
525-4673

Contact: Megan Matthews, Patient Services Director
Phone: 525-4673
Email: megan@knoxvillehope.com

Second Contact: Luanne Tilson, Director of Operations
Email: luanne@knoxvillehope.com
Phone: 525-4673
State: TN 

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, RELIGION, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Christian outreach program to meet physical and spiritual needs of women with unplanned pregnancy; provides medical services for people with sexual health concerns

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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Dream Connection, Inc. (Dream Connection, Inc.)
http://www.dreamconnection.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 10924
Knoxville, TN  37939
971-2447
Phone: 971-2447 or 312-8984 FAX

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, DISEASES

Comments: Dedicated to fulfill special dreams of children (ages 3-18) with life threatening or chronically debilitating illnesses//

Last Updated: October 2, 2018

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Council On Children And Youth, East Tennessee Region (East TN Council On Children & Youth)
https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/tccy/tccy-aces.html (opens in new window)
7175 Strawberry Plains Pke ste 302
Knoxville, TN  37914
594-6658

Contact: Lindsey Cody, Regional Coordinator
Phone: 594-6658
Email: Lindsey.Cody@tn.gov

Phone: 800-264-0904

Affiliation: Tennessee Commission On Children And Youth

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN

Comments: Advocacy for children and families, monitors juvenile justice and other legislation, speakers, conferences & workshops in Knoxville for child advocates; programs include Children's Mental Health, Disproportionate Minority Contact, TN Kids Count, etc.

Last Updated: May 8, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (Community Action Committee)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
546-3500
Location, if other than mailing address: L.T. Ross Building, L.T. Ross B2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Barbara Kelly, Executive Director
Phone: 546-3500 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: barbara.kelly@knoxcac.org


Affiliation: Tennessee Department Of Human Services

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, AGING, FOOD, AGRICULTURE, HOMEBOUND, CHILDREN

Comments: Social services for low income, disadvantaged, elderly, and children

Last Updated: March 6, 2018

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Mental Health Association Of East Tennessee (Mental Health Association Of ET)
http://www.mhaet.com (opens in new window)
P.O. Box 32731
Knoxville, TN  37930
584-9125
Location, if other than mailing address: 9050 Executive Park Dr Ste 104A, Knoxville, 37923
Contact: Ben Harrington, CEO
Phone: 584-9125
Email: ben@mhaet.com

Second Contact: Caitlin Ensley, Director of Educational Outreach
Email: mh101@mhaet.com
Phone: 247-6189
PO Box 32731
Knoxville, TN  37930-2731

Third Contact: Linda Beaty, Director of Operations
Email: linda@mhaet.com
Phone: 584-9125


Affiliation: Mental Health America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, MENTAL HEALTH

Comments: Promotes mental health awareness & recovery in our communities. Teaches Mental Health 101 in schools, sponsors workshops and educational opportunities for professionals.

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Columbus Home Inc. (Columbus Home Inc.)
http://www.ccetn.org/ (opens in new window)
3227 Division Street
Knoxville, TN  37919
971-3560

Contact: Brenda Beverly, Program Leader
Phone: 971-3560
Email: bbeverly@ccetn.org

Second Contact: Lydia Donahue, Administrative Asst.
Phone: 971-3560


Affiliation: Associated Catholic Charities Of East Tenn.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GROUP HOMES, CHILD ABUSE, CHILDREN, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Comments: Emergency shelter for homeless and abused children, voluntary short-term foster care for boys 12-17

Last Updated: September 25, 2018

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Ronald McDonald House Charities (Ronald McDonald House)
http://www.knoxrmhc.org (opens in new window)
1705 W Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37916
637-7475

Contact: Sue Beverly, Executive Director
Phone: 637-7475
Email: sbeverly@knoxrmhc.org


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, PARENTS, DISEASES

Comments: A home away from home for families with seriously ill children being treated in area hospitals

Last Updated: July 27, 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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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Foster Grandparents Program (CAC, Foster Grandparents Program)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/foster/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Deisha Finley, Manager
Phone: 524-2786 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: Deisha.finley@knoxseniors.org

Second Contact: Gina Whitfield, Cooridnator
Email: gina.whitfield@knoxseniors.org
Phone: 524-2786


Affiliation: Community Action Committee Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PARENTS, CHILDREN, SENIOR CITIZENS, GRANDPARENTS

Comments: Coordinates assignments of 60 volunteer foster grandparents to serve children in Knox County.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Energy And Community Services (CAC, Energy And Community Services)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
2247 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
637-6700

Contact: Cecilia Waters, Director
Phone: 637-6700 or 388-1411
Email: cecilia.waters@knoxcac.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, ENERGY, UTILITIES

Comments: As funds are available, one time payment for energy assistance for individuals in Knox County; take applications year round

Last Updated: March 6, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Office On Aging (CAC Office On Aging)
http://www.knoxseniors.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Susan Long, Executive Director
Phone: 865-524-2786
Email: susan.long@knoxseniors.org

Second Contact: Angela Grant, Aging Services Manager
Email: angela.grant@knoxseniors.org
Phone: 865-524-2786


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, AGING, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Provides coordination and information for Knox County programs serving the elderly.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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rCommittee--Transit (CAC, Transit)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
524-0319

Contact: Karen Estes, Director
Phone: 524-0319 or 546-0319 FAX
Email: karen.estes@cactransit.org

