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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
 
AARP
AARP advocates for our Tennessee members and all older residents by working for positive changes in laws, regulations and policies and by organizing for change at the community level.
https://states.aarp.org/tennessee/
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES (APS)
Adult Protective Services staff investigate reports of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) or financial exploitation of adults who are unable to protect themselves due to a physical or mental limitation. APS staff assess the need for protective services and provide services to reduce the identified risk to the adult. 
Toll Free 1-888-APS-TENN (1-888-277-8366)
https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/adults/adult-protective-services.html
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION
A non-profit American volunteer health organization which focuses on care, support and research for Alzheimer's disease
https://www.alz.org/
ALZHEIMER'S TENNESSEE
Serving those facing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, promoting brain health through education, and championing global research, prevention and treatment efforts.
https://www.alztennessee.org/
AMERIGROUP
Managed care organization (MCO) for TennCare and CHOICES consumers.
https://www.myamerigroup.com/tn/home.html
APPALACHIAN COMMUNITY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union is an award-winningsocially responsible financial cooperative. In partnership with the Human / Economic Appalachian Development (HEAD) organization, ACFCU helps families, individuals and businesses achieve financial independence by offering expert guidance and solutions.
http://myacfcu.org/
APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN PROJECT ACCESS
AMPA is a non-profit program which coordinates the donated care efforts of local physicians, medical service providers, and hospitals to the uninsured population of our community.
https://www.projectaccesseasttn.org/
APPALACHIAN RESOURCE CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (ARC&D)
ARC&D works tirelessly to preserve our heritage, promote local growers/producers and protect the lands of past generations so that future generations may be able to enjoy the natural wonders our region has to offer.
https://arcd.org/
APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COALITION ON HOMELESSNESS (ARCH)
ARCH fights to end homelessness in our region by coordinating and empowering the efforts of diverse charities, civic organizations, nonprofits and public institutions working to improve the homeless situation.
https://www.appalachianhomeless.org/
APPALACHIAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ASD)
ASD helps family farmers stay on local farms by connecting them to strong markets of different types and sizes. We provide them with the necessary training, tools, and resources for success. We help families learn about and explore the idea of eating fresh, healthy food and where to access local products.
https://asdevelop.org/
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF TENNESSEE
Managed care organization (MCO) for TennCare and CHOICES consumers.
https://www.bcbst.com/
CONTACT 2-1-1
Free access to health and human services information & referrals.  Our volunteers can connect you with food programs, financial assistance for utilities or medical expenses, shelters, and much more. We handle crisis calls and listen to those who just need to talk, and we have a Reassurance Program to call seniors who live alone.
Dial 2-1-1
http://www.contact211netn.org/
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (MOUNTAIN HOME)
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
https://www.mountainhome.va.gov/
DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
DRT provides legal advocacy services to people with disabilities across the state with numerous issues, including employment discrimination, safety in schools, abuse and neglect, and access to community resources and services.
https://www.disabilityrightstn.org/
EASTERN EIGHT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Eastern Eight is on a mission to fulfill housing needs for low- to moderate-income families, making home ownership a reality for a multitude of people.
https://e8cdc.org/
EASTMAN CREDIT UNION
ECU is constantly adding new products and services, along with the latest technology, to meet our members’ financial needs. ECU returns value to members in a variety of ways including low or no fee products and services, competitive deposit rates and attractive loan rates.
https://www.ecu.org/
EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY–CAMPUS RECREATION
Campus Recreation provides inclusive and diverse recreational programs, facilities, and resources, including leadership and employment opportunities, for the ETSU community to promote a lifelong pursuit of wellness.
https://www.etsu.edu/students/campusrec/
FIRST TENNESSEE HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY (FTHRA)
We achieve our mission and vision by effective delivery of transportation, nutritional services, adult day services, senior employment, homemaker services and many other important social services to our friends and neighbors in need.
https://fthra.org/
GREENE COUNTY SENIOR RESOURCE NETWORK
The Greeneville/Greene County Senior Resource Network exists to provide health-related education, locate needed resources, and plan activities to promote coordination of care and healthy lifestyles within our community to better serve our senior population.
https://www.facebook.com/GreenevilleGreeneCoSeniorResourceNetwork/
GREENEVILLE INTERAGENCY COUNCIL
Greene County Interagency is a networking group in which local non-profits meet and share information and resources.
https://www.facebook.com/greeneinteragency/
HEALTH RESOURCES CENTER

The Health Resources Centers are located in Johnson City and Kingsport. At both locations, you can get up-to-date health information and affordable health screenings. Open to everyone, our centers are staffed with experienced registered nurses and other health professionals, including a registered dietitian.

https://www.balladhealth.org/classes-programs/health-resources-centers
INSIGHT ALLIANCE

Insight Alliance provides service to our coalition members and the community at large to continuously examine substance-related problem behaviors in the community, identify the root causes and local conditions in order to develop strategies address those conditions, and reduce the consequences and impact that substance use and abuse has on the community.

http://www.wcadc.com/
MORRIS BAKER FUNERAL HOME

Morris Baker's specially trained, caring staff has guided thousands of local families through the most difficult times families face.  Our focus is not merely on the individual tasks we perform. We also strive to do everything we can to help families begin healing.

