TennCare / Medicaid Eligibility for Foster Care

April 22, 2018

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

April 19, 2018

The Appalachia Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Oneida and Sunbright have furniture, appliances, clothing, household items along with other miscellaneous items for sale. The ReStores are 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), (423) 628-2081 (Sunbright) or (423) 627-2507 (Office).

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

April 16, 2018

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 ]

Save A Life: Free Narcan Training

April 13, 2018

Family members, close friends, and individuals who know someone who struggles with drug addiction and the general public are invited to attend a free event at Mountain Peoples Health Councils Inc.’s Oneida clinic to learn more about the lifesaving benefits of Naloxone. [ Read More ]

TENNderCare

April 13, 2018

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

April 10, 2018

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.

Blood Donations Needed!

April 7, 2018

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

April 4, 2018

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

April 1, 2018

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 ]

Scott County Homeless Shelter Thrift Store

March 29, 2018

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 ]

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