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About The Domestic Violence Unit

Test Your Relationship

Educational Info

Order of Protection Information

Getting Help

Devise a Safety Plan

Statistics

Why the Victim Stays

Support

How to Help

Cycle of Violence

 

Phone Numbers and Resources


Important Phone Numbers

24 Hour Help Lines (confidential)

  • Family Violence Helpline 521-6336
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Center Before 5:00 p.m. 558-9040
  • After 5:00 p.m. 522-7273

Shelters (Available 24 Hours)

  • Family Crisis Center 637-8000
  • Salvation Army (Joy Baker Center) 522-4673
  • Serenity Shelter 971-4673
  • New Life Inn 673-6554
  • Victim Assistance, Knoxville Police Dept., Family Services Section / YWCA Advocates 215-7306
  • Knox Co. Sheriff's Dept., Family Crisis Unit 215-2455
  • Child Abuse and Neglect (24 hours) 594-6767
  • Elder Abuse - Adult Protective Services 594-5685

Legal Services

  • Attorney Generalís Office (Criminal Court) 215-2515
  • Orders of Protection (Fourth Circuit Court) 215-2404
  • Knoxville Legal Aid Society (Divorce, OP) 637-0484

 

Additional Resources

Clothing

  • Salvation Army  525-9401
  • CAC Homeward Bound  546-3500
  • Ladies of Charity  524-0538
  • Knox County Schools  594-3791
  • Baptist Goodwill Center  525-9068

Employment Assistance

  • CAC/Family Support Center
    • SOUTH  573-7720
    • WEST   546-3500
  • GATE (Gaining Access to Training & Employment)  524-2786
  • Homeward Bound  546-3500
  • Job Placement Service and Economic Development  524-7483
  • Job Training Partnership  544-5200
  • Private Industry Council  544-5200
  • Project Succeed  546-3500
  • Urban League  524-5511
  • Knoxville Women's Center  546-1873
  • Job Service  594-6409
  • JOBS (Job Opportunity and Basic Skills)  544-5257
  • VICTORY (food stamps, jobs, and work)  594-6988
  • UT (Career counseling)  974-4466
  • Tennessee Human Rights Commission  594-6500

Financial Assistance (rent utilities, etc.)

  • Urban League  524-5511
  • CAC General Assistance
    • SOUTH  577-7591 (Wed only)
    • EAST  546-5125
  • Catholic Charities  524-9896
  • KUB, Social Work Department  594-7243

Food

  • FISH of Knox County
    • EAST  522-3474
    • WEST  522-1313
    • SOUTH  577-9600
  • Knox County Health Dept.  544-4133
  • Food Stamps  594-6151

Housing

  • CAC Homeward Bound  546-3500
  • Knox County Housing Authority  637-7942
  • KCDC  594-8800
  • Urban League  524-5511

Parenting

  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Knoxville  523-2179
  • Child and Family
    • Family Life Enrichment  524-7483
    • Parent Place  521-5637
  • CAC, Family Support Center  546-3500
  • Contact Helpline, Parent Helpline  523-9124
  • Helen Ross McNabb
    • Healthy Families  523-8695
    • Parents/Children Together (PACT)  637-9711
  • Parents Anonymous  522-6213

 

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Knoxville, TN 37915
(865) 215-7000
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