Jackson Area Council

900 E Chester St
Jackson TN 38301
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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 8am-4:30pm
  • Tue: 8am-4:30pm
  • Wed: 8am-4:30pm
  • Thu: 8am-4:30pm
  • Fri: 8am-4:30pm

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Founded in 1964, JACOA, also known as Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependency offers treatment programs to people addicted to alcohol and other mind-altering drugs. It provides a variety of services, including medical treatment for addiction, meals for homeless individuals, prevention life skills education for at-risk youth, and education and training to individuals and families. The agency provides employment and preemployment drug screening, education, screening and treatment for driving-under-the-influence offenders. It also offers job placement and vocational rehabilitation services, more than 40-plus-bed transitional living facility for men and women, and preferential treatment for pregnant mothers and intravenous drug users. The agency offers a 30-plus-bed residential treatment program for adults with alcohol and drug dependencies. Additionally, it provides online training registration forms and is located in Jackson, Tenn.