Northeast State C.A.R.E.S.

Faced with the challenges of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the college enacted Northeast State C.A.R.E.S. (College Aid in Response to an Emergency Situation). This effort helps connect students with campus and community emergency resources needed to complete the current semester.  If you have questions about the federal emergency financial assistance provided under the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, email CaresAct@NortheastState.edu.

Northeast State C.A.R.E.S. areas of need include, but are not limited to:

  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Childcare
  • Internet and computer access

  Request Assistance

Please contact Erin Blevins, Coordinator of Scholarship Programs, at ecblevins@NortheastState.edu or 423.354.2507 if you are unable to submit a request for assistance online.

 Additional Emergency Resources

Students in emergency need please click the links below for help:

Community Resources COV-19 Student Resources

How You Can Help!

Students in our region need your support! Please consider donating to the Northeast State C.A.R.E.S. effort.

Donate Now 

If you would prefer to donate by mail, make checks payable to “Northeast State Foundation” and mail to Northeast State Community College, Attn. Megan Almaroad, PO Box 246, Blountville, TN 37617.

The Northeast State Foundation promotes and supports academic and educational scholarship, community service, and other programs offered by the College. The Foundation is a private, non-profit corporation and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code.

Please contact Megan Almaroad, Director of Advancement Operations, with questions at mlalmaroad@northeaststate.edu or 423.279.7630.