Disability Resources

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Aging Commission of the Mid-South
The Aging Commission advocates for and assists older adults and adults with disabilities in leading independent, meaningful, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities as long as possible.

2670 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 1000
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 324-6333
(866) 836-6678

Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities(DIDD)
DIDD operates the Medicaid Waiver, which provides funding for a variety of services for individuals with intellectual disabilities, including day programs, personal assistance, respite, supported living, etc.

West TN Regional Office- Intake Section
11293 Memphis-Arlington Rd
P.O. Box 586
Arlington, TN 38002-0586
(901) 745-7200

For referral or to apply call (866) 372-5709


Disability Law and Advocacy Center
Free advocacy services to support the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities to ensure they have an equal opportunity to be productive and respected members of our society.

2416 21st Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37212
(800) 342-1660
TTY: (888) 852-2852
GetHelp@dlactn.org


Division of Rehabilitation Services
The Division of Rehabilitation Services helps persons with disabilities become self-sufficient, gain or retain competitive employment, or receive timely and accurate decisions on their applications for disability benefits.

170 North Main Street, 3rd Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 528-5284


Family Voices of Tennessee
Family-Voices, Inc., was founded in 1992 by family leaders concerned about the changing health care environment and the implications for our children with disabilities, chronic illnesses, or other special health care needs. Among other things, Family Voices seeks to assist families as they navigate public and private health systems and insurance plans (including TennCare and commercial plans)

955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206
(901) 233-6078

LINC Directory of Human Services, Memphis
LINC maintains a large, comprehensive database of human services organizations, government agencies and volunteer groups, which can be accessed by dialing 2-1-1

3030 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111
Dial 2-1-1 or (901) 415-2790 or (866) 735-7211


Memphis Respite Voucher Program
Respite vouchers for Shelby County children under the age of 18 with a primary diagnosis of Serious Emotional Disturbance

425 Fifth Avenue North, 3rd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(901) 522-0090


National Alliance on Mental Illness, Memphis
Satisfies a common need to overcome the life-disrupting problems caused by serious mental illnesses and to initiate social changes to deal with these problems in our local communities.

2009 Lamar Ave
Memphis, TN 38114
(901) 725-0305


Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Brings together America's pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that's right for them. Oftentimes, patients receive medication directly from the drug manufacturers for free or a reduced rate. (888) 477-2669


Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (STEP)
STEP supports families by providing free information, advocacy training, and support services to parents of children eligible to receive special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) who reside in Tennessee.

712 Professional Plaza
Greeneville, TN 37745
(901) 726-4334
information@tnstep.org


Shelby Residential Vocational Services (SRVS) Family Support Program
SRVS offers complete care for individuals with disabilities through family support, residential living programs, job training and placement, community participation, a day center and more.

3592 Knight Arnold Rd.
Memphis, TN 38118
(901) 869-SRVS (7787)


TennCare Advocacy Program
The TennCare Advocacy Program works for TennCare enrollees, or those eligible for TennCare, who are experiencing difficulty accessing necessary medical care.

P.O. Box 281858
Nashville, TN 37228
(800) 722-7474


Tennessee Disability Coalition
The Tennessee Disability 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.

955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206
(888) 643-7811

Tennessee Disability Information & Referral Office
Tennessee Disability Information & Referral Office works to improve the quality of life of persons with disorders caused by the disruption of typical development.

1810 Edgehill Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212
(800) 640-INFO (4636) (English and Spanish)
TTY: 1-800-273-9595

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
Pathfinder is a statewide information and referral service which connects the Tennessee disability community with service providers. Referral services, free of cost, are provided to persons with disabilities, family members, service providers, and advocates.

1114 17th Avenue South, Suite 105
Nashville, TN 37212
(800) 640-INFO
tnpathfinder@vanderbilt.edu


Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS)
The TEIS is a voluntary educational program for families with children ages birth through two years of age with disabilities or developmental delays.

2175 Business Center Drive, Suite 11
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 937-6738


Tennessee Technology Access Program (TTAP)
The Tennessee Technology Access Program is a statewide program designed to increase access to, and acquisition of, assistive technology devices and services.

Citizens Plaza State Office Building , 14th Floor
400 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1403
(800) 732-5059


Tennessee Voices for Children
Tennessee Voices for Children, Inc. speaks out as active advocates for the emotional and behavioral well-being of children and their families.

701 Bradford Avenue
Nashville, TN 37204
(731) 984-8599 or (901) 454-7262

 

 

 

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