• SHELTERS/ Transitional Housing Programs      click here to return


    Child & Family Tennessee                                                                       

    2701 E. 5th Avenue, 37914

    Website: www.child-family.org


    The Runaway Shelter/ Project Safe Place                            Phone: 865-523-2689

    The Runaway Shelter offers runaway and homeless youth age 12 to 18 immediate, temporary safe shelter. While at the shelter, youth also receive daily group and individual counseling. Services are free and confidential. 24 Hours; 7 Days a Week


    Transitional Living Program                                                  Phone: 865-521-5652        

    TLP offers adolescents and young adults’ ages 17 to 21 shelter and transitional housing. Also offers Case Management services, skills training, counseling, and access to medical care, career counseling and help to locate child care. Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 11:00AM – 7:00PM.


    Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM)                                       Phone: 865-673-6540

    418 N. Broadway Street, 37917                                         

    Website: www.KARM.org    


    KARM has developed an established system of networking and referrals to enhance and expedite the housing and employment of their residents. When residents are eligible to seek employment and housing, KARM staff point them in the right directions while encouraging them to develop independence and self-reliance. In the event of any identifiable barriers, staff works diligently with the residents to overcome the barriers or to assist them in finding new opportunities.  Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30AM - 5:00PM. Housing programs are as followed:

    Samaritan Place –Overnight shelter-Men only-

    Hope Haven – Overnight shelter-Women only-

    Lazarus Hall –Residential Recovery –Men only-

    Serenity Shelter-Residential Recovery –Women only-

    New Life Inn Long term Residential- Family unit with children



    YWCA-Transitional Housing Program                                        Phone: 865-523-6126

    420 W. Clinch Avenue, 37902

    Website: www.ywcaknox.com


    This program offers temporary housing for women to stay (up to two years), especially when they are facing crossroads and hard times in their lives. The program provides a home where women are given the time needed to become responsible, independent and self-sufficient. Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30AM – 5:00PM