For Women


Family Planning – Clinical services available at all local health departments across the state. Services include checkups for men and women, prenatal health care, reproductive life care, etc. Fee based on sliding scale.

March of Dimes- Get resources for every stage of pregnancy, before, during, and after.

Pregnancy- U.S. Office of Women’s Health- Get answers to your pregnancy questions. Learn about before, during, and after pregnancy care.

Pregnancy Rights- Know your rights regarding pregnancy discrimination.

Prenatal Hepatitis B



Tennessee Eviction Prevention Toolkit – Resources and services for renters and landlords

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Assists low-income households with heating and cooling bills.

Housing Choice Voucher- Rental assistance program

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program- Assists low-income households with water and waste bills.

Tennessee Housing Development Agency Programs- Housing assistant resources for first time homebuyers, homeowners, and renters



Tennessee WIC- Tennessee supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children

Tennessee SNAP – Apply for food and cash assistance.

Summer Food Service Program – meal assistance for children beginning when school closes for the summer and ending when school opens for the fall term.


Tennessee Community Service Help Line  

Childcare Vouchers- childcare payment assistance program

Domestic Violence Shelters or Rape Crisis Centers- Find help in your area for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Prenatal Presumptive Eligibility- Medicaid covers prenatal health care throughout pregnancy, delivery, and up to 1 year after delivery. For those pregnant who do not meet Prenatal PE eligibility requirements, the county health department can assist with a CoverKids Pregnant Woman coverage.  The eligibility criteria are less strict, but the coverage period is only the date of application through 60 days post-partum.


Breastfeeding- Resources and support for breastfeeding mothers

Breastfeeding Hotline: 855-4BF-MOMS (855-423-6667)- provides 24/7 support and information for breastfeeding and infant feeding.

Breastfeeding Rights- Know your rights regarding breastfeeding discrimination.

Insurance Covered Breastpump Order Form


Find Help Now - real-time substance use treatment location database.

Growing Inside Free of Tobacco and Smoking (GIFTS)

Nurses for Newborns - in home visitation program to provide mothers and infants with healthcare, education, and support.

TN Redline 800-889-9789 provides accurate, up-to-date alcohol, drug, problem gambling, and other addiction information and referrals to all citizens of Tennessee at their request.


National Maternal Mental Health Hotline 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262) – 24/7, free, confidential support before, during, and after pregnancy

TN Redline

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) TN – Education programs and support groups for people living with serious mental health issues and their families.

Postpartum Depression FAQ

Postpartum Support International- promotes awareness, prevention, and treatment of mental health issues in childbearing.

Supporting Pregnant and Postpartum Teens


Infant Safe Sleep- Reference for best sleep practices for infants

Newborn Screening- Designed to keep screen infants shortly after birth for treatable conditions.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)- program to help families reduce the risk of losing babies to SIDS.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) – support and services for infants exposed to substances during pregnancy.

Child Lead Poisoning Prevention- promotes the prevention of lead poisoning in children and links lead-poisoned children from birth through 6 years (72 months) of age to recommended services.


Kids Central TN – Resources database for families and caregivers to learn about popular parenting topics, track important child milestones, and access vital resources.

Children’s Mental Health- Mental health services and supports for young people and their families.

Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee (CHANT) – Care coordination of medical and social service needs for families through local health departments.

Tennessee Child Care Resources and Referral- Resources for families of young children

Tennessee Voices- Statewide mental health support, referrals, and advocacy for families