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Planned Respite - Volunteer

This program trains parents in how to find and train their own respite provider or to locate respite resources. It also gives parents some immediately needed respite while they are enrolled in the program.

Eligibility Requirements

This program is open to parents or caregivers of children age 2 to 15 years who have been diagnosed with a serious emotional disturbance. Parents/caregivers who live in the counties listed may to apply to enroll in the planned respite program. The parent(s) must request the service, as it is a voluntary program and requires parent involvement and participation.

How to get started

  1. Use one of these methods to contact this service:
    • Phone
  2. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

Ages 1-16


131 Mayfield Drive
Smyrna, TN 37167
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm


420 Bell Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37405
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm


528 East Main Street
Gallatin, TN 37066
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm