Data/Research Requests

The Department of Children’s Services (DCS) supports and cooperatively engages in research and data requests that contribute to public policy, best practices, and improved service delivery. DCS adheres to all State and Federal Rules and Laws that protect the confidentiality of clients and client records when providing support for research and funding requests for information. If you are interested in requesting DCS data or conducting research, please review Policy 1.33, Research and Data Requests, and complete the required request forms (CS-4208, Data Request Synopsis; CS-1059, Research Request Form).  For additional information please contact EI_DCS.Research_and_Data_Request@tn.gov.