MEET YOUR STUDENT SUCCESS COORDINATOR, JAYNE HARRIS

Jayne Harris is a Student Success Coordinator for Remington College, located in Knoxville, TN. Jayne is originally from Harlan, KY., and is married with 2 children. Jayne worked with Community Action as an educator for Head Start for more than 13 years before accepting a position with Remington College, and relocating to East Tennessee. Her education background is in Human Services and Counseling from Lindsey Wilson College. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, fishing, traveling and spending time with her family.

SUPPORT RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA…

The following resources have been gathered to provide support in a variety of areas specific to your location. Please use the links below to connect with any number of organizations that can help you stay on track or get the assistance you need. If you feel like we are missing a specific category, feel free to reach out to your Student Success Coordinator to ensure that we are providing the best resources possible to help you achieve your goals.

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

Trade Adjustment Assistance Program The TAA Program seeks to provide adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to (re)build skills for future jobs. Any member of a worker group certified by the Department may be eligible to receive the following benefits and services at a local American Job […]

SnagAJob.com

Snagajob.com Job search site by city and zip code.  Apply for available jobs online and read helpful job tips. www.snagajob.com 

Memphis Homeless Options through Community Alliance for the Homeless

MEMPHIS HOMELESS OPTIONS The purpose of the Memphis Homeless Options Tool is to help you identify potential resources that might help you, or someone you are assisting, leave homelessness. What can we help you with? Click on one of the options below to see what specific resources are available close to you. Food Pantry Meal […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission The Memphis Shelby Crime Commission has created unprecedented partnerships with businesses, schools, neighborhood associations, hospitals, public safety agencies, and local violence prevention organizations in an effort to make Memphis and Shelby County a safer place. URL:  https://memphiscrime.org/safe-frayser/ Phone:   (901) 527-2600 City of Memphis Services provided by the City of Memphis Government: Adult athletic […]

Agape Child and Family Services of Memphis, TN

Agape Child & Family Services We offer opportunities for those we serve to form a connection with or reconnect with their faith. Our holistic approach enables us to address the spiritual needs of our families, in addition to their physical needs. It is our hope that the connections we establish will bring strength, support and […]

Indeed – Resume

Indeed – Free Resume Builder Make Your Resume Make a free resume in minutes using the wizard or upload your own. Get Contacted Make your resume so that employers can contact you about job opportunities. Easily Apply for Jobs Apply to jobs from your computer or smartphone in seconds. URL:  https://www.indeed.com/create-resume/

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

KhanAcadmy.Org – Free Online Tutorials

 Khan Academy Tutorials – For free. For everyone. Forever. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

Tennessee Association of Community Action

Tennessee Association of Community Action Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are private nonprofit and public organizations created out of Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to combat poverty. CAAs assess community needs and resources, establish priorities, determine strategies to address local poverty issues, and in partnership with community organizations, deliver a broad range of comprehensive services to […]

Memphis Community Centers

Memphis Community Centers Each community center provides: Classes, programs and events in five core services (see individual Community Center pages for specific offerings.) Health, fitness, and wellness services and programs Educational development and training services Cultural arts programming Dance and musical expression Character building and social development Summer day camp A gymnasium, game room, art […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Jobs4TN.gov

JOBS4TN.Gov Create resumes ,search for job openings near your location in Tennessee, and find data on specific career choices. URL:  https://www.jobs4tn.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx  

Workforce Investment Network of Memphis, TN

Workforce Investment Network We’re here to help you find a job, obtain new skills, or get the training you need to move ahead in the workplace. We work with individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and skill sets. All of our services are free. URL:  http://www.workforceinvestmentnetwork.com/job-seeker-services Address:  480 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103 Phone:  901-636-7971 Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 […]

ProResume of Memphis, TN

ProResume of Memphis You Need A Resume That Works: Are you unable to focus on or even fathom what is needed to properly prepare and get your resume in front of a hiring manager or job-specific decision maker? It is mired up in outdated or incorrect formatting and loaded with the “same as everyone else’s” […]

Purdue Owl

Purdue Owl This go-to guide will help you improve your writing skills immensely in MLA and APA format. Going for writing lessons are expensive and usually not worth the money. There are many scams out there but Purdue Owl is one of the more trusted platforms. They offer tips through every stage of writing presented in a […]

2-1-1 Tennessee

2-1-1 Tennessee One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. […]

United Way of Memphis, TN

United Way of the Mid-South Help thousands of individuals and families get the most from their tax returns! Free Tax Prep is a proud part of United Way’s Driving the Dream initiative to improve the lives of individuals & families, helping people move out of poverty & see their dreams come true. URL:  http://www.uwmidsouth.org/why-uw/free-tax-prep/ Address:  1005 Tillman Street, Memphis, […]

CareerOneStop.Org – Career Services for Ex- Offenders

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network. Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders CareerOneStop can aid in your search for a career path following incarceration by identifying local, state and national training resources, as well as listing information for companies who hire ex-offenders.  COS offers help guiding  your employer conversation about your […]

U.S. Department of Labor – CareerOneStop.org

your source for career exploration, training & jobs Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network.  http://www.careeronestop.org CareerOneStop offers great information and tools for  job seekers, career explorers, and students. CareerOneStop material may be used by an  individual to match interests to careers, identify skills, provide  salary & labor mkt  information (nationwide), […]

Memphis Suit Project

Memphis Suit Project Gives gently-worn custom-fitted suits to young men and veterans in Memphis and surrounding areas for job interviews and beginning employment. URL:  https://www.memphissuitproject.org/ Address:  7642 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN 38138 Phone:  (901) 461-7175

Dress For Success of Memphis, TN

Dress For Success – Suiting Program Our Suiting Programs are designed to give a woman the self confidence she needs for a job interview by making sure she is properly attired. At her Interview Suiting appointment, the client is assisted in selecting an outfit and accessories that fit properly and are appropriate for the job […]

Goodwill of Memphis, TN

Memphis Goodwill Our mission is to change the lives of people with disabilities and other barriers to employment through the power of work, education, and empowerment.  Services in helping find employment are here. URL:  https://goodwillmemphis.org/ Address:  6895 Stage Road, Memphis, TN 38133 Phone:  (901) 323-6221 Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Department of Human Services of Memphis, TN

Department of Human Services – Shelby County The Department is responsible for administering numerous services throughout Tennessee, including Families First, the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, Food Stamps (now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP), Child Support, TennCare, and Child Care Assistance.  See more detail below. URL:  https://www.tn.gov/humanservices.html Address:  2003 […]

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

Memphis Coronavirus Updates- Child Care FAQ

https://covid19.memphistn.gov/resources/child-care-faq/ Shelby County Health Department Child Care FAQ- Daycare information

Child Care Services- Tennessee

Resources for both parents and child care providers related to services during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/covid-19/child-care-services-and-covid-19.html

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Memphis Evening Child Care Centers

Memphis Evening Child Care The below list of child care agencies are open 10:00 PM and later.  They are all approved by the Department of Human Services for the Child Care Voucher.  The list covers most zip codes in Memphis.  Agency prices are not included. God’s Little Angels Family Day Home Ages: 6 weeks-12 yo […]

1, 2 Buckle My Shoe of Memphis

1- 2 Buckle My Shoe Day Care & After School Care available. Affordable prices. Open until midnight. Ages 6 weeks – 12 years old. Address:  3397 Kings Arms, Memphis, TN 38115 Phone:  (317) 531-5246 Contact Name:  Juliette Jackson

Discovery Learning Academy of Memphis, TN

Discovery Learning Academy Address:  2596 Corporate Avenue East, Memphis, TN 38132 Phone:  (901) 707-8000 Hours:  5:30 AM-8:00 PM Ages:  6 weeks-12 years old ***DHS approved for Child Care Voucher and Smart Steps Program*** Programs: Nursery Pre K Pre- & After School Summer Camp Weekly Prices (5 days): Infants:  $160 Toddlers:  $135 Young Twos:  $125 Pre […]

Highland Heights United Methodist Church of Memphis, TN

Highland Heights United Methodist Church Services: Food Pantry – Hours:  Mondays 9 AM-12 PM New Mother Mentoring Ministry Recovery/Support Groups Address:  685 S. Highland Street, Memphis, TN 38111 Phone:  (901) 320-9376, call for more information about services and when they are offered.

Generous House Baby – Memphis, TN

Generous House Baby The Generous House is a beautiful baby-specific food pantry and clothing closet where all items are free or sold at reduced prices to those who qualify. Our weekly guests are treated with respect and dignity in an environment of joy and faith for a better future. Guests to Generous House may shop […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

Tennessee Childcare Referral – Memphis

Shelby County Childcare Referral Helps families find affordable and/or special needs childcare in their area. Coordinator:  Karen Thompson Phone:  (901) 287-4748 Email:  karen.thompson2@lebonheur.org

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

LifeCare Family Services of Memphis, TN

LifeCare Family Services To strengthen and promote the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of self and family! URL:  http://lifecarefamily.org/?page_id=618 Address:  1407 Union Ave, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38104 Phone:  901-800-4645 Hotline:  1-877-881-0359 Areas of Care: Intake and Assessment Specialized CTT Child/Adolescent Care Adult, Child, and Family Preservation Community Case Management Psychological Testing Counseling Psychiatric and Nursing Services Family […]

YMCA of Memphis

YMCA of Memphis & Mid-South The YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South offers a number of ways for people of all ages to get involved. From promoting personal fitness to addressing complex social issues, the YMCA is directly involved in our community to make a positive impact. Our programs include: Before & After-School Care Corporate Games […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

Tennessee Association of Community Action

Tennessee Association of Community Action Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are private nonprofit and public organizations created out of Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to combat poverty. CAAs assess community needs and resources, establish priorities, determine strategies to address local poverty issues, and in partnership with community organizations, deliver a broad range of comprehensive services to […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

Memphis Community Centers

Memphis Community Centers Each community center provides: Classes, programs and events in five core services (see individual Community Center pages for specific offerings.) Health, fitness, and wellness services and programs Educational development and training services Cultural arts programming Dance and musical expression Character building and social development Summer day camp A gymnasium, game room, art […]

The Arc Mid-South in Memphis, TN

The Arc Mid-South Empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential. URL:  http://www.thearcmidsouth.org/index.htm Address:  3485 Poplar Avenue, Suite 210, Memphis, TN 38111 Phone:  901.327.2473 Who We Support Adults aged 65 and older Adults 21-64 who are living with a physical disability Adults who are having a difficult time carrying out activities of daily living […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Porter Leath Early Head Start of Memphis, TN

Porter Leath Early Head Start Porter Leath is a nonprofit Early Head Start and Head Start available for low-income families to make sure their children are prepared for kindergarten and beyond.  See more details below. URL:  http://www.porterleath.org/ Address:  3400 Prescott Road, Memphis, TN 38118 Phone:  901.577.2500   EARLY HEAD START Pregnant women and families with children from birth […]

Hooks Dimmick Child Care Group of Memphis, TN

Hooks Dimmick Child Care Group Ages & Cost: Infants:  $158/week Toddlers:  $138/week Preschool:  $118/week After School Program: Ages:  6-12 years old School Year Hours:  2:30 PM-6:00 PM Summer Hours:  7:00 AM-5:00 PM Cost:  In-School – $60/week,  Summer – $90/week URL:  http://www.hooksdimmickchildcare.com/ Address:  4982 Knight Arnold Rd, Memphis, TN 38118 Phone:  (901) 367-2912 Email: hooksdm@bellsouth.net Hours:  M-F 6:30 AM-6:00 […]

