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Morgan County CASA Resources


The following books and resources are available for sign-out at the Morgan County CASA Office at the Morgan County Courthouse in Wartburg:


  • Lighting the Way (Volunteer Child Advocates speak Out) Forward by Anna Quindlen; Edited by National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association.


  • Someone There for Me (Everyday Heroes through the eyes of teens in foster care) Foreword by Antwone Fisher; Edited by National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association


  • A Question of Balance (Decision Making For CASA/GAL Volunteers) Janet L. Ward


  • One Kid at a Time by Jake Dekker


  • Just for Now Kids and People of the Courtby Kimberly Morris

Children & Family Assisstance:



Youth Villages

(Intensive In-Home Services for Families –Helping Families Stay Together)

Tammy Sommers

911 Cross Park Drive, Suite E475

Office : 865-560-2560

Cell: 865-548-4404



Ridgeview Behavior Health Services
(Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Outpatient Therapy & Medicine Management, in-home services available)
224 Old Mill Road
 Wartburg, TN 37887
423-346-6221 ext. 236


Youth Villages Mobile Specialized Crisis Services

(Instant assistance for a child expressing suicidal or homicidal thoughts, a child experiencing severe depression, child exhibiting bizarre behaviors and other serious issues.)

Main #:  866-791-9224

Rebecca Lehmicke, Program Supervisor



Relative Caregivers

(Help for caregivers raising relative’s children; support group)

Andrea McBryar

Family Advocate

1324 Lawnville Rd, Kingston, TN  37763



Camelot of East TN

(Intensive home-based counseling, outpatient counseling, case management, substance abuse, family preservation services, foster care)

Janet Davis, VP

311 Directors Drive

Knoxville, TN 37923

Business: (865) 481-3972

Foster Care: (800) 390-6144



Tennessee Early Intervention System (T.E.I.S.)

(In-home evaluation and educational program for families with children birth through age two with disabilities or developmental delays.)

1-800-852-7157 with “Referral” as subject



Head Start Morgan County

(Early education center ages 3-5, childcare)

105 Longview Dr.

Wartburg, TN  37887



Avalon Center 
(Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program, child sexual abuse counseling))
Office:  931-456-0747

24 HourCrisis Line: 1- 800-641-3434

Nicki Labarge, Morgan County Advocate

Morgan County Department of Human and Children's Services

(Families First Assistance, TennCare assistance, emergency financial assistance, food stamps)
1330 Knoxville Highway
Wartburg, TN 37887

Kids First Child Advocacy Center of the Ninth Judicial District

(Serves children who are victims of sexual abuse, counseling for victims of abuse; referral needed)
887 Highway 70 West
PO Box 928
Lenoir City, TN 37771

Kari Watkins, local advocate


ETHRA Public Transportation

(Public transportation, priority given to elderly and handicapped persons with medical needs)


Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network

800-273-TALK (8255)


Kid Central Tennessee

(Information on health, education, development, support and Tennessee Family Services)


Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee

(Information and resources on child abuse and prevention)


Health Care


Morgan County Medical Center

(Behavioral health, sliding scale fees,

Parenting classes, affordable

224 Old Mill Road
P.O. Box 408
Wartburg, TN 37887

Coalfield Medical Clinic
515 Rockbridge Road
Oliver Springs, TN 37840


Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge

116E. Division Rd.

Oak Ridge, TN



Deer Lodge Medical Clinic 
(Satellite of Morgan County Medical Center)
208 Old Deer Lodge Pike 
Deer Lodge, TN 37726 

Morgan County Health Department

(Pre-natal and child care, vital records, family planning, WIC, speech and hearing services, immunizations)
1111 Knoxville Highway
Wartburg, TN 37887


Dental Care




James Chapman, DDS
224 Old Mill Road 
Wartburg, TN 37887 



Ben Howard, DDS

 224 Old Mill Road 

Wartburg, TN 37887 



Food, Clothing & Housing



Storehouse Ministry
(Food pantry, maternity and baby clothing, school supplies,  household items )

Non-perishable food boxes distributed on Wednesdays from 9a-2 pm and every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 am – noon.

710 Main Street
PO Box 461
Wartburg, TN 37887

Angel Food Ministries
Grocery relief, financial support
Host Site: Storehouse Ministry

East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA)
Helps low-income, elderly, and handicapped persons with commodities and emergency food service)

 821 Spring Street
PO Box 406
Wartburg, TN 37887

Morgan-Scott Project for Cooperative Christian Concern
(Provides emergency aid (including utilities), school supplies and food boxes for low-income families in Morgan and Scott Counties.  Free medical clinic the 2nd Friday of every month. )

1022 Deer Lodge Pike
PO Box 8
Deer Lodge, TN 37726

Unicorn Fund

(Back to school supplies, emergency financial assistance, free toy distribution at the holidays and Thrift store open M-F 10 am-4pm and Sat 10 am-1pm)

602 Main Street

Wartburg, TN  37887



Big Emory Baptist Association Mission Center

(Maternity, baby clothing closet)

2924 Morgan County Hwy

Wartburg, TN  37887




Morgan County Housing Authority/Sunnyside

(Housing for low income families in Morgan County)

519 S. Kingston St.

Wartburg, TN  37887





Morgan County Career Center 

1111 Knoxville Hwy
Wartburg, TN 37887

Workforce Network of Morgan County

(Offers education, sub search skills, employment training, skilled classroom training)

104 S. Kingston Street

Wartburg, TN  37887


State of TN Job Search Website





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