Second Contact: Michael Humphrey, Manager
Email: michael.humphrey@cactransit.org
Phone: 524-0319


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, TRANSPORTATION, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Provides transportation services to the residents of Knox County who live outside the KAT service area to medical care, errands, and other essential services

Last Updated: November 2, 2017

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East Tennessee Lions Eye Bank, Inc. (ET Lions Eye Bank)
http://lionseyebanktn.com (opens in new window)
1924 Alcoa Highway U-26
Knoxville, TN  37920
305-9625

Contact: Valerie Stewart, Executive Director
Phone: 305-9625 or 523-4869 FAX
Email: etleb@mc.utmck.edu

Second Contact: Laura Gilleran, Office Manager


Affiliation: Eye Bank Association Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CORNEAL TRANSPLANTS, DISABILITIES, BLIND

Comments: Harvest corneas for transplants

Last Updated: May 21, 2018

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E. M. Jellinek Center, Inc. (E. M. Jellinek Center, Inc.)
http://emjellinekcenter.org/ (opens in new window)
130 Hinton Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
525-4627

Contact: John D. Lewis, Executive Director
Phone: 525-4627
Email: emjellinek@outlook.com

Second Contact: Mike Kolinsky
Phone: 525-4627


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ALCOHOL, GROUP HOMES, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Comments: Halfway house for alcoholic men with accommodations for 42 residents, providing short term care and working closely with Alcoholics Anonymous; 28 day inpatient treatment center for alcoholics and drug addicts

Last Updated: September 27, 2018

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Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee (SACET)
https://www.mcnabbcenter.org/sacet (opens in new window)
2455 Sutherland Ave, Bldg B
37919
558-9040 x1141

Contact: Catherine Oaks, Director
Phone: 558-9040 x1141 or 584-7872 FAX

Second Contact: Jessie Perry
Email: jessica.perry@mcnabb.org
Phone: 558-9040 x2069

Third Contact: HOTLINE
Phone: 522-7273


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, RAPE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, CHILD ABUSE, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: 24-hour crisis line, individual & group therapy, forensic nursing, public education, advocacy, support groups

Last Updated: July 20, 2018

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Knox Area Rescue Ministries (Knox Area Rescue Ministries)
http://www.karm.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 3310
Knoxville, TN  37927
673-6540
Location, if other than mailing address: 418 N Broadway Street, Knoxville, TN 37917
Contact: Burt Rosen, President & CEO
Phone: 673-6540
Email: info@karm.org

Second Contact: Danita McCartney, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 673-6540

Third Contact: Karen Bowdle
Email: kbowdle@karm.org
Phone: 673-6540


Affiliation: Citygate Network (Formerly: AGRM)

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOMELESS, EMERGENCY SERVICES, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Comments: Emergency and recovery services for the poor and homeless in Knoxville.

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad (Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad)
http://www.kvers.org (opens in new window)
512 North Chilhowee Drive
Knoxville, TN  37924
546-4852 X223

Contact: Charlotte McLawhorn, Adm. Asst.
Phone: 546-4852 X223


Affiliation: Tennessee Association Of Rescue Squads

Subjects: CIVIC, SOCIAL SERVICE, AMBULANCE, RESCUE, EMERGENCY SERVICES

Comments: Vehicle extrication, water rescue, cave & vertical rescue, search rescue

Last Updated: April 30, 2018

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Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC)
http://www.kcdc.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3550
Knoxville, TN  37927
403-1100,x1105
Location, if other than mailing address: 901 N. Broadway
Contact: Ben Bentley, President
Phone: 403-1100,x1105
Email: bbentley@kcdc.org

Second Contact: Sean Gilbert, Sr VP of Housing
Email: sgilbert@kcdc.org
Phone: x1109


Affiliation: US Housing And Urban Development

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Comments: Public housing, Section 8 and redevelopment projects for Knoxville and Knox County

Last Updated: October 20, 2017

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Wesley House Community Center (Wesley House Community Center)
http://www.wesleyhouse.com/ (opens in new window)
1719 Reynolds St
Knoxville, TN  37921
524-5494

Contact: Garrett Wagley, Executive Director
Phone: 524-5494 or 524-5495 FAX
Email: garrett@wesleyhouse.com

Second Contact: Emanda Reed
Email: emanda@wesleyhouse.com
Phone: 524-5494


Affiliation: United Methodist Church

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CIVIC, COMMUNITY

Comments: Serves the Lonsdale, Beaumont, Mechanicsville areas with after school programs and summer day camp for kids pre-kindergarten through 8th graders, senior citizens group

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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University Of Tennessee College of Law Advocacy Clinic (Legal Clinic) (University Of Tenn. Legal Clinic)
http://law.utk.edu/clinics/advocacy/ (opens in new window)
1505 W Cumberland Ave Suite 83
Knoxville, TN  37996-1810
974-2331

Contact: Penny White, Interim Director
Phone: 974-2331
Email: law@utk.edu

Second Contact: Lisa Holden, Adm coordinator
Email: law@utk.edu
Phone: 974-2331


Affiliation: University Of Tennessee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, LEGAL AID, LAW, LAWYERS, ATTORNEYS

Comments: Serves Knox County indigent clients; services provided by third year law students under the supervision of faculty

Last Updated: March 7, 2018

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Tennessee Human Rights Commission (Tennessee Human Rights Commission)
http://www.state.tn.us/humanrights/ (opens in new window)
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 23rd Fl
Nashville, TN  37243
594-6500

