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Note: All area codes are 901.

General Information

ALL EMERGENCIES: 911.

CORRECT TIME AND WEATHER: 526-5261.

GENERAL INFORMATION: 415-2700 (LINC, Memphis/Shelby County Public Library's information and referral system).

WEATHER: 544-0399, National Weather Service.

Hotlines

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: 454-1414, 5119 Summer Ave., Suite 315 (Sears Federal Credit Union).

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: 759-1300, 3693 Tyndale.

CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT: 1-877-237-0004 (Tennessee); 947-8800, 1925 S. Third.

COCAINE ANONYMOUS: 725-5010, 1-800-662-4357.

DEAF INTERPRETING: 278-9307, 144 N. Bellevue.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY: 458-1515, 2668 Avery.

EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE: 577-9400, 427 Linden.

FAMILY LINK/RUNAWAY SHELTER: 725-6911, 1582 Poplar.

FRIENDS FOR LIFE/AIDS CENTER: 272-0855, 43 N. Cleveland.

POISON EMERGENCIES: 1-800-222-1222.

RAPE CRISIS/MEMPHIS SEXUAL ASSAULT RESOURCE CENTER: 272-2020, 2675 Union Ext.

SUICIDE AND CRISIS INTERVENTION: 274-7477.

TEEN DRUG HOTLINE: 527-3784, 616 Adams, Rooms 123 and 124.

VETERANS COUNSELING CENTER: 544-0173, 1835 Union, Suite 100.

YWCA ABUSED WOMEN'S HOTLINE: 725-4277.

Clean-Up/Sanitation

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: 576-6730, 125 N. Main. For new garbage service, call 576-6851.

Community Services

AGING COMMISSION OF THE MID-SOUTH: (formerly Delta Area Agency on Aging): 324-6333, 2670 Union Ext., Suite 1000.

CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING: 726-6404, 1633 Madison.

CENTER FOR NEIGHBORHOODS: 526-6627, 619 N. Seventh.

METROPOLITAN INTER-FAITH ASSOCIATION (MIFA): 527-0208, 910 Vance.

Employment

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY: 800-344-8337.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: 544-0115, 1407 Union, Suite 621.

City Government

CITY GOVERNMENT INFORMATION: 576-6500.

PUBLIC SERVICES INFORMATION: 576-6564 (City Hall).

CITY COUNCIL OFFICE: 576-6786, 125 N. Main, Room 514.

CITY MAYOR'S OFFICE: 576-6000, 125 N. Main, Room 700.

CITY TREASURER/TAXES: 576-6306, 125 N. Main, Room 301.

COMPLAINTS/MAYOR'S CITIZEN SERVICE CENTER: 576-6500, 125 N. Main, Room 442.

PARK SERVICES (formerly Park Commission): 454-5200, 2599 Avery.

PUBLIC WORKS: 576-6742, 125 N. Main, Room 608.

County Government

INFORMATION: 545-5000.

COMPLAINTS/COUNTY ASSISTANCE CENTER: 545-4584, 160 N. Main, 6th Floor.

COUNTY ASSESSOR OF PROPERTY: 379-7303, 1075 Mullins Station.

COUNTY COMMISSION: 545-4301, 160 N. Main, Suite 450.

COUNTY MAYOR'S OFFICE: 545-4500, 160 N. Main, Suite 850.

COUNTY TRUSTEE/TAXES: 521-1829, 160 N. Main, 2nd Floor.

JUVENILE COURT: 528-8400, 616 Adams.

PUBLIC SERVICE: 576-6564, 125 N. Main, Suite 200.

Health/Human Services

FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION: 333-3520, 959 Ridgeway Loop Rd., Suite 100.

HEAD START: 922-0700, 1991 Corporate Ave.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT: 544-7600, 814 Jefferson.

HUMAN SERVICES: 344-5040, 3360 S. Third.

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION: 1-800-772-1213.

TENNCARE: 1-800-669-1851.

Housing/Regulations

BUILDING PERMITS: 379-4200, 6465 Mullins Station.

HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: 576-7300, 701 N. Main.

HOUSING AUTHORITY: 353-0590, 715 Rouge Bluff.

LANDMARKS COMMISSION: 576-7191, 125 N. Main, Suite 443.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT: 576-6619, 125 N. Main, Room 468.

Other Agencies/Organizations

ARTS COUNCIL, GREATER MEMPHIS: 578-2787, 8 S. Third, Suite 300.

CENTER CITY COMMISSION: 575-0540, 114 N. Main.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, MEMPHIS REGIONAL: 543-3500, 22 N. Front, Suite 200.

CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU, MEMPHIS: 543-5300, 47 Union Ave.

COUNTY ARCHIVES: 545-4351, 150 Washington.

CORPS OF ENGINEERS: 544-3005, 167 N. Main.

ELECTION COMMISSION: 545-2600, 157 Poplar, Room 109.

FBI: 747-4300, 225 N. Humphreys Blvd., 3000 Eaglecrest Building.

HEALTH AND PEST CONTROL: 324-5547, 2480 Central.

IRS: 800-829-3676.

JURY COMMISSION, SHELBY COUNTY: 545-4065, 157 Poplar, Room 136.

LIBRARIES, MEMPHIS & SHELBY COUNTY: 415-2717, 3030 Poplar (main branch).

PASSPORT OFFICE: 521-2559, 555 S. Third.

POST OFFICE: 800-275-8777 (customer affairs), 555 S. Third.

VETERANS AFFAIRS: 543-7395, 170 N. Main.

VISITOR INFORMATION: 527-4214, 119 N. Riverside.

VOTER REGISTRATION: 545-4136, 157 Poplar, Room 109.

Major Public Facilities

AUTOZONE PARK: 721-6000, 200 Union.

CANNON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: 576-1200, 255 N. Main.

DESOTO CIVIC CENTER: 662-280-9120, 4560 Venture Blvd., Southaven, Mississippi.

FEDEXFORUM: 205-1234, 191 Beale, between 3rd and 4th Streets.

LIBERTY BOWL MEMORIAL STADIUM: 729-4344, 335 S. Hollywood.

MEMPHIS COOK CONVENTION CENTER: 576-1200, 255 N. Main.

MUD ISLAND AMPHITHEATER: 576-7241, 101 Island Dr., Mud Island River Park.

PYRAMID ARENA: 521-9675, One Auction Ave.

Pets/Animals

ANIMAL PROTECTION ASSOCIATION: 377-3779, P.O. Box 11471, 38111-0471.

FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE: 327-7631, University of Memphis, South Campus.

MEMPHIS ANIMAL SHELTER: 362-5310, 3456 N. Tchulahoma.

MEMPHIS HUMANE SOCIETY: 272-1753,

2238 Central.

TENNESSEE WILDLIFE RESOURCE AGENCY: 800-372-3928.

WILDLIFE REHABILITATION (Exotic Animal Rescue League): 756-5556, 1890 N. Germantown Pkwy., Suite 103 (inside Vet Pets).

Public Safety

MEMPHIS FIRE DEPARTMENT

FIRE PREVENTION PROGRAMS: 320-5650, 118 Adams.

MEMPHIS POLICE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION: 545-2677, 201 Poplar, Executive Offices, 12th floor.

CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS: 774-6705, 1891 S. Third, Suite 3.

CRIME STOPPERS: 528-2274, 201 Poplar, Suite 1122.

JAIL: 545-5660, Shelby County Justice Center, 201 Poplar.

SHELBY COUNTY SHERIFF'S

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION: 545-5500, 201 Poplar. JAIL: 377-4500, Shelby County Correction Center, 1045 Mullins Station.

TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL

DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS: 543-6256, 6348 Summer.

Public Schools

MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS: 416-5300, 2597 Avery.

SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION: 321-2500, 160 S. Hollywood. For specific schools, see the education listings.

Transportation

AIRPORT AUTHORITY: 922-8000, Memphis International Airport, 2491 Winchester, Suite 113. Call individual airlines for ticket and passenger information.

COAST GUARD -- LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER: 544-3912, 2 Auction Ave.

DRIVER'S LICENSE: 543-7920, various branches in Shelby County.

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION: 322-8180, 2862 Business Park Dr.,

Building G.

MEMPHIS AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY (MATA): 722-7100, 1370 Levee.

MATA BUS SCHEDULES: 274-6282, 444 N. Main.

MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION: 528-2904, 590 Washington. Other stations at 855 N. White Station and 1720 RKS Commercial Cove off Lamar.

MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION: 545-4244, 150 Washington. For other locations, go to www.shelbycountytn.gov.

TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS: 545-5400, 201 Poplar, Room LL80.

Utilities

GARBAGE PICK-UP/SANITATION: 576-6508, 125 N. Main, Room 628.

MEMPHIS LIGHT, GAS AND WATER: 820-7878 or 544-6549, 220 S. Main.

TELEPHONE SERVICE, BELLSOUTH, RESIDENTIAL: 888-757-6500.

TELEPHONE REPAIR, BELLSOUTH, RESIDENTIAL: 877-737-2478 (toll-free).

TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY: 789-8400, 2574 Plant Rd.

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