Helen Ross McNabb the Willows is permanent supportive housing for homeless males and females with a mental health diagnosis that qualify for Section 8 housing.

ALL REFERRALS for HRMC Permanent supportive housing should centrally be directed through "Helen Ross McNabb PSH Programs, which includes: College, Daily, Ginn, Morgan Street, Maple Grove, and the Willows.

Phone Numbers

(865) 544-3841
After Hours
(865) 637-9711
(865) 544-3841

Address Listings

1010-1020 Cox St
Knoxville, TN 37919
526 Lamar St
Knoxville, TN 37917


John Oglesby(Primary)

Apartment Manager

(865) 544-3841 x4104

Jana Morgan

Program Director

General Information


Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Intake Process:

Intake can be done over the phone, to add them to the list, we don’t do an application until their name comes up on the list.

Materials required for intake include:
- mental Health diagnosis from professional,
- proof of homelessness,
- proof of income or no income,
- picture ID,
- Social Security card, and
- birth certificate.

Program Fees:

- KCDC sets rent.
- If client has no income, rent is set at $50.


Translation services are available.


Client must be:
- male or female,
- Able to be approved for Section 8 housing,
- a mental health diagnosis, and
- homelessness (by HUD standards).

Handicap Accessible?


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