Contact: Beverly Watts, Director
Phone: 594-6500


Affiliation: State Of Tennessee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CIVIL RIGHTS

Comments: Investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and housing -- race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, and Title IV

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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Sertoma Center, Inc. (Sertoma Center, Inc.)
http://www.sertoma.com (opens in new window)
1400 E Fifth Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
524-5555 X236

Contact: Lee Freeman
Phone: 524-5555 X236 or 524-5563 FAX
Email: info@sertoma.com

Second Contact: Marie Rousch
Phone: 524-5555 X225


Affiliation: CMRA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, DISABILITIES

Comments: Programs for persons with developmental disabilities -- both day and residential

Last Updated: April 11, 2018

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Western Heights Baptist Center (Baptist Center At Western Heights)
http://www.whbcknox.com (opens in new window)
1230 W Scott Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
525-9068

Contact: Shannon Washam, Director
Phone: 525-9068
Email: Baptistcenter@aol.com


Affiliation: Southern Baptist Convention

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMERGENCY SERVICES, RELIGION

Comments: Food and clothing pantry for adults; adult Bible study; after school and summer program for children/

Last Updated: June 6, 2018

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American Job Center (Tenn. Dept Of Labor & Workforce Dev)
http://www.jobs4tn.gov (opens in new window)
2700 MIDDLEBROOK PIKE
Knoxville, TN  37921
594-5500
Phone: 594-5500 or FAX 594-2767

Affiliation: Tennessee Department Of Labor

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, JOB PLACEMENT, EMPLOYMENT

Comments: Employment search assistance, counseling, testing, labor market information, job placement

Last Updated: February 28, 2018

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Midway Rehabilitation Center (Midway Rehabilitation Center)
http://www.midwayrehabcenter.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3364
Knoxville, TN  37927
522-0301
Location, if other than mailing address: 1515 Magnolia Ave
Contact: Steve McNish, Executive Director
Phone: 522-0301

Second Contact: Jeff Miller
Phone: 522-0301


Affiliation: International Halfway House Association

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ALCOHOL, DRUGS, REHABILITATION, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, GROUP HOMES

Comments: Tennessee licensed alcohol and drug aftercare in and out patient treatment corrections supervision

Last Updated: February 27, 2018

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Knox County Health Department (Knox County Health Department)
http://knoxcounty.org/health/index.php (opens in new window)
140 Dameron Ave
Knoxville, TN  37917
215-5000

Contact: Dr. Martha Buchanan, Director
Phone: 215-5000
Email: health@knoxcounty.org


Affiliation: Tennessee Department Of Health

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HEALTH, NUTRITION, DIET, DISEASES

Comments: Health screenings, prenatal care, dental care for adults & children, nutrition services, medical care for qualified low-income citizens

Last Updated: March 6, 2018

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Second Harvest Food Bank Of East Tennessee (Second Harvest Food Bank Of ET)
http://www.secondharvestetn.org (opens in new window)
136 Harvest Lane
Maryville, TN  37801
243-8200

Contact: Elaine Streno, Executive Director
Phone: 243-8200 or 243-8241 FAX
Email: elaine@secondharvestetn.org

Second Contact: Aaron Snukals, Fundraising
Email: aaron@secondharvestetn.org
Phone: 243 8201


Affiliation: Feeding America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, FOOD, EMERGENCY SERVICES

Comments: Leading our community in the fight to end hunger; serve Knox and 18 surrounding counties with over 500 partner agencies.

Last Updated: June 18, 2018

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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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Knoxville News-Sentinel Milk Fund (Knoxville News-Sentinel Milk Fund)
http://www.knoxcac.org/newweb/programs-services/food-nutrition-programs (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
546-3500

Contact: Rita Davis, Program Director, Food Distribution
Phone: 546-3500
Email: rita.davis@knoxcac.org


Affiliation: Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, MILK, DAIRY, FOOD, NUTRITION

Comments: Provides dietary supplements for children and adults with serious illnesses

Last Updated: April 4, 2018

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Volunteer Ministry Center (Volunteer Ministry Center)
http://www.vmcinc.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 27406
Knoxville, TN  37927
865-524-3926, x
Location, if other than mailing address: 511 N. Broadway Street, Knoxville, TN 37917
Contact: Bruce Spangler, CEO
Phone: 865-524-3926, x
Email: bspangler@vmcinc.org

Second Contact: Lisa Hutton, Executive Coordinator
Phone: 524-3926, x223


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, EMERGENCY SERVICES, HOMELESS

Comments: Facilitate permanent supportive housing for those who are homeless and to provide services to prevent homelessness./

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center (Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Ctr.)
http://www.patneal.org (opens in new window)
1901 Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37916
331-3600

Contact: Mary Dillon, Medical Director
Phone: 331-3600 or 1-800-728-6325


Affiliation: JCAHO & CARF

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, REHABILITATION, DISABILITIES

Comments: Provide comprehensive programs (including support groups and rehabilitation) for people disabled by stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, etc.

