Relationship Rx Program

A new service called the Relationship Check-up

Knox County Resources

Financial Management

  • CredAbility
    • CredAbility is a nonprofit credit counseling agency. It offers financial counseling and education in several areas of financial concern for low- to moderate- income people. Some of their services include Debt Management Plans, Foreclosure Prevention Plans, and Budget Credit Counseling and are offered 24/7 in both English and Spanish:
    • By Telephone 1.800.251.2227
    • Online by live chat:
  • Knox Housing Partnership
    • KHP helps first-time homebuyers in all aspects of housing, particularly as it relates to those with low and moderate incomes—homebuyer education, financial fitness classes, HUD-certified counseling (including foreclosure counseling), home purchase and post-purchase support, home improvement energy retrofitting for eligible low-income homeowners, and home energy ratings and audits for green build contractors and professionals.
    •  For more information about KHP programs and services, please call 865.637.1679,
    • Or visit their website:

Job Skills Training

  • TN Opportunity Programs Knox County
    • 865.281.8677
  • TN Career Center Knox County
    • 865.594.5500
  • A Hand Up for Women (Knox Co. Christian Women’s Jobs Corps)
    • 865.219.0104
  • Workforce Development (Knox Co. Area Urban League)

Child Care/Services

  • East Tennessee Child Care Resource & Referral
    • East Tennessee Child Care Resource & Referral helps parents seeking child care to find child care providers in their area and promotes Strengthening Tennessee Families
    • Call 865.974.7750,
    • Or visit their website for more information
  • The Children’s Center
    • The Children’s Center of Knoxville, Inc. provides competent childcare in an environment that enriches the quality of life and promotes the development of  babies and young children. Their childcare services are offered to all children regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, financial background, or family life. Special needs children are accepted based on the availability of necessary provisions. Children are accepted from the age of six weeks to kindergarten eligibility. Income-sensitive classroom spots are available to families in need of financial assistance
    • 865.523.2672


  • East Tennessee Human Resource Authority (ETHRA)
    • Transportation Travelers Aide, 681.1778
    • Toll Free, 1.800.232.1565
  • Knox County Clerk’s Office

Inexpensive or free things for couples and families to do

  • Knox County Recreation Department
    • 865.215.6600
  • YMCA, financial aid available
    • Lindsay Young Downtown, 865.522.9622
    • Cansler Family, 865.637.9622
    • Davis Family, 865.777.9622
    • Bob Temple North Side, 865.922.9622
    • West Side Family, 865.690.9622
  • Knox County Public Library
    • 865.215.8700
  • Knoxville Zoo

Relationship support

  • Child & Family TN
    • Individual and Family counseling, 983.9390
  • UT Psychology Clinic
    • 865.974.2161
  • Cherokee Health Systems
    • Corporate office, 865.934.6734

Crisis intervention

  • Department of Children Services (DCS) Knox County
    • 865.329.8879
    • To report child abuse, 1.877.237.0004
  • Child & Family TN Crisis Line
    • 637.8000
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line
    • 1.888.522.5244
  • Family Justice Center (Knox County)

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