Tennessee families lose millions of dollars a year because they don’t get the food stamps they should. Food stamps help families raise healthy children. They help older people stay healthy. They help make ends meet. Call or visit the Department of Human Services in your county and find out if you qualify for food stamps. [ Read More ]
The Town of Winfield picks up residential trash every Tuesday. Since employees begin the route early each collection day, residents are respectfully requested to have garbage on the curb by 8:00 a.m. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. For more information, you may contact the Town’s offices at (423) 569-6139.
Were you in foster care? If so, you may still be eligible for TennCare/Medicaid. Children who have aged out of foster care may be able to get TennCare until age 26. This is included in the Affordable Care Act that started this year. [ Read More ]
The Appalachia Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Oneida have furniture, appliances, clothing, household items along with other miscellaneous items for sale. The ReStore is always in need of donations for the store. All profits are used to further the building ministry of Appalachia Habitat for Humanity. For more information, call (423) 569-3229 (Oneida) or (423) 627-2507 (Office).
CASA of the Tennessee Heartland’s Scott County program office is seeking volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) are appointed by a juvenile judge and are trained to research a child’s life in order to make recommendations to the court relating to securing a permanent, safe home for the child. [ Read More ]
TENNderCare is Tennessee’s commitment to see that children and teens have the best start to a healthy life. TENNderCare is a free program of check-ups and health care services for children from birth to age 21 who are TennCare eligible. [ Read More ]
Newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) shows 38 counties experienced a drop in unemployment during October, while rates remained the same in 24 counties, and increased in 33 counties. [ Read More ]