Northwest Tennessee Resources for Those in Need

This is a challenging time for many in Northwest Tennessee, so we’re sharing this list of just some of the places with resources for those in need in our community.

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis, the New York Times
If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, this guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, including on government benefits, free services and financial strategies.

Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council
They provide help with rent, energy bills, food, and other aid in Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Lake, Gibson, Obion, Henry, and Weakley Counties in Tennessee.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The federal government funded program was created to help qualified households who are considered low income, and who currently pay a high portion of household income for their home energy bills. The program can provide grants to pay energy bills, and money to prevent a disconnection.

Energy Bills
Get help with your energy bills from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Food Assistance
Get free food from the federal government Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program.

Food Pantries
Here is a list food pantries in Northwest Tennessee.

Free Public Assistance
Here is a list of a variety of resources.