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 on Appetite suppressants, call the Scott County Mayor’s Office at (423) 663-2000.
Needing to apply for TennCare? Call (800) 318-2596 to contact the Health Insurance Marketplace or apply online at www.healthcare.gov. Mountain People’s Health Councils, Inc. also has trained and certified staff to help you. [ Read More ]
The American Jobs Center offers employment services to everyone in Scott and surrounding communities. Services include internet-ready computer workstations to give job seekers access to the Tennessee jobs database, where they can search for jobs or complete resumes; land-based telephone and fax services to effectively communicate with employers and government assistance agencies, and more. [ Read More ]
The Tennessee Drivers’ License Service Center in Huntsville is located in the Scott County Court Clerk’s office inside the Scott County Courthouse. The center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, you may contact the office at (423) 663-9555. The local center can renew and make duplicates of existing Class D drivers licenses and photo IDs.
N.A. meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at First United Methodist Church on Main Street in Oneida. Please enter the Church Avenue entrance. Parking is available in the lower parking lot and on Church Avenue.
In March, we honor the volunteers who support our lifesaving mission. In 2020, the Red Cross responded to 258 disasters and assisted 393 families in East Tennessee by providing food, shelter, and comfort to individuals and families in need. They also provided casework and recovery assistance for disaster survivors. In Scott County, we invite YOU to join the Red Cross mission. To learn more about volunteering, go to redcross.org/volunteer, or contact Adrian Riser, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at 865-599-6774 or by email Adrian.Riser2@redcross.org.
Persons diagnosed with cancer often have to travel out-of-town for treatments. Sometimes, they don’t have the financial means or ability to drive to these appointments. Scott County provides transportation to these residents at no cost; however, the program currently needs your help. [ Read More ]
The Scott County Christian Care Center is a free medical clinic for anyone who has no insurance and is not entitled to disability benefits at