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Legal Aid Society Offers Tips for Homeowners to avoid scams.
Additional Resources + Tips to Legally Protect What’s Yours
- Common Legal Problems Faced by Disaster Survivors
- Renters Rights After a Disaster
- Replacing Important Documents After a Disaster
- Disaster Insurance Claim Tip Sheet
- Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
- Disaster Relief Resources
- Resources for Cookeville / Putnam County Residents
- Tornado Victim’s Resource Guide
For immediate legal advice call 1-844-HELP4TN. To apply for legal assistance, please call Legal Aid Society at 1-800-238-1443 or visit www.las.org for more information.
Tornado Recovery Connection
In partnership with the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, local agencies and community groups are coordinating efforts to address your recovery needs and help our neighbors rebuild from the March tornadoes. The Tornado Recovery Connection helpline provides callers throughout Middle Tennessee with resources for immediate relief and helps identify those with long-term needs.
If you or a loved one still need assistance (clothing, financial, housing, etc) a result of the tornado, please call the Tornado Recovery Connection at 615-270-9255. This helpline will be open 24/7. Please leave a message and you will receive a call back within 24 hours. We are currently serving Spanish and French languages and are working to increase the options available. LEARN MORE.
- Those wanting to volunteer should do so through Hands On Nashville https://www.hon.org.
- Those wanting to donate food should do so through Second Harvest Food Bank: https://www.secondharvestmidtn.org/act/donate-food/host-a-food-drive/.
The Community Resource Center (218 Omohundro Place, Nashville, TN 37210) is collecting items to distribute throughout affected areas. For information on its latest needs, visit @CRCNashville‘s Instagram account.
CRC continues to urge people to donate to their Venmo and purchase from their Amazon Wishlist. Find that information below:
- You can donate using Venmo (Username: @CRCNashille) or through its website.
- You can also order off of CRC’s Amazon wishlist, (Address is 218 Omohundro Place, Nashville TN, 37210 if it doesn’t populate.)
Community Resource Center Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday
**Those dropping off donations are asked to place donations in the large yellow bins outside of the center.
- Visit the Red Cross Blood Services or Medic Regional Blood Center’s website to find a blood drive near you.
Tornado Mortgage Mitigation Program
The Tornado Mortgage Mitigation Program provides free mortgage mitigation services to help defer homeowners’ mortgage payments for 6-12 months. If you are a homeowner struggling to pay your mortgage after it was damaged by the tornado, contact one of the below resources:
Services for those displaced
United Way of Greater Nashville offers an inclusive resources service, where those affected can call 2-1-1 for its referral helpline, which can provide up-to-date information on emergency shelters, food pantries and related services. For information, visit unitedwaynashville.org/programs/2-1-1.
Debris + Tree Removal
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