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Tennessee Organizations Helping Elderly and Disabled Residents

We often have organizations asking if we can share a link on our website so that visitors can benefit from the services they provide. In this post we are focusing on a few organizations helping our friends in Nashville and Chattanooga TN. If you have an organization that you would like to submit for future inclusion, tell us about what you do at marketing@mobilityworks.com. We will be highlighting organizations and non-profit groups helping the disabled community for each of MobilityWorks’ 12 states in future posts.

Tennesee Resources

Tennessee Disability Coalition

The Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals who have joined to promote the full and equal participation of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. We work together to advocate for public policy that ensures self-determination, independence, empowerment, and inclusion for people with disabilities in areas such as accessibility, education, healthcare, housing, and voting rights.

Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability

The goal of Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability is to advocate for and to strive to achieve a system of services that allows older persons and persons with disabilities the opportunity for an independent and productive lifespan. This is accomplished through three primary areas of emphasis: Advocacy, Service, and Planning.

Signal Centers

Signal Centers is comprised of four programs – Adult Services, Assistive Technology Services, Children’s Services and the Child Care Resource & Referral Network. Signal Centers Children’s Services support over 120 children with disabilities at three Tennessee locations – Chattanooga, Cleveland and Athens. Signal Centers also offers an adult day program for adults over 55 with disabilities. The Assistive Technology Services was created in 1991 and is located at 2300 Bailey Avenue in Chattanooga. AT Services assesses individuals with disabilities of all ages and recommends technology to enhance self-sufficiency.

Team Centers

TEAM Centers, Inc (originally “TEAM Evaluation Center”) is a private, non-profit agency started as a collaborative initiative by local community leaders, the Medical Society, and the Metropolitan Council. TEAM helps with the evaluation and assessment of people with developmental disabilities across all ages. They focus on developmental medicine, psychology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, and social work.

Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid South Chapter

The Mid South Chapter of the National MS Society is a community of individuals who are committed to achieving a world free of MS. The Chapter helps over 9,000 individuals throughout Tennessee, northern Georgia, northern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas impacted by MS to move their lives forward. We provide comprehensive support services and educational programs to people with MS, their family and friends, and raise funds locally to support the National MS Society’s research initiatives.

Visit Us in Nashville or Chattanooga

Our Nashville store is just off of I-24 Waldron Road exit in La Vergne TN. Located in Davidson County in the north central part of the state, it is Tennessee’s second largest city with a population of more than 600,000 (second only to Memphis). Nashville also serves as the state capital. Visit our Nashville web page.

Our Chattanooga showroom and service location is just off I-75 and the E. Brainerd Rd exit. Chattanooga is in the southeast portion of the state in Hamilton County. The Tennessee River runs right through the heart of downtown, providing a unique urban experience. Chattanooga is the 4th largest city in the state. Visit our Chattanooga web page.

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