Kiddie Kollege Child Care Center of Memphis, TN

Kiddie Kollege Child Care Center Ages & Cost: 6 weeks-15 months old:  $140/week 15 months-2 years old:  $120/week 3-4 years old:  $100/week 5-12 years old (After School):  $90/week URL:  https://www.facebook.com/KiddieKollegeChildCareCenter Address:  1980 E Person Avenue, Memphis, TN 38114 Phone:  (901) 775-2814 Hours:  M-F 6:00 AM- 6:30 PM ***Center will have additional hours M-F 6:30 PM-11:00 PM once enough […]

Magic Kingdom Learning Academy of Memphis, TN

Magic Kingdom Learning Academy Ages:  6 weeks-12 years old Cost:  $119-$158/week *** Cost depends on child’s age & capabilities (toilet trained, walking, etc.) Address:   2110 Airways Blvd, Memphis, TN 38114 Phone:  (901) 745-5854 Hours:  M-F 6:00 AM-6:00 PM

Flying Start Child Development of Memphis, TN

Flying Start Child Development Ages & Cost: 6 weeks-23 months old:  $195/week 2 years old:  $$175/week 3-12 years old:  $155/week After School Program:  $50/day (2 day max) or $155/week ***Diapers, formula, meals, and baby wipes are provided for children while at the daycare. Address:  3194 E Republican Drive, Memphis, TN 38118 Phone:  (901) 368-8444 Hours:  M-F 6:00 […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

2-1-1 Tennessee

2-1-1 Tennessee One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. […]

YWCA of Greater Memphis Childcare

YWCA of Greater Memphis Childcare Child care is one of the earliest programs of the YWCA as the very first day care center in the United  States was organized by the YWCA over 130 years ago in 1864 in Philadelphia.  Since 1919 the YWCA of Greater Memphis has responded to the needs of women and […]

Family Safety Center of Memphis, TN

Family Safety Center of Memphis The Family Safety Center is one location that effectively combines civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of family violence. By co-locating the services of our partner agencies in one location, Family Safety Center is able to better serve the hurting families of Memphis and Shelby County who are […]

Child Care Assistance: TN Department of Human Services – Nashville and Memphis, TN

TN Department of Human Services Do you need child care payment assistance while you work or attend school? You may be eligible for Smart Steps Child Care Payment Assistance if you meet the following eligibility requirements: Must be employed no less than 30 hours per week, or be enrolled and attending a post-secondary education program […]

Rainbow Kidz Childcare and Preschool (24-hour) of Memphis, TN

Rainbow Kidz Childcare and Preschool Here at our Memphis childcare, all our staff has passed background checks and are dedicated to creating a safe place for children to grow and learn. We provide access throughout Collierville, Southaven, Cordova, and Germantown to our local daycare. In addition to our 24-hour preschool, we also offer a summer camp […]

Big Brother Big Sister of Memphis, TN

Big Brother Big Sister of the Mid-South Big Brothers Big Sisters is not your typical organization. We help children realize their potential and build their futures. We nurture children and strengthen communities. And we couldn’t do any of it without you. For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief […]

Boys and Girls Club of Memphis, TN

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis (BGCM) The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis’ mission statement is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis was founded in April of 1962 and […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Department of Human Services of Memphis, TN

Department of Human Services – Shelby County The Department is responsible for administering numerous services throughout Tennessee, including Families First, the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, Food Stamps (now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP), Child Support, TennCare, and Child Care Assistance.  See more detail below. URL:  https://www.tn.gov/humanservices.html Address:  2003 […]

Health Department Family and Child Services of Memphis, TN

Shelby County Health Department The health department offers many programs and services, such as clinical, dental, WIC, family planning, etc.  See more details below. URL:  http://www.shelbytnhealth.com/ Address:  814 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105 Phone:  (901) 222-9000 Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM   Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) WIC is a special supplemental food program for women, […]

Operation Homefront

Their goal is to be the provider of choice for short-term and Critical Financial Assistance, long-term stability and recurring support programs to military families. SHORT-TERM CRITICAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RELIEF) Critical Financial Assistance* for food, utilities, home repairs, rent/mortgage payments, etc. Rent-free transitional housing for wounded service members LONG-TERM STABILITY (RESILIENCY) Mortgage-free homes awarded across the […]

COVID-19 Resources: PC’s for People

https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/ https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/

COVID-19 Resources: Memphis Homeless Options

http://www.memphishomelessoptions.org/ The purpose of the Memphis Homeless Options Tool is to help you identify potential resources that might help you, or someone you are assisting, leave homelessness.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

Memphis Coronavirus Updates- Child Care FAQ

https://covid19.memphistn.gov/resources/child-care-faq/ Shelby County Health Department Child Care FAQ- Daycare information

Child Care Services- Tennessee

Resources for both parents and child care providers related to services during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/covid-19/child-care-services-and-covid-19.html

Dollywood Pre K Imagination Free Season Pass

Free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass Children born in 2015 or 2016 can visit Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country for free all season long with a Pre-K Imagination Season Pass. This special 35th Anniversary offer is inspired by Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library that introduces young children to the joy of learning through books. The deadline to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – U-HAUL

U-HAUL Offers 30 Days Free Self- Storage amid Coronavirus Outbreak The free month applies to new customers with college IDs and is a limited-time offer subject to availability. Please visit the link below for further information. URL: https://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About/20625/College-Students-U-Haul-Offers-30-Days-Free-Self-Storage-Amid-Coronavirus-Outbreak/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Face Masks Memphis

Beginning Thursday, 5/7/2020, the Shelby County Health Department will give away fabric face masks at Shelby County Health Department locations around Shelby County. People can pick up masks, one per customer, while supplies last, at all Shelby County Health Department sites from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There is one exception. The Collierville clinic is […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – JOANN Face Mask Kits

MOST JOANN STORES are participating in the Take and Make masks with donated fabric and guidance. This is a free kit with supplies to make your own face mask. Due to supplies being limited, it’s first come first serve. The website also has videos and templates regarding making your own masks. Please visit the website […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Face Masks Online

Two online retailers are offering to mail free face masks to your home. Flexispot and DHVANI   Please visit the website below for more information regarding ordering information.   URL: https://www.kxan.com/news/simplehealth/medical/two-places-to-get-free-face-masks-online/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Polar Bears International Educational Resources

Polar Bears International The Polar Bears International website has developed a curriculum for kids that provides educational information about polar bears that includes: live chats with scientists, the polar bear tracker, live cam of the polar bears and Northern Lights and more. The website provides a schedule for videos and activities.   URL: https://polarbearsinternational.org/#    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – American Museum of Natural History

Welcome to OLogy! A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History. The website provides educational games, activities and learning videos and live streams covering a variety of types. Some of the topics included are: Anthropology Archaeology Astronomy Biodiversity Brain Climate Change Earth Genetics Marine Biology Microbiology PaleontOLogy Physics Water Zoology   […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – The Weather Channel

We Love Weather is provided by The Weather Channel and provides educational information. This resource has weather activities for kids, step by step experiments and educational videos with experiments regarding science.   URL: https://weloveweather.tv/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – California Science Center

The California Science Center has provided easy to follow science activities for children as well as live science videos and more through their “Stuck at Home Science”. The site posts new activities every weekday at 10:00am.   URL: https://californiasciencecenter.org/stuck-at-home-science  

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Resources: List of Museums, Zoos and Theme Parks Offering Virtual Tours

Description:  “Walk” through some of the world’s most prestigious cultural institutions, like The Met and The American Museum of Natural History, then go for a “ride” on Disney’s new Frozen rollercoaster with the kids. And regardless of your age, we think everyone will enjoy some live footage of pandas playing at the zoo! URL:  https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/travel/a31784720/best-virtual-tours/

COVID-19 Resources: Virtual Exhibits for Online Learning and Fun- Cleveland

Description:  A list of museums, art galleries, zoos, and aquariums that give children a chance to learn by virtual visiting. URL:  https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/families-and-individuals/resources-for-parents-and-families/Virtual-Exhibits-Online-Learning-and-Fun

COVID-19- Relief Resources – Walt Disney Fireworks

Walt Disney World and Disneyland have been closed since March 14 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney Magic Moments shared a “virtual viewing” of the “Happily Ever After” fireworks show at Walt Disney World for families to enjoy. Happily Ever After is the nighttime spectacular from Magic Kingdom. “For this special pre-recorded viewing of ‘Happily […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Virtual Games for Kids

MommyPoppins.com – has provided information about virtual activities and games for children of all ages to play with their friends. The website provides virtual games that can be accessed using multiple kinds of software. Please visit the website for more information.   URL: https://mommypoppins.com/boredom-busters/fun-games-kids-play-with-friends-virtually

COVID-19 Relief Resources – East Tennessee Job Opportunities

WATE news has provided a list of business that are currently hiring in the East Tennessee area. The website is updated regularly with new information. Please visit their site for more information.   URL: https://www.wate.com/news/business-buzz/list-whos-hiring-in-east-tennessee/

COVID-19 Resources- Mobile Food Pantry Free Food on Saturday, April 25, 2020- Memphis

Description:  Mobile Food Bank:  Free Food Location:  New Salem Baptist Church 2237 S Parkway East Memphis on Saturday, April 25, starting at 10:00am. Phone:  901-452-7265 **Pre-Register on website.   URL:  http://www.newsalembaptist.com/mobilefoodpantry

COVID-19 Resources: SingleCare Free Prescription Discount Card

URL:  https://www1.singlecare.com/rescare

COVID-19 Resources: Free Tax Prep EXTENDED @ United Way Midsouth -Memphis

United way has extended free tax prep services for anyone who has an annual household income of 56,000 or less.  Drive-thru/Drop off service with no appointment needed. Address:  United Way Plaza 1005 Tillman Street Memphis, TN 38112 When:  May 11-July 15, 2020, 10:00am-2:00pm, Monday-Saturday *CLOSED- Saturday May 23, Monday May 25 and Saturday July 4 […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Domestic Violence Hotline

URL:  https://www.thehotline.org/help/

COVID-19 Resources: Veterans Crisis Line

Call 800-273-8255 or text 838255 URL:  https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

COVID-19 Resources: Crisis Textline

Text TALK to 741741 URL:  https://www.crisistextline.org/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 800-273-8255 or Chat with Lifeline URL:  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Offers for Healthcare Workers and First Responders

Starbucks announced on March 25 that the chain would give out free coffee to anyone who identifies as a front-line responder to the pandemic through May 3. The free coffee must be a tall hot or iced brewed coffee. Krispy Kreme announced on March 28 that it would give healthcare workers and first responder free doughnuts on Mondays at […]

COVID-19 – Relief Resources – Free Meal Sites for Children

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Child Nutrition Department will be serving free breakfast and lunch at multiple school sites across the parish beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. While supplies last, families will be able to pick up pre-packaged breakfast and lunches for children 18 years of age […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Amazon Prime for Kids

Amazon is now offering free access to some of its Prime programming for kids. You don’t need to be an Amazon Prime subscriber, but you will need to create an Amazon account to log in. Currently the lineup includes primarily Amazon’s own original programming for kids, plus a lot of PBS Kids content—but more options may be […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will see a 25% policy credit. Customers do not need to take action. Credits will be automatically applied”. Please visit the website for information about Frequently […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Resources: Path to Government Benefits

URL:  https://www.benefits.gov/help/faq/Coronavirus-resources

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Articles: 3 Steps you can take to stay healthy during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

URL:  https://nutrition.org/making-health-and-nutrition-a-priority-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic/

