Hancock County, TN Center

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Email: gro.e1544831751mohps1544831751a@kco1544831751cnahn1544831751t1544831751

Physical Address: Hancock Early Learning Center, 418 Harrison Street, Sneedville, TN 37869 (map)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ASPHancock/

Center Information

Sleeping Quarters: Volunteers will sleep either on the gymnasium stage or the upper level of the gym. There is also a stage loft that will be utilized for sleeping. There is no air conditioning, so volunteers may want to bring box fans. Also, volunteers should bring air mattresses or cot, pillows, and sleeping bags. 

 

Cafeteria/Kitchens: The cafeteria at the center will be utilized, but food will be prepared at the local Elementary School and shuttled to the center by the staff since there is not a working kitchen at the facility.

 

ShowersVolunteers will shower in a shower trailer. 

 

Recreation Space: There is space for recreation and evening gatherings in the cafeteria and in green space all around the outside of the building.

 

Closest Medical Facility: Morristown Hamblen Hospital – 908 West 4th Street, Morristown, TN 37814

 

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About the Community

One-page fact sheet about the county

 

History of ASP in the County: ASP has been in Hancock County for many years. We will be staying in the Early Learning Center, which ASP has used in past years.

 

Population: 6,679

 

Terrain: Mountainous

 

County Seat: Sneedville, TN

 

Major Employers: Interestingly enough 58% of Hancock County is Self-Employed

 

Per Capita Income: 15,464

 

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 29.5

 

Interesting Facts: Hancock County is known particularly for its population of people of Melungeon ancestry. Melungeons are believed to be mixed European, African, and Native American heritage.