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  • Adult Education - Literacy

    • Roane County Adult Education - Serves the adults of Roane County who wish to improve their educational skills by receiving a GED, refreshing basic skills, or preparing to enter a post-secondary school or training. Located at the Tennessee Technology Center in Rockwood.
    • Tennessee Career Center in Rockwood - Literacy Instruction, basic skills, GED preparation, more. Offers computerized labor market information, Internet access, workshops, an on-line talent bank, job placement, recruitment, and training.
  • Air Quality

    • AirNow.gov - Air quality maps and information from the EPA: ozone, particulates, more
  • Chemical Emergencies

    • Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) - Information for First Responders. Enables First Responders, first receivers, and other healthcare providers and planners to plan for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of mass-casualty incidents involving chemicals. . . . Downloadable in advance.
  • Computer Safety

    • Computer Safety - See WestRoane.com's dedicated Computer Safety Links page
  • Consumer Information

    • Consumer Safety - See WestRoane.com's dedicated Consumer Safety Links page
  • Domestic Violence

    • Hands of Mercy - Food and other assistance for all areas of Roane County; phone (865) 717 9885. Monday 2-5 PM, Tuesday-Friday 10 AM - 1 PM. Besides food, they act as a referral service and also have a domestic violence advocate.
    • Safe Haven - Crisis and Recovery Center for Sexual Assault. If you're a victim of sexual violence and need help, call Safe Haven Center at 865-522-7273, a 24-hour Crisis Hotline. For both male and female victims.
    • Child and Family Tennessee - Nonprofit organizations that helps victims of domestic abuse. Their 24-hour domestic violence hotline is (865) 637-8000. For Roane County cases, Child and Family Tennessee’s Domestic Violence Advocate is Karen Lambeth, who may be reached at (865) 256-2451.
    • Order of Protection Information - The Order of Protection is a formal order that will be served on the person that is accused of the abuse and will prohibit that person from contacting or coming around the victim who requested the order. Information is available at the Roane County General Sessions Court Clerk's office, 376-5584.
  • Education and Training - Tennessee

    • Tennessee Fire Fighting Commission - The Fire Fighting Commission is responsible for the certification of volunteer and paid firefighters in the State of Tennessee. Find forms,FAQs and study guides here
  • Education and Training - Weather

  • Electrical Safety

  • Federal - Congress

    • THOMAS (Library of Congress) - "In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress." Search and view past and present legislation in the House and Senate.
  • Federal - Data

    • Data.gov - Free datasets on many subjects from the executive branch of the government
  • Federal - Incident Information

    • InciWeb.org - InciWeb is an interagency all-risk incident information management system. The system was developed with two primary missions: 1) Provide the public a single source of incident related information; 2) Provide a standardized reporting tool for the Public Affairs community. Up-to-date information on incidents such as wildfire and floods nationwide
  • Federal - Financial Crisis

  • Federal - Verify Identity

    • E-Verify - Free service to employers and groups. Verify identity of employees.
  • Fire Community

    • Fire Link - Free message boards and more for the fire and emergency services community
  • Fire Engineering

  • Fire Hydrants

  • Floods

  • Hazardous Materials - Meth Labs

    • TDEC Registry of Properties under Order of Quarantine - Clandestine Methamphetamine Lab (CML) registry of all properties under quarantine for over 60 days (PDF format). Maintained by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC). Not always complete. Check the DEA link too
    • Rid-Meth.org - Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force
  • Health - Firefighters

    • FireFit - Year-round fitness, injury mitigation, and wellness program for wildland fire responders sponsored by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)
    • Healthy-FireFighter.org - Heart-Healthy Firefighter -- IT TAKES A PERSON WITH HEART TO DO YOUR JOB. KEEP IT STRONG.
  • Health - Home Care

    • TennCare CHOICES - TennCare CHOICES in Long-Term Care (or CHOICES) is TennCare's program for long-term care services. Long-term care includes help doing everyday activities that you may no longer be able to do for yourself as you grow older, or if you have a physical disability-like bathing, dressing, getting around your home, preparing meals, or doing household chores. Long-term care services include care in a nursing home. Long-term care also includes certain services to help a person remain at home or in the community.
  • Health - Insurance

    • InsureKidsNow.gov - Each year, some children who want to participate in school or community sports are sidelined because they don't have health insurance. Help spread the word out that low or no-cost health insurance is available for children. Call the toll-free number 1-877-KIDS-NOW or check out InsureKidsNow.gov to find out if your child may be eligible.
  • Human Trafficking

    • National Human Trafficking Resource Center - National, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. The NHTRC is a program of Polaris Project, a non-profit, non-governmental organization working exclusively on the issue of human trafficking. Call 1-888-373-7888
  • Libraries

    • Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) - Virtual library that you can access from your home pc, your school library computer lab, or your iPhone – anywhere with an internet connection. TEL provides access to over 400,000 electronic resources, including magazines, scholarly journals, podcasts, videos, e-books, test preparation materials, federal census records, Tennessee primary source materials, and more! Free to Tennessee residents
  • Mapping

  • National

    • Firefighter Nation - The Social Network for Firefighters, EMS, Rescue and First Responders.
  • Postal Service

  • Reference

    • Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) - Free to all Tennessee residents. Includes many resources, including the World Book encyclopedia. Asks for a town, a zip code, and a phone number.
  • Rehab and Addiction Recovery