COVID-19 Articles: Simple Vegan Recipes to Try During the Quarantine

URL:  https://www.peta.org/living/food/simple-vegan-recipes/

COVID- 19 Articles: Avoid Cabin Fever With These 125 Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained During the Coronavirus Crisis

URL:  https://parade.com/1009774/stephanieosmanski/things-to-do-with-kids-during-coronavirus-quarantine/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

COVID-19 Article: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Social Distancing With Children

URL:  https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-social-distancing.html

COVID-19 Article: Tips for Families: Coronavirus

URL:  https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus

COVID-19 Article: 8 Tips for Working From Home With Kids During COVID-19

URL:  https://www.yalemedicine.org/stories/8-tips-work-at-home-with-kids-covid-19/

COVID-19 Article: Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

URL:  https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/Working-and-Learning-from-Home-During-the-COVID-19-Outbreak.aspx

COVID-19 Articles: Family Activities to Do During COVID-19

URL:  https://loganhealth.org/prod/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/What-to-do-at-home-with-your-kids-during-COVID-2019.pdf

COVID-19 Article: Mental health considerations for children quarantined because of COVID-19

URL:   https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(20)30096-1/fulltext

COVID-19 Article: Stress and Coping

Description: The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. URL:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html

COVID-19 Article: How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://www.indeed.com/hire/c/info/maintain-a-positive-state-of-mind?hl=en&cc=US

COVID-19 Resource: FindHelp

FindHelp Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic by zip code:  https://findhelp.org/

COVID-19 Article: COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic

COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic Description:  Emotional health. URL:   https://www.govexec.com/management/2020/03/covid-19-coinciding-loneliness-epidemic/164153/

COVID-19 Article: A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids

A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/working-from-home-with-kids

COVID-19 Article: 7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep

7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep https://blog.ed.ted.com/2016/08/23/7-healthy-tips-for-a-better-nights-sleep/?fbclid=IwAR2KLWjiE4JOHhB7LsLplCuc3sMju4Zy-x_K-dP1w7naWb1FSSURfiKgNIQ

COVID-19: Get Your Home Ready

Description: This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. URL:   https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/COVID19_FAQ_HouseholdReady-H.pdf

COVID-19 Article: How soap kills the coronavirus

How soap kills the coronavirus https://ed.ted.com/best_of_web/wy0p8edN  

COVID-19 Resources- Project K!d

Description: PROJECT K!D is dedicated to offering families creative and inventive ways to spend unplugged time with kids. From DIY crafts to party ideas to home décor solutions, we mix traditional craft and household materials in surprising ways. At PROJECT K!D, we produce web content, original lifestyle magazine features, sponsored content for large companies, DIY videos, and craft books. […]

COVID-19 Article: Homeschooling Through COVID-19

Homeschooling Through COVID-19 Description: The Coalition for Responsible Home Education is offering resources to help families navigate their children’s education through this pandemic. On this page you’ll find recommendations for utilizing the time during school closures; encouragement for parents supervising school at home; and information on working with your child’s school and supporting your child. URL:   […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and students with Internet Essentials. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, anyone who signs up for Internet Essentials will receive two free months of Internet service. We are also increasing the speed […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

COVID-19 Resources- Food for County School Children- Memphis

Description:  Shelby County Schools-  Information about school closings, meals for students, mobile food pantries, weekly learning guides and instructional resources for students. URL:   http://www.scsk12.org/coronavirusfacts/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal programs Pandemic EBT– children who would receive free or reduced price meals if not for school closures are eligible to receive assistance under this provision National […]

Shelby County Veteran’s Services- Memphis

Description:  Shelby County Veteran’s Services  Services for veterans and their families: Compensation and pension Disability and increases Upload evidence to support your claim Claim status and appeals Burial benefits Service and medical record requests Change of address Add a dependent Request forms URL:   https://www.shelbycountytn.gov/220/Veterans-Services

Aging Commission of the Mid-South- Memphis

Description: For Seniors and Adults with Disabilities:  Meals, CHOICES, Public Guardianship, SHIP, Family Caregiver Services. URL:  https://shelbycountytn.gov/3433/Aging-Commission-of-the-Mid-South Phone Number: 901-222-4111

COVID-19 Services- Shelby County Community Service Agency- Memphis

Description: Help with utilities, rent/mortgage assistance. prescription medicine assistance.  Apply by mail or email. Email utility applications to liheap@shelbycountytn.gov  URL:  https://www.shelbycountycsa.org/ Phone:  (901)2224200

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Resources- Emergency Cash Assistance- Tennessee

Description:   Emergency cash assistance applications are being accepted online for qualifying families that lost a job as a result of the pandemic state of emergency The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is making essential financial resources available to families that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency.  Beginning 10 A.M. CST Thursday, March […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

COVID-19 Resources- Transportation, MATA Memphis, TN

Description:  Memphis Area Transit Authority, MATA, announces free fares on all modes of public transportation effective March 25-April 30, 2020. URL: http://www.matatransit.com/     

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with K-12 or college students Limited to new accounts who do not already have a Spectrum Internet subscription Installation fees will be waived In addition, Spectrum […]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for next steps if you have concerns regarding symptoms or exposure resources and other health information   URL: https://www.cdc.gov/    

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Shelby County Veteran’s Services- Memphis

Description:  Shelby County Veteran’s Services  Services for veterans and their families: Compensation and pension Disability and increases Upload evidence to support your claim Claim status and appeals Burial benefits Service and medical record requests Change of address Add a dependent Request forms URL:   https://www.shelbycountytn.gov/220/Veterans-Services

Aging Commission of the Mid-South- Memphis

Description: For Seniors and Adults with Disabilities:  Meals, CHOICES, Public Guardianship, SHIP, Family Caregiver Services. URL:  https://shelbycountytn.gov/3433/Aging-Commission-of-the-Mid-South Phone Number: 901-222-4111

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, […]

MATAplus Shared Paratransit – Memphis, TN

MATAplus Shared Paratransit MATAplus is a shared ride paratransit service designed to meet the transportation needs of persons with disabilities in the Memphis service area. MATAplus riders must have a disability that prevents them from riding the MATA fixed-route bus system or traveling to or from bus stops. Click here for access to the MATAplus Riders Guide. […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation changes lives through financial education, home ownership and short-term assistance. Emergency Financial Assistance Family and Caregiver Support Dream Makers Home Buying Assistance Interest- Free Loan […]

Meritan of Memphis

Meritan A person is a person first… not lessened by challenges We serve people.   Child & adult support services: social, health, in-home, mobile. Meritan provides professional & nonprofessional staff to directly help people with care, connections, families or senior job opportunities. Aging independence, physical recovery, living with intellectual disabilities, growing up in state foster […]

Sorenson Video Relay Service

Description: Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®) is a free, 24-hour service that enables users to place and receive calls through a professional American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter via a videophone and a high-speed internet connection. Using cutting-edge technology, Sorenson designed the ntouch® suite of products specifically for deaf communication. URL:  http://www.sorensonvrs.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI55ex17zp4AIVkMDACh27wgXBEAAYASAAEgIAPPD_BwE Contact & hours:  Videophone 1-801-386-8500 Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. […]

Memphis Center for Independent Living

The Memphis Center for Independent Living People with disabilities are a powerful and significant part of our community, yet; as a group, our social roles have been marginalized by bigotry, discrimination, poverty, isolation, dependency and pity. Americans with disabilities have not had access to transportation, housing and employment that other citizens have enjoyed; MCIL will […]

Memphis Crisis Center

Memphis Crisis Center Volunteers may be able to refer callers, including those with a mental illness or disability, to programs that may assist them, including housing or rent, financial problems, and others. Phone 901-274-7477.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will see a 25% policy credit. Customers do not need to take action. Credits will be automatically applied”. Please visit the website for information about Frequently […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

Shelby County Veteran’s Services- Memphis

Description:  Shelby County Veteran’s Services  Services for veterans and their families: Compensation and pension Disability and increases Upload evidence to support your claim Claim status and appeals Burial benefits Service and medical record requests Change of address Add a dependent Request forms URL:   https://www.shelbycountytn.gov/220/Veterans-Services

Aging Commission of the Mid-South- Memphis

Description: For Seniors and Adults with Disabilities:  Meals, CHOICES, Public Guardianship, SHIP, Family Caregiver Services. URL:  https://shelbycountytn.gov/3433/Aging-Commission-of-the-Mid-South Phone Number: 901-222-4111

COVID-19 Services- Shelby County Community Service Agency- Memphis

Description: Help with utilities, rent/mortgage assistance. prescription medicine assistance.  Apply by mail or email. Email utility applications to liheap@shelbycountytn.gov  URL:  https://www.shelbycountycsa.org/ Phone:  (901)2224200

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Resources- Emergency Cash Assistance- Tennessee

Description:   Emergency cash assistance applications are being accepted online for qualifying families that lost a job as a result of the pandemic state of emergency The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is making essential financial resources available to families that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency.  Beginning 10 A.M. CST Thursday, March […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified […]

Clothing Programs – Memphis, TN

Below is a list of local charities, churches, and organizations that may offer clothing to those in need.  This list includes places that run off of donations and may not always have a full inventory. Dress for Success Memphis The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing […]

CAAP of Memphis

CAAP, Inc. Cocaine Alcohol Awareness Program an organization offering a wide variety of programs serving a diverse client base, is truly a unique and diverse treatment provider.  It is one of the largest behavioral health and co-occuring mental health disorder providers in the State of Tennessee and the only one that has such a diversity […]

BenefitsCheckUp

This service assists seniors identify benefits for which they may not know they qualify for. This is a free service of the National Council on Aging. You can search your area for benefits in the following categories: Medication Health Care Income Assistance Food & Nutrition Housing and Utilities Tax Relief’ Veterans Employment Transportation Education Discount […]

American GI Forum – National Veterans Outreach Program

The American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program, Inc. (NVOP) currently serves veterans with employment and training services in the four general metropolitan areas of Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, El Paso and San Antonio, Texas. Additionally, the housing services for the elderly are available in San Antonio at three different apartment complexes. VETERANS SERVICE CENTER […]

VeteransPlus

Programs VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personal. Our counselors and educators have been where you are and they are dedicated to your success. In the often confusing atmosphere of stressful financial situations, our Veteran […]

Army Emergency Relief

At Army Emergency Relief we help Soldiers and Families like you and yours everyday with scholarships, grants, and loans that are always free of interest and fees. Requests for AER assistance are processed at any of the 76 AER Sections located on Army installations around the world.  If you are not located near an Army […]

Yellow Ribbon Network

The Yellow Ribbon Network is a centralized online resource and clearinghouse where service members and veterans can fill out a request for assistance that is submitted to multiple non-profit funding partners for response to their needs.   Please visit the website for more details and to apply for aid.   URL: https://www.yellowribbonnetwork.org/who-are-heroes  

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation

UHCCF’s mission is to help fill the gap between what medical services/items a child needs and what their commercial health benefit plan will pay for. UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families with children that have medical needs not covered or not fully covered by their commercial health insurance plan. Grant Eligibility  Child must be 16 years […]

IRS Tax Transcript- All Campuses

Description:  IRS Tax Transcript-  Taxpayers should keep copies of their tax returns for at least three years. Those who need a copy of their tax return should check with their software provider or tax preparer. Prior year tax returns are available from IRS for a fee. For those that need tax transcripts, however, IRS can […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation changes lives through financial education, home ownership and short-term assistance. Emergency Financial Assistance Family and Caregiver Support Dream Makers Home Buying Assistance Interest- Free Loan […]