Last Updated: June 19, 2018

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East Tennessee Area Agency On Aging and Disability (ET)
https://www.ethra.org/ (opens in new window)
9111 Cross Park Drive Suite D100
Knoxville, TN  37923
1-866-836-6678

Contact: Information and support services
Phone: 1-866-836-6678


Affiliation: Tennessee Commission On Aging and Disability

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, AGING, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Programs include Options for Community Living, Public Guardianship, Ombudsman, Nutrition Services, Elder Abuse Prevention, Caregiver Support, TN SHIP (877-801-0044), Senior Centers, TennCare CHOICES, SNAP

Last Updated: April 17, 2018

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Serenity Ministries (Serenity Shelter)
http://www.karm.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3310
Knoxville, TN  37927
971-4673

Contact: CRISIS LINE
Phone: 971-4673

Second Contact: Cynthia Russell, Director
Phone: 673-6551
418 N Broadway
Knoxville, TN  37917


Affiliation: Knox Area Rescue Ministries

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, WOMEN, CHILDREN, CHILD ABUSE

Comments: Women's recovery program from drugs and alcohol and from domestic violence; program lasts 12-18 months;

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Samaritan Place, Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Inc. (Samaritan Place)
http://www.ccetn.org/ (opens in new window)
119 Dameron Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
(865)684-1899

Contact: Paul Ritter, Director of Programs
Phone: (865)684-1899
Email: paul@ccetn.org


Affiliation: Catholic Charities, USA

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, DISEASES, ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, DEMENTIA

Comments: Emergency shelter; transitional and supportive housing programs for seniors in crisis, counseling, Columbus Home, pregnancy services, immigrant services, and more

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Cancer Support Community East Tennessee (Cancer Support Community of East TN)
http://www.cancersupportet.org (opens in new window)
2230 Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN  37919
546-4661

Contact: Beth Hamil, Executive Director
Phone: 546-4661
Email: info@cancersupportet.org


Affiliation: The Cancer Support Community

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, CANCER

Comments: Support groups, for cancer patients and their families, nutrition and other special programs, wellness & stress reduction classes, social connections and activities; all services are free of charge

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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Couple To Couple League, Knox County (Couple To Couple League, Knox Co.)
http://www.ccli.org (opens in new window)
Maryville, TN  37804
970-980-5009

Contact: Monica and Jared Kimutis
Phone: 970-980-5009
Email: jmkimutis@gmail.com


Affiliation: Couple To Couple League, Inc.

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, FAMILY PLANNING, BIRTH CONTROL, PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH

Comments: Counseling, and classes for couples interested in natural family planning

Last Updated: April 20, 2018

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Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (Tennesseans for Alt. to Death)
http://www.tennesseedeathpenalty.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 120552
Nashville, TN  37212
615-256-3906

Contact: Stacy Rector
Phone: 615-256-3906 or 615-256-3907FAX
Email: stacy@tennesseedeathpenalty.org

Second Contact: Sarah Miller
Email: SMiller@bassberry.com


Affiliation: Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, PRISONS

Comments: Promote alternatives to the death penalty in Tennessee. They hope to have a local chapter soon./

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Mid South Chapter (National Multiple Sclerosis Soc.)
http://www.msmidsouth.org (opens in new window)
214 Overlook Circle Suite 153
Brentwood, TN  37027
615-269-9055
Phone: 615-269-9055
Email: TNS@NMSS.ORG
Second Contact: MS Information
Phone: 1-800-344-4867


Affiliation: National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Resources related to multiple sclerosis including medical equipment to those unable to obtain it from other sources, self-help groups, therapeutic recreation, and more

Last Updated: January 26, 2018

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Eternal Life Restoration Outreach (Restoration Outreach)
http://www.eternallifeharvest.org (opens in new window)
1801 Western Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37921
637-1707

Contact: Evans Kariuki, Pastor
Phone: 637-1707
Email: evans.kariuki@gmail.com


Affiliation: Christian Community Development Association

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, COMMUNITY, CIVIC, RELIGION, MECHANICSVILLE

Comments: Non-denominational Christian ministry in Mechanicsville seeking to rebuild the community, facilitate interracial understanding; also have a global outreach program

Last Updated: June 19, 2018

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Mothers Against Drunk Driving - MADD, East Tennessee Affiliate (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
http://www.maddtn.org (opens in new window)
123 Center Park Drive Suite 220
Knoxville, TN  37922
522-5005 X4751

Contact: Marius Rush, Program Coordinator, East TN
Phone: 522-5005 X4751 or 800-544-6233
Email: marius.rush@madd.org

Email: east.tn@madd.org
Third Contact: State Office
Phone: 615-360-8055


Affiliation: Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, ALCOHOL, PARENTS, TRAFFIC SAFETY

Comments: To stop drunk and drugged driving and to provide support to victims of the crime. Provide educational programs for youth and parents.

Last Updated: April 20, 2018

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Friends Of Literacy, Inc. (Friends Of Literacy, Inc.)
http://www.friendsofliteracy.org (opens in new window)
900 E Hill Ave Suite 300
Knoxville, TN  37915
549-7007

Contact: Teresa Brittain, Executive Director
Phone: 549-7007 or 594-1198 FAX
Email: teresa@friendsofliteracy.org

Second Contact: Jennifer Riley, Program Director
Email: jennifer@friendsofliteracy.org
Phone: 549-7007


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, LITERACY, READING, EDUCATION

Comments: Promotes adult literacy program and basic skills education in Knox County: free GED/HiSET classes; free adult reading classes; career and life skills guidance for recent GED/HiSET grads/current students

Last Updated: July 10, 2018

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Metro Drug Coalition (Metro Drug Coalition)
http://www.metrodrug.org (opens in new window)
4930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN  37919
588-5550
Phone: 588-5550 or 588-0891 FAX

