- A Step Ahead Foundation of East Tennessee
A Step Ahead Foundation of East Tennessee provides education, information, and access to long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) for anyone in our 16-county service area who wants it, for free. The goal is to improve reproductive health equity, access, and literacy in our region, connect people to existing resources for birth control, share information about reproductive health and preventive birth control. With reliable birth control, women are free to focus on their futures: advancing in education and careers, recovering from abuse or addiction, and strengthening their families and communities - all without having to handle an unplanned pregnancy.
- Blount County Community Action Agency
Blount County Community Action Agency provides a range of services for eligible low-income individuals and families and programs for seniors. These range from energy assistance, food resources, dental supports, employment resources and emergency assistance opportunities. Please find more information here.
- Cherokee Health Systems Mobile Clinic
The Cherokee Health Systems Mobile Clinic is the newest extension of Cherokee’s brick-and-mortar primary and behavioral health care clinics. Cherokee’s 38-foot clinic on wheels is bringing comprehensive healthcare services to the underserved populations across East Tennessee. Please find the mobile clinic events here.
- Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee
CHANT (Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee) was developed by the Tennessee Department of Health to provide care coordination services to pregnant and postpartum women; infants and children through age 21 at no cost. Please find the English version flyer and the Spanish version flyer here. Please contact email: CHANT@knoxcounty.org or phone: 865-215-5190 for more information.
- Family Funding to Pay for Child Care
The Department of Human Services helps provide approved families with extra money for child care. Tennessee has a program to help people struggling to pay for child care. The less money a parent makes, the more funding that is available. Families can also cut out child care costs by having grandparents watch their kids. Families can apply for funding on the state’s website.
- Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit program
The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry is excited to partner with Heartland Forward and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to get eligible Tennesseans connected to affordable internet through the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. The program will provide eligible households discounts on home internet service, making the service more affordable and accessible for qualifying low-income families. The program also offers a $100 discount towards the purchase of a laptop, computer or tablet from a participating provider. Please find more information here or call 833-511-0311.
- Hepatitis C Resources in the RCORP-ETC area
Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis C is usually spread when blood from a person infected with the hepatitis C virus enters the body of someone who is not infected. There are several resources in the RCORP-ETC area for individuals with Hepatitis C.
- Knox County Resource Guide
This guide includes useful updated resources including health services, education, transportation, food and housing support, SUD referral and counseling services in Knox county region.
- McNabb Center
The McNabb Center Mobile Health Clinic operates in Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hancock and Jefferson counties. Through the clinic, clients can receive primary care in addition to mental health and substance use treatment. Please find more information here. McNabb Center also provides military services.
- Omni Visions
The Omni Family of Services is a multi-state placement agency serving Tennessee, Kentucky, and North Carolina. Omni provides services for adults and children. Omni focuses on family, providing each individual with a community support system to facilitate and inspire growth and development. Please read here to learn how you can make a difference in the life of a child. Please find more information at here.
- RCORP-ETC area health and social resources
- RCORP-ETC area treatment centers, MAT facilities, and recovery resources
- Shifa Medical Clinic
Shifa Medical Clinic
is back with a fully vaccinated staff to serve Knoxville's medical needs. All of the services are 100% free of charge for adults 16+ years of age only. The address is: 1801 Ailor Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921. Open on Saturdays, 10 am—1 pm. For more information, please view here
or call 865-851-9979.
- Substance Misuse Resource Locator
Using data from the Tennessee Department of Health, the UT Substance Misuse and Addiction Resource for Tennessee (SMART) Policy Network created a map to locate opiate treatment centers in Tennessee.
- TennCare Benefit Packages
TennCare is the state of Tennessee’s Medicaid program. It provides healthcare to mostly low-income pregnant women, parents or caretakers of a minor child, children and individuals who are elderly or have a disability. The kind of benefits you have depend on the kind of TennCare you have. Please find more information here. Please find the TennCare Benefit Packages here.
- Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder offers a statewide database of services including everything from social service agencies to low income medical clinics to recreational programs.Use the TDP to find resources related to Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
- The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) provides nutritional assistance benefits to children and families, the elderly, the disabled, unemployed and working families. SNAP helps supplement monthly food budgets of families with low-income to buy the food they need to maintain good health and allow them to direct more of their available income toward essential living expenses. The primary goals of the program are to alleviate hunger and malnutrition and to improve nutrition and health in eligible households.
- Union County Resource Guide
RCORP-ETC partners have put together a resource guide for Union County, including information on alcohol and drug services, food pantries, transportation, veterans services, and much more.