Jefferson, Cocke, & Sevier county

Allied Health & Rehabilitation Services

 

Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Therapy, Rehabilitation Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis 

Locations: Sevierville; Pigeon Forge; Seymour; Gatlinburg, TN - Pro Therapy Services of East Tennessee offers a variety of rehabilitation services including occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, aquatic therapy, pediatric therapies, and more. 

Jefferson City, TN - Tennova Health Jefferson Memorial Hospital offers rehabilitation services that include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.

Education

 

IDEA Info, Tutoring, School Systems, Post-secondary Education, Transition, Early Intervention 

Jefferson City, TN - Jefferson County Schools are a public school system that offers educational services for children with disabilities or learning delays. They offer services that include the following: Educational & Psychological assessments, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, and Behavioral Therapy.

Newport, TN - Cocke County Schools are a public school system that offers educational services for children with disabilities or learning delays. They offer services that include the following: Educational & Psychological assessments, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Technology assistance/training, and Information about IDEA and Section 504. 

Newport, TN - Newport City Schools are a public school system that offers educational services for children with disabilities or learning delays. They offer services that include the following: Educational & Psychological assessments, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Technology assistance/training, and Information about IDEA and Section 504. 

Sevierville, TN - Sevier County Schools are a public school system that offers educational services for children with disabilities or learning delays. They offer services that include the following: Educational & Psychological assessments, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Technology assistance/training, and Information about IDEA and Section 504. 

Jefferson City, TN - Carson Newman University is a private Christian liberal arts college that offers bachelor's and graduate degrees.

Vision and/or Hearing Impairment Services

 

Knoxville, TN - The Vocational Rehabilitation Office offers several programs to assist individuals who are blind or visually impaired. These services include: Vocational Rehabilitation; Independent Living Services; Deaf-Blind Services; Newsline for the Blind and Visually Impaired; and Tennessee Business Enterprises. The Knoxville, TN office serves Jefferson, Cocke, and Sevier county.

Advocacy

 

Maryville, TN - The Arc of the Great Smokies is a non-profit organization that works to help improve the lives of persons with intellectual, developmental, or other disabilities by providing advocacy training and services, career development and job placement, adult literacy training, community education, individual family support in the form of personal assistance and respite, social activities, and residential weekend retreats/summer camps. The Arc of the Great Smokies serves the Blount and Sevier county.

Morristown, TN - Legal Aid of East Tennessee is a non-profit organization that offers legal assistance, community education, and referrals for civil cases in the following areas: Housing, Education, Employment, Social Security, Medicaid, SNAP, and more.

Morristown, TN - The Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority Head Start is part of a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services for low-income families and families with children with disabilities.

Healthcare & Mental Health

 

Locations: Dandridge; Newport; Parrotsville, TN - Rural Medical Services is a network of comprehensive healthcare clinics that offers primary care, immunizations, pharmacy, family planning, health education, and more.

Locations: Sneedville, TN - Frontier Health is a mental health service provider that offers outpatient behavioral health, mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring programs, individual & group psychotherapy, marital & family counseling, pharmacotherapy, case management, education services, and more.

Jefferson City, TN - Jefferson Rural Clinic offers free to low-cost medical, dental, and counseling services. 

Rogersville, TN - Signature Healthcare offers a nursing home care facility that provides medical nursing services for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities.

Locations: Newport; Seymour, TN - Cherokee Health Systems provides mental health and health care services for children and adults that include physical exams, behavioral health intervention, prenatal care, individual & family therapy, alcohol & drug use programs, preventive health & education, health screenings, crisis intervention, and community outreach.

Jefferson City, TN - Jefferson Memorial Hospital offers comprehensive healthcare services including primary care, immunizations, pharmacy, health education, and more.

Sevierville, TN - English Mountain Recovery offers residential inpatient mental health services.

Sevierville, TN - Peer Support Academy offers peer support centers that are operated by individuals with mental health or co-occurring conditions so they can develop their own programs and provide opportunities for socialization, education, and support activities.

Adult & Family Services

 

Respite, Day Programs, Housing, Employment, Financial Assistance, Vocational Rehabilitation

Locations: Dandridge; Newport; Sevierville, TN - The Department of Human Services is a state government agency that offers family assistance services including the following: Financial Assistance; Child Care Resources & Referral; Nutritional Assistance; and Medicaid/TennCare Application Assistance. 

Sevierville, TN - Sevier County Food Ministries offers food assistance, counseling, and donation services to persons in need.

Sevierville, TN - American Job Center is a one-stop career center that helps individuals obtain employment training and job placement by offering the following services: job search & readiness training, resume development, computer services, vocational assessments, and specialized assistance for older adults as well as people with disabilities.

Newport, TN - Feed My Sheep Ministries is a faith-based organization that offers financial assistance services to those in need. 

Sevierville, TN - The Salvation Army provides financial assistance for utilities, rent/mortgage, and food for families in need.

Locations: Sevierville; Jefferson City; Newport, TN - Heartland Services offers a variety of residential options including spacious group homes, Supported Living Homes, Semi-Independent Living Homes, Community Living Supports, and Family Model Services. They are an authorized CHOICES and ECF CHOICES provider and also offer respite care, personal assistance, day programs, and employment services.

Locations: Newport; Sevierville; Jefferson City, TN - The Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority is a social services agency that provides financial assistance, a head start program, and in home assistance services for persons with disabilities and for persons in need. Their Neighborhood Service Centers provide emergency services in the form of vouchers for limited help with rent/mortgage evictions, utility disconnect notices and food. They also distribute USDA Surplus Commodity food, provide job placement services and provide limited home visits and errands.

(423) 587-4500

Dandridge, TN - The Swannsylvania Baptist Church offers food and financial assistance for individuals and families in need.

Jefferson City, TN - Jefferson City Housing Authority is a public housing authority that provides rental housing for eligible low-income families, older adults, and people with disabilities.

Newport, TN - Newport Housing Authority is a public housing authority that provides rental housing for eligible low-income families, older adults, and people with disabilities.

Sevierville, TN - Sevierville Housing Authority is a public housing authority that provides rental housing for eligible low-income families, older adults, and people with disabilities.

Recreation

 

Seymour, TN - Special Olympics Tennessee provides unified sports opportunities and healthy athlete health care services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Sevierville, TN - Sevierville Parks & Recreation offers a variety of recreational activities including sports, classes, hiking, and seasonal youth programs. 

Gatlinburg, TN - Mills Park offers a variety of recreational amenities including a disc golf course, a 400-meter track, football field, softball field, basketball court, horseshoe pits, jogging trail, and a playground area.

Pigeon Forge, TN - Mills Park offers a variety of recreational amenities including basketball courts, jogging circuits, a walking track, aerobic rooms, a bowling center, and an aquatic center.

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