KNOX COUNTY Department of Human Services - DHS

Knoxville, TN
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2700 Middlebrook Pike, Suite 100
Knoxville, TN - 37921

(865) 594-6151 Click to call There is 1 comment. Scroll down to see the details. Go To Website
About KNOX COUNTY Department of Human Services - DHS

Services Provided: Food Stamps SNAP Office, Families First TANF Program, Child Care Certificate Program, Medicaid; and TennCare . You can apply for these programs at this office. Many of these services assist single mothers with child care, medical, and cash assistance.

Child Care Certificate Program: The Child Care Certificate Program is the Tennessee's assistance program for low income and at risk children. Funding for the Certificate Program comes from the federal Families First/TANF block grant and the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG). This is often referred to as the subsidized child care program. Families must be determined eligible by DHS staff before they can participate in the program. Both licensed and unlicensed providers can participate in this program and receive reimbursement from DHS for caring for qualified children.

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Anonymous - Mar 14, 2019

Is there any financial assistance for a stepmother having to take on most financial hardship for a 42-year-old stepson who has been waiting on disability insurance for over 4 years? His mother lives in California with his sister on an army base, so he cannot move there. I am 75 years old and trying to live on social security. His medical expenses are not all covered by his mother. He does get food stamps but they don't last a month. I am broke and don't know what I can do, I have sold my jewelry that was of any value. He needs insurance to have a back operation so he can work. He also has an aneurysm which causes migraines. He is bipolar, has anxiety, depression, short term memory loss and one kidney. He has a lawyer. His dad got disability for sleep apnea. Didn't have a lawyer and it only took 8 months. What is wrong with the State of Tennessee? Todd is on his 3rd appeal. If these people had pain from head to foot 24/7, they would get insurance a.s.a.p!

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