    • Cornerstone Recovery - Low-cost nonprofit addiction recovery programs serving Roane and surrounding counties; non-denominational- Christian-backed but accepts all faiths
  • Roane County - Help and Assistance

    • Rockwood Ministerial Association / Rockwood Food Pantry - Food and other assistance for Rockwood; phone (865) 354-1750
    • Mid-East Community Action Agency - Helping People, Changing Lives. Emergency assistance, Head Start, help for the homeless, energy assistance, senior nutrition, minor home maintenance, more. At several locations in Roane County; phone: (865) 354 0451
    • Hands of Mercy - Food and other assistance for all areas of Roane County; phone (865) 717 9885. Monday 2-5 PM, Tuesday-Friday 10 AM - 1 PM. Besides food, they act as a referral service and also have a domestic violence advocate.
    • Roane County Cooperative Ministries - An emergency assistance agency operated by Roane County congregations. Makes grants to low-income residents for assistance with utility, rent, mortgage payments, and emergency medicine. Garden grants are also available. Phone: (865) 376 4779
    • Salvation Army - Provides emergency assistance, including money for rent, utility, and medicine, and other types of assistance that may not be provided by other agencies. Serves Roane and Morgan Counties. Phone (865) 882 7711. Applications for bill help accepted only from 9AM-12PM.
    • American Red Cross Knoxville Chapter - Assists families with immediate, emergency disaster-caused needs and provides emergency communication for military families. To contact, please call 865-584-2999.
  • Sexual Assault

    • Safe Haven - Crisis and Recovery Center for Sexual Assault. If you're a victim of sexual violence and need help, call Safe Haven Center at 865-522-7273, a 24-hour Crisis Hotline. For both male and female victims.
  • Smoke Alarms

    • Sound the Alarm - Sound the Alarm is a community outreach and education program designed to reduce rural community fire hazards and other potential dangers in residential homes.
  • Tennessee - Meth Labs

  • Tennessee - Terrorism

    • Tennessee Fusion Center - Global Incident Map of terrorist events and suspicious activities. From the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Tennessee Office of Homeland Security
  • Tennessee - Travel

    • Tennessee 511 - From the state of Tennessee, free information on road and travel conditions, incidents, and construction on state highways. Or dial 511.
  • Tools

    • Tools - See WestRoane.com's dedicated Tools Links page
  • USDA Forest Service

    • FireWise - Smokey Bear and other symbolic materials
  • Vehicles and Roadway Operations

    • Take Cover—Incoming! Projectiles at Vehicle Fires - Provides accounts where vehicle fires resulted in explosions that launched vehicle parts causing close calls or actual injuries to first responders. An article by Chief William Goldfeder in the November 2009 issue of Firehouse magazine (requires log in to open document).
    • Emergency Vehicle Safety Program - Best Practices for Emergency Vehicle and Roadway Operations Safety in the Emergency Services from USFA and IAFF
  • Veterans

    • Veterans Crisis Line - Toll-free and on-line resource staffed by trained Department of Veterans Affairs personnel, who can confidentially assist soldiers, veterans, families and friends toward local help and resources…. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
  • Volunteer Fire Departments

    • East Roane County VFD - East Roane County Volunteer Fire Department - This is a new URL for them. The old eastroane.com site is no longer there
    • South Roane County VFD - South Roane County Volunteer Fire Department - Both their old site at http://www.roanecounty.net/srcvfd/ and their new site at http://srcvfd.com/ are gone
    • Andersonville VFD - Andersonville Volunteer Fire Department
    • Volunteer Fireman's Association of Sullivan County - Sullivan County, Tennessee volunteer fire departments' group
  • Women

    • YWCA of Oak Ridge - Support services for women, safe shelter, classes, much more. Phone: (865) 482-9922. They offer a location that victims can turn to when the time is ready to get help. Note their web site is ywcaor.org, NOT ywcaoakridge.org! Update 12/6/2009: This site is down.
    • Safe Haven - Crisis and Recovery Center for Sexual Assault. If you're a victim of sexual violence and need help, call Safe Haven Center at 865-522-7273, a 24-hour Crisis Hotline. For both male and female victims.
    • Child and Family Tennessee - Nonprofit organizations that helps victims of domestic abuse. Their 24-hour domestic violence hotline is (865) 637-8000. For Roane County cases, Child and Family Tennessee’s Domestic Violence Advocate is Karen Lambeth, who may be reached at (865) 256-2451.
    • Order of Protection Information - The Order of Protection is a formal order that will be served on the person that is accused of the abuse and will prohibit that person from contacting or coming around the victim who requested the order. Information is available at the Roane County General Sessions Court Clerk's office, 376-5584.
  • Bad Sites

    • YWCAOakRidge.org - WARNING - Do NOT go to this site. It is owned in the Cayman Islands, not in the USA. It does NOT belong to the YWCA! The true YWCA site was ywcaor.org. Update 12/6/2009: YWCAOR.org is down..
    • FirehouseInternational.com - WARNING - Do NOT go to this site. It was trying to give visitors at least 4 viruses on 2 different occasions in April, 2007.
    • FirefighterNation.com - WARNING - Do NOT go to this site. It was detected as an attack site in September, 2010.

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