To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring responsible citizens.
To prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
Our mission is to partner with families of children under three years old with developmental delays to help their children reach their full potential. It is a home based program.
The mission of CASA Monroe is to promote and support court-appointed volunteer advocacy to represent the best interests of children who find themselves in the court system because of abuse or neglect.
Head Start helps prepare children to succeed in school. Children who attend Head Start participate in a variety of educational activities. They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing outdoors in a safe setting. Services are offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities.
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 for elderly and disabled clients.
We ensure that home bound seniors receive a well care visit and at least one hot nutritious meal per day. We strive to break the cycle of poor nutrition which leads to poor health.
We provide basic needs such as food, clothing, and utilities. The Good Shepherd Center encourages families to strive for self-sufficiency.
We are dedicated to working with any and all resources available in order to eliminate homelessness in Monroe County, Tennessee. We have associations with Douglas Cherokee, Family Promise, Shelter My Sheep and many other agencies working to end homelessness by offering a hand up, not a hand out to those in need in our communities.
Monetary assistance is provided to hundreds of Monroe County residents who are receiving cancer treatments to assist with transportation and other associated expenditures. Funds are given to qualified applicants whose doctors have signed off on their application for assistance, at a maximum of one time per year. The funds for this program are generated through donations, fundraisers, and United Way funds.
Emergency service organization that uses specialized equipment and knowledge to rescue people.
United Way provides a fund for faculty and staff at both Monroe County and Sweetwater City Schools. This fund helps students whose families struggle with basic necessities such as clothing, shoes, cleaning, and personal hygiene items.
A United Way program for the elderly and disabled home owners in Monroe County that have no friends or family that can financially or physically help with needed home repairs.
Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service, Inc. provides in home, non-medical assistance to seniors and the disabled by hiring and training Caregivers
Our first priority is to ease a burden, an immediate crisis. Crisis Food is a family grocery box, and information about the Food Pantry programs. Crisis Utility payments to Sweetwater Utilities can keep the heat on. Crisis rent or medicine payments can be provided for families with children.
This program provides supplemental art programs in the city and county schools.
Tri-County Center is a non-profit agency providing a variety of services to individuals with developmental disabilities. We will provide a safe, healthy, comfortable environment for learning and living, while offering choices to meet the needs of people with disabilities.
Young Life starts with adults who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don't happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency.
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