https://www.morrisbaker.com/
NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI)

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

https://www.nami.org/
NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE CENTERS (UETHDA)

The Neighborhood Service Centers’ staff work daily with clients to relieve the hardships they face. Our service centers offer specifically targeted services from our emergency assistance to more long term paths for self sufficiency. Locations in every county of Northeast Tennessee.

https://uethda.org/neighborhood-services/
NORTHEAST TENNESSEE CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL WELFARE (TCSW)

A statewide, private, and nonprofit agency, with the mission to be the preeminent catalyst for creating and fostering broad-based networks, connecting community stakeholders and policy makers for a better Tennessee.

http://www.tcsw.org/
NORTHEAST TENNESSEE VULNERABLE ADULTS COALITION (NET-VAC)
NET-VAC is a collaborative effort of public and private entities to address the issues of abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults in Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties in northeast Tennessee.  Our Mission is to educate and raise awareness of abuse, neglect & exploitation of our at risk adults. 
Teresa Sutphin: 423-722-5120
SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has led the effort to end hunger in the region since 1986, serving Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties. We are a member of the Feeding America Network and a 501 (c) 3 organization.

https://netfoodbank.org/
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation's people for over 80 years. With retirement, disability, and survivors benefits, Social Security is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in our nation's history.

https://www.ssa.gov/
SOUTHEASTERN ASSOCIATION OF AREA AGENCIES ON AGING (SE4A)

The Southeastern Association of AAAs (SE4A) was organized in 1973 by several Area Agencies in the Southeast Region, which included representatives from eight states and was a result of their concern over national and regional issues facing Area Agencies on Aging attempting to establish viable programs for the elderly.

http://www.se4a.org/
SULLIVAN COUNTY ANTI-DRUG COALITION (SCAD)

Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition creates community access to substance abuse prevention for its youth, as well as intervention and harm reduction to support families, through assessment, capacity building, and advocacy.

Addiction Help and Referral Hotline: 1-800-889-9789
https://www.scadcoalition.org/home
TENNESSEE FEDERATION FOR THE AGING (TFA)

The Tennessee Federation for the Aging, Inc. (TFA) was organized in 1968 and incorporated in 1969 to secure funding for senior citizens programs and services and to serve as an advocacy group for seniors.

https://www.tnfederationfortheaging.org/
TENNESSEE JUSTICE CENTER (TJC)

TJC helps our neighbors one-by-one to cut through red tape to access vital, sometimes life-saving services like health care and nutrition benefits, and then use what we learn to improve systems affecting many more. Whether in the courtroom, newspaper, or capital, TJC advocates for a state that reflects our communities’ shared values, that protects the dignity and opportunity of every person, and that supports the health care and economic infrastructure on which all our communities depend.

https://www.tnjustice.org/
TENNESSEE RESPITE COALITION

The Tennessee Respite Coalition provides relief to families and caregivers from the extraordinary and intensive demands of providing ongoing care.

Helpline: 1-888-579-3754

https://tnrespite.org/
TENNESSEE SUICIDE PREVENTION NETWORK (TSPN)

The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is a statewide organization working tirelessly to eliminate the stigma of suicide. Implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention as defined by the 2001 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention, our efforts date back twenty years.

24-Hour Helpline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Crisis Text Line: text TN to 741741

http://tspn.org/
TETRICK FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

https://www.tetrickfuneralhome.com/
TUSCULUM UNIVERSITY

Tusculum University is a private Presbyterian university with its main campus in Tusculum, Tennessee. It is Tennessee's oldest university and the 28th-oldest operating college in the United States.

https://home.tusculum.edu/
UNITED HEALTHCARE
Managed care organization (MCO) for TennCare and CHOICES consumers.
https://www.uhccommunityplan.com/about-us
UNITED WAY OF GREATER KINGSPORT

At the United Way of Greater Kingsport, our mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the community to drive and inspire community change. We bring people and organizations together from across our community to create long-term, lasting change that produces healthy, well-educated, and financially stable individuals and families. We raise, invest, and leverage funds to create innovative programs and initiatives to generate sustained community impact.

https://www.uwaykpt.org/
UNITED WAY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY

United Way brings communities together to focus on the most important human needs-building partnerships, forging consensus and leveraging resources to make a measurable difference. Focus areas are identified at the local level and vary from community to community. 

https://uwowc.org/
UT EXTENSION

Our top professionals in every county use research-based education to help Tennesseans gain knowledge and develop confidence in making good decisions today and tomorrow. Access resources and classes on family, food, health, home and money. 

https://fcs.tennessee.edu/
YMCA OF BRISTOL

Anchored in the neighborhood throughout Bristol TN and Bristol VA, the Y believes that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in youth, our families, and our communities.

https://www.bristolymca.net/
Community Partners
These Organizations Help FTAAAD Provide Help to You


Even with as many programs and services offered through FTAAAD, we can't serve every need of the older adult and adults with disabilities populations. We rely on our trusted community partners to accept our referrals to their programs, and to provide us with referrals in return.

 

This group of local organizations is invaluable for the services that they provide to the community and to FTAAAD and our consumers. 

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