Our community has a rich network of resources to help families in need. Have a question about how to get help for your family? Need a referral or more information? Contact Cathy Bolton, school social worker; Allison Reagan, school counselor; or Lindsay Estep, school counselor.Fountain City Ministry Center688-5000 or www.fcministry.orgTuesday, Thursday, Friday; 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The ministry center is a cooperative effort of ten Fountain City area churches to provide services such as The Food Pantry, The Clothes Closet, and Spiritual Support. The Food Pantry doors are open to any Knox County resident. Positive identification and personal data are required. Clients are eligible for food once per month. Children’s clothing is available for children 12 years old and younger. Clients are limited to three outfits per child once every 6 months. Underwear and socks are provided when available. Clients are also eligible for coats and shoes every 6 months as available. Located at Central Baptist Church in Fountain City.Community Action Committee (CAC)North Center: 925-0447 West Center: 637-3376Low income energy assistance program (LIHEAP) provides low income families with energy assistance. Project Help, a crisis intervention energy program, and Local Heat Relief are coordinated through this office.Angelic Ministries
1218 N. Central Street, 523-8884Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:00am. First come, first served.Clients may receive clothing and hygiene items every 60 days without a referral. Furniture, food, cleaning items, and linens require a referral, which you can get from your school social worker.
Knoxville Free Food Market
4625 Mill Branch Lane, 566-1265.
3rd Saturday of each month