Respite and Personal Assistance
2670 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 1000, Memphis, TN 38112
Home & Community-Based Services (HCBS) Programs for elderly individuals and adults with physical disabilities. Services include personal care, homemaker, home delivered meals, respite, and personal emergency response systems.
2150 Whitney Ave
Memphis, TN 38127
Free short term respite (10-12 week) for children ages 2-15. Usually consists of 3 hrs of community outings per week. Must have a mental health (DSM IV) diagnosis. Available to Shelby County residents only.
West TN Regional Office- Intake Section
PO Box 949
11437 Milton Wilson Road
Arlington, TN 38002
800-308-2586 (toll free)
For referral/application call 1-866-372-5709
DIDD offers several different types of programs for persons with intellectual disabilities.
- Family Support
- Case Management Services
- Home and Community-based Waiver Services
The Medicaid Waiver offers funding for a variety of services. Medicaid Waiver is not the same as traditional Medicaid
Must have a diagnosis of an intellectual disability (mental retardation) with an IQ of 70 or below, before the age of 18. If you need further assistance in applying for DIDS services please contact the Community Advocate at the Arc of the Mid South. 901-507-8568 http://www.tn.gov/didd
PO Box 17443
Memphis, TN 38187
2795 Hwy 51 Nesbit, MS 38651
1) Ryan's Haven: inclusive respite nights
2) Ryan's Miracles: therapeutic horseback riding through partnering barns
3) Ryan's Playgrounds: creating, building, and assisting with universal playgrounds
4) Ryan's Ranch: universally accessible health/wellness destination offering 45 different therapies and recreational programming (coming soon!)
19 Music Square West, Suite J
Nashville, TN 37203
- Memphis Respite Voucher Program
Respite care funding for people with developmental disabilities or mental illness.
MRVP recipients must live in Shelby County, have a child under age 18 with a primary diagnosis of Serious Emotional Disturbance or Developmental Disability, and have a combined annual income of $40,000 or less.
3485 Poplar Ave Ste 210 Memphis, TN 38111 (901)327-2473
Family Support Services including in-home respite care, weekend retreats, summer camps, and personal assistance.
711 Jefferson Ave
Memphis, TN 38105
Designed to support children whose parents are not able to raise them, and are being cared for by a grandparent or other extended family member. Case management, child care, transportation, financial aid, respite, etc