Community

The following information has been provided to us by Mark Grant with Dyersburg 911 Services:

 

 

 
311 has general information for residents. Regarding public assitance we are directing everyone to:
 
Dyer County Disaster Recovery Services
PO Box 1766
Dyersburg, TN 38024
 
Or, you can call Gary Meade at St. Mary’s 285-3303 or Brook Emery at the Dyersburg Mall 286-5426.
 
Right now, they need financial donations.  They will also coordinate goods and services.

In addition to the above information, the Chamber is also including agencies in Dyer County that may be able to provide additional services that meet basic and emergency needs:
 
AMERICAN RED CROSS - DYER COUNTY CHAPTER
326 South Mill Avenue, Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone: 731-286-4740      Fax: 731-286-0189
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Provides emergency assistance to victims of disasters, delivers emergency communication for military families and educates the public in disaster preparedness.
 

COMMUNITY CANCER FUND 
P.O. Box 1002, Dyersburg, TN 38025
Phone: 731-286-6789      Fax: 731-286-6767
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Provides Dyer County cancer patients assistance with transportation needs, doctor bills, medications and various other personal needs including food, utilities and funeral expenses.
 

DAMASCUS ROAD
501 West Wood Street, P.O. Box 1075, Paris, TN 38242
Phone: 731-336-8724      Fax: 731-641-6629
Provides temporary drug and alcohol-free shelter for homeless men, women and children. Also, provides safe haven for victims of domestic violence.

MATTHEW 25:40
430 West Court Street, Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone: 731-286-9054      Fax: 731-286-9054
Coordinates basic needs including financial aid, rent, utilities, medicine and food. Helps develop long-range goals and objectives to improve self-sufficiency. No financial assistance in given on Fridays.

RESCUE SQUAD - DYER COUNTY
Phone: 731-627-1256 or 911
718 Sharpe Ferry Street, Newbern, TN  38059    
A volunteer organization that responds to drowning, search and rescue, flooding, evacuations and weather watch. Dyer County Rescue Squad makes first responder rescue calls.

SALVATION ARMY - DYER COUNTY
328 South Mill Avenue, Dyersburg, TN 38024
Phone: 731-286-5117  Fax:  731-288-0655
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Dedicated to assisting the needy in Dyer County. Helps families with emergency funds. Also, has a thrift store and a community soup kitchen.

The following information has been provided by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry: