Community Resources

Thank you for your commitment to furthering our mission! Below you will find several ways to engage with the Urban League.

Dial 211 for Essential Community Services

United Way’s 2-1-1 is a free and confidential service helping people across the Tennessee Valley find the local resources they need when they need them. One call to 2-1-1 connects you to someone who can help you navigate the maze of human services to get you to the help you need. 2-1-1 offers information about food, housing, employment, transportation, health services, eldercare, and other crisis hotlines. Our trained information and referral specialists can help you find resources for all of these needs and more.

Speak with a Community Resource Specialist by dialing 2-1-1 or 423.265.8000, or by texting your zip code to 898-211.

Hamilton County Schools Family Resource Center

The Hamilton County Schools Family Resource Center serves as a hub for whole child supports.

Chattanooga Office of Family Empowerment

The Office of Family Empowerment is home to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Hamilton County, which provides assistance for income-eligible families to help in meeting rising home energy costs. Assistance may be received only once per program year and is applied directly to the applicant’s account with the energy provider.

Service Directory: Reentry Focused

This community services directory is maintained by Chattanooga Endeavors. It includes providers in the Hamilton County area that address many of the needs that are common to reentry. If a service that you need is not listed, please use the information at the bottom of this page (link) to contact us or refer to First Call for Help at (423) 265-8000.

Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC)

General Information Statewide

Phone: (800) 251-3589

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

Chattanooga Office: Krystal Building, Suite 503

100 West Martin Luther King Blvd

Chattanooga, TN 37402

Phone: (423) 634-6837

Fax: (423) 634-6986

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Nashville Area Office

220 Athens Way Suite 350

Nashville, TN 37228-9940

Phone: 1-800-669-4000

Fax: 615-736-2107

TTY: 1-800-669-6820

ASL/Video: 844-234-5122

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Tennessee OSHA

Chattanooga Local Office

1301 Riverfront Pkwy, Suite 202

Chattanooga, TN 37402-2066

(423) 634-6424

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Division of Labor Standards

220 French Landing Drive

Nashville, TN 37243-0655

Phone: (844) 224-5818

Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development

1301 Riverfront Parkway, Suite 202

Chattanooga, TN 37402

Telephone: (423) 634-6422

Fax: (423) 634-3115

Fraud Preventation & Security

Check out Better Business Bureau to protect yourself from Fraud.

Click here to learn more.

Sokolove Law helps people suffering from asbestos-related diseases. Veterans of the U.S. military are at high risk of asbestos exposure and may need specialized care to deal with asbestos-related illnesses and other common health issues as they age. We have compiled a list of resources, including healthcare options, non-profit organizations, specialized programs, veteran support groups and VA resources, to help our brave heroes find the help and support they deserve. ​

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Mesothelioma Hope offers free resources that are reviewed by certified oncologists and provide detailed information about mesothelioma and its health impacts. MH's mission is to raise awareness about cancer and other asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma.

To learn more, click here.

To learn more information about Hate Crimes, visit the U.S. Department of Justice.