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Knox County Retired Teachers Association (Knox Co. Retired Teachers Assoc.)
https://knoxretiredteachers.com/ (opens in new window)
711 Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN  37917
582-2700

Contact: Jeanette Casteel, President
Phone: 582-2700
Email: jacasteel1@gmail.com

Second Contact: Elnora Williams, Past President
Email: elnorawms@att.net
Phone: 414-8299

Third Contact: Donald Loy, President Elect
Phone: 281 9689


Affiliation: Tennessee Retired Teachers

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, TEACHERS, EDUCATION, RETIRED PERSONS, SENIOR CITIZENS

Comments: Provides retired teachers the opportunity to be up-to-date and informed about activities of local, state and national retired teachers.

Last Updated: February 12, 2018

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SCORE, Knoxville Chapter (Service Corps Of Retired Execs.#435)
http://greaterknoxville.score.org (opens in new window)
412 N Cedar Bluff Rd Suite 450
Knoxville, TN  37923
865-692-0716

Contact: Frank Kot
Phone: 865-692-0716
Email: frank.kot@scoreknox.org

Second Contact: Cliff Caudill
Email: clifton.caudill@scorevolunteer.org
Phone: 865-340-6419


Affiliation: Small Business Administration, Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, Knoxville Area Urban League, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce

Subjects: PROFESSIONAL, BUSINESS, SENIOR CITIZENS, RETIRED PERSONS

Comments: SCORE offers business workshops, Mentoring (Services @ NO CHARGE) for people in business or those about to start a business. Call or visit SCORE.org to request a Mentor and schedule an appointment. Updated 2019.07.18

Last Updated: July 31, 2019

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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--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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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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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--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 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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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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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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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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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-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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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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