Where to Call for Help

211 is an information and referral service of the United Way of Greater Chattanooga, which provides information on area services, as well as state and federal organizations. At 211, you will talk to a trained Resource Manager who will direct you to people who can help.

First Call for Help – Dial 211 or 265-8000

  • Adult Protective Services -- 634-6624
  • AIDS: Local Hotline -- 267-2437
  • Alcoholics Anonymous -- 499-6003
  • American Red Cross -- 265-3455
  • Area Office on Aging & Disability -- 266-5781
  • CADAS (drug/alcohol treatment) -- 756-7644
  • Catholic Charities -- 267-1297
  • Chattanooga Food Bank -- 622-1800
  • Child Abuse Hotline -- 266-0162
  • Community Kitchen -- 756-4222
  • CONTACT Crisis Intervention Line -- 266-8228
  • Hamilton Co. Emergency Assistance -- 209-6855
  • Family Violence/Sexual Assault Hotline  -- 775-2700 
  • Food Stamp Office -- 634-6200
  • Hamilton Co. Social Services -- 209-6833
  • Human Services, Chattanooga -- 757-5551
  • Volunteer Behavioral Health -- 634-8884
  • LegalAid of East TN -- 756-4013
  • Meals on Wheels -- 755-6100
  • Medical Society -- 622-2872
  • Mercy Dental Clinic -- 698-3178
  • Partnership for Families, Children, Adults -- 755-2822
  • Poison Control Center -- 800-222-1222
  • Runaways -- 800-621-4000
  • Salvation Army -- 756-1023
  • Sexual Assault Hotline -- 775-2700
  • Speech and Hearing Center -- 622-6900
  • Suicide Hotline -- 800-784-2433
  • TennCare -- 800-669-1851
  • Transportation -- 
    • CARTA Public Transportation  629-1473
    • CARTA Care-A-Van -- 698-9038
    • Interfaith Senior Services -- 265-2397