Assistance for Employers & Individuals
Employers & Businesses
Loans and Grants:
Blount Chamber of Commerce Information:
Individuals: Assistance & Unemployment
Local Food Resources:
Mental Health Resources:
Tennessee Statewide Crisis Hotline: 1-855-CRISIS-1 (1-855-274-7471) • Responders will help you get in touch with mental health professionals in your area
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741 for free 24/7 support from a trained crisis counselor
Blount County Mental Health Resource Directory - Resources for Advocacy, Substance Abuse Treatment, and mental health physicians, with insurance information included.
Helen Ross McNabb Walk-In Crisis Center: 865-541-6958
Tennessee REDLINE - a 24/7/365 resource for substance abuse treatment referrals. Call or text 800-889-9789 for confidential referrals.
TN Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Helpline - access an advocate who can listen to your concerns, inform you of your rights, and put you in touch with services. Available Monday-Friday from 8am - 4:30pm CST. (800) 560-5767 • (615) 532-6700
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) TN (800) 771-5491 •
Benefits and Social Services:
Blount County Community Action Agency. Call and listen to the message extension information to get in touch with the service or staff member you need. 865-983-8411
Apply for WIC. WIC is now offering phone interviews. 1800-DIAL-WIC
Apply for SNAP. Anyone approved for SNAP will be eligible to receive the maximum benefit at this time.
United Way of Blount County Resource Guide Call 211 or 865-215-4211