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    Alianza del Pueblo                                                                         Phone: 865-573-2254

    3526 Martin Mill Pike, 37920                                                          Fax:     865-579-9013

    Service:                                                           Email: alianzadelpueblo@hotmail.com

    Alianza del Pueblo is the first grass-roots Latino non-profit organization, dedicated to reduce poverty and discrimination, and improve life opportunities for Latinos in communities through out East Tennessee. Through training and the delivery of direct services, Alianza del Pueblo serves the needs of the Latino community.


    CAPS (Child and Parenting Skills)

    Florence Crittenton                                                                                   Phone: 865-602-2021

    1531 Dick Lonas Road, 37909                                                        Fax:     865-602-2039

    Website: www.fcaknox.org


    Child and Parenting Skills is a education/support group for teen parents with identifiable high-risk factors. The educational program focuses on parenting a child less than three years of age.            Each parent and child is recognized as unique individuals worthy of nurturing love and a healthy life style. Participants are recommended by guidance counselors, teachers, and CAPS participants. Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:00AM – 5:00PM



    Child & Family Tennessee                                                            Phone: 865-524-7483 ext. 240

    901 E. Summit Hill Drive, 37915

    Website: www.child-family.org


                Boot Camp for New Dads

    A proven program designed to build confidence and prepare first-time fathers for the challenges of parenthood. This is a 3-hour workshop taught by veteran dads and their newborns to rookie dads who are expecting their first baby. No women allowed. Program Hours: 9:00AM – 12:00 Noon *Contact for location information*





    This is a program that provides intensive in-home services, counseling, and other therapeutic services designed to meet the needs of at-risk families in Knox County. Using a proven effective model, services for vulnerable families in the community settings. Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 9:00AM – 5:00PM



    Nurse-Family Partnership                                                                                          Phone: 865-524-7483 

    NFP is a program for women who are having their first baby. If you enroll, a specially trained nurse will visit you in your home throughout pregnancy and continue to visit until your baby is 2 years old. NFP is free to all eligible women; you must apply prior to your 28th week of pregnancy. Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 9:00AM – 5:00PM


    Parenting Classes

    Participants have 12 weeks to complete 8 classes and the classes are interchangeable to meet participant’s schedule. They address issues such as self-esteem, communication, and parenting pledges. Registration is required. Hours: Monday from 5:30PM – 7:30PM (Child care for ages 3-12)



    WIC (Women, Infants and Children)                                         Phone: 865-215-5000

    Knox County Health Department

    140 Dameron Avenue, 37917


    Prevent the occurrence of health problems and improve the health status of women, infants and young children. The program provides selected food and nutrition education.

    Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8:00AM-4:30PM

    Tuesday & Thursday from 8:00AM – 6:30PM