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 ]
If you are a victim of domestic violence, please call (423) 569-3333. If you would like information about domestic violence or are interested in attending a support group, please call (423) 569-3355. Support groups meet on Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m.
MEDIC Regional Blood Center, which serves 28 hospitals in a 21-county region, is urging people with O-positive, O-negative and A-negative blood to contact the blood center in Knoxville at (865) 524-3074, or visit MEDIC’s website at www.medicblood.com, to find out where they can donate blood. [ Read More ]
The Boys & Girls Club facility may be rented by individuals, clubs, businesses, etc. Rental charges in general are – gym: $35 per hour; cafeteria, $25 per hour; playgrounds, $20 per hour (includes supervisor). Call (423) 286-9500 for more information.
What does a CASA volunteer do? A CASA volunteer does a lot of investigating, reading, sitting, waiting and writing. They ask a lot of questions and answer a lot as well. Sometimes there is no answer. They give their time without the need of a material reward. Their reward is lying in bed at night knowing that their CASA child is sleeping in a safe environment. Or finding out their CASA child was doing well in school. [ Read More ]
The Scott County Homeless Shelter’s Thrift Store, located at 1513 Jeffers Road in Huntsville next door to the Food Pantry, is open Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. then closing for the food pantry, and re-opens from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., and open from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Fridays. [ Read More ]
Sometimes getting there is half the challenge. The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program helps cancer patients find a ride to their treatments. For more information, call the Scott County Mayor’s Office at (423) 663-2000.