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About The Domestic Violence Unit

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Educational Info

Order of Protection Information

Getting Help

Devise a Safety Plan

Statistics

Why the Victim Stays

Support

How to Help

Cycle of Violence

 

Support


Support Groups

ALL SUPPORT GROUPS ARE FREE FOR VICTIMS

  • YWCA
    Contact: Evelyn Jesse
    Phone: 215-7002
    Location: 420 Clinch Ave
    Day & Time Monday and Tuesday 6:00 to 7:30
    Children’s Group at same time
    Group is for women victims and survivors of emotional, mental, or physical abuse.
     
  • YWCA
    Contact: Judith Wyatt
    Phone: 546-0651
    Location: 124 South Cruze Street
    Day & Time Saturday 1:00 to 2:30
    Children’s Group at same time
    Group is for women victims and survivors of emotional, mental, or physical abuse.
     
  • PROMISE
    Contact: Kathy Hatfield
    Phone: 673-3066 or 637-8000
    Location: East Fifth Avenue Baptist Church
    Day & Time: Tuesday 6:00-8:00
    KIDS (Kids Involved with Domestic Struggles) offered at same time
    Group is for women victims and survivors of emotional, mental, or physical abuse.
     
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Center
    Phone: 558-9040
    Day & Time: Wednesday 12:00-1:00
    Group is for victims of sexual assault.

Batterer's Intervention Groups

(Fees based on a sliding scale.)

For Men, Contact one of the following agencies/people:

  • Saroj Chand 687-8990
  • Tom Hale, Child and Family, Inc. 524-7483
  • Michael E. Cohen, Christine Barckhoff 688-0661
  • Teressa Gregory 609-1646

For women, contact one of the following agencies/people:

  • Saroj Chand 687-8990
  • Tom Hale, Child and Family, Inc. 588-5550

Individual Counseling

  • The Conely Center
    Location: Old Cedar Bluff Road
    Phone 546-7483
    Fee: Sliding scale minimum cost $20 per hour.
    Hours: 8:00-5:00
    Individual Therapy (no groups) Full range of outpatient care on full range of mental health issues.
     
  • Overlook Center Inc
    Phone: 588-2933 for appointments
    Fee: Limited $85 per hour and all major insurance may be able to work with clients through grants on fees
    Hours: 8:00- 5:00 Monday through Friday
    Therapy for women in treatment - multiple issues; alcohol and drug diagnosis/ assessment, relaxation, sexual abuse survivors, parenting, co-dependent group.
     
  • Helen Ross McNabb
    Phone: 637-9711
    Fee: Sliding scale ($1- $110) Accepts most insurance.
    Hours: 8:00-5:00 Monday through Friday
    Individual therapy for situational depression, chronic depression, and post traumatic stress disorder, etc.
     
  • Catholic Charities
    Phone: 524-9896
    Fee: Sliding Scale
    Sexual Assault Crisis Center
    Phone: 558-9040
    Crisis: 522-7273
    Fee: Free
    Individual, couple, and family counseling; support groups; legal advocacy; community and school based education and prevention programs; self-defense programs; and professional training.
     
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Center (S.A.F.E.)
    Phone: 558-9040
    Fee: Free
    Physical examination by registered nurses to obtain evidence in sexual assault incident.

 

 

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Knoxville, TN 37915
(865) 215-7000
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