Skip to Content

In Home Tennessee

In Home Tennessee: East Region

Child Abuse Hotline | In-Home Tennesee

NEW! Looking for local services to assist you and/or your family? Dial 2-1-1 on your touch tone phone or visit the following website for information in your area: http://tn211.mycommunitypt.com

Current Happenings with In Home TN in East

In January 2012, the East region held several community stakeholder meetings across the region to discuss how well communities in the area are able to provide the services needed for vulnerable families and children.  In these meetings, participants from numerous parts of the child welfare system provided feedback on the quality, quantity, etc. of the current services available in the area.

Current Areas of Focus:

The East region is working to increase the number of cases where families accept assistance from local services and on improving training for resource parents to include an enhanced knowledge of the trauma involved with a separated child(ren)/family.

Up Next!

In August 2015, the region will hold a large-scale community meeting to re-assess how well communities in the area are able to provide the services needed for vulnerable families and children. The information collected from community members will help guide decisions about the future work of In Home Tennessee in the area.  The regional leadership group (comprised of both DCS and community partners) will review the feedback and related data from the assessment meeting to decide on which areas to create workgroups for quality improvement and potential creation of new resources for families.

Get Involved!

Contact the Regional Project Lead, Jessica Buckner at Jessica.Buckner@tn.gov or Domonica Bryan at Domonica.Bryan@tn.gov for information regarding any In Home Tennessee meetings in the East region.

Last updated: April 2015