LDR Manual- Community Resources

15380633_10210905130205641_1350605535673097765_nThese resources will help you get accustomed to your surroundings quickly and be able to use the many resources in the area.  We will mark areas specific to Gatlinburg, but we feel the county resources are important to share as Sevier County is very much of a community with it’s three cities connected in many ways.




The Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) is open in Sevierville, TN. Through the VRC, volunteers are registered in a secure and efficient manner to connect with the long-term disaster recovery opportunities. Regardless of which opportunity you choose below, please begin by visiting the VRC.

Volunteer Reception Center
1304 Parkway
Sevierville, TN 37862

Hours: 6 Days a Week
Monday – Saturday
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Resource Distribution Center – Set up in Pigeon Forge at the former Boyd’s Bears location:
149 Cates Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN
It will be staffed and open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday.
Available supplies include bottled water, adult- and child-size apparel, footwear, blankets, food, beverages, over-the-counter medications, personal hygiene products, diapers, flashlights, baby formula and more.


Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers • 436-1230 • 436-1294



The Libraries are great resources for quiet time, local information, quite work space and more:

– Anna Porter Public Library, 158 Profitt Road, Gatlinburg, TN 436-5588.
– Kodak Branch Sevier County Library, 319 W. Dumplin Valley Road, 933-0078
– Pigeon Forge Public Library, Community Center Drive, 429-7490
– King Family Library, 408 High Street, Sevierville 453-3532.

Other Ministries and County Agencies you may be interested in knowing more about:

Sevier County Food Ministrieshttp://www.seviercountyfoodministries.org

Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministrieshttp://www.smarm.org

The Sevier County Humane Society (for pets who were displaced during the wildfires) – https://www.facebook.com/SevierHumaneSociety

Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinichttp://www.mountainhope.org

LMC_LogoLocal Hospital: LeConte Medical Center: 742 Middle Creek Road, Sevierville, TN 37862
The Emergency Department at LeConte Medical Center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and treats over 53,000 emergencies every year. With a full staff of outstanding physicians, the latest technologies and modern facilities, we care for you with personal service and award-winning quality.


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Special Opportunities in Sevier County for Registered LDR Volunteer Teams at OSLC