Putnam County Resource List

Putnam County Resource List

The following list has been compiled for families served by the Putnam County School System. This list includes various resources that may be beneficial for individuals seeking assistance with food or clothing, health services, and a variety of other needs.

Putnam County Resource List for Children and Families

Most Frequently Used Numbers:
Department of Children Services Child Abuse or Neglect Hotline
School Designated Line

General Public Line

Youth Villages Crisis Line (Children)

Plateau Mental Health Crisis Line (Adult)

Resources for Adults and Children
Food, Clothing, and Other Services
Covenant Church 265-1102
Neal Marcum, Ministry Coordinator
Northside Community Center
1615 Brown Avenue, Suite 23
Cookeville, TN 38501
(Laundry Mat, Tutoring, Food, Clothing)
*tutoring is Tues, Wed, Thurs 3:30-5:00

Department of Human Services 528-7487
1000 England Drive, Suite A
Cookeville, TN 38501
(Food Stamps and Families First)

First United Methodist Church 526-2177
165 E. Broad Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Helping Hands of Putnam County 526-3838
421 East Broad Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ (Community Action Center/Spring Street) 526-4605
521 South Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

The CAC facility is open Monday-Thursday from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Stevens Street Baptist Church Care Center 520-4881
South Willow Avenue,
Cookeville, TN 38501

Care Center is on Short Street off Willow Ave
Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Sycamore Church of Christ 526-5427
Benevolence Program operates Wednesdays 11-3 only
1144 Crescent Drive
Cookeville, TN 38501

Trinity Assembly 537-9830
Outreach Center provides food and clothing assistance during emergencies and crisis 537-9814
205 W. Wall Street
Algood, TN 38501

Willow Avenue Church of Christ 432-2333
Benevolence programs and food pantry
1150 South Willow Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38506

Algood Manor 537-3228
100 Maddux Court
Algood, TN 38506

Cookeville Housing Authority 526-9793
West Jackson Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Cookeville Rescue Mission (Temporary Emergency Shelter) 528-5816
Family Lodge, housing for men and women (separate quarters)

First United Methodist Church/Room In the Inn 526-2177
165 E. Broad Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Each Tuesday and Thursday evening at 6 P.M. (November 1 - March 31st)

Genesis House (Battered Women) 526-5197
24 Hour Crisis Line 1-800-707-5197

Court advocacy, domestic and sexual violence, self-esteem support groups, individual counseling, and resource referral

Habitat for Humanity 528-1711
711 East 15th Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Tennessee Housing Development Agency (HUD) 520-0608

Crisis Services/Mental Health Counseling/Psychiatric Services/Medication Management

John B. Averitt, Ph.D. (Adults only) 526-2722
100 W. 4th Street #300
Cookeville, TN 38501

Centerstone Mental Health Agency 528-5561
Lindsay Vinson, Coordinator
13 South Jefferson Avenue, Cookeville, TN 38501
Provide school based therapy, intensive in-home services
(must have tried outpatient counseling first to qualify), case management services

Cookeville Regional Medical Center (Hospital) 528-2541
Ten Broeck Tennessee (Adult Psychiatric Unit) 931-783-2570 or 855-828-8111
at Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Ten Broeck Tennessee offers inpatient hospitalization and outpatient partial hospitalization care.
Ten Broeck accepts TennCare and most commercial insurances as well as offers private pay options.

Chaney, David (Adolescent counseling-Specializing in A & D) 349-0609

Cumberland Counseling Services 528-2371
Dennis Weeks
Patricia Elliott
34 North Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

Exchange Club/Holland J. Stephens Center 931-823-6432
for the Prevention of Child Abuse 1-800-635-5199
616 N. Church St., Ste. B
Livingston, Tennessee 38570

The Stephens Center provides crisis intervention, domestic violence,
family violence, child abuse, family preservation, and parent education and support group services.

Family Care 372-9975
Annette Gallardo, LPC
1497 N. Washington Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

Generations Mental Health Center 528-8593
1101 Neal Street, Ste. 101
Cookeville, TN 38501

Heart of the Cumberland Grief Center 525-2600
377 Short Street, Suite B
Cookeville, TN 38501

Provides grief support for death or loved one, divorce,
absence of parent(s), and/or loss of family and friends.

HOPE Counseling Center 528-6167
Individual, Child, Family, and/or Marital Counseling
906 Allen Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

Peggy Karlosky, Ph.D. 528-1361
Licensed Psychologist
1716 Heathrow Drive
Cookeville, TN 38506

LifeCare Family Services 528-0051
665 South Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

LifeCare provides individual and family therapy, medication management, and case management.

Personal Growth and Learning Center (TennCare and private insurance) 520-8435
509 North Cedar Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

The agency provides individual, family and marital therapy,
trauma abuse recovery for women, and medication management.

Plateau Mental Health Center 432-4123
24 Hour Crisis Line 1-800-704-2651
1200 South Willow Street
Cookeville, TN 38506

The agency provides individual and/or family therapy, case management,
medication management, temporary adult psychiatric respite, and PATH program.

Source of Strength Counseling
441 E. Broad St. Suite A&B
Cookeville, TN 38501
Jerri Cross (female therapist) 214-0527
Karla Duke 303-7789

Runaway Hotline 1-800-RUNAWAY

Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255

Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center 854-0115
480 Old Kentucky Road
Cookeville TN 38501

The agency works in partnership with DCS and law enforcement
to handle abuse cases. The agency serves as a one-stop facility for children
who have experienced physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and/or some other trauma.

Upper Cumberland ADHD Clinic/Dr. Daniel Donovan 528-5811
105 Cherry Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501

The clinic provides medical testing, diagnosis, and management
of ADHD/ADD symptoms in children and adults.

Robyn Willis, LPC265-4470
>210 N. Cedar Ave
>Cookeville, TN 38501

Youth Villages 525-6900
24-Hour Children Crisis 1-866-791-9223
448 Neal Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

The agency provides therapeutic foster care, adoption, intensive
in-home services (Intercept Program), residential programs, and Family Link Shelter.

Alcohol and Drug Services

Bradford Health Services 528-6803
1330 Neal Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

Bradford specializes in addiction treatment and mental health services for adults
and adolescents. The agency offers a free community support group to those
who have family members suffering from substance abuse.

Plateau Mental Health Center

Endeavor Program (Adolescents (ages 13-17) 432-4123 ext. 251
The program has day school with transportation provided)

New Leaf Program (Adult inpatient) 432-4123

Teen Challenge (Teens and Adults) 1-888-688-0470
760 Rickman Road
Livingston, TN 38570

The agency provides a long term Christian discipleship program ministering to
women struggling with life controlling issues and transition men and women into
other long term Teen Challenge centers, as well as offer drug abuse prevention
education to local schools and youth groups.

TennCare Mental Health and Substance Abuse Information Hotline 1-800-758-1638

Other Services

Adult Literacy Program (Adult High School) 525-8685
288 East Main Street
Cookeville, TN 38506

The ALP provides assessment and tutoring programs, GED preparation,
tutorial computer lab,and English as a Second Language classes.

Autism Self Awareness Advocacy Network (ASAN) Google to find local chapter

Cover Kids (www.coverkids.com) 1-866-620-8864
(For families that do not qualify for TNCare)
The program provides medical insurance to children under age 18, w
ho have been uninsured for at least 3 months and meet income (poverty level) level requirements.

Department of Human Services 528-7487
1000 England Drive
Cookeville, TN 38506

Programs include Adult Protective Services, Appeals and Hearings,
Blind and Visually Impaired Services, Child Care Services, Child Support Services,
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Families First (TANF), Food Stamp Program (SNAP),
Home Energy Assistance, Medicaid/TennCare, Tennessee Rehab Center, and Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

Job Corps 1-800-733-5627

The agency provides education and/or job skill training for person
s 16-24 years of age. Students are paid for completion of program.
The program offers transitional services for 12 months after graduation.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance 1-888-4PPA-NOW

The program provides assistance with cost of prescription drugs.

Putnam County Health Department 528-2531

PCHD services provided include Parents Encouraging Parents Group,
Children Special Services, WIC, Childhood Lead Prevention Program,
Medical needs based on income (sliding scale), social services, a
nd medication for treatment of lice.

Rural Health Clinic 858-3790

The RHC provides low cost or free health services to those with no health coverage benefits.
Clinics are located in Baxter and Monterey.

Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213

Tennessee Career Center (Beside of UCHRA) 520-8733
580 South Jefferson Avenue, Suite A
Cookeville, TN 38501

The agency provides assistance with training and education, special service
needs for employment of people with disabilities, offers interviewing skills training,
and provides dislocated workers with benefits and options.
The agency’s Title V program assists low-income work for those ages 55 and older.

Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities 615-253-4800

The agency’s services are to offer prevention, intervention, treatment,
rehabilitation service and supports for those with mental illness,
emotional disturbances, and/or developmental disabilities.
The program services are based on needs.

TennCare 1-800-669-1851
If the family does not qualify, it is possible to get insurance for mental health only.

TennCare Hotline 1-800-205-4983

Amerigroup (1-800-600-4441), Blue Care (1-800-468-9698), United (1-800-690-1606), Tenn Care Select (1-800-263-5479)

TennCare Transportation 1-800-483-6743

Upper Cumberland Development District 432-4111
1225 South Willow Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

Services provided by UCDD include; Relatives as Caregivers, case management,
recreation, financial, legal, relative training, respite, support groups, transportation,
information and referral, and childcare to family members raising a relative’s child.

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency 528-1127
586 South Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501

Career Center, CATS Transportation, medical transportation,
electric bill assistance program, and elderly nutrition program

Vocational Rehabilitation Center 526-9783
444 Neal Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

The agency provides training for people with disabilities to assist with them returning to work.

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