Family Portrait

FAMILY

HOPE. HELP. HEALING.

"Casting all your cares upon Him, for He cares for you."

1 Peter 5:7

If you need help with family needs or domestic abuse please contact
Pastor Peter Kulakov or Pastor Matthew Shallenberger.
If you are in immediate danger please call 911.

The following resources are for informational purposes only, and are not meant to be a substitute

for professional counseling or advice. CAUTION - if you are in a domestic abuse relationship, DO NOT

access information on domestic abuse resources using your personal technology. 

 

Cyber Safety

Common Sense Media

Commonsensemedia.org

Great information for parents. Movie reviews from a Christian point of view. 

Webwise

www.webwise.ie

Excellent site with lots of helpful information. User should be aware that this site is based in Ireland so telephone numbers and other similar helpline resources are not available for American residents.

Cyberbullying

https://cyberbullying.org 

A fantastic website! Site contains most popular social media apps including pictures of these apps.  Click on the “resources” tab.

Smart Social

www.smartsocial.com

“Guide of Popular Apps for Parents/Teachers”; includes apps in green, gray or red zones, and a lot of great information!

Internet Matters

https://www.internetmatters.org

Great information on how to set privacy controls; offers specific advice on many popular apps; includes age specific advice. 

On Guard Online

OnGuardOnline.gov  

FTC’s main consumer page to educate everyone on staying safe and secure online.

Domestic Abuse/Child Abuse

CAUTION - If you are in a domestic abuse relationship, DO NOT access information on domestic abuse resources using your personal technology**.

Sarah McDugal

Empowering women to recover from abuse in the faith community.

Coaching + Courses + Community

www.facebook.com/sarahmcdugalauthor

ask@wildernesstoWILD.com

www.wildernesstowild.com

Family Justice Center

Phone: 423-643-7600

Services: wide range of services, free/confidential

Partnership's Crisis Resource Center

Chattanooga – 24 hr hotline: 423-755-2700

Teen Dating Abuse 

www.loveisrespect.org

Phone: 866-331-9474

 

TN Department of Children’s Services

Child abuse hotline

Phone: 877-237-0004

National Domestic Abuse Hotline

Phone: 800-799-7233

Caregivers/Eldercare

Aging Care

AgingCare.com  

Excellent site with lots of information and resources. 

AARP

aarp.org/caregiving

 

Senior Directory

seniordirectory.com

Care Giving

www.caregiving.org

Elder Care

www.eldercare.gov

 

TN Adult Protective Services

TN Adult Protective Services (to report elder abuse)

Phone: 888-277-8366

Grief

Recover from Grief

https://recover-from-grief.com

 

What's Your Grief                                              

https://whatsyourgrief.com    

Grief

https://grief.com

Hotlines

Crisis Hotline - Chattanooga 

Phone: 423-266-8228

Hours: 7:00 a..m. -11:00 pm  

First Call for Help

First Call for Help​ (United Way - Chattanooga)

Phone: 423-265-8000 or dial 211

24-hour Helpline: 866-921-3035

tn.211.mycommunitypt.com

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline   

suicidepreventionlifeline.org   

Phone: 800-273-8255

Partnership for Families, Children and Adults

(wide range of services)

https://grief.com/

Phone: 423-755-2822

24-hour Hotline: 423-755-2700

Tennessee Statewide Crisis Hotline          

24 hour hotline   

Phone: 855-274-7471

Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness – Tennessee             

www.namitn.org

National Institute for Mental Health 

www.nimh.nih.gov 

Great source for information on mental health issues. 

NAD Men's Ministry

www.pureonline.com    

Information on sexual addictions as well as information on how to help loved ones and friends going through these addictions.

NAD Family Ministry 

www.nadfamily.org   

Excellent site to access many helpful resources for the family. Also had directory of Seventh-day Adventist counselors and a link to search for Christian counselors.

Substance Abuse & Other Addictions

Tennessee Association Alcohol, Drug & Other Addictions Hotline (TAADAS)      

Phone: 800-889-9789

Parents' Corner

Empowering Parents

http://Empoweringparents.com

 

Hand in Hand Parenting
http://Handinhandparenting.org

Focus of the Family

http://Focusonthefamily.com  

License to Parent

http://Licensetoparent.org  

Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups, SE TN Chapter  

Phone: 423-265-3600

24-hour Helpline: 800-272-3600

Family Caregivers Support Group

caregiver.org (to join an online caregiver support group)

Additional Resources

The Samaritan Center

Phone: 423-266-8228

Linda Kulik, Family Resources Coordinator