Providing Independence

Providing Independence

A 79 year old Roane County gentleman, with low-vison and failing health had a friend to contact Mid-East Community Action Agency, requesting information on available programs through the Senior Services Department, supported by the Roane County United Way. Through...
A Voice For The Neglected

A Voice For The Neglected

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the 9th Judicial District is one of many Roane County agencies that provide services to children in need.  They provide a powerful voice for abused and neglected children by advocating for each child, within the Court’s...
Help In A Crisis

Help In A Crisis

It was midday on a Friday. The Roane County United Way received a phone call from a distraught woman. At first the caller could not talk because she was so upset. Once the caller calmed down, she advised that her grandfather’s brother and his son were in a car...
A Place Of Refuge

A Place Of Refuge

A mother and her five year old child were victims of Domestic Violence. For the sake of her young son and herself, the mother made the decision to leave the relationship but did not have a place to go. She was referred to Pathways Transitional Housing through Catholic...