The following are local (mid-south) agencies we are familiar with if you or someone you know requires assistance:
  • Provides vouchers for a five day supply of nonperishable food to be redeemed at a local food pantry.
  • There is a four voucher limit each year [calendar].
  • Provides rent/mortgage/utility assistance.
  • Provides limited assistance with pharmacy needs.
Address :
910 Vance Ave. Memphis, TN 38126
Phone: 527-0226
Fax: 527-3202
MIFA - Margaret Craddock, Director
MIFA - Caprice Snyder, Program Executive, Family Support
Website / email
Community Services, Div. of (Shelby Co.) - CSA
  • Rent/Mortgage Assistance Program
  • Provides rent/mortgage assistance.
Address :
AYERS OFFICE: 409 Ayers Memphis, TN 38105
Comprehensive Emergency Program 901-523-7551
Fax: 901-523-2620
Contact :
CSA (Shelby Co.) Elizabeth Tate , Manager
Website / email
Neighborhood Christian Center - Emergency Assistance
All Emergency Assistance calls are screened through the hotline. Utility and rent assistance requests are taken on second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am.
Other emergency assistance requests (food, clothing, furniture, e.g.) are taken Monday through Friday.
Provides emergency assistance with food, clothing, furniture, appliances, utilities, funerals, emergency travel, etc.
Address :
223 Scott St. Memphis, TN 38112
(See main entry for locations of centers.)
Phone: 901-881-6013
Fax: 901-458-4438
Contact :
Neighborhood Christian Center- Dr. JoeAnn Ballard, Executive Director
Website / email
Second Presbyterian Church - Divorce Recovery
Provides a 10-week workshop each spring and fall to help participants adjust to divorce.
Also provides Rainbows program for children.
4055 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38111
Phone: 901-454-0034
Fax: 901-327-1204
Second Presbyterian Church - Divorce Recovery Program - Gail Stevens, Caring Coordinator
Website / email