Meritan of Memphis

Meritan A person is a person first… not lessened by challenges We serve people.   Child & adult support services: social, health, in-home, mobile. Meritan provides professional & nonprofessional staff to directly help people with care, connections, families or senior job opportunities. Aging independence, physical recovery, living with intellectual disabilities, growing up in state foster […]

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis (Scholarships)

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Charitable Mid-Southerners who believe in the importance and the future of the next generation have chosen to work with the Community Foundation to help you continue your education. The Community Foundation is proud to offer more than $115,000 in 25+ categories each year in scholarship funds to students from the Memphis area. […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

Crowley’s Ridge Development Council, Inc. of West Memphis, AR

Crowley’s Ridge Development Council, Inc. Weatherization Under the Weatherization Program, owners and renters of mobile or standard homes can apply for insulation and energy conservation services to reduce their energy costs. Substance Abuse Treatment Addiction can destroy your family, yourself and your dreams. Addiction will continue to control your life if you don’t reach out […]

Old St. Paul’s Baptist Church of West Memphis, AR

Old St. Paul’s Baptist Church – Utility & Rent Assistance Address:  504 S 8th Street, West Memphis, AR 72301 Phone:  870-735-0941

Crittenden County Department of Human Services – AR

Crittenden County Department of Human Services Temporary Cash Assistance, SNAP (Food Stamps), & Welfare. Address:  401 South College Boulevard, West Memphis, AR 72301 Phone:  870-732-5170

Spectrum Internet Assist

Spectrum Internet Assist We believe that everyone should have access to reliable, high-speed Internet.  Through the Spectrum Internet Assist program, qualified households* can receive: High-speed 30 Mbps Internet with no data caps Internet modem included No contracts required Add in-home WiFi for $5 more per month Offer not valid for current Spectrum Internet subscribers To qualify for Spectrum […]

EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program for HVAC Students

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program Established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking careers in HVAC, is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program, which provides $2,500 individual awards to students nationwide.  Up to 20 awards will be granted. ***Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2019*** To qualify, applicants should: Intend to […]

MyFreeTaxes.com

MyFreeTaxes.com Some “free” tax preparation products only offer federal (not state) filings, or charge extra for anything beyond the most basic forms. MyFreeTaxes is completely free for individuals and families who earned less than $66,000 in 2018 — whether you file in multiple states, work freelance, have a side gig, or earn investment income. URL:  https://www.myfreetaxes.com/ This […]

Access Program by AT&T – Income Based Internet

Access Program – AT&T AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and With an address in AT&T’s 21-state service area, at which we offer wireline home Internet service, and Without outstanding debt for AT&T fixed Internet […]

Aaron’s – Rent to Own Computers

Aaron’s If you’re in the market for new a new computer, laptop, or tablet, rent to own is a great option that allows you to avoid large upfront payments by making affordable monthly payments instead.  Once all of your payments are made, you own it. URL:  https://www.aarons.com/electronics/laptops-tablets

Society of St. Vincent DePaul of Memphis

Society of St Vincent DePaul The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers tangible assistance to those in need on a person-to-person basis. It is this personalized involvement that makes the work of the Society unique. This aid may take the form of intervention, consultation, or ofte through direct dollar or in-kind service. An essential […]

Memphis Crisis Center

Memphis Crisis Center Volunteers may be able to refer callers, including those with a mental illness or disability, to programs that may assist them, including housing or rent, financial problems, and others. Phone 901-274-7477.

Discounted Amazon Prime for EBT and Medicaid Members

EBT and Medicaid cardholders get a discount on Amazon Prime As an Amazon Prime member, you receive a free 30-day trial that includes Free Two-Day Shipping on over 100 million items, exclusive shopping deals, and discounts on diapers and baby food. With Prime, you get access to thousands of movies, TV shows, and music to […]

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or cooling bills Emergency services in cases of energy crisis, such as utility shutoffs Low-cost home improvements, known as weatherization, that make your home more energy efficient […]

Help with Bills USAGov

Get Help Paying phone bill …to learn more contact https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers The Lifeline program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) helps low-income individuals and families get discounted landline or cell (wireless) phone service. The program is run by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). Who is Eligible? Click to see if you   qualify for this program.  Have income at 135% or […]

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) of Memphis, TN

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is administered by Shelby County Community Services Agency and is funded by Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA). The program is designed to assist eligible households in meeting the rising cost of home energy. LIHEAP has two programs that operate consecutively: Regular Assistance Program (EA)and Energy […]

Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP) of Memphis, TN

Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program Rent/Mortgage Assistance (Ceap) This program is offered to low-income residents of Memphis and Shelby County whose monthly income falls below 125% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. Purpose of this assistance is to provide prevention of evictions, foreclosures and/or alleviate current homelessness. Eligible households can be served once per program year and […]

Groupon – Discounted Used Computers and Laptops

Groupon Groupon.com offers cheap and discounted used computers, tablets, and PC’s.  Free shipping on orders over $34.99 and free returns. URL:  https://www.groupon.com/goods/computers-and-tablets

Discount Computer Depot

Discount Computer Depot We believe in creating a BETTER experience for our customers, our community, and our planet.  That’s why we bring value and quality of life benefits; products aside, here’s just some of what we do for you. Free Delivery – available on everything we sell if you’re into that kind of stuff Click and […]

Social Security Disability Benefits for Memphis, TN

Social Security Disability Benefits Resources: Tennessee Tennessee is home to a number of Social Security offices where individuals diagnosed with a disabling condition can apply for Social Security benefits. Please contact any of these offices with any questions you may have regarding your Social Security disability application: 3602 Austin Peay Highway Memphis, TN 38128 Phone: […]

Intact Homeless Family Program of Memphis, TN

Intact Homeless Family Program Located near Shelby Forest, the Intact Homeless Family Program provides short-term transitional housing for homeless families. This unique ministry ministers to families as they reside in a fully-furnished three-bedroom home for three to six months. During this time, the family is allowed to stay without paying for rent or utilities as […]

Memphis Union Mission

Memphis Union Mission Provides help for the homeless, families, the hungry, and others in need.  Their mission is to minister to the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of men, women and families who are homeless, addicted, and in crisis.  Both men and women programs are available. Services: FOOD A meal is a precious gift for the men, women, and children […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who need help paying their bills. Our resources are location based and nationwide. Our list of financial help ranges from single parent financial help, college and […]

Friends For Life of Memphis, TN

Friends For Life – Short Term Rent/Mortgage and Utility Assistance 43 N Cleveland Memphis, TN 38104 (901) 272-0855 Services:  Provides short-term rent, mortgage, and utility assistance for up to 21 weeks per calendar year to persons living with HIV/AIDS. Hours:  Mon – Thu 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; Fri 8:30am – 4:00 pm Eligibility:  Must […]

Memphis/Shelby County Emergency Housing Partnership

Memphis/Shelby Co Emergency Housing Partnership – HPRP Grant – Short-Term Rental/Housing Assistance 1407 Union Ave #1300 Memphis, TN 38104 (901) 260-4663 Services:  Provides the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing (HPRP) program, a short-term rental assistance/housing supportive services program for households about to become homeless. Program will place families in housing with the goal of self-sufficiency […]

Neighborhood Christian Center of Memphis, TN

Neighborhood Christian Center – Memphis – Rent/Utility Assistance 785 Jackson Ave Memphis, TN 38107 (901) 881-6013 Services:  Provides rent and utility assistance when funding is available. Calls accepted ONLY at 10:00 am on the first Wednesday of each month (except for the month of December). About 10 people are helped each month. Hours:  First Wednesday […]

Generous House Baby – Memphis, TN

Generous House Baby The Generous House is a beautiful baby-specific food pantry and clothing closet where all items are free or sold at reduced prices to those who qualify. Our weekly guests are treated with respect and dignity in an environment of joy and faith for a better future. Guests to Generous House may shop […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Internet Essentials from Comcast We believe that everyone should have access to the opportunities made possible by having the Internet at home. Since 2011, Internet Essentials is our answer to help close the Digital Divide.  Just $9.95 a month for eligible families and individuals with no credit check or contracts. Eligibility for the Program: Do […]

PC’s for People

PC’s for People Computers and Low Cost Internet. PCs for People refurbishes desktop and laptop computers for distribution to eligible recipients. As a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, we are able to provide computers with licensed copies of Windows 10. We also have more economical machines that include Linux or LibreOffice. Every desktop includes a mouse, a […]

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission The Memphis Shelby Crime Commission has created unprecedented partnerships with businesses, schools, neighborhood associations, hospitals, public safety agencies, and local violence prevention organizations in an effort to make Memphis and Shelby County a safer place. URL:  https://memphiscrime.org/safe-frayser/ Phone:   (901) 527-2600 City of Memphis Services provided by the City of Memphis Government: Adult athletic […]

Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Prime Student Get fast, FREE Shipping on over 100 million items, stream thousands of TV shows and movies, and get exclusive college deals on books, electronics, and other school supplies. Your first 6 months is free.  Afterwards, Prime Student is just $6.49/month or $49.00/year.  Cancel anytime. URL:  www.amazon.com

TigerDirect – Refurbished Laptops

TigerDirect.com Online retail site with daily sales on new & refurbished laptops, tablets, and other electronics. URL:  http://www.tigerdirect.com/

YMCA of Memphis

YMCA of Memphis & Mid-South The YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South offers a number of ways for people of all ages to get involved. From promoting personal fitness to addressing complex social issues, the YMCA is directly involved in our community to make a positive impact. Our programs include: Before & After-School Care Corporate Games […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

Shoes That Fit

Shoes That Fit Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving kids in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive. We do this through partnering with corporations and volunteer groups, as well as through individual donations. Today, we […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing global war on terrorism. How the Family Support Network Works SUPPORTING FAMILIES DURING DEPLOYMENT The American Legion recognizes that families of deployed and activated military […]

Memphis Light, Gas, and Water Assistance Program

Memphis Light, Gas, & Water Assistance Program We realize that our customers sometimes have extenuating circumstances that prevent the timely payment of utility bills. To help ease this burden, we’ve developed the following payment and assistance programs, as well as extension policies. URL:  http://www.mlgw.com/residential/assistanceprograms Address:  220 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103 Phone:  (901) 544-6549  or visit one of […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

Tennessee Association of Community Action

Tennessee Association of Community Action Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are private nonprofit and public organizations created out of Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to combat poverty. CAAs assess community needs and resources, establish priorities, determine strategies to address local poverty issues, and in partnership with community organizations, deliver a broad range of comprehensive services to […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Need Help Paying Bills?

