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 Your search for DISEASES located the following organization:
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Knox County Health Department (Knox County Health Department)
http://knoxcounty.org/health/index.php (opens in new window)
140 Dameron Ave
Knoxville, TN  37917
865-215-5000

Contact: Dr. Martha Buchanan, Director
Phone: 865-215-5000
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: August 2, 2021

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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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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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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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Remote Area Medical, Inc.
http://www.ramusa.org (opens in new window)
2200 Stock Creek Blvd
Rockford, TN  37853
865-579-1530

Contact: Sharon Berry
Phone: 865-579-1530
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: July 23, 2021

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Interfaith Health Clinic
http://www.interfaithhealthclinic.org/ (opens in new window)
315 Gill Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37917
546-7330
Phone: 546-7330 or 546.6643 FAX
Email: info@interfaithhealthclinic.org
Knoxville, TN 
Subjects: MEDICAL, DISEASES, SOCIAL SERVICES, UNINSURED

Comments: A health care ministry providing affordable medical care, dental care, mental health counseling and prescription medications for the working uninsured/

Last Updated: April 4, 2018

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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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