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, ALCOHOL, DRUGS

Comments: Information about alcohol and other drugs; speakers

Last Updated: February 27, 2018

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Knoxville Jewish Alliance (Knoxville Jewish Alliance)
http://www.jewishknoxville.org (opens in new window)
6800 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN  37919
690-6343

Contact: Chip Rayman, Board President
Phone: 690-6343 or 694-4861 FAX
Email: office@jewishknoxville.org

Email: kja@jewishknoxville.org

Affiliation: Jewish Federations of North America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, REFUGEES, JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS, RELIGION, ETHNIC

Comments: Referral; new resident information; preschool; summer camp for preschool age through 14 years old; opportunities for older students to serve as camp counselors

Last Updated: May 1, 2018

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Community Shares of Tennessee (Community Shares)
http://www.communitysharestn.org (opens in new window)
1209 Euclid Ave Ste 201
Knoxville, TN  37921
522-1604

Contact: Shelley Wascom, Executive Director
Phone: 522-1604
Email: info@communitysharestn.org


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, FUND RAISING

Comments: Funding federation for local grassroots groups working for social, economic, and environmental justice

Last Updated: September 27, 2018

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Funeral Consumers Alliance of East Tennessee (Funeral Consumers Alliance of ET)
http://www.funerals.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 10507
Knoxville, TN  37939
363-4302

Contact: Jenny Arthur
Phone: 363-4302
Email: fcaetn@gmail.com


Affiliation: Funeral and Memorial Societies of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CONSUMERS, DEATH

Comments: Volunteers offer advice to help people make cost-effective funeral choices; FCA-ET is not able to help with the cost of funerals

Last Updated: November 5, 2018

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Hispanic Ministry (Hispanic Ministry)
http://dioknox.org/offices-ministries/hispanic-ministry/ (opens in new window)
805 South Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN  37919
637-4769

Contact: Blanca Primm, Director
Phone: 637-4769 or 584-7538 FAX
Email: bprimm@dioknox.org

Second Contact: Rocio Gonzalez, Administrative Assistant
Email: rgonzalez@dioknox.org
Phone: 637-4769


Affiliation: Roman Catholic Diocese Of Knoxville

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, RELIGION, ETHNIC, ROMAN CATHOLIC

Comments: Pastoral and social office for Hispanics in East Tennessee

Last Updated: October 15, 2018

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Disability Rights Tennessee
http://www.disabilityrightstn.org/ (opens in new window)
9050 Executive Park Drive Ste 101B
Knoxville, TN  37923
670-2944

Contact: Anna Bass, Program and Quality Assurance
Phone: 670-2944
Email: gethelp@disabilityrightstn.org

Second Contact: Intake / Request for Services
Phone: 800-342-1660

Phone: 670-2944

Affiliation: Natl Assn Of Protection And Advocacy Systems

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISABILITIES, ADVOCACY

Comments: Advocate for and protect the rights of people with disabilities. Information and referral, brochures. CALLS MUST BE MADE TO TOLL-FREE NUMBER IN NASHVILLE

Last Updated: April 23, 2018

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Loss and Life Changes Support Group (Grief Support Group)
http://knoxseniors.org/ (opens in new window)
611 Winona
Knoxville, TN  37917
523-1135

Contact: Pat Green, Group Leader
Phone: 523-1135

Second Contact: Claudia Jewel, Nurse
Email: claudia.jewell@oconnorcenter.org
Phone: 523-1135


Affiliation: O'Connor Senior Citizens Center

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GRIEF, DEATH, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Emotional support for seniors 50 years and older who are dealing with life changes such as job loss, divorce, or death of a family member or friend. Meetings at O'Connor Senior Center on Mondays at 10:30 am.

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends Of Lesbians & Gays) (PFLAG)
https://www.pflag.org/chapter/pflag-knoxville (opens in new window)
Email: pflagknoxvillearea@gmail.com

Affiliation: PFLAG

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, COUNSELING, LGBTQ

Comments: WorkS to make sure that all people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer are not only valued by society, but take pride in and value themselves through peer-to-peer support, education and advocacy

Last Updated: April 23, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Community Leadership (CAC, Community Leadership)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
546-3500
Location, if other than mailing address: L. T. Ross Building, 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Barbara Kelly, Executive Director
Phone: 546-3500 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: barbara.kelly@knoxcac.org

Second Contact: Sue Campbell, Management Services Dir.
Email: sue.campbell@knoxcac.org
Phone: 546-3500


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, LEADERSHIP

Comments: A CAC sponsored leadership training program for individuals who serve, work, or live in low and moderate income neighborhoods

Last Updated: March 7, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Americorps (CAC, Americorps)
http://www.cacamericorps.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
546-3500 X1118

Contact: Jason Scott, Program Director
Phone: 546-3500 X1118 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: jason.scott@knoxcac.org

Second Contact: Ariel Allen,Asst. Program Director
Email: ariel.allen@knoxcac.org
Phone: 546-3500 X 1160


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, ENVIRONMENT, POVERTY

Comments: National service program using local corps of volunteers who commit a year of service and receive a stipend and an educational award toward tuition

Last Updated: February 28, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Homeward Bound Programs (CAC, Homeless Services)
http://www.knoxcac.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
546-3500

Contact: Misty Goodwin, Director
Phone: 546-3500
Email: misty.goodwin@knoxcac.org

State: TN 
Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOMELESS, EMERGENCY SERVICES, HOUSING

Comments: Provides a variety of programs to assist the homeless achieve self-sufficiency including crisis assistance, case management, support

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Office On Aging--Senior Companions (CAC, Senior Companion Program)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/companion/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Deisha Finley, Manager
Phone: 524-2786
Email: deisha.finley@knoxseniors.org

Second Contact: Florence Dills, Program Coordinator
Email: florence.dills@knoxseniors.org
Phone: 524-2786


Affiliation: Community Action Committee Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Volunteers commit 15 hours a week providing companionship and support to homebound seniors. Eligible individuals over the age of 55. Receive a tax-free stipend, mileage reimbursement, and training for your volunteer service.

