Mountain Tough Office Opens June 1st, 2017


*Applicants should schedule appointments with organization

GATLINBURG, TENN. (Tuesday, May 30, 2017)- The Gatlinburg office of the Mountain Tough Recovery Team is slated to open on June 1. Case managers currently are making appointments to begin meeting with those in need of services during the recovery process.

The new office is located at 906 East Parkway, Suite 3, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. The phone number is (865) 436-8112. Gatlinburg and Sevier County are paying the administrative fees, allowing 100% of donations to benefit affected families directly.

Anyone seeking assistance should call for an appointment to meet with one of Mountain Tough’s case managers. An online application also is available at Once an appointment is scheduled, applicants will meet with case managers to review the circumstances of unmet needs, determine recovery options and set goals to advance the healing process.

Mountain Tough assists individuals and families recovering from the wildfires by providing resources for the unmet needs of low-income families and individuals in Gatlinburg and the surrounding Sevier County area. The team seeks to restore the quality of life and provide for the long-term needs of those affected. The Mountain Tough Recovery Team is led by Executive Director Janice Hendrix.

Anyone who wants to help the Mountain Tough Recovery Team with their efforts should visit for information on how to donate, how to volunteer and much more. The website is the official source for all information regarding the recovery effort.

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About the Mountain Tough Recovery Team: The mission of the Mountain Tough Recovery Team is to assist individuals and families recovering from the 2016 wildfires in the Gatlinburg and surrounding Sevier County area to rebuild and provide resources for other unmet needs for the uninsured and underinsured low-income families and individuals. The team’s vision is to offer a sense of hope and renewal for Gatlinburg and Sevier County residents affected by restoring their quality of life and providing for their long-term needs.