Athens, TN Homeless Information Forum

Welcome to our Athens, TN information forum. I have added some questions for you and posted them below.

The goal is to compile as much local information as possible for those who are homeless and need food or homeless resource assistance in Athens.

If you are familiar with Athens and the homeless situation, please answer the questions below as fully as possible. Let's build a useful resource section that only you and those intimately familiar with Athens will know.

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Are You Currently Homeless In Athens, TN? Help Us Find Out Where To Find The Best Homeless Resources In Athens, TN

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Date AddedUser Response
2018-01-22 14:31:18At a friend's and no
2020-01-17 13:51:13I am not currently at a shelter. I have been staying at friends houses that are not very safe as well as staying outside. I slept in my car before it got taken away from me.
2020-03-31 15:25:45Staying at friends house not good place staying outside and in cars
2020-08-24 15:50:18Grace and Mercy Ministries Men's Shelter Women at the Well

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Date AddedUser Response
2020-08-24 15:50:18Grace Epipsical Church Wed Coordinated Charities Love Thy Neighbor Tues Thurs

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Date AddedUser Response
2018-01-22 14:31:18I'm 40 years old me and my dad both will be homeless Friday January 25
2018-07-08 18:40:22I’m 24, currently working on my GED(I have only one test subject to finish), just trying to get by.
2018-08-02 18:36:2524 homeless with boyfriend
2020-01-17 13:51:13I am 43 years old. I was living in government housing with my wife and children. We got evicted and we’re bouncing around from place to place. I ended up relapsing under pressure and lost my children. I now have no place to go and want to get better so I can get my kids back and my life back on track
2020-03-31 15:25:45Homeless not working need job
2020-04-26 09:09:15Because he decided he didn't want me anymore
2020-05-05 09:14:24Just need hone
2020-08-24 15:50:18I lost my home 2018 living in woods since, been jailed 3 times for camping in woods charged criminal trespass no shelters in Athens police are notorious for chasing homeless and jailing them

User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-07-08 18:40:22Have more housing in the area that don’t just help people with kids/elderly. Have emergency housing for those that can afford it but can’t find anywhere to live.
2020-03-31 15:25:45Homeless shelter job help
2020-08-24 15:50:18Corrupt police fired compassionate caring understanding members in community and on sheriff's and police Dept

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