Last Updated: January 7, 2019

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Hope Center (Hope Center)
http://www.hopecenterknox.org (opens in new window)
3001 Lake Brook Blvd Suite 103
Knoxville, TN  37909
374-0874

Contact: Katie McLaughlin, Manager
Phone: 374-0874 or 374-2057 FAX
Email: kmclaugh@covhlth.com

Second Contact: toll free
Phone: (888) 719-8087


Affiliation: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, AIDS, HIV-AIDS, ADVOCACY

Comments: Provides supportive services to HIV-AIDS patients in area; moms' group; resources for medical professionals and hospital staff

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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Oasis Institute : A Center For Attitudinal Healing (Oasis Institute)
http://www.oasisinstitute.org (opens in new window)
4918 Homberg Drive
Knoxville, TN  37919
588-7707

Contact: Stephen Anthony, Executive Director
Phone: 588-7707
Email: stephen.anthony@oasisinstitute.org

Email: oasisinstitute@oasisinstitute.org

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS, PEER SUPPORT GROUPS

Comments: Adult peer support groups using the attitudinal healing process; a course in miracles classes; noetic science community group; a variety of forums; all courses and activities are for adults

Last Updated: September 24, 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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John T. O'Connor Senior Center (John T. O'Connor Senior Center)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/oconnor/ (opens in new window)
611 Winona St
Knoxville, TN  37917
865-523-1135

Contact: Sue Massingill, Manager
Phone: 865-523-1135
Email: sue.massingill@oconnorcenter.org

Second Contact: Calie Terry, Assistant Manager
Email: calie.terry@oconnorcenter.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee- Office on Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Non-residential facility for people 50 years old and older. Programs at the Center focus on health services, physical fitness and exercise, recreation, and education.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Suicide Grievers Support Group (Suicide Grievers Support Group)
5410 Homberg Drive Suite 18
Knoxville, TN  37919
671-9631

Contact: P. J. Alexander, LCSW
Phone: 671-9631
Email: pj4031@tds.net


Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DEATH, GRIEF, SUICIDE, COUNSELING

Comments: Support group led by professional counselor for counseling, informational packets sent to inquiries concerning grief after suicide, monthly meetings on 2nd Thurs.

Last Updated: April 10, 2018

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CASA of East Tennessee, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
http://www.casaofeasttn.org (opens in new window)
CASA
P O BOX 10752
Knoxville, TN  37939
329-3399
Location, if other than mailing address: 5410 Homberg Drive, Suite 29A
Contact: Britney Sink, Executive Director
Phone: 329-3399 or 329-3311 FAX
Email: info@casaofeasttn.org

Second Contact: Lauren Herrmann, Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteer@casaofeasttn.org
Phone: 329-3399


Affiliation: National CASA

Subjects: CHILDREN, CIVIC, ADVOCACY, SOCIAL SERVICE

Comments: "Court Appointed Special Advocates." Provide trained volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children as they go through the court and child welfare systems.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Mission Of Hope (Mission Of Hope)
http://www.missionofhope.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51824
Knoxville, TN  37950
584-7571

Contact: Emmette Thompson, Exec. Director
Phone: 584-7571
Email: info@missionofhope.org

Second Contact: Diane Webster, Adm Asst.
Phone: 584-7571


Subjects: APPALACHIA, SOCIAL SERVICE, EMERGENCY SERVICES, CHRISTMAS

Comments: Appalachian relief ministry collects food, clothing, hygiene items, toys, building materials. Christmas drive and August school supplies drive

Last Updated: February 27, 2018

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Parent Place (Parent Place)
http://www.mcnabbcenter.org/service/parent-place (opens in new window)
2455 Sutherland Avenue Bldg A
Knoxville, TN  37919
544-0577

Contact: Program Coordinator
Phone: 544-0577


Affiliation: Helen Ross McNabb Centers John Tarleton Campus

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, PARENTS, COUNSELING

Comments: Provides supervised visitiation through safe, nurturing environment for development of healthy relationships between parents and children caught in middle of custody issues

Last Updated: October 24, 2018

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HomeSource TN (Knox Housing Partnership)
http://www.homesourcetn.org/ (opens in new window)
109 N. Winona Street
Knoxville, TN  37917
637-1679
Location, if other than mailing address: 109 N. Winona Street
Contact: Jackie Mayo, President and CEO
Phone: 637-1679 or 637-9713 FAX
Email: jmayo@homesourcetn.org

Second Contact: Taylor Hays, Home Ownership Center Manager
Email: thays@homesourcetn.org
Phone: 637--1679


Affiliation: NeighborWorks America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, COUNSELING, MORTGAGE, FINANCIAL

Comments: Services to first time homebuyers, financial fitness education, mortgage counseling, home rehabilitation, loan counseling, full service nonprofit real estate

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

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Community Mediation Center (Community Mediation Center)
http://2mediate.org (opens in new window)
912 S. Gay Street Suite L-300
Knoxville, TN  37902
594-1879

Contact: Jackie Kittrell, Executive Dir.
Phone: 594-1879 or 594-1890 Fax
Email: jkittrell@2mediate.org

Email: info@2mediate.org

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Comments: Provides free or low cost mediation services. Opportunity for people to problem-solve their dispute with aid of two trained mediators.

