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IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS


24 HOUR HELP LINES (confidential)

Family Violence Helpline 865-521-6336 
Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee 865-558-9040, Crisis 865-522-7273 


SHELTERS (Available 24 Hours)

• Family Crisis Center 865-637-8000 
• Salvation Army (Joy Baker Center) 865-522-4673 
• Serenity Shelter 865-971-4673 
• Knoxville Police Dept., Family Crimes Unit 865-215-6810 
• Knox Co. Sheriff's Office, Family Crisis Unit 865-215-6820 
• Elder Abuse - Adult Protective Services 865-594-5685 


LEGAL SERVICES

• Attorney General’s Office (Criminal Court) 865-215-2515 
• Orders of Protection (Fourth Circuit Court) 865-215-2404 
• Legal Aid of East Tennessee (Divorce, OP) 865-215-6830 


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Clothing

• Salvation Army 865-525-9401 
• CAC Homeward Bound 865-546-3500
• Knox County Schools 865-594-3791 
• Baptist Goodwill Center 865-525-9068 

Employment Assistance

• CAC Homeward Bound 865-546-3500
• CAC- West Neighborhood Center 865-524-3345
• Child and Family Fort Hill 865-524-7483
• Job Core 865-544-5200
• Project Succeed 865-546-3500
• Tennessee Human Rights Commission 865-594-6500
• UT Career Center University Avenue 865-594-6409
• UT Campus Outreach Center 865-974-4466
• Urban League 865-524-5511 

Financial Assistance (rent utilities, etc.)

• CAC General Assistance SOUTH 865-577-7591 (Wed only), EAST 865-546-5125
• Catholic Charities 865-524-9896
• KUB, Social Work Department 865-524-2911
• FISH of Knox County EAST 522-3474, SOUTH 865-577-9600
• TN Department of Human Services 865-594-6151
• Urban League 865-524-5511

Housing

• CAC Homeward Bound 865-546-3500
• Urban League 865-524-5511

Parenting/Family Issues

• Big Brothers and Big Sisters of East Tennessee 865-523-2179
• CAC, Family Support Center 865-546-3500
• Child and Family Fort Hill 865-524-7483
• Helen Ross McNabb 865-637-9711
• Healthy Families 865-523-8695
• Parent Place 865-544-0577

Support Groups

• YWCA 865 215-6845 - Group is for women victims and survivors of emotional, mental, or physical abuse. 
• YWCA 865-215-3550 - Group is for women victims and survivors of mental, physical, and emotional abuse and is conducted in Spanish. Child care is provided.
• Child and Family TN 865-637-8000 - Domestic Violence Community Support Group. Every woman in the community is welcome, Free Childcare and snacks are provided.
• Sexual Assault Center of East TN 865-558-9040 -  Individual, couple, and family therapy; support groups; legal advocacy; community and school based education and prevention programs; and professional training.