Health: Social Service Organizations
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American Red Cross Knoxville
6921 Middlebrook Pike
A humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Knoxville
2633 Kingston Pike
A mentoring organization providing one-to-one mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and children at risk.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Knoxville
407 Caswell Ave.
Provides after-school and summer activities for at-risk children and teens for low monthly dues. Sponsors a variety of special programs including health screening and tutoring.
Child & Family Inc.
901 E. Summit Hill
A private, non-profit corporation providing individual and family counseling as well as mental health and social services.
Knox Area Rescue Ministries
511 N. Broadway
A Christian organization that offers a wide variety of rescue and recovery services to help the poor and needy of Knoxville.
Knoxville Legal Aid Society
502 South Gay Street, Suite 404
A client intake program that links low-income clients to beneficial information or, if necessary, with an attorney to assist them in resolving legal problems.
FISH of Knox County
P.O. Box 326 37901
East: 2700 E. Magnolia Ave.
Central: 1642 Highland Ave.
South: 115 Ogle St.
Provides food once a month to families in need through several area pantries.
Goodwill Industries Inc.
5508 Kingston Pike
An autonomous, non-profit organization dedicated to providing job training and rehabilitation programs for people with disabilities in East Tennessee.
Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
1420-A Ninth Avenue
A group that works in partnership with the working poor to develop low-cost, no-interest housing.
2247 Western Ave. 37921
A program that delivers meals five days a week and on holidays to Knox County citizens who are at least 60 years old, who cannot cook for themselves and have no one to prepare a meal for them.
The Salvation Army
409 N. Broadway
A Christian organization seeking to aid the poor and needy. Programs include thrift stores, homeless shelters, and kitchens.
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee
922 Delaware Avenue
Supplies food to more than 425 agencies in 18 East Tennessee counties. These agencies in turn provide hot meals and emergency food supplies to the region's hungry.
The Sexual Assault Crisis Center
558-9040 Business Line
522-7273 Crisis Line
24-hour crisis line, counseling, support groups, legal advocacy, hospital accompaniment, prevention education programs, self defense classes, and special programs free of charge to victims/survivors of sexual assault and abuse as well as their loved ones. Prevention education programs are offered to the community at large.
United Way of Greater Knoxville Inc.
1301 Hannah Ave.
Funds a wide variety of programs and services in the Knoxville area, including the American Red Cross, the Boys & Girls Clubs, and Mobile Meals.
Volunteer Ministry Center
103 S. Gay St.
A day center for area homeless.