A selection of area non-profit organizations
American Red Cross, Lakeway Area Chapter
4010 West Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown. 423-586-2442. The nation’s premier emergency response organization. The American Red Cross aids victims of devastating natural disasters. Additionally, the agency offers compassionate services in fi ve other areas: Community services that help the needy; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of blood and blood products; educational programs that promote health and safety; and international relief and development programs. Lisa Gibbs serves as executive director. Bill Cheetham serves as emergency services director. For CPR training, class schedules, questions, and customer service, call 1-877-519-5967 or visit www.lakewayredcross.org.
Daily Bread Community Kitchen
118 S. Cumberland St. Morristown 423-581-7733
Department of Human Services
2416 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy. Morristown 423-585-1444 Services: Food stamps, Families First, Medicaid, TennCare and CoverTN
Goodwill Industries-Knoxville Inc.
2812 West Andrew Johnson Hwy. Morristown 423-587-9763 North America’s leading nonprofi t provider of education, training and career services for people with disadvantages, such as welfare dependency, homelessness and lack of education or work experience, as well as those with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.
Hamblen Interagency Coalition
Hi-C provides a common meeting ground for networking, collaboration, program development, education, and support in order to improve the health and human services in Hamblen County. The coalition meets at noon on the last Thursday of each month, May-October, at Central Services, 314 North Cumberland St. in Morristown. For more information about Hi-C or a list of the health and human services agencies in its membership, visit www.hamblen-interagency. org
Lakeway Area Habitat for Humanity
510 Economy Rd. Morristown 423-581-1661 Nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry which seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness around the world and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses together in partnership with families in need.
Ministerial Association Temporary Shelter
324 N. Hill Street Morristown 423-587-6287 (Shelter) 423-587-9215 (Offi ce) Temporary shelter for individuals or families
Senior Nutrition Program
841 Lincoln Ave. Morristown 423-581-5166 Provides home-delivered meals to the homebound and congregate meals at senior centers for those who can still get out. Transportation is provided for participants who need it. Home-delivered meals ensure that homebound participants receive at least one hot nutritious meal per day and receive the benefi t of someone checking in on them daily. Senior Nutrition meals provide one-third the recommended daily allowance of nutrients for senior adults.
Social Security Administration/Medicare Information
2438 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy. Morristown 1-800-772-1213
United Way of Hamblen County
3780 West Andrew Johnson Hwy. Morristown 423-587-8601 Creates long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local issues. The common focus areas include helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and independence and improving people’s health. United Way brings people together from all across the community, government, business, faith groups, nonprofits, the labor movement, ordinary citizens, to tackle the issues.