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HUD Tennessee

Provides information regarding homeownership and foreclosure avoidance

Keep My Tennessee Home

(855) 890-8073

Provides foreclosure avoidance assistance

Tennessee Housing Development Agency

(615) 815-2200

Provides assistance to homeowners and renters across Tennessee

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) provides nutritional assistance benefits to children and families, the elderly, the disabled, unemployed and working families.

Highland Rim Economic Corporation


Highland Rim Economic Corporation offers a variety of programs to low-income families in the four counties of Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, and Stewart counties. Programs offered include food and financial assistance and outreach to the senior community.

Knoxville - Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC)


CAC is a public agency serving the citizens of Knoxville and Knox County’s low to moderate income families, the unemployed and underemployed, persons with disabilities, and other individuals with special need for services, working to meet needs for food, shelter, transportation, education, advocacy, training, case management and provide opportunities to give back through volunteerism.

Networking Roundtable

Weekly networking meetings

Career Transitions Support Group

(615) 656-3535

Topics include resume writing, interviewing skills, networking, setting goals, creating a target list of potential employers and negotiation workshops, weekly support group meetings

Nashville Metropolitan Development and Housing Authority

(615) 252-8400

Provides affordable housing and assistance to Nashville residents

Chattanooga Housing Authority

(423) 752.4893

Provides affordable housing and assistance to Chattanooga residents

Memphis Housing Authority

(901) 544-1100

Provides affordable housing and assistance to Memphis residents

Families First


Families First, Tennessee’s welfare reform program, began in September 1996, under a federal waiver and replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. They currently operate their program in compliance with the Federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

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