Department of Human Services Food Stamps

September 26, 2019

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 ]

Town of Winfield Residential Trash Pickup

September 23, 2019

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.

TennCare / Medicaid Eligibility for Foster Care

September 20, 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

September 17, 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)

September 14, 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

September 11, 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 ]

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