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS . COM Help With Bills, Mortgage and Debts Help with medical bills and find access low cost health care centers or insurance policies. Free mortgage help and foreclosure prevention as well as counseling services. Debt help can reduce credit card obligations and other payments, such as medical debts. Grants and other forms of financial aid […]

Memphis Community Centers

Memphis Community Centers Each community center provides: Classes, programs and events in five core services (see individual Community Center pages for specific offerings.) Health, fitness, and wellness services and programs Educational development and training services Cultural arts programming Dance and musical expression Character building and social development Summer day camp A gymnasium, game room, art […]

The Arc Mid-South in Memphis, TN

The Arc Mid-South Empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential. URL:  http://www.thearcmidsouth.org/index.htm Address:  3485 Poplar Avenue, Suite 210, Memphis, TN 38111 Phone:  901.327.2473 Who We Support Adults aged 65 and older Adults 21-64 who are living with a physical disability Adults who are having a difficult time carrying out activities of daily living […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

Financial Aid – FAFSA

Who We Are Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our more than 1,300 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $120 billion in federal grants, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services The Tennessee Department of Veterans Services (TDVS) operates 14 field offices, four Tennessee State Veterans Cemeteries, serves as liaison for three Tennessee State Veterans Homes, assists with active duty casualties and hosts outreach events across the state to raise awareness and assist Veterans as well as their families. Veterans Resource […]

GovLoans.Gov

GovLoans.Gov Your gateway to government loan information. It directs you to the loan information that best meets your needs. Loan Categories: Agriculture Education Business Housing Disaster Relief Veteran URL:  www.govloans.gov Phone:  1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636) Hours:  8:00 AM – 8:00 PM ET

Benefits.Gov

Benefits.Gov As the official benefits website of the U.S. government, our mission is to reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to benefit information. Launched in 2002, Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was one of the earliest “E-Government” initiatives to launch as part of the President’s Management Agenda and was […]

Lifeline Program

LIFELINE PROGRAM Lifeline is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Program administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will get at least $9.25 toward their bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both.  Eligibility information is below. To […]

2-1-1 Tennessee

2-1-1 Tennessee One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. […]

AARP – Tax Aide Program

 Tax-Aide Program AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older – at nearly 5,000 locations nationwide or on-line. Find a location near you- Toll-free Nationwide: 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277)

United Way of Memphis, TN

United Way of the Mid-South Help thousands of individuals and families get the most from their tax returns! Free Tax Prep is a proud part of United Way’s Driving the Dream initiative to improve the lives of individuals & families, helping people move out of poverty & see their dreams come true. URL:  http://www.uwmidsouth.org/why-uw/free-tax-prep/ Address:  1005 Tillman Street, Memphis, […]

Salvation Army Services of Memphis, TN

Salvation Army of Memphis & Mid-South To Heal Memphis, it takes an Army!  Recognized for its iconic Red Kettles campaign which provides a vital portion of budget dollars, The Salvation Army continues to rely on local monies throughout the year. Only with local support – over 10,000 volunteers, 20,000 donors, and 200 congregations, civic groups […]

Goodwill of Memphis, TN

Memphis Goodwill Our mission is to change the lives of people with disabilities and other barriers to employment through the power of work, education, and empowerment.  Services in helping find employment are here. URL:  https://goodwillmemphis.org/ Address:  6895 Stage Road, Memphis, TN 38133 Phone:  (901) 323-6221 Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Housing Counseling Agency of Memphis, TN

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Approved Housing Counseling Agency Financial Management/Budget Counseling Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling Pre-purchase Counseling Pre-purchase homebuyer Education Workshop Homebuyer Education Class for $25.00 URL:  www.uhinc.org Address:  2750 Colony Park Drive, Memphis, Tennessee 38118 Phone:  (901) 272-1122

Department of Human Services of Memphis, TN

Department of Human Services – Shelby County The Department is responsible for administering numerous services throughout Tennessee, including Families First, the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, Food Stamps (now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP), Child Support, TennCare, and Child Care Assistance.  See more detail below. URL:  https://www.tn.gov/humanservices.html Address:  2003 […]

Free Beds for Kids- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Description:  We’re a national organization answering the call to a national problem.  We fully believe that a bed is a basic need for the proper physical, emotional, and mental support that a child needs.  All children deserve a safe, comfortable place to lay their heads. Across the U.S., too many boys and girls go without a bed – […]

COVID-19 Resources- Mobile Food Pantry Free Food on Saturday, April 25, 2020- Memphis

Description:  Mobile Food Bank:  Free Food Location:  New Salem Baptist Church 2237 S Parkway East Memphis on Saturday, April 25, starting at 10:00am. Phone:  901-452-7265 **Pre-Register on website.   URL:  http://www.newsalembaptist.com/mobilefoodpantry

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and students with Internet Essentials. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, anyone who signs up for Internet Essentials will receive two free months of Internet service. We are also increasing the speed […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

COVID-19 Resources- Food for County School Children- Memphis

Description:  Shelby County Schools-  Information about school closings, meals for students, mobile food pantries, weekly learning guides and instructional resources for students. URL:   http://www.scsk12.org/coronavirusfacts/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal programs Pandemic EBT– children who would receive free or reduced price meals if not for school closures are eligible to receive assistance under this provision National […]

Aging Commission of the Mid-South- Memphis

Description: For Seniors and Adults with Disabilities:  Meals, CHOICES, Public Guardianship, SHIP, Family Caregiver Services. URL:  https://shelbycountytn.gov/3433/Aging-Commission-of-the-Mid-South Phone Number: 901-222-4111

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with K-12 or college students Limited to new accounts who do not already have a Spectrum Internet subscription Installation fees will be waived In addition, Spectrum […]

Room In The Inn Memphis

Room In The Inn- Memphis Chapter Room in the Inn-Memphis is an ecumenical ministry that serves people experiencing homelessness. We are modeled after the incredibly successful Room in the Inn program that started in Nashville more than 30 years ago. In Need of Shelter? Room in the Inn is an Emergency Winter Shelter program for […]

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Clothing Programs – Memphis, TN

Below is a list of local charities, churches, and organizations that may offer clothing to those in need.  This list includes places that run off of donations and may not always have a full inventory. Dress for Success Memphis The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing […]

BeAnElf.org

BeAnElf.org’s volunteers buy gifts for children with fewer privileges than other kids. At participating United States Postal Services (USPS) postal branches, volunteers select one or more letters to Santa. To protect children, postal workers will have removed the children’s return addresses, and replaced them with a number. Address your letter Santa c/o Operation Santa Add […]

Meritan of Memphis

Meritan A person is a person first… not lessened by challenges We serve people.   Child & adult support services: social, health, in-home, mobile. Meritan provides professional & nonprofessional staff to directly help people with care, connections, families or senior job opportunities. Aging independence, physical recovery, living with intellectual disabilities, growing up in state foster […]

Door of Hope Memphis

Door of Hope Memphis Door of Hope, is a non-profit organization based in Memphis, Tennessee. Our mission is to end homelessness for Memphis’ most vulnerable population by providing housing and supportive services one Door at a time. This is often the segment of Memphis’ population that no one wants to see, much less answer to […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

Good Neighbor Center of West Memphis, AR

Good Neighbor Center Provides clothing referrals for families recently burned out of their dwellings and emergency food assistance. Also provides fans when available for those in need. Provides rental assistance for people with eviction notices and utility assistance for people with shutoff notices less than 30 days old. Address:  709 E Broadway Ave, West Memphis, […]

Crittenden County Department of Human Services – AR

Crittenden County Department of Human Services Temporary Cash Assistance, SNAP (Food Stamps), & Welfare. Address:  401 South College Boulevard, West Memphis, AR 72301 Phone:  870-732-5170

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer rental assistance programs.  Each organization has its own eligibility rules and conditions, and you are encouraged to call directly to find out what you need […]

Memphis Crisis Center

Memphis Crisis Center Volunteers may be able to refer callers, including those with a mental illness or disability, to programs that may assist them, including housing or rent, financial problems, and others. Phone 901-274-7477.

Memphis Hospitality Hub

Hospitality Hub The Hospitality HUB is a hospitality, counseling, and resource center for homeless persons and those imminently homeless. Address:  82 N. Second Street, Memphis, TN 38103 Phone:  (901) 522-1808 Intake Hours:  M-F 9:30 AM-1:30 PM URL:  http://www.hospitalityhub.org/

Mercy Housing

https://www.mercyhousing.org/   Mercy Housing is one of the nation’s largest affordable housing organizations. We participate in the development, preservation, management and/or financing of affordable, program-enriched housing across the country. Mercy Housing gives a home to low-income families, seniors, individuals and people with special needs by providing them with the full spectrum of affordable housing, including […]

Memphis Homeless Options through Community Alliance for the Homeless

MEMPHIS HOMELESS OPTIONS The purpose of the Memphis Homeless Options Tool is to help you identify potential resources that might help you, or someone you are assisting, leave homelessness. What can we help you with? Click on one of the options below to see what specific resources are available close to you. Food Pantry Meal […]

Foodpantries.org

This website allows you to search for food pantries in your area.  You can search by your state and then your city. http://www.foodpantries.org

Intact Homeless Family Program of Memphis, TN

Intact Homeless Family Program Located near Shelby Forest, the Intact Homeless Family Program provides short-term transitional housing for homeless families. This unique ministry ministers to families as they reside in a fully-furnished three-bedroom home for three to six months. During this time, the family is allowed to stay without paying for rent or utilities as […]

Memphis Union Mission

Memphis Union Mission Provides help for the homeless, families, the hungry, and others in need.  Their mission is to minister to the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of men, women and families who are homeless, addicted, and in crisis.  Both men and women programs are available. Services: FOOD A meal is a precious gift for the men, women, and children […]

ShelterListings.Org – Find Shelter & Housing

Mission Statement To help the needy find shelter and assistance. This nation is going through tough times and providing a helping hand can help make the world a better place. URL: https://www.shelterlistings.org/ SUPPORTIVE HOUSING AND SHELTERS Homeless Shelters Supportive Housing Housing for Low Income Halfway Housing Transitional Housing Day Shelters Low Cost Housing TYPES OF SHELTERS […]

Habitat for Humanity -All

Description:  Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries. Habitat’s vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat works toward our vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with families in […]

National Resource Directory (NRD) for Veterans and Military

National Resource Directory (NRD) The NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a […]

Friends For Life of Memphis, TN

Friends For Life – Short Term Rent/Mortgage and Utility Assistance 43 N Cleveland Memphis, TN 38104 (901) 272-0855 Services:  Provides short-term rent, mortgage, and utility assistance for up to 21 weeks per calendar year to persons living with HIV/AIDS. Hours:  Mon – Thu 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; Fri 8:30am – 4:00 pm Eligibility:  Must […]

Memphis/Shelby County Emergency Housing Partnership

Memphis/Shelby Co Emergency Housing Partnership – HPRP Grant – Short-Term Rental/Housing Assistance 1407 Union Ave #1300 Memphis, TN 38104 (901) 260-4663 Services:  Provides the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing (HPRP) program, a short-term rental assistance/housing supportive services program for households about to become homeless. Program will place families in housing with the goal of self-sufficiency […]

Neighborhood Christian Center of Memphis, TN

Neighborhood Christian Center – Memphis – Rent/Utility Assistance 785 Jackson Ave Memphis, TN 38107 (901) 881-6013 Services:  Provides rent and utility assistance when funding is available. Calls accepted ONLY at 10:00 am on the first Wednesday of each month (except for the month of December). About 10 people are helped each month. Hours:  First Wednesday […]

Highland Heights United Methodist Church of Memphis, TN

Highland Heights United Methodist Church Services: Food Pantry – Hours:  Mondays 9 AM-12 PM New Mother Mentoring Ministry Recovery/Support Groups Address:  685 S. Highland Street, Memphis, TN 38111 Phone:  (901) 320-9376, call for more information about services and when they are offered.

Holy Trinity Community Church Food Pantry of Memphis, TN

Holy Trinity Community Church Food Pantry Hours:  Mondays 9 AM-12 PM Address:  685 S. Highland Street, Memphis, TN 38111 Phone:  (901) 320-9376

8th Street Mission of West Memphis

8th Street Mission Offers emergency food, clothing, hygiene products, fuel assistance, and shelter.  Call first to check availability of services. Address:  717 East Broadway, West Memphis, AR 72301 Phone:  (870) 735-6010

Dorothy Day House of Memphis, TN

Dorothy Day House The Dorothy Day House keeps homeless families together, creating a safe haven and a community for entire families. In typical shelters, homeless families are often separated.  Men are sent to one shelter while women, girls and little boys are sent to another shelter. Parents often must place their teenage  boys in foster […]

Memphis Day Shelter

Memphis Day Shelter Emergency Shelters:  383 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN Opportunity Center at 600 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN Phone:  (901) 526-8403

Safe Harbor of Memphis

Safe Harbor of Memphis Emergency shelter is offered for three days during fair weather-longer in weather emergencies. After the initial 3 days, individuals who desire active recovery may enter a long term (6 months to 1 year) program. 3630 Jackson Avenue Memphis, TN 38108 Phone : 901-382-0966

LowIncomeHousing.us

This website allows you to search for affordable rentals and housing options in your area.  Simply go to the website and click on your state and then your city. URL:  http://www.lowincomehousing.us

Homeless Shelter Directory website

This website allows the user to click their location on a map to find a local homeless shelter.  The website also allows you to search for soup kitchens, rent assistance programs, affordable housing, and other useful resources. URL:  http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

Alpha Omega Veterans Services of Memphis, TN

Alpha Omega Veterans Services Provides transitional and permanent supportive housing for homeless veterans with a dual diagnosis. 90-day program includes shelter, counseling, clothing, and meals. Participants can stay in a halfway house for 18 months. URL:  https://www.alphaomegaveterans.org/ Address:  1183 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104 Phone:  901- 726-6820 Hours:  Monday – Friday 9:00-5:00 Eligibility:  Accepts referrals from […]

Missionaries Union Mission of Memphis, TN

Missionaries of Charity Provides emergency shelter for single women and women with children, but clients must leave the premises during the day. Address:  700 N Seventh St, Memphis, TN 38107 Phone:  901-526-5456 ***Intake daily at 3:00 except Thursdays

HER Faith Ministries of Memphis, TN

Her Faith Ministries Faith-based transitional housing that offers low-cost housing, food, clothing, transportation (for mothers with children to work, to various social service agencies, to school, and other business concerns), and other assistance for women with children for 1-3 years and single women for 5 months. URL:  http://herfaithministries.org/ Address:  3396 Park Ave Memphis, TN 38111 Phone:  901- […]

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission The Memphis Shelby Crime Commission has created unprecedented partnerships with businesses, schools, neighborhood associations, hospitals, public safety agencies, and local violence prevention organizations in an effort to make Memphis and Shelby County a safer place. URL:  https://memphiscrime.org/safe-frayser/ Phone:   (901) 527-2600 City of Memphis Services provided by the City of Memphis Government: Adult athletic […]

Agape Child and Family Services of Memphis, TN

Agape Child & Family Services We offer opportunities for those we serve to form a connection with or reconnect with their faith. Our holistic approach enables us to address the spiritual needs of our families, in addition to their physical needs. It is our hope that the connections we establish will bring strength, support and […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing global war on terrorism. How the Family Support Network Works SUPPORTING FAMILIES DURING DEPLOYMENT The American Legion recognizes that families of deployed and activated military […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

Tennessee Association of Community Action

Tennessee Association of Community Action Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are private nonprofit and public organizations created out of Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to combat poverty. CAAs assess community needs and resources, establish priorities, determine strategies to address local poverty issues, and in partnership with community organizations, deliver a broad range of comprehensive services to […]

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Programs Available: Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Eligibility & How to Apply Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Participant Eligibility The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Participant Eligibility Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Am I Eligible for SNAP? How Do I Apply for SNAP? WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) […]

Tennessee – TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program)

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) TEFAP is a Federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans, including elderly people, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost. Under TEFAP, USDA makes commodity foods available to State Distributing Agencies. List of TEFAP Agencies by County

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

Memphis Community Centers

Memphis Community Centers Each community center provides: Classes, programs and events in five core services (see individual Community Center pages for specific offerings.) Health, fitness, and wellness services and programs Educational development and training services Cultural arts programming Dance and musical expression Character building and social development Summer day camp A gymnasium, game room, art […]

Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) of Memphis, TN

Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) URL:  https://www.mifa.org/ Address:  910 Vance Avenue, Memphis, TN 38126 Phone:  (901) 527-0208 Our Programs MIFA supports the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through the high-impact programs listed below. Seniors MIFA’s senior programs are designed to promote independence, health, companionship, and dignity. MIFA Meals on Wheels delivers hot, nutritious lunches daily to […]

The Arc Mid-South in Memphis, TN

The Arc Mid-South Empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential. URL:  http://www.thearcmidsouth.org/index.htm Address:  3485 Poplar Avenue, Suite 210, Memphis, TN 38111 Phone:  901.327.2473 Who We Support Adults aged 65 and older Adults 21-64 who are living with a physical disability Adults who are having a difficult time carrying out activities of daily living […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services The Tennessee Department of Veterans Services (TDVS) operates 14 field offices, four Tennessee State Veterans Cemeteries, serves as liaison for three Tennessee State Veterans Homes, assists with active duty casualties and hosts outreach events across the state to raise awareness and assist Veterans as well as their families. Veterans Resource […]

Homeless Shelters Directory

Homeless Shelters Directory Helping the Needy of America. The Homeless Shelter Directory was started as a list of homeless shelters. We now provide listings for the following: Homeless Shelters Homeless Service Organizations Monetary Assistance Transitional Housing Free Clinics (Dental and Medical) Low Cost and Free Treatment Centers Outreach Centers Day Shelters Relief Organizations that can […]

Foodpantries.org

Foodpantries.org  Foodpantries.org have set up this directory of Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger. The information is collected manually and is as accurate as possible.  Keeping this free resource updated is a collaborative effort and will benefit families and individuals in need. URL:  https://www.foodpantries.org/ Food Pantries By State Alaska (126) Alabama (375) Arkansas (546) […]

Feeding America

Feeding America Feeding America is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.  Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. URL:  http://www.feedingamerica.org/ Contact the National Office: Address:  35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60601 Phone:  800.771.2303 […]

2-1-1 Tennessee

2-1-1 Tennessee One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. […]

Family Safety Center of Memphis, TN

Family Safety Center of Memphis The Family Safety Center is one location that effectively combines civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of family violence. By co-locating the services of our partner agencies in one location, Family Safety Center is able to better serve the hurting families of Memphis and Shelby County who are […]

The Exchange Club Family Center of Memphis, TN

The Exchange Club Family Center Since 1982 the Family Center has been a source of hope for families dealing with anger and violence. Through trauma-focused counseling, group therapy, and education programs, we help restore victims to themselves and to the community, providing hope for a better future. URL:  https://exchangeclub.net/ Address:  2180 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38104 Phone:  (901) […]

Mid-South Food Bank of Memphis, TN

Mid-South Food Bank Our Mission is to change lives by eliminating hunger in the Mid-South. By providing food for families, children and seniors, we impact their lives by solving one of the biggest struggles they face: getting enough nutritious food to eat to live a healthy life. URL:  http://www.midsouthfoodbank.org/ Address:  239 South Dudley, Memphis, TN 38104 […]

Catholic Charities of West Tennessee

Catholic Charities of West Tennessee Serving people of all ages and from all walks of life, Catholic Charities of West Tennessee (CCWTN), is the social services arm of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis. It is one of the largest nonprofit, multi-social service providers in the Mid-South. For more than 40 years, Catholic Charities of West Tennessee […]

Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Memphis, TN

Habitat for Humanity ReStore The ReStore sells new and gently used furniture, appliances, building supplies and housewares at discount prices. The Memphis ReStore is proudly owned and operated by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis, and every purchase at the Memphis ReStore helps local families build strength, stability and self-reliance through decent, affordable shelter. URL:  http://www.memphisrestore.com/ […]

Salvation Army Services of Memphis, TN

Salvation Army of Memphis & Mid-South To Heal Memphis, it takes an Army!  Recognized for its iconic Red Kettles campaign which provides a vital portion of budget dollars, The Salvation Army continues to rely on local monies throughout the year. Only with local support – over 10,000 volunteers, 20,000 donors, and 200 congregations, civic groups […]

Abused Women Services of YWCA of Memphis, TN

YWCA Abused Women Services The YWCA Greater Memphis is dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence. The YWCA Greater Memphis has offered domestic violence programs since 1982. Abused Women Services offers many resources: Hotline  –  to direct callers to resources and safety. Shelter  – to provide immediate refuge to women and children escaping domestic violence. […]

Calvary Rescue Mission for Homeless Men of Memphis, TN

Calvary Rescue Mission CALVARY Rescue Mission is a non-profit, independent, faith-based shelter for homeless men in Memphis, TN. We serve two full meals a day, offer clothing to the homeless, have a 2500 volume library, and provide nightly chapel services, counseling, a discipleship program, and lodging. URL:  http://www.calvaryrescuemission.org/ Address:  960 S. Third Street, Memphis,TN 38106 Phone:  (901) […]

Housing Counseling Agency of Memphis, TN

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Approved Housing Counseling Agency Financial Management/Budget Counseling Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling Pre-purchase Counseling Pre-purchase homebuyer Education Workshop Homebuyer Education Class for $25.00 URL:  www.uhinc.org Address:  2750 Colony Park Drive, Memphis, Tennessee 38118 Phone:  (901) 272-1122

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Memphis Housing Authority

Memphis Housing Authority Section 8 housing for low income families.  Income caps range from $21,000 for individuals up to $39,600 for eight-member households.  Visit https://memphisha.org/index.php/apply-for-public-housing for application details. URL:  https://memphisha.org/ Address:  700 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105 (No on-site applications) Phone: (901) 544-1100

Department of Human Services of Memphis, TN

Department of Human Services – Shelby County The Department is responsible for administering numerous services throughout Tennessee, including Families First, the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, Food Stamps (now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP), Child Support, TennCare, and Child Care Assistance.  See more detail below. URL:  https://www.tn.gov/humanservices.html Address:  2003 […]

Health Department Family and Child Services of Memphis, TN

Shelby County Health Department The health department offers many programs and services, such as clinical, dental, WIC, family planning, etc.  See more details below. URL:  http://www.shelbytnhealth.com/ Address:  814 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105 Phone:  (901) 222-9000 Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM   Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) WIC is a special supplemental food program for women, […]

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Aging Commission of the Mid-South- Memphis

Description: For Seniors and Adults with Disabilities:  Meals, CHOICES, Public Guardianship, SHIP, Family Caregiver Services. URL:  https://shelbycountytn.gov/3433/Aging-Commission-of-the-Mid-South Phone Number: 901-222-4111

COVID-19 Services- Shelby County Community Service Agency- Memphis

Description: Help with utilities, rent/mortgage assistance. prescription medicine assistance.  Apply by mail or email. Email utility applications to liheap@shelbycountytn.gov  URL:  https://www.shelbycountycsa.org/ Phone:  (901)2224200

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for next steps if you have concerns regarding symptoms or exposure resources and other health information   URL: https://www.cdc.gov/    

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc.

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC), a 501(C) 3 CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. We presently operate the following programs: LHRC Reality House which is a residential treatment program for pregnant women, and women and their dependent children aged 0-12.  Reality House was awarded the […]

Meritan of Memphis

Meritan A person is a person first… not lessened by challenges We serve people.   Child & adult support services: social, health, in-home, mobile. Meritan provides professional & nonprofessional staff to directly help people with care, connections, families or senior job opportunities. Aging independence, physical recovery, living with intellectual disabilities, growing up in state foster […]

Forward Counseling of Memphis

Forward Counseling Offers a holistic path to resolve emotional distress and improve performance with these services: Mental Health Counseling Couples Counseling Child and Adolescent Counseling Group Therapy  Medical and Psychiatric Services Personal Training, Health and Nutrition Coaching Rapid Trauma Resolution & EMDR Mindfulness and Biofeedback Training The Sinclair Method Speech and Language Pathology  Teletherapy, Telemedicine […]

Mental Health Resources (MHR) of Memphis

Counseling and IOP Addiction Treatment in Memphis, TN “Personalized Therapy Using Evidence-Based Solutions” MHR Memphis was founded in 1987. Over the last 30 years, we have helped countless clients overcome struggles with addiction, anger management, codependency, depression, stress management, low self-esteem, and more. Our insurance-friendly counseling center has a multi-disciplinary team that covers a wide […]

Operation Outreach (Free Healthcare) of Memphis, TN

Operation Outreach – Christ Community Health Services Offers complete acute and primary care, disease prevention, and guidance to Memphis’ homeless population. A lack of housing should never be a barrier to accessing health care. Operation Outreach, our mobile health care clinic, exists to meet the health needs of over 1,000 of the homeless in the Memphis […]

Medical Prescription Program of Memphis

CSBG Medical Prescripton Program Medical Prescription Program This program is for Memphis and Shelby County residents whose monthly income falls at 125% or below the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. Eligible households can be served once per year and receive up to $500 per household. Prescription must be new or refillable and non-narcotics Contact: George Rutherford 2670 […]

Alliance Healthcare Services of Memphis, TN

Alliance Healthcare Services Call one of the 24 hour crisis lines AHS ADULT CRISIS LINE (901) 577-9400 CRISIS LINE FOR CHILDREN 1-866-791-9226 For all other inquiries, please call our main number at (901) 369-1400 or email us using our online contact form. URL:  http://www.alliance-hs.org/ Services: ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT ADVOCACY AND REFERRAL CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES CHILD AND ADOLESCENT SERVICES COMMUNITY […]

Nonconnah Boulevard VA Clinic of Memphis (Closest to Campus)

Nonconnah Boulevard VA Clinic 1689 Nonconnah Boulevard Memphis, TN 38132 Phone: 901-271-4900 Hours of Operation:  Mon – Fri, 8a.m. – 4:30p.m.

Eldercare Locator -Nationwide

Description: The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Since 1991, the Eldercare Locator has been linking those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging, as well as community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. Whether help is needed with […]

Aging Commission of the Mid-South Area Agency of Memphis, TN

  Aging Commission of the Mid-South Area Agency on Aging and Disability Address :2670 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 1000, Memphis, TN 38112 Website: http://www.agingcommission.org Contact Email: divey@agingcommission.org Office Phone: (901) 222-4100 Information Phone: (901) 222-4111 Ages: 18 + SERVICES INCLUDE:  Adult Daycare Home Delivered Meals Medical Equipment Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Medicaid Waiver Program Personal Care In- Home services Information […]

Memphis Union Mission

Memphis Union Mission Provides help for the homeless, families, the hungry, and others in need.  Their mission is to minister to the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of men, women and families who are homeless, addicted, and in crisis.  Both men and women programs are available. Services: FOOD A meal is a precious gift for the men, women, and children […]

Veterans Crisis Line

If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, call the Veterans Crisis Line 24/7 to reach a responder with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  They serve all veterans, all service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family members and friends.  You can also go to the website and chat online or […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who need help paying their bills. Our resources are location based and nationwide. Our list of financial help ranges from single parent financial help, college and […]

Memphis VA Medical Center

Memphis VA Medical Center 1030 Jefferson Avenue Memphis, TN 38104 901-523-8990

Memphis Veteran’s Center

Memphis Vet Center 1407 Union Ave., Suite 410 Memphis TN 38104 Phone: 901-522-3950 Or 901-522-3950 Fax: 901-522-3960

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

Samaritan Counseling Centers of Memphis, TN

Samaritan Counseling Centers of the Midsouth, Inc. The Samaritan Counseling Centers of the Mid-South offer a ministry of healing to those seeking a balance of emotional, relational and spiritual health. Responding to the psychological and educational needs of individuals, families, couples and groups by providing an environment of compassion and confidentiality in which feelings are honored, values […]

The National Domestic Violence -Lafayette

Description:  The National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence.  Provides confidential, one-on-one support Offers crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety Live chat is another option for getting real-time, one-on-one support. URL:  http://www.thehotline.org/ Phone Number:  (800)799-SAFE(7233) […]

Psychology Today–A National Listing of Treatment Centers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Support Groups

Psychology Today is a national website that allows the user to search for treatment centers, therapists, psychiatrists, and support groups located near their residence.  You can also narrow the search by picking a certain type of treatment program such as for addiction or an eating disorder.  You can narrow by the type of insurance the […]

Ryan White HIV Programs

Ryan White & HIV Programs The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides a comprehensive system of care that includes primary medical care and essential support services for people living with HIV who are uninsured or underinsured. The Program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide HIV care and treatment services to more than […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

Sister Supply of Memphis, TN

Sister Supply of Memphis This project will provide pads, tampons and underwear for women who are homeless and/or living in poverty. URL:  www.sistersupply.org Address:  5530 Shady Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38120 Phone:  (901) 871-3713 or (901) 484-6154

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Follow the […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

Tennessee Association of Community Action

Tennessee Association of Community Action Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are private nonprofit and public organizations created out of Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to combat poverty. CAAs assess community needs and resources, establish priorities, determine strategies to address local poverty issues, and in partnership with community organizations, deliver a broad range of comprehensive services to […]

State and Local Health Departments – Vaccinations

State & Local Health Departments State and local health departments are a great resource for vaccinations.  They may also have information about state vaccine requirements and free and low-cost vaccines, including vaccines for travel. Click on your state to explore your state health department’s vaccine information: Alabama (AL) Alaska (AK) Arizona (AZ) Arkansas (AR) California […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Memphis Community Centers

Memphis Community Centers Each community center provides: Classes, programs and events in five core services (see individual Community Center pages for specific offerings.) Health, fitness, and wellness services and programs Educational development and training services Cultural arts programming Dance and musical expression Character building and social development Summer day camp A gymnasium, game room, art […]

The Arc Mid-South in Memphis, TN

The Arc Mid-South Empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential. URL:  http://www.thearcmidsouth.org/index.htm Address:  3485 Poplar Avenue, Suite 210, Memphis, TN 38111 Phone:  901.327.2473 Who We Support Adults aged 65 and older Adults 21-64 who are living with a physical disability Adults who are having a difficult time carrying out activities of daily living […]

SRVS of Memphis, TN

SRVS SRVS offers the most comprehensive disabilities services solutions in West Tennessee under one roof. Services include residential, community employment and children’s services through our  SRVS Kids & Families program.  We also offer elder and adult care. URL:  http://www.srvs.org/ Address:  3971 Knight Arnold Road, Memphis TN 38118 Phone:  (901) 869-7787 Programs: SRVS Community Employment Services– The Employment Services program provides opportunities for […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services The Tennessee Department of Veterans Services (TDVS) operates 14 field offices, four Tennessee State Veterans Cemeteries, serves as liaison for three Tennessee State Veterans Homes, assists with active duty casualties and hosts outreach events across the state to raise awareness and assist Veterans as well as their families. Veterans Resource […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Planned Parenthood of Memphis, TN

Planned Parenthood CARE NO MATTER WHAT Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care. Services & Interpreters available for both English and Spanish. Services: Abortion Services Birth […]

CVS Minute Clinic of Memphis, TN

CVS Minute Clinic Description: Minor Illnesses Minor Injuries Screenings & Monitoring Skin Conditions Travel Health Vaccinations & Injections Wellness & Physicals Women’s Services Most Insurance is Accepted Our Care is Affordable:  https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/services/price-lists URL:  www.cvs.com Address:  2115 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 Phone:  (901) 274-4085 Hours: M-F: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Sat: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Sun: […]

American Association of Poison Control Centers

  Description:  The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential, expert medical advice. Free 24-Hour Hotline Emergency information Prevention URL:  http://www.aapcc.org/ Phone Number: 1(800) 222-1222  

American Red Cross

Description:  The American Red Cross prevent and relieve suffering here at home and around the world. Disaster Relief- Hurricanes, Floods, Earthquakes, Tornado, Wildfires, Superstorms Lifesaving Blood- Blood Donations Training & Certification -CPR, First Aid, AED, Babysitting and Caregiving training, Swimming Training, CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Training, BLS (Basic Life Support) Training International Services- Red Cross Red Crescent […]

Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corp – Free Health Care

REMOTE AREA MEDICAL 2200 Stock Creek Blvd. Rockford, TN 37853 (865) 579-1530  info@ramusa.org   Remote Area Medical (RAM) is a major nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. Our mission is to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free, quality healthcare to those in need. We do this by delivering free dental, vision, and medical […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  Description: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones Best practices for professionals. URL:   https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number:  1-800-273-8255 Hours:  24/7

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Sight For Students

Sight For Students Sight for Students, a Vision Service Plan (VSP) program, provides eye free exams and free glasses to low-income, uninsured children. The program operates nationally through a network of community partners who identify children in need and VSP network eye doctors who provide the services. Eligibility:   U.S. Social Security Number 19 years […]

2-1-1 Tennessee

2-1-1 Tennessee One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. […]

Family Safety Center of Memphis, TN

Family Safety Center of Memphis The Family Safety Center is one location that effectively combines civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of family violence. By co-locating the services of our partner agencies in one location, Family Safety Center is able to better serve the hurting families of Memphis and Shelby County who are […]

The Exchange Club Family Center of Memphis, TN

The Exchange Club Family Center Since 1982 the Family Center has been a source of hope for families dealing with anger and violence. Through trauma-focused counseling, group therapy, and education programs, we help restore victims to themselves and to the community, providing hope for a better future. URL:  https://exchangeclub.net/ Address:  2180 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38104 Phone:  (901) […]

Youth Villages of Memphis, TN

Youth Villages of Memphis, TN Youth Villages provides help for children and young people across the United States who face a wide range of emotional, mental and behavioral problems. We work to find solutions using proven treatment models that strengthen the child’s family and support systems and dramatically improve their long-term success. Youth Villages helped […]

Omni Visions of Memphis, TN

Omni Visions of Memphis The Omni Family of Services is a multi-state placement agency that provides services for adults and children. Omni focuses on family, providing each individual with a community support system to facilitate and inspire growth and development. Our mission statement reflects our priorities: the people we serve and the quality of our services. Our […]

NeedyMeds-Prescription Assistance

NeedyMeds is an excellent source of information on prescription assistance.  They offer discount drug cards and a list of assistance programs for a specific medication or diagnosis.  They offer information regarding transportation to medical appointments and travel expenses related to medical issues.  They also offer listings of free/low-cost medical, dental, mental health, and substance abuse […]

Broad Ave Dental Center of Memphis, TN

Christ Community Broad Ave Dental Center A lifetime of good oral health begins in childhood. At Christ Community dental, we make every effort to be available for the children in our communities.   To help us reach within the community to provide care for children who, many times, will not have an opportunity to receive […]

CoverKids Health Insurance – Tennessee

Tennessee CoverKids Health Insurance CoverKids provides health insurance for eligible children age 18 and younger and for eligible pregnant women. Children can get this coverage if: They are under 19 years of age on the date of application; They are Tennessee residents; They are not eligible for or enrolled in TennCare; They are U.S. citizens […]

