Wayne County Clubs & Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous
Meets every Thursday night at 8pm at Waynesboro Presbyterian Church. Everyone is welcome.
Call (731) 695-2358 or (931) 762-5977 for more information.

Allied Arts
President –  Gloria Hastings
The object of Allied Arts shall be the mutual improvement of its members through the study of the fine and performing arts, current events of political, technical and social interest, and of our country's international, historical and cultural achievements.

American Cancer Society
Relay For Life Contact Dean Stegall at 931-722-5273 or Wonda Turnbo at 931-722-5438

American Legion
The Collinwood American Legion and Auxiliary Post 254 has their regular monthly meetings the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post on Hwy 13, just north of Collinwood city limits. All members are urged to attend and visitors are welcome. For information contact Commander Eddie Thompson.

Waynesboro American Legion Post 130 meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Legion Hall at 114 North Main Street Waynesboro. Please contact Ronald Tripp at 931-722-0969.

American Red Cross- Southern Middle Tennessee Chapter
Serving Wayne, Giles and Lawrence Counties. The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Thomas Tesnow= Disaster Action Team (DAT) Captain
2535 Mount Hope Rd
Waynesboro, TN 38485
Email: tesnow1@aol.com

Autism Tennessee

Autism Tennessee exists to enrich the lives and experiences of individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, and their surrounding community through support, advocacy, and education.

The vision of Autism Tennessee is to create a community where people on the autism spectrum and their families find respect, acceptance, and hope.

Mitch & Charity Horton
(931)722-9980 or

Our office hours are 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Thursday, with extended hours until 5:00 pm on Tuesday. You can contact Autism Tennessee by emailing support@autismtn.org or calling (615) 385-2077 or toll free (866) 508-4987. Our building is located at 955 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN 37206.

Butterfly Foundation

Support to families with children facing life-threatening illnesses. Holds an annual walk with local school students to help raise funds for the foundation. The first 5K Butterfly Run/ Walk was held in June 2010 and continues as an annual event the first Saturday in June. To learn more about the Butterfly Foundation, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iijplAmr7BQ

Contact: Dean Stegall at 931-722-5273 or Susan Myers at 931-722-4830

To donate:

Butterfly Foundation

PO Box 212

Waynesboro, TN 38485


C.A.R.E. (Creating A Respectful Environment)

Regional Coordinator: Carla Walker

C.A.R.E. partners with the local Department of Children Services to provide assistance to Wayne County families in need and aid in building and maintaining strong and healthy families.

Download CARE Brochure          Download Community Resource Guide

Civitan-Wayne County

President- Marla Beavers mjbeavers58@yahoo.com or 931-722-5930

Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Dad's Pizza in Waynesboro at noon.

Board meetings held every first Tuesday of the month

An all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping others. 

Our Mission: To build good citizenship by providing a volunteer association of clubs dedicated to serving individual and community needs with an emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities.

Jr. Civitan-Wayne County

Advisor-Marla Beavers (931) 722-5930

Junior Civitan is a service club for young people tailored specifically for training them to become "Builders of Good Citizenship" in the home, school, community, and nation. The purpose of Junior Civitan is to develop initiative and leadership, and to encourage young people to live a fuller life enriched by selfless service to others, with a focus on living the Golden Rule in all human relationships by precept and example.

Clifton Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau

142 Main Street

P.O. Box 223

Clifton, Tn 38425

Email: Chamber@cliftonchamber.org



Clifton Lodge, F&AM

Clifton Lodge #173 has regular monthly meetings every second Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Lodge, located at 118 Historic Main Street

Collinwood Beautification Board

Chair – John Hodum

875 Dogwood Flats road

Collinwood 38450

Phone 931 724-4326

Daughters of the American Revolution

Service organization formed for historical, educational and patriotic purposes. Any female descendent of a man or woman that, with unfailing loyalty, aided in the American cause during the American Revolution is eligible for membership. For more information contact Dean Stegall at 931-722-5273.

FCE (Family & Community Education) Clubs

Family and Community Education Clubs have a long and wonderful history here in Wayne County and all over the United States. Long ago FCE Clubs were known as Home Demonstration Clubs, but as the times have changed so did the clubs.The goal of FCE clubs is to strengthen communities by improving quality of life of individuals and families through continuing education, leadership development, and community service.  UT Extension provides research based information to provide information to clubs on everything from health and nutrition to home safety and gardening. Everyone is welcome to join!

Contact: UT Extension 931-722-3229

2013 Wayne County Council Officers:

President: Dean Stegall

Vice President: Wanda West

Secretary: Frances Rains

Treasurer: Mary Turley 

Wayne County Clubs and Presidents

Clifton-Laura Perry, 676-3956

Crossroads-Shirley Bailey, 724-4428

Holly Creek-Lucille Moore, 724-9658

Hurricane Creek-Frances Mathis, 722-7527

Indian Creek-Clara Snodgrass

Waynesboro-Dean Stegall, 722-5273

Girl Scouts

Contact Service Unit Manager Amanda Crosslin

Phone 931- 676-7825

Troop 358 - Collinwood

Contact –  Amanda Crosslin or Dawn Parker

Meets every other Mondays at Wayne County Bank, Troop Sponsor. 



Contact –  Dena Levasseur (931) 722-6035

4H Clubs

Contact the UT-AG Extension Service at 931-722-3229

Kids Place/ A Child Advocacy Center
Serving the community since 1999. Nonprofit Child Advocacy Center providing services to child victims of sexual and physical abuse including forensic interviews, therapy, family advocacy, forensic medical exams, prevention and community awareness. Licensed therapists specializing in the treatment and prevention of child abuse.

Also offers a 2 1/2 hour child abuse prevention training.
Open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
614 Westpoint Rd
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Phone 931 766-2213
Fax 931 766-2715


Ladies in Pink Society (LIPS)

Breast Cancer Awareness Support Group

Meets 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday at TVEC. 

Contact: Dean Stegall 931-722-5273

Deliver Hope Totes to people undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy for any type of cancer. Annual fundraisers include the Savory Salad Supper and Soup & Sandwich Supper and the Ladies In Pink recipe book.

Hosts of the BCA Walk and Bells for Remembrance each October.

Lifespan Health

Contact Matt McGinley, COO (1-731-925-2300)

Open Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00 pm

Physical address: 720 Highway 99 ( Barlow area in Waynesboro)

Mailing address: c/o Lifespan, PO Box 655, Savannah, TN 38372

Phone 1-931-722-2229

Website       Email

Lifespan Health (formerly Natchez Trace Maternity and Birth Center) is a free-standing, community-based, nonprofit center dedicated to serving the families of our rural communities. Lifespan is founded on the belief that everyone should have access to affordable, quality health care.

Lion’s Club - Waynesboro

President –  Sheila Holder

Phone 931-722-0920

Meets every second Mondayat Dad's Pizzeria.  Meal at 6pm with meeting to follow. Visitors welcome. 


Lion’s Club - South Wayne County

President – Ray West

PO Box 66

Iron City 38463
Phone 931 724-5818


All- volunteer organization committed to providing glasses for underserved adults and children in the community. Also support for disaster relief efforts. Support other organizations in the community with similar goal of providing help for those in need. Meets every second Thursday.  Visitors are welcome.  For more information phone 931-724-5818.

Living Free

Christ-centered support group for those who want to help a loved one enslaved with problems like substance abuse, behavioral or relationship addictions. It is also for those who are suffering from consequences of a loved one's addictions. All meetings are confidential and held on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:15 at the Wayne County Bible Center.  For more info phone 722-9285 or 722-9432.

LoveWorks, Inc. is a registered 501c3 organization. We are reaching out to partners across the country in an effort to find supporters who are willing to help send underprivileged children to camp. We are working diligently on building a Summer Children’s camp. Eagle Rock Christian Camp is a place for children to escape the monotony of daily challenges and rejuvenate in an uplifting Christ centered overnight children’s camp. At Eagle Rock Christian Camp efforts will be taken to encourage, strengthen, and build up children. They will have the opportunity to Play and have fun; Learn new skills to enhance friendships, relationships, personality traits, gifts and talents; and to Grow as individuals both emotionally and spiritually. The mission is to help Children and Youth discover who they are in Christ and who they have been called to be. To make this happen we need YOUR help.
    We could use your help:
1) Become a Sponsor and financially help send a child to camp.
2) Give or donate building supplies, equipment, furniture, and/or financial support.
3) Volunteer- we need volunteers to help with the expansion of the camp facilities, and volunteers for the summer to assist in camp sessions.
If you are interested in helping in any way please visit our Website: at www.luvwks.com  or http://www.bucksranchretreat.com; Email: our camp director at mailto:bucksranchretreat@gmail.com  or give us a call the office @ 931-332-3536 or contact Shannon at 256-648-6389.
Thank you for your help and support,
Jim Chester, LoveWorks Inc.



Meets at the Lodge, 118 Main Street




Meets at Post Office

Contact: John Dial, 931 724-5455



Meets at Lodge, 117 Belew Circle

Regular meetings first Thursday each month

Practice each Thursday

Contact: John Vickery, 931-626-3680

Email: j.vickery@tds.net

Order of the Eastern Star

Clifton Chapter OES No. 355 contact Marion Davis.

Collinwood Chapter OES No. 422 meets first Thursday of each month.  Meetings begin at 7 p.m. 

Waynesboro Chapter OES No. 357 meets second Monday each month at the Waynesboro Masonic Lodge

Red Hat Society

A society of women deciding to greet middle age with verve, humor and √©lan. The Red Hat Society visits local assisted living and nursing home facilities each month providing crafts and entertainment for the residents. To learn more about the Red Hat Society please phone 722-6104 or 722-5273. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at the senior citizens center in Waynesboro.  All ladies welcome.

Rise Against Multiple Sclerosis (RAMS)

A support group for families and caregivers of people with Multiple Sclerosis.
Lisa Sanders
(931) 332-0649
1007 Highview St
Waynesboro, TN 38485

Regular meetings 1st Saturday of every month at 11 AM at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

Rotary - Clifton

Meets every Wednesday at 7 am at Country Girls Truck Stop


Rotary - Waynesboro

Meets every Tuesday at noon at Dad's Pizza


Rotary Interact- Collinwood and Waynesboro

Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 14 to 18. Interact clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting. Each year, Interact clubs complete at least two community service projects, one of which furthers international understanding and goodwill. Through these efforts, Interacts develop a network of friendships with local and overseas clubs and learn the importance of developing leadership skills and personal integrity, demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others, understanding the value of individual responsibility and hard work and advancing international understanding and goodwill. Lynn Warren is the teacher and sponsor for Collinwood and Heather Warren is the teacher and sponsor for Waynesboro.

Square Quilters Guild

Meets the last Monday of each month at 10 a.m. Beginners and experienced quilters welcome.  For information please phone 931- 722-3065.

Support Group for Victims of Domestic Violence

Meetings are held regularly in a secure location for women in Wayne County.  For information phone The Shelter at 800 762-4115.  All calls will be kept confidential.

Tennessee Army National Guard

106 Industrial Dr

Waynesboro, TN 38485


Contact: SSG Jeremy Simmons


Tennessee Military & Family Readiness Operations

HRCI Human Resources Consulting Incorporated

Providing needed services to our military families including:

Employment Opportunities

Spiritual Support

Legal Services

Life Counselors

Financial Services

Behavioral Health Specialists

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation

Youth Services

Phone: 931- 729-3587 Ext. 8104 or Toll Free: 1-877-311-3264

Joe Mayberry, MPSC Contractor

Tennessee Valley Strummers

Dulcimer players meet every first and third Monday at 6 pm at the Senior Citizens Welcome Center behind Collinwood Medical Clinic on Hwy 13 South in Collinwood.

Contact: Terry Brewer

Phone: 931-722-1057

Toys For Tots

Contact: David Bailey

Phone 931-565-4438


UDC - United Daughters of the Confederacy

Meets the first Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. at the Waynesboro Cumberland Presbyterian Church, which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Sites and the Tennessee Civil War Sites. All women over the age of 16 are invited to attend and learn more about their Southern heritage. Contact Betty Anderson, 931-722-1962, for more information.

Volunteer Trail Riders Club

Scheduled rides for the public are first Saturday each month at 10 a.m. and third Sunday of each month at 10 a.m.

Wayne County Forestry Association

Forestry referral services. Semi-annual membership meetings, members and nonmembers welcomed!

Contact: James Kelly

Phone: 931-722-4186

Wayne County Helping Hands

Volunteers assisting anyone wanting freedom from addictive behaviors.

Available 24/ 7 at 931-722-6888

Waynesboro, TN 38485

Wayne County Helping Hands "After-Care" Group

Saturdays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Free after-care counseling for anyone who has been through an addiction rehabilitation program.

Phone 931-722-6888


Wayne County  Republican Women's Club

The Wayne County Republican Women's Club meets then third Monday of each month. 

Check the Wayne County News for each month's time and location. 

Contact Mary Lauren Garner at 662-401-0024 for more information.

William Thomas Helton Foundation

Contact - Buffalo River Services

PO Box 847

Waynesboro 38485

Phone 931 722-5401

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