United Way of McMinn & Meigs Counties

Partner Agencies

     The funds raised by United Way and allocated to Partner Agencies are used to strengthen families, assure readiness for school and work, and to improve community health. United Way of McMinn and Meigs Counties continues its tradition of keeping operating costs below the national average, so more than 90% of the funds raised go to the agencies.

Adult & Family Education of McMinn Co.
199 Clark St., P.O. Box 928, Athens, TN  37303; (423) 745-5111
Seeks to provide educational opportunities for disadvantaged adults in our community.  We feel educational skills are the most vauable tools in forging a better tomorrow.

Athens-McMinn Family YMCA
205 Knoxville Ave., P.O. Box 376, Athens, TN 37371-0376; (423) 745-4904.
Provides programs that promote good health, strong families, and youth programs (including day care) based on Christian principles. Open to all regardless of the ability to pay.

Boy Scouts of America-Great Smoky Mountain Council
P.O. Box 51885, Knoxville, TN 37950-1885; (865) 588-6514.
The program is centered around moral and ethical values of God and country teaching youth through Cub packs, Boy Scout troops and Explorer Posts which are run by volunteers.

Boys & Girls Club - Meigs Unit
17699 Highway 58, Decatur, TN  37322; (423) 790-8147
Provides structured, proven out-of-school-time programming and a place to be when school is out, but also equips them with the tools and mindset to thrive.

CASA Corridor of East TN
110 N. Jackson, P.O. Box 1026, Athens, TN  37371; (423)746-9037
CASA is central to fulfilling society's most fundamental obligation by making sure a qualified compassionate adult will fight for and protect a child's right to be safe and to learn and grow in the security of a loving family.

Coordinated Charities
109 Rocky Mount Road,  Athens, TN 37371-1023; (423) 745-9625.
Provides limited assistance to individual and families in need of food, shelter, medicine and energy assistance. Offers low cost clothing, appliances, furniture and housewares at its thrift shop.

Etowah Area Senior Citizen Center
435 Cooper St., Etowah, TN  37331; (423) 263-1209
Provide nutrition to citizens in house and meals on wheels.  To provide education and a safe haven.

Etowah Rescue Squad
1018 Tennessee Avenue, P.O. Box 151,  Etowah, TN 37331; (423) 263-9312.
Professional emergency fire prevention and suppression, basic and specialized rescue and safety education for eastern McMinn County on a volunteer basis.

Full Circle Medical Center for Women
201 N. Hill St., P.O. Box 1721 Athens, TN  37371; (423) 744-3005
On TRAC, Abstinence Education Program, exists to reduce the number of pregnancies and high risk behaviors among our youth in McMinn and Meigs Counties.

Good Faith Clinic
P.O. Box 1517, Athens, TN 37303; (423)462-1413.
Meets primary health care needs of the uninsured through physician evaluations, consultations, diagnostic efforts, necessary medical testing, and medication. Call for information on clinic dates and sites.

Grace and Mercy Ministires
714 Walter Street,  Athens, TN  37303; (423) 920-1367.
Grace and Mercy Ministries is a community outreach that seeks to feed the hungry, reduce poverty, restore digninty, and foster self-reliance. 

Helping Hands Ministries
412 S. White St. PMB #228, Athens, TN  37303; (423)920-4179
Helping Hands Ministy offers assistance to homeowners who are unable to help themselves with small home repairs and property spruce up.

Hiwassee Mental Health Center
1805 Ingleside Ave., P.O. Box 685 Athens, TN 37371-0685; (423)745-8802.
Offers comprehensive mental health services to adults, children and families. Services include individual, group and family counseling. Alcohol and drug services include assessment, prevention and residential services. Home based services are provided to McMinn County residents for children and adults.

The H.O.P.E. Center
704 West Madison Ave, P.O. Box 1561 Athens, TN 37371-1561; (423) 745-5289.
Provides shelter and support services for victims of partner abuse. Advocacy and community education services/programs are also available and are designed to prevent abuse.

McMinn County Educational & Community Foundation
619 Francis St. Apt. 5, P.O. Box 2, Athens, TN  37371; (423) 744-0019
MCEF organizes, manages, funds, and/or participates in educational programs: Imagination Library, Eighth Grade Career Day, Youth Leadership, Teacher Mini-Grants, Stuff the Bus, and Newspapers in Education

McMinn County Rescue Squad
808 Congress Pkwy, P.O. Box 214, Athens, TN 37371-0214; (423) 745-6666.
Volunteers provide fire fighting, search and rescue and training services to residents of McMinn County.

McMinn County Department of Juvenile Services
5 S. Hill Street Suite D Athens, TN 37303; (423) 745-8782.
Guidance of a preventative and rehabilitative nature for youth and parents. Services include: family assistance consultations, referral services, para-legal advice, preventative programs, school based services and community awareness. Community service work program for juvenile offenders.

Senior Citizens Center of McMinn County
205 McMinn Ave.,  Athens, TN 37371-0041; (423) 745-6830.
Services and programs for senior citizens. Portable meals for the homebound, counseling, education, employment and volunteer service opportunities. Physical fitness, senior games, recreation, arts and crafts, fellowship programs for individuals ages 55 and over. Information and referrals also provi

Tri-County Center
P.O. Box 793 Athens, TN 37371-0793; (423) 745-8902.
Comprehensive services from evaluations to education for disabled adults. Programs include transportation, education, vocational training, supported employment and residential services.