Last Updated: November 6, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee—Grandparents As Parents (GAP) (GAP)
http://www.knoxseniors.org (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Tracy Van de Vate, Program Manager
Phone: 524-2786 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: tracy.vandevate@knoxseniors.org


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, GRANDPARENTS, CHILDREN, SENIOR CITIZENS, PARENTS

Comments: Support program for those raising grandchildren or other kin; formal or nonformal custody; support group, advocacy, education, etc.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Office On Aging--Project Live (KKCCAC-Office On Aging-Project Live)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/live.html (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
524-2786

Contact: Misty Goodwin, Program Manager
Phone: 524-2786
Email: misty.goodwin@knoxcac.org

Second Contact: Melinda Bryant, Program Coordinator
Email: melinda.bryant@knoxseniors.org
Phone: 524-2786


Affiliation: Community Action Committee

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Provide support to low income senior citizens (60 years old and above) wishing to remain in their homes

Last Updated: December 18, 2017

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Knoxville Leadership Foundation (Knoxville Leadership Foundation)
http://www.klf.org (opens in new window)
318 North Gay Street, Suite 210
Knoxville, TN  37917
524-2774

Contact: Christopher L. Martin, President
Phone: 524-2774
Email: questions@klf.org

Second Contact: David Ault, VP Programming
Email: dault@klf.org
Phone: 524-2774


Affiliation: Leadership Foundation

Subjects: COMMUNITY, RELIGION, SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS

Comments: Faith-based and entrepreneurial; programs focus on mentoring youth and families, empowering the unemployed, strengthening other nonprofits and improving housing conditions for low-income families & individuals/

Last Updated: October 16, 2018

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Centro Hispano de East Tennessee (Centro Hispano de East Tennessee)
http://www.centrohispanotn.org (opens in new window)
2455 Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN  37919
522-0052

Contact: Claudia Caballero, Executive Director
Phone: 522-0052
Email: claudia@centrohispanotn.org

Second Contact: Brendan, Manager of Programs
Email: brendan@centrohispanotn.org
Phone: 522-0052


Subjects: ETHNIC, SOCIAL SERVICE, COMMUNITY, HISPANIC

Comments: Serves Spanish speaking community in need of social services or other needs. Promotes the well being of Hispanics in East Tennessee. Adult literacy classes in Spanish. ESL classes.

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, Inc. (Knoxville Habitat for Humanity)
http://www.knoxvillehabitatforhumanity.com (opens in new window)
PO BOX 27478
Knoxville, TN  37927
523-3539 X109
Location, if other than mailing address: 1501 Washington Avenue, Knoxville, 37917
Contact: Kelle Shultz, President
Phone: 523-3539 X109
Email: kshultz@khfh.com

Second Contact: Reesa Rimmer, Office Manager
Email: rrimmer@khfh.com
Phone: 523-3539 X100


Affiliation: Habitat for Humanity International

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, HOUSING, RELIGION

Comments: An ecumenical Christian ministry that partners with people in need by building and renovating houses and developing communities

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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disABILITY Resource Center (Knoxville disABILITY Resource Ctr)
http://www.drctn.org (opens in new window)
9111 Cross Park Dr Suite E 135
Knoxville, TN  37923
637-3666

Contact: Lillian Burch, Executive Director
Phone: 637-3666 or 637-5616 FAX
Email: drc@drctn.org

Second Contact: Alison Butler, Assistant Director
Email: abutler@drctn.org
Phone: 637-3666

Third Contact: Teletypewriter (TTY)
Phone: 637-6976


Affiliation: National Council on Independent Living

Subjects: DISABILITIES, SOCIAL SERVICE

Comments: A nonprofit that is run for and by people with disabilities, assisting people with disabilities to gain independence and fully integrate and participate in the community

Last Updated: August 1, 2019

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Remote Area Medical, Inc.
http://www.ramusa.org (opens in new window)
2200 Stock Creek Blvd
Rockford, TN  37853
579-1530

Contact: Sharon Hood
Phone: 579-1530
Email: shood@ramusa.org

Second Contact: Janice Jarnigan
Email: janice@ramusa.org
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: HEALTH, SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Non-profit volunteer corps providing free medical, dental, eye, women's health, general medicine and veterian services

Last Updated: April 18, 2018

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Knoxville Community Step Up
https://www.facebook.com/Community-Step-Up-127739877420786/ (opens in new window)
c/o Beck Cultural Exchange Center
1927 Dandridge Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37915
237-6936

Contact: Mary Smith, Recording secretary
Phone: 237-6936 or 591-7403
Email: mhSholmes208@gmail.com

Second Contact: Harry Wade, Correspondent Secretary
Phone: 388-2277
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, PRISONS, RECIDIVISM, HOUSING, AT RISK YOUTH

Comments: A support system to keep relatives, friends, and loved ones from going or returning to prison; Meetings the first Tuesday of the month 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1927 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915.

