Community Resources

Resources for Seniors

General Resources

First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability

For more information on Options or Choices for meal on wheels, personal care, and homemaker please call Information Assistance Line: 423-928-3258 or 1-866-836-6678.

Grownup Day Center

Address: 603 Bert St #3, Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: 423-928-8855

Adult Protective Services

To report suspected elder abuse or neglect, please call 1-888-APS-TENN (1-888-277-8366)

Behavioral Health Resources

Charlotte Taylor Center - Frontier Health

Address: 426 E G St, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-547-5950
24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-877-928-9062

This resource offers therapy services, older adult case management grant, medication management, peer support services, and other types of mental health assistance. Accepts Medicare and Medicaid insurance as well as most private insurance plans. This resource offers a 24/7 crisis hotline assess possible crisis via phone call or arrange face to face assessment-If you or someone you know is in danger of suicide please go to your nearest Emergency room or call 911.

Insurance Resources

TN SHIP (Medicare and Information Counseling)

Guidance on Medicare and related health insurance assistance for more information please call 1-877-801-0044.

TN Medicaid Application

Phone: 1-888-531-9876

Medical Resources

Alzheimer's of Tennessee

Support for individuals with Alzheimer's, dementia, and their caregivers.

Contact: Tracey Kendall Wilson, Northeast Tennessee Regional Director
Phone: 423-232-8993

Caregiver & Respite Care

Silver Angels

Offers private pay in-home personal care, homemaking, and respite care.

Address: 1500 W Elk Ave, Suite 109, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-543-1250

Life Care Center of Elizabethton

In-patient facility that offers long term skilled care and respite care. Private pay or Medicaid.

Address: 1641 US-19E, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Contact: Amanda Jennings
Phone: 423-547-7712

Hermitage Health & Rehab

Private pay only. Does not accept any insurance for respite or long-term skilled care.
Address: 1633 Hillview Dr, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Contact: Wesley
Phone: 423-543-2571

Hillview Health & Rehab

Offers respite care, rehab, and skilled nursing care.‍
Address: 1666 Hillview Dr, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-543-4061

Housing Resources

Senior Apartments

Courtyard Apartments
Address: 710 2nd Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-543-2274
Franklin Place
Address: 1490 State Line Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-542-2491
Mountain Hollow Apartments
Address: 100 Mountain Hollow, Elizabethton, TN  37643
Phone: 423-542-2111
Mekkah's Meadow
Address: 180 Bishop Road, Johnson City, TN 37601
Phone: 423-929-2925
Elizabethton Housing and Development Agency

Address: 910 Pine Ridge Cir, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-543-3571

Neighborhood Service Center - Carter Count (UETHDA)

Offers assistance with housing, utilities, rent, weatherization, and other connection services.
Address: 408 Cherokee Park Drive, Suite 5, Elizabethton, TN  37643
Phone: 423-246-6180

Food Pantries


This resource provides assistance with food boxes and clothing vouchers.
Address: 714 West C St, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-542-0919

Neighborhood Service Center - Carter County (UETHDA)

Address: 408 Cherokee Park Dr, Suite 5, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-246-6180

Rockhold UMC

Provides services on the third Saturday of each month from 9:00am - 10:30am.
Address: 3289 Rockhold Rd, Bluff City, TN  37618
Phone: 423-389-2099

Unaka Baptist Church

Provides services on the first Saturday after the second Wednesday of each month from 10:00am - 11:00am.
Address: 1598 Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-474-2274

Little Milligan Care and Share

Provides services on the first Wednesday of each month from 8:30am - 11:00am
Address: 4101 Highway 321, Butler, TN 37640
Phone: 423-768-3194

Hale Community Ministries

Provides services Monday - Thursday from 8:00am - 12:00pm
Address: 1301 Arney St, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-547-2560

East Side FWD

Provides services on the second Tuesday of each month. General public from 10:00am - 12:00pm, disabled and elderly from 1:00pm - 2:00pm.
‍Address: 1301 Arney St, Elizabethton, TN 37643
Phone: 423-547-2560

Senior Work Experience Program

Senior employment program that provides work experience for adults 55 and older who are currently unemployed and in need of updating work skills. For more information, call 423-461-7844 or 423-461-7845.


Net Trans (Public Transportation)

Address: 704 Rolling Hills Dr, Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: 1-800-528-7776

Ready Go Senior Transport 

Phone: 423-218-8448


For a fee can transport senior to medical appointments, surgery appointments, curbside and door to door, long distance transport, bariatric transport, grocery/pharmacy pick-up and more!