Child and Family Grant Programs

Mission Statement:

The Child and Family Grant Programs promote the highest standards for the quality of life for children, families, and communities through collaborations that embody best practices for early learning and development.

Purpose:

Through grant funding from the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) and the Tennessee Department of Health (DOH), free home visiting services are available for families with infants and toddlers throughout West Tennessee. Staff provide community resources, information, education, and support for families as they engage in their child’s early learning and development.

The Child and Family Grant Programs include:

Infant Stimulation Program - (ISP)

Heathy Families Tennessee - Healthy Start, Healthier Beginnings, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families - TANF

 

For more information contact:

Sharon Waterfield

Director-Principal Investigator

Child and Family Grant Programs

340 Gooch Hall

Martin, TN 38238

swaterf2@utm.edu

(731) 881-7915

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