Disability Law & Advocacy Center of Tennessee (DLAC) advocates for the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities to ensure they have an equal opportunity to be productive and respected members of our society.
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.
An initiative to gain home and community based services for individuals with developmental disabilities, and does not include individuals with intellectual disabilities, in the state of Tennessee. Currently, there are almost no State funded services that provide assistance with this population.
Includes legal education and self-help materials on getting health care and medicine, health insurance, nursing home problems, and more.
A grassroots non-profit, made up of families, consumers and professionals, dedicated to improving quality of life for people with mental illness and their families.
Provides information about legal and advocacy services for low-income Tennesseans in the civil legal justice system.
TASA provides a forum for members to discuss the strengths and challenges that individuals with disabilities experience in becoming self‐advocates in an effort to create better access to the resources and support they need to become self-advocates.
Four statewide organizations in Tennessee partner with one another and with individuals with disabilities and family members to ensure that they receive the services and supports they need.
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.
A newsletter by the Tennessee Disability Coalition on advocacy issues in the disability community, Coalition programs, federal and state policy changes.
Tennessee Family Support Alliance is a site dedicated to preserving and protecting the Tennessee Family Support Program.
The website to the Tennessee state legislator, which provides information about state Sentors, state House of Representatives, current bills and resolutions in session.
An independent state agency charged with preventing and eradicating discrimination in employment, public accommodations, and housing.
The Tennessee Justice Center is a non-profit, public interest law and advocacy firm serving low income individuals and families.
The Arc Tennessee is a grassroots, non-profit, statewide organization on intellectual & developmental disabilities. It was founded in 1952 and is affiliated with The Arc of the United States. The Arc Tennessee is also a membership organization composed of people with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities, their parents, friends, and the professionals who assist them in reaching their goals.
Disability Coalition on Education, DCE, a statewide alliance of families, agencies and advocacy organizations working together to improve educational outcomes for students