TennCare / Medicaid Eligibility for Foster Care

December 4, 2019

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 ]

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

December 1, 2019

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).

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

November 28, 2019

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

November 25, 2019

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 ]

Domestic Violence Victim Support Group

November 19, 2019

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.

Fairview Annual Christmas Play

November 18, 2019

Fairview School will present their annual Christmas play and festival on Thursday, December 12th, from 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Admission is $1 for ages 5 years and up. The festival will include their Christmas play, silent auction, live nativity, Santa pictures, and much more. Everyone is welcome!

Annual Toy and Coat Drive

November 18, 2019

Once again you have an opportunity to be a blessing to someone else by donating to the 15th Annual Coat and Toy Drive for the Children. Toys, coats, washable shoes, clothing, and non-perishable food items can be dropped off in many locations in the area. All donations must be received by Sunday, December 15th in order to have them delivered in time for Christmas.

Blood Donations Needed!

November 16, 2019

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 ]

Boys & Girls Club Facility Rental

November 13, 2019

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.

Become a CASA Volunteer

November 10, 2019

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 ]

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