Local Programs and Services

Two Red Cross responders unloading an emergency response vehicle

Emergency and Disaster Response

The Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist individuals and families displaced by natural and man-made disasters, including home fires (the majority of responses), tornados, floods, hazardous materials spills, transportation accidents and other emergencies.

Orange County - Group Training CPR

Preparedness Education

When we aren’t responding to disasters, we are helping people get ready for them. During disasters, vital resources will likely be unavailable, so preparing ahead of time allows you to minimize the effects of disasters and speed up the recovery process. The Red Cross Tennessee Region has developed a variety of materials to educate the public about how to stay safe and prepare.

Lifeguarding and Swimming

Health and Safety Classes

From first aid, CPR and bloodborne pathogens training to swimming and lifeguarding, and Babysitter's Training, the American Red Cross trains thousands of local residents each year in lifesaving skills through community and workplace courses offered. Click the link above to see a full list of courses offered in your area.

Blood Donations

Blood Services

At the American Red Cross we consider you our partner in providing a safe and adequate blood supply to the patients who need it. As our partner, we are concerned about your good health and making blood donation a positive experience.

Military service woman with her family

Service to the Armed Forces

The American Red Cross provides around-the-clock emergency communications between members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their loved ones. Red Cross assistance is required to verify family emergencies that require the presence of the service member. We also provide family counseling, social service referrals and may provide financial assistance in emergencies.

Elderly family members reunited thanks to Red Cross holocaust tracing services

International Services

Our International Tracing Services can help families who are separated by armed conflict or disaster a way to restore contact. These services include locating missing loved ones, exchanging family messages and securing travel documents from the International Committee of the Red Cross to reunite separated family members.