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Catholic Charities of Tennessee balances tornado recovery, virus response (Catholic News Service - Story by Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 03/24/2020

As Catholic Charities of Tennessee executive director Judy Orr leads her agency's response to the deadly March 3 tornado, every plan must be vetted to comply with the latest precautions against the coronavirus pandemic.One of the chief concerns is how to provide counseling services to those who experienced the trauma of the tornado, followed by the anxiety surrounding … read more >>




Catholic Charities Offers FREE Tornado Disaster Recovery Assistance

Posted 03/20/2020

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Tornado Relief: An Update from Catholic Charities Executive Director Judy Orr

Posted 03/19/2020

Catholic Charities of Tennessee has received numerous offers of help ever since tornadoes devastated parts of Middle Tennessee on March 3. People want to know how they can donate, volunteer, and generally help us help our community recover from the weather disaster. Of course, we are now also working to help the increased number of people in need due to economic … read more >>




In Tennessee, unity in response to vast tornado devastation (Robert Alan Glover, National Catholic Reporter)

Posted 03/14/2020

Wendy Apple, a volunteer at First Baptist Church in Putnam County, Tennessee, about 80 miles east of Nashville, described the damage from the March 3 tornado that swept through here, one of seven that swept the region. "Destruction is so total and the debris so widespread that in many places you cannot even access where someone's house stood," she said. As of … read more >>




Tornado Relief: An Update from Catholic Charities Executive Director Judy Orr

Posted 03/12/2020

A Tornado Relief Update from Catholic Charities Executive Director Judy Orr (March 12, 2020)The Catholic Charities of Tennessee team continues to pray for and work for the continued healing of our community members affected by last week's devastating tornado, especially those who lost loved ones. Thank you to all of you who have reached out to us asking about our wellbeing … read more >>




FEMA & SBA Links

Posted 03/12/2020

Homeowners, renters, and business owners in Davidson, Putnam, and Wilson Counties who suffered damage as a result of the March 3, 2020 tornado are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as they may be eligible for disaster assistance.There are 3 ways to register:Online: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4476By Phone: 1-800-621-3362 or TTY … read more >>




Disaster Assistance Centers & FEMA Registration

Posted 03/12/2020

Were you impacted by the Middle Tennessee tornado on March 3, 2020? COme to a Disaster Assistance Center to access support from multiple agencies at once.Hadley Park Community CenterHermitage Community CenterEast Park Community CenterDepartments represented include:Metro Codes, Metro Social Services,Humane Association, FEMA registration intake, Public Health, Red … read more >>




Tornado Relief: How You Can Help (as of 3/9/2020)

Posted 03/06/2020

Online DONATIONS to support Catholic Charities' tornado relief efforts can be made at http://bit.ly/CCTNTornadoRelief.If you would prefer to send a check, please mail it to: Catholic Charities of Tennessee, ATTN: Tornado Relief, 2806 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214.VOLUNTEERS, either individuals or organizations, who want to help should go to Hands On Nashville … read more >>




Catholic Charities Homemaker Needed

Posted 12/18/2019

Catholic Charities is seeking candidates for the position of a Homemaker in the Living at Home program of Nashville, TN. The office is at the McGruder Family Resource Center located at 2013 25th Ave N. This position is part-time, and services are needed for 15 hours a week, Monday-Friday and the work schedule is flexible. Primary functions are to assists the case manager … read more >>




Catholic Charities Family Empowerment Case Manager Needed

Posted 12/18/2019

Catholic Charities is seeking candidates for the position of Case Manager in Social Services. This position is full-time. Services are based in Davidson County. Hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 to 4:30pm with some occasional evenings, depending on the needs of client families.Primary responsibilities are to implement case-management, coordination, and … read more >>




Future Refugee Resettlements Remain In Limbo As Tennessee’s Governor Mulls A Decision (Sergio Martinez-Beltran, WPLN)

Posted 12/02/2019

Gov. Bill Lee has a little over a month to decide whether Tennessee will continue allowing the resettlement of refugees.The decision was prompted by an executive order issued by President Trump in September, which asks both states and cities to "consent in writing" if they want to continue refugee resettlements.States live Virginia and Utah have already said … read more >>




Adoption Offered Gift of Life; Reunion 46 Years Later an Unexpected Gift (Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 11/27/2019

Thanks to the courage of a teenage birth mother and the work of Catholic Charities of Tennessee, St. Henry parishioner Matt Davis received the greatest of all gifts: the gift of life, and a loving adoptive family. During November, designated as National Adoption Month, Davis reflected on his journey of being raised by an adoptive family and recently re-connecting with … read more >>




Local Non-profit wants Tennessee to Continue to Participate in Refugee Resettlement (Kyle Horan, WTVF-News Channel 5)

Posted 11/22/2019

A local non-profit health clinic is asking people in Tennessee to contact Governor Bill Lee's office and ask him to continue participation in refugee resettlement in Tennessee.Recent changes to the resettlement program through an executive order from President Donald Trump have the potential to end the work of local resettlement agencies, like Catholic Charities. … read more >>




A New Community Justice Center Brings A Different Kind Of Courtroom To North Nashville (Samantha Max, WPLN)

Posted 11/18/2019

Tennessee's first community court is bringing a different approach to justice to a neighborhood researchers say has the highest incarceration rate in the country.The unconventional court has helped already thousands of people navigate the twists and turns of the justice system, since its founding in 2012. Now, it's expanding to North Nashville. Judge Rachel Bell likes to … read more >>




Catholic Charities Could be Ideal Partner to Utilize State’s Surplus Funds (Theresa Laurence, Tennessee Register)

Posted 11/01/2019

When Catholic Charities of Tennessee Executive Director Judy Orr learned that the state of Tennessee has a surplus of $732 million in unused federal block grant money earmarked for the working poor, that set her mind immediately in motion. "To understand that there's this kind of reserve accumulated in our own state ... the amount of work we could do with that is … read more >>




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