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Kids

Sesame Street Games

Sesame Street has kid-safe, fun, and education games for younger children.

National Geographic Kids

PBS Kids has educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows! Younger children may need help navigating some of the menus.
NASA Kids offers kids of all ages a chance to explore space and see our world from a new perspective.

NASA Kids K-4
NASA Kids 5-8
NASA Kids 9-12

National Geographic Kids offers fun games with interesting facts, science clips, and more.
The Smithsonian Kids site content is more appealing to middle schoolers and high schoolers, but their live-cam videos of animals at the National Zoo are great for all ages.

DOGO News is the leading global literacy platform used by millions of students and English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. It offers interesting articles and videos that can be sorted by grade level or interest.

Outdoors

This link connects to the South Cumberland State Park’s website.
UNICEF Kid Power has great ideas for outdoor family fun.

TEL Resources

Homework Help, eBooks, and Games & Activities from the Tennessee Electronic Library.
Check out the Students Area of the Tennessee Electronic Library for the pictured resources and more.

Community

The official website of the Sequatchie County government.
The official website of the Sequatchie County-Dunlap Chamber of Commerce.
A free, outdoor three-day musical festival in Dunlap, Tennessee.

Business & Jobs

GotResumeBuilder.com

A resume creation and hosting site free for our patrons. You can create multiple resumes using a variety of templates, access a helpful resume tutorial, and even share your resume online.

SBA.gov

A great website that features small business education (see their library section) in addition to their small business loan guarantee programs and disadvantaged business programs.

The SBA also has an E-Business Learning Institute, which has many useful e-learning modules for small business. Visit this site at http://www.sba.gov/training/courses.html

Are You Ready to Start a Business?

SBA’s self-assessment tool to help you better understand your readiness for starting a business.

FAMEE Foundation

The Foundation for the Advancement of Marketing Excellence in Entrepreneurs.

SCORE

The Service Corps of Retired Executives and their website features small business how to articles, as well as email counseling requests (free). This is a great place to find someone with specific industry expertise in the area you may be seeking.

Entrepreneurship.org

An entrepreneurial resource site from the Kaufmann Foundation, one of the nation’s most active foundations that supports entrepreneurship. This site lists not only their articles, but links to some of the best small business articles.

USA.GOV/Business

A “one stop shop” for business information pertaining to the federal government.

Inc Magazine

An excellent magazine that reports on small business topics. All of their articles are archived on their website.

Entrepreneur Magazine

Another great magazine that is focused towards the small business owner.

Nolo.com

An outstanding legal site. Some of their legal references for small business are paid, but they also offer a large number of free articles.


Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services
Legal Aid Society for Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands
Their free services help low-income people exercise and advance their workplace rights: clinics & helplines, policy work, litigation, training & online info.
The American Bar Association offers resources for finding legal assistance.

Accessibility

Tennessee Library for Accessible Books & Media (LABM)

A free library program of over 150,000 recorded, large print, and braille materials available to residents of Tennessee who are not able to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. The Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media (TLABM) partners with the National Library Service at the Library of Congress (NLS) to administer this free library service. Call them at (615) 741-3915 or (800) 342-3308 for more information.

National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical, perceptual, or reading disability that prevents them from using regular print materials. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, that are instantly downloadable to a personal device or delivered by mail free of charge.

Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line

You don’t have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect.

Online chat, over the phone, and text for 24/7, confidential crisis support – for Veterans and their loved ones

TechGuide

TechGuide provides actionable information to help readers make data-driven decisions on the best tech-related educational and career opportunities. This link connects to their veteran section.

Military OneSource

A website that is part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s network of support for the military community. This link goes to a page about VA disability pay, additional benefits by state and top VA services. You’ll find many more links to services and programs in other articles on the site.

United States of America, Department of Defense

Veteran resources list on the Department of Defense website.

National Resource Directory

The NRD is a database of validated resources that supports recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration for service members, veterans, family members, and caregivers.

Department of Veterans Affairs

The official website of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

National Veterans Foundation

A non-profit that supports veterans and their families: management and operation of the nation’s first Vet-to-Vet toll-free helpline for all Veterans and their families, public awareness programs that shine a consistent spotlight on the needs of America’s Veterans, and
outreach services that provide Veterans and families in need with food, clothing, transportation, employment, and other essential resources. The Above link goes directly to their Veteran Resources page.

Health

Tennessee Department of Health

The Official website of the Tennessee Department of Health.

Kidcentral TN

A great free resource for parents and families with links to free and low-cost resources in Tennessee.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

This link leads to a list of Free or Low-Cost Healthcare programs and resources.

Rural Health Information Hub

This link leads to a listing of resources available in Tennessee and reports relating to health in Tennessee

Sequatchie County Health Department Information

Hours, contact information, and more about the Sequatchie County Health Department from the US Department of Health & Human Services.