Other Programs

Little Dixie proudly operates a number of programs directed specifically towards the provision of services that will improve health and well-being of vulnerable populations. Services range from educating childcare providers about child nutrition to assisting individuals with shopping for health insurance. These programs seek to improve lives, advocate for victims, and address the need for emergency, transportation and social services. Check out the links below to learn more about each program!

Emergency & Social Services

Little Dixie operates as the service unit for the Salvation Army in the tri-county area by raising funds for utility assistance through the Red Kettle Campaign. Additionally, the Emergency Food and Shelter program provides support to families during unexpected emergencies.
Emergency & Social Services

Rural IMPACT

The Rural IMPACT (Integrated Model for Parents and Children to Thrive) Program serves families of children in LDCAA’s Early Head Start Program. The purpose of Rural IMPACT is to test strategies in order to increase self-sufficiency through a two-generational model and identify “best practices” to create thriving families.
Rural IMPACT

Safe Place Healing Hearts

Safe Place Healing Hearts seeks to enhance the safety of rural victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking; and to enhance collaboration and build capacity of service providers to appropriately respond, improve the rate of prosecution, coordinate service delivery, and assist victims in cases of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Safe Place Healing Hearts

Opioid Response Project

 The project specifically aims to address the systemic needs of the opioid epidemic. The Planning Grant project encourages partnerships with community members and their organizations to start informative dialogues, build partnerships and plan systemic changes to prevention, treatment and recover of individuals affected by this epidemic.
Opioid Response Project

Victim Advocacy

Since 2015, Little Dixie’s Victim Advocacy Services has delivered services and assistance to victims and their families in order to meet their emotional/mental health and physical needs, as well as ensure victim safety and security. Staff and volunteers promote victim, provider and community awareness of crime victims’ services, rights and resources available throughout the tri-county area.
Victim Advocacy