Birth-to-Three is a play-based early learning center where toddlers with and without special needs can learn and play in a safe environment. They also support the parents by providing them with information and therapeutic strategies specific to child development and various disabilities.
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 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.
Monroe Area Council for the Arts purpose is the coordination, communication, promotion and development of cultural activities in the Monroe County area and the surrounding areas, with emphasis on efforts to reach under served populations and to support indigenous arts, artists and resources.
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.
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.
Monroe In Motion
Free fitness classes offered at five (5) schools within Monroe County and Sweetwater City school system, taught by certified fitness instructors. Classes are either before or after school (depending on the school) and are open to any student in that school. This program impacts up to 400+ students a week.
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.
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.