Help for Hard Times

These links will help you find assistance to bridge gaps in employment, search for a new job, and manage your budget. If you are going through a difficult time, the Johnson City Public Library can help you find resources to help. If you are looking for work, visit our Career Center to find resources available at the Johnson City Public Library. If you would like to help people in our area, contact these agencies to find out how you can volunteer or make a donation.

Johnson City Community Resources

Community Helping Hands Brochure

Copies of this pdf brochure are kept current and are available at the Johnson City Public Library.  This brochure provides contact information and links to various local health, housing, and food resources in the Johnson City area.

ETSU Referrals

While this ETSU website is directed specifically at ETSU students, faculty and staff, the local agencies listed on this page provide assistance to anyone in the Johnson City area in need of help. Organized by type of assistance, these agencies provide medical help, housing, and financial and food assistance.

Federal and State Resources

Federal Reserve Brochures

2-1-1 Tennessee

Help for Tennessee Families

National Resource Directory Resources for Tennessee Veterans

Libraries and Tough Economic Times

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

America Saves

Consumer Action

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee


Charity Watch Groups

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance

Charity Navigator