Additional Community Resources
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley
Contact: Joshina Dobbins
2455 Sutherland Ave., Knoxville TN 37919
Corryton Food Pantry - Rutherford Memorial United Methodist Church
7815 Corryton Road, Corryton, TN 37721
Fountain City Ministry Center
5364 N. Broadway Street, Knoxville, TN 37918
Contact: Kelly Gregory
The Grove Church
6709 Maynardville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918
Contact: Pastor Josh Duncan
Hillcrest United Methodist Church
1615 Price Ave., Knoxville, TN 37920
Contact: Pastor Monty Walton
Knox County Association of Baptists
7709 Westland Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919
Contact: Phil Young
Knoxville Dream Connection Good Truck
1444 Breda Dr., Knoxville, TN 37918
Contact: Pastor John Unthank
Riverview Baptist Church
3618 Delrose Dr., Knoxville, TN 37914
Contact: Pastor Mike Parker
1317 Connecticut Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921
315 Corporate Dr., Knoxville, TN 37923
Immediate Help and Support
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support.
Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Crisis Text Line - The line will provide immediate support and referrals for suicidal thoughts, anxiety, depression, child and domestic abuse, substance abuse, eating disorders, human trafficking and more.
Text “TN” to 741-741 to be connected to a crisis counselor
Mobile Crisis Unit Hotline - Mobile Crisis Unit (MCU) provides a 24-hour crisis response system for individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. The program provides assessments, triage, and access to appropriate levels of care.
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Organizations and Resources
Mental Health Association of East Tennessee - The Mental Health Association of East Tennessee is a 501 (C)3 non-profit organization dedicated to educating the community about mental health issues.
Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network - The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is the statewide public-private organization responsible for implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention as defined by the 2001 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
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