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Places that Help: Tennessee
This page has contact information for programs that offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. If you plan to contact a program via email, please review our Safety when using email page first.
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Please note that we list the organizations by the town, city or county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple towns or counties. You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead.
Families in Crisis, Inc.
Families In Crisis, Inc. provides services to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, including their children. Families In Crisis serves Warren, Grundy, and Sequatchie Counties. Crisis line and shelter services are available 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Contact Ministries is a non-profit volunteer based telephone helpline ministry serving the upper-east Tennessee region as well as parts of southwest Virginia. Help is available by calling 2-1-1 telephone hotline, resource referrals for those in crisis, seeking comfort and reassurance.
Frontier Health - SAFE House
(423) 467-3726 Spanish Interpreter line
Frontier Health provides services for victims of domestic violence through SAFE House. Diverse options available through crisis line orientation. Spanish speaking interpreter line available by calling (423) 467-3726.
Safe Passage Shelter
Emergency shelter and hotline provided for victims of domestic violence.
Salvation Army provides shelter in Johnson City.
Northwest TN Economic Development Council
Northwest TN Economic Development Council in colaboration with local agencies, services the low-income community with: nutrition, emergency assistace and case management.
Bridges Domestic Violence Center
Bridges Domestic Violence Center serves women, men, and their children affected by domestic violence, ensuring a safe transition to successful independent living through education, intervention, and case management. Temporary shelter, 24 hour crisis line, crisis intervention, case management advocacy program and support groups available for Williamson County residents.
HomeSafe - Wilson
107 South Greenwood Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
HomeSafe - Wilson County provides risk assessment and safety planning, emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, court and law-enforcement advocacy and accompaniment services, help obtaining an order of protection, case management, community education, children and youth services for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Helplines available 24 hours a day: Domestic Violence (615) 452-4315 / Sexual Assault (615) 454-0373 / Assistance in Spanish (615) 969-3260
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, closed Saturdays & Sundays
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