Last Updated: April 30, 2018

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Pantry for Feeding Pets (Pantry for Feeding Pets)
http://www.pantryforfeedingpets.org (opens in new window)
8612 Malmaison Way
Knoxville, TN  37923
(865)805-1111

Contact: Ted Hembree, Director
Phone: (865)805-1111
Email: info@pantryforfeedingpets.org

Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: ANIMALS, SOCIAL SERVICE, PETS, CATS, DOGS, ASSISTANCE

Comments: Distributes free pet food to low income families, elderly homebound persons, and veterans

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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ChildHelp Children's Center of East Tennessee
https://www.childhelp.org/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  637-1753

Contact: Pamela Dickey, Program Director
Phone: 637-1753
Email: pdickey@childhelp.org

Second Contact: Teresa Goddard
Email: tgoddard@childhelp.org
Knoxville, TN 

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CHILDREN, CHILD ABUSE, CHILD NEGLECT

Comments: Serves victims of child abuse and neglect through advocacy, treatment and investigation services; clients must be referred from CHS, Knoxville Police Department or Knox County Sheriff

Last Updated: April 9, 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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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee--Mobile Meals (Mobile Meals)
http://www.knoxseniors.org/mobile/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Judith Pelot, Manager
Phone: 865-524-2786 or 546-0832 FAX
Email: Judith.pelot@knoxseniors.org

Second Contact: Shelly Woodrick, Volunteer Coordinator
Email: shelly.woodrick@knoxseniors.org
Knoxville, TN 

Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS, FOOD

Comments: Delivers noon day meals to homebound seniors 60 years old and over.

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

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Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
https://www.utmedicalcenter.org/brain-and-spine-institute/medical-services/cole-neuroscience-center-neurology/support-groups/ (opens in new window)
Knoxville, TN  521-6174
Phone: 521-6174
Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: The University of Tennessee Medical Center

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Sponsored by the UTMC Cole Neuroscience Center. Meets on the first Monday of each month from from 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. in the Mill Room of the Cherokee Mills Building located at 2200 Sutherland Avenue

Last Updated: May 14, 2018

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Stroke Support Group
Knoxville, TN  305-7530
Phone: 305-7530
Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: University of Tennessee Medical Center

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, DISEASES

Comments: Sponsored by the UTMC Cole Neuroscience Cente; meets the third Thursday of the month 4-5:30 PM in the UTMC Heart Hospital Conference

Last Updated: May 14, 2018

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Renaissance Terrace
"https://renaissanceterrace.org" (opens in new window)
PO BOX 3025
Knoxville, TN  37927
544-1710
Location, if other than mailing address: 215 Bearden Place, Knoxville, TN 37917
Contact: Carrie Jordan, Director of Marketing
Phone: 544-1710 or 637-3817
Email: cjordan@schas.org

Email: "info@renaissanceterrace.org"
Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Senior Citizens Home Assistance Services

Subjects: senior citizens, social service, disabilities, housing

Comments: Assisted-living, 50-bed facility accepting Choices State benefits program ; owned and operated by Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service (SCHAS)

Last Updated: December 5, 2018

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee-Rise Above Crime Program
http://www.knoxseniors.org/rise-above-crime/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950-1650
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Avenue
Contact: Sasha Hammett
Phone: 865-524-2786
Email: sasha.hammett@knoxseniors.org

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office on Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: Supports older adults (ages 50+) who have been victimized by crime. Services are provided by caring professionals who aim to help individuals overcome the trauma of physical, sexual, or psychological violence; neglect; economic exploitation; or fraud.

Last Updated: August 23, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee-Daily Living Center
http://www.knoxseniors.org/daily/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
865-523-1135
Location, if other than mailing address: 3900 Probus Road
Contact: Sue Massingill, Manager
Phone: 865-523-1135
Email: sue.massingill@oconnorcenter.org

Second Contact: Wendy Badgley, Coordinator
Email: dlc@oconnorcenter.org
Phone: 865-689-8412
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950


Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office on Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: Licensed adult day services center for Knox County residents age 60 or older. A structured program that improves living skills, fosters independence, and allows for the individual to remain in the community rather than be institutionalized.

Last Updated: August 23, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee-Savings Check Up
http://www.knoxseniors.org/savings/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
865-546-6262
Location, if other than mailing address: 611 Winona St
Contact: Sara Mary Wallace, Coordinator
Phone: 865-546-6262
Email: saramary.wallace@knoxseniors.org

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: Staff uses web based-tools and person-centered approaches to help low-income seniors and persons with disabilities find and enroll in all the benefits programs for which they are eligible, and create coordinated, community-wide systems of benefits access.

Last Updated: August 23, 2019

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Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee-Senior Employment Service
http://www.knoxseniors.org/ses/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 51650
Knoxville, TN  37950
865-524-2786
Location, if other than mailing address: 2247 Western Ave
Contact: Brenda Tate, Manager
Phone: 865-524-2786
Email: Brenda.tate@knoxseniors.org

Knoxville, TN 
Affiliation: Community Action Committee-Office On Aging

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: We offer a number of services to seniors who are looking for employment, including job-search assistance, individualized job counseling, semiannual job fairs, help with resume and cover letters, and job referrals.

Last Updated: August 23, 2019

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