Tennessee Drug Card – Prescription Assistance Program

Tennessee Drug Card As a resident of Tennessee, you and your family have access to a statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP). Create and print your FREE discount prescription drug card coupon below. This pharmacy coupon card will provide you with Rx medication savings of up to 75% at more than 68,000 pharmacies across the country including CVS/pharmacy, Food City, Walgreens, Kroger, […]

Christ Community Health Services of Memphis, TN

Christ Community Health Services – Women’s Health CCHS provides comprehensive women’s health services, and we rely heavily on donations. Our Board-Certified Obstetric-Gynecology Physicians are stationed in our outpatient women’s center and in the hospitals to provide extensive care for our patients. The Women’s Health Center and our Neighborhood primary care centers provide reproductive healthcare and […]

Life Choices of Memphis, TN

Life Choices of Memphis At Life Choices, we love the women in Memphis.  Life Choices is a safe, confidential, and FREE pregnancy help medical center offering factual information about all your options so that you can be educated and empowered to make the best decisions for your life. Medical Diagnosis Confirmation of Pregnancy STI Diagnosis […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) We educate. Offered in thousands of communities across the United States through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need. We advocate. NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Memphis, TN

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) What is NAMI? NAMI is a volunteer, nonprofit, self-help organization offering support, education and information to the family and friends of persons with mental illness. NAMI-Memphis is made up of people who understand how it feels to love someone who has a severe mental illness or brain disorder. What […]

Abused Women Services of YWCA of Memphis, TN

YWCA Abused Women Services The YWCA Greater Memphis is dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence. The YWCA Greater Memphis has offered domestic violence programs since 1982. Abused Women Services offers many resources: Hotline  –  to direct callers to resources and safety. Shelter  – to provide immediate refuge to women and children escaping domestic violence. […]

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital of Memphis, TN

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital 255 beds and 2,900 employees. URL:  http://www.lebonheur.org/ Address:  848 Adams Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 Phone Number:  901-287-KIDS (5437) Hours:  Open 24/7

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Baptist Memorial Hospital – Memphis

Baptist Memorial Hospital Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis is a 706-bed medical facility in Memphis, Tennessee. URL:  https://www.baptistonline.org/locations/memphis Address:  6019 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis, TN 38120 Phone Number:  (901) 226-5000 Hours:  Open 24/7

Health Department Family and Child Services of Memphis, TN

Shelby County Health Department The health department offers many programs and services, such as clinical, dental, WIC, family planning, etc.  See more details below. URL:  http://www.shelbytnhealth.com/ Address:  814 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105 Phone:  (901) 222-9000 Hours:  M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM   Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) WIC is a special supplemental food program for women, […]

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Services- Shelby County Community Service Agency- Memphis

Description: Help with utilities, rent/mortgage assistance. prescription medicine assistance.  Apply by mail or email. Email utility applications to liheap@shelbycountytn.gov  URL:  https://www.shelbycountycsa.org/ Phone:  (901)2224200

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

Room In The Inn Memphis

Room In The Inn- Memphis Chapter Room in the Inn-Memphis is an ecumenical ministry that serves people experiencing homelessness. We are modeled after the incredibly successful Room in the Inn program that started in Nashville more than 30 years ago. In Need of Shelter? Room in the Inn is an Emergency Winter Shelter program for […]

CAAP of Memphis

CAAP, Inc. Cocaine Alcohol Awareness Program an organization offering a wide variety of programs serving a diverse client base, is truly a unique and diverse treatment provider.  It is one of the largest behavioral health and co-occuring mental health disorder providers in the State of Tennessee and the only one that has such a diversity […]

Meritan of Memphis

Meritan A person is a person first… not lessened by challenges We serve people.   Child & adult support services: social, health, in-home, mobile. Meritan provides professional & nonprofessional staff to directly help people with care, connections, families or senior job opportunities. Aging independence, physical recovery, living with intellectual disabilities, growing up in state foster […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

Affordable Housing

This website allows you to search for affordable housing and Section 8 housing across the nation.  Just enter your city, state, or zip in the search bar. http://affordablehousingonline.com

Memphis Center for Independent Living

The Memphis Center for Independent Living People with disabilities are a powerful and significant part of our community, yet; as a group, our social roles have been marginalized by bigotry, discrimination, poverty, isolation, dependency and pity. Americans with disabilities have not had access to transportation, housing and employment that other citizens have enjoyed; MCIL will […]

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer rental assistance programs.  Each organization has its own eligibility rules and conditions, and you are encouraged to call directly to find out what you need […]

ForRent.COM

Description:  Your Trusted Apartment Rental Source Years of experience and trusted customer service separates ForRent.com from any other apartment finder service. Search for your next home with confidence knowing that every property was vetted by a ForRent.com® rental industry expert. URL:  https://www.forrent.com/  

United Housing, Inc. (UHI) of Memphis

United Housing, Inc. (UHI) The organization, which is partly funded by the United Way, offers Loss Mitigation and Foreclosure Counseling to help homeowners that are facing a foreclosure filing.  UHI’s offers qualified individuals with free resources and services that can help a family bet current with their mortgage payments. Phone:  901-728-6935

Memphis Crisis Center

Memphis Crisis Center Volunteers may be able to refer callers, including those with a mental illness or disability, to programs that may assist them, including housing or rent, financial problems, and others. Phone 901-274-7477.

TN Housing Development Agency

TN Housing Development Agency 502 Deaderick Street Andrew Jackson Building, Third Floor Nashville, TN 37243 Phone: 615-815-2200 URL:  https://thda.org/ Down Payment Assistance If you qualify for a Great Choice Home Loan, you can apply for financial assistance with your down payment and/or closing costs. Financial assistance comes in the form of a second mortgage loan on […]

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or cooling bills Emergency services in cases of energy crisis, such as utility shutoffs Low-cost home improvements, known as weatherization, that make your home more energy efficient […]

Income-Based Apartments in Memphis, TN

Income-Based Apartments in Memphis The list of the apartments below are income-based.  There are application fees, and they typically will have wait lists. Goodwill Village Apartments – 2510 Peres Avenue – (901) 458-3803 Robinhood Park Apartments – 3717 Robin Park Circle – (901) 744-1650 Serenity at Highland – 400 S Highland Street – (901) 325-7810 […]

Neighborhood Housing Opportunities of Memphis, TN

Neighborhood Housing Opportunities This is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. Contact them for assistance for the following: – Financial Management – Budget Counseling – Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling – Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling – Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners – Pre-purchase Counseling – Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops – Predatory Lending […]

Alpha Omega Veterans Services of Memphis, TN

Alpha Omega Veterans Services Provides transitional and permanent supportive housing for homeless veterans with a dual diagnosis. 90-day program includes shelter, counseling, clothing, and meals. Participants can stay in a halfway house for 18 months. URL:  https://www.alphaomegaveterans.org/ Address:  1183 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104 Phone:  901- 726-6820 Hours:  Monday – Friday 9:00-5:00 Eligibility:  Accepts referrals from […]

US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

HUD.GOV Topic Areas: Resource Locator in My Area Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) HUD Homes Information for Disabled Persons Information for Senior Citizens Rental Assistance Veteran Information Affordable Apartment Search

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis is dedicated to helping local residents build or improve decent, affordable places they can call home. Currently, Memphis Habitat has two programs available, plus our new 8-hour homebuyer education class for those using THDA and other mortgage lenders. URL:  https://www.memphishabitat.com/ourprograms Address:  7136 Winchester Road, Memphis, […]

Aging Commission of the Mid-South- Memphis

Description: For Seniors and Adults with Disabilities:  Meals, CHOICES, Public Guardianship, SHIP, Family Caregiver Services. URL:  https://shelbycountytn.gov/3433/Aging-Commission-of-the-Mid-South Phone Number: 901-222-4111

Memphis Area Legal Services

Memphis Area Legal Services Address :22 North Front St., 11th Floor, Memphis, TN 38103 Website:  http://www.malsi.org/ Office Phone:  (901) 523-8822 Information Phone:  (901) 523-8822 Hours:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm Central Time Monday to Friday Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. (MALS) provides free legal assistance and representation in civil (non criminal) matters to eligible clients in Shelby, Fayette, Tipton […]

Social Security Disability Benefits for Memphis, TN

Social Security Disability Benefits Resources: Tennessee Tennessee is home to a number of Social Security offices where individuals diagnosed with a disabling condition can apply for Social Security benefits. Please contact any of these offices with any questions you may have regarding your Social Security disability application: 3602 Austin Peay Highway Memphis, TN 38128 Phone: […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission The Memphis Shelby Crime Commission has created unprecedented partnerships with businesses, schools, neighborhood associations, hospitals, public safety agencies, and local violence prevention organizations in an effort to make Memphis and Shelby County a safer place. URL:  https://memphiscrime.org/safe-frayser/ Phone:   (901) 527-2600 City of Memphis Services provided by the City of Memphis Government: Adult athletic […]

Shelby County Drug Court – Memphis, TN

Shelby County Drug Court The Shelby County Drug Court is an alternative program that targets non-violent adult offenders with drug-related criminal charges.  The program works in four phases. Offenders are placed into an intensive out-patient program which requires they report back to the Court where the Judge personally reviews their progress. Program components include: Voluntary […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

Tennessee Association of Community Action

Tennessee Association of Community Action Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are private nonprofit and public organizations created out of Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to combat poverty. CAAs assess community needs and resources, establish priorities, determine strategies to address local poverty issues, and in partnership with community organizations, deliver a broad range of comprehensive services to […]

Memphis Community Centers

Memphis Community Centers Each community center provides: Classes, programs and events in five core services (see individual Community Center pages for specific offerings.) Health, fitness, and wellness services and programs Educational development and training services Cultural arts programming Dance and musical expression Character building and social development Summer day camp A gymnasium, game room, art […]

The Community Legal Center of Memphis, TN

The Community Legal Center of Memphis The Community Legal Center’s mission is to provide civil legal services to those with limited means and those at risk, including populations not served by other legal aid agencies.  The Community Legal Center offers legal help for civil matters, pro se divorces, and elderly civil matters. URL:  http://clcmemphis.org/ Address:  910 Vance […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

2-1-1 Tennessee

2-1-1 Tennessee One of the easiest ways to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. […]

Expungement Process for Memphis, TN

Expungement: As of July 1, 2012, certain nonviolent offenders who have fulfilled all requirements of their sentence will be allowed to seek expungement of their records. A person will be eligible to petition for expungement for offenses committed on or after November 1, 1989, if, at the time of the filing: The person has never […]

United Way of Memphis, TN

United Way of the Mid-South Help thousands of individuals and families get the most from their tax returns! Free Tax Prep is a proud part of United Way’s Driving the Dream initiative to improve the lives of individuals & families, helping people move out of poverty & see their dreams come true. URL:  http://www.uwmidsouth.org/why-uw/free-tax-prep/ Address:  1005 Tillman Street, Memphis, […]

Adult Protective Services of Memphis, TN

Adult Protective Services Adult Protective Services staff investigate reports of abuse, neglect (including self-neglect) or financial exploitation of adults who are unable to protect themselves due to a physical or mental limitation. APS staff assess the need for protective services and provide services to reduce the identified risk to the adult. URL:  https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/adults/adult-protective-services.html Address:  2003 Corporate […]

Child Protective Services of Memphis, TN

Department of Children’s Services – Shelby Region The Department of Children’s Services is Tennessee’s public child welfare agency and establishes statewide standards for performance that reflect best practices for child welfare. The Department investigates allegations of child abuse and neglect. We also administer the state’s foster-care system and we work especially hard to find permanency for the […]

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This website allows you to search for local substance use and mental health treatment programs. https:/