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Thank You To The Following Organizations For Their Donations:

Music City Aircraft Sales

United Way of Sumner County

United Way of Robertson County

City of Hendersonville

ITW-Dynatec

Mission Discovery

Long Hollow Baptist Church

The Moore Family Luncheon

Boy Scout, Nathaniel Moss

Hendersonville Boy Scout Troop 413

STR in Hendersonville

Faith In Action Volunteers (Springfield 1st United Methodist Church)

Trans-Partners, LLC

Freedom Church

Keller Williams Realty (Hendersonville & White House offices)

Kimbro Air

Byrum Repair LLC

Catfish House

Cunningham Motors

Dean Oil

Larry's Restaurant

Robertson County Funeral Home

Morningside Assisted Living

The Depot Restaurant, Shoney's

Austin and Bell Funeral Home

Rod's Tires, 21st Century

Whitt's BBQ

Baldwin's BBQ

Andrea Ball from Play Ball Therapy

Delight Products

City of Portland

Comcast Days of Caring




News & Info.

H.A.T.S., Inc. is looking for new Board members who reside in Robertson, Sumner and Trousdale County. If interested, please contact Everton Campbell, Board Chairperson at: 615-451-0150

Family Support

Family Support

What is Family Support?
In 1992, at the urging of disability advocates and families, The Tennessee legislature established the Family Support Program. The program is funded by state dollars and designed to assist individuals with severe disabilities and their families to remain together in their homes and communities. The services provided under the program are flexible and responsive to families and their needs.

Severe disability is defined as:

  1. Attributable to a mental or physical impairment.
  2. Is likely to continue indefinitely.
  3. Results in substantial functional limitations in three or more of the following major life activities.
    • Self-care
    • Receptive/expressive language
    • Learning
    • Mobility
    • Self-Direction
    • Capacity for independent living
    • Economic self-sufficiency

The primary purpose of the program is to support:

  • Families who have school-aged or younger children with severe disabilities
  • Adults with severe disabilities who choose to live with their families or who reside in the community in an unsupported setting.

Services can include but are not limited to:
Respite care, day care services, home modifications, equipment, supplies, personal assistance, transportation, homemaker services, health-related needs, nursing and counseling.

Coordination
Family Support services are coordinated among numerous Community Agencies. The program develops comprehensive, responsive and flexible support to families as their needs evolve over time. The program builds on existing social networks and natural sources of support in the community.

Local Council

An essential element of the Family Support program is family and consumer involvement. A Local Council has been established and meets on a regular basis to oversee and provide advice on distribution of services/funds.

Please mail or bring your completed intake form to:

Family Support Office
H.A.T.S., Inc.
545 Airport Road
Gallatin, TN 37066

You may also fax your completed form to: 615.382.3079

After a family is determined eligible, their application will be reviewed by the Family Support Local Council to determine the dollar amount to be awarded. Awards are given as funding allows. Being eligible does not mean a family will receive funding.

Additional information needed for qualification:

  • Proof of current residency
  • And documentation of severe disability determined by a doctor/psychologist
  • Copy of Birth Certificate

For more information on Family Support, please contact:

Elaine Broyles, Family Support Coordinator
Elaine Broyles, Family Support Coordinator
Phone: 615.575.4119
Fax: 615-382-3079
ebroyles@hatstn.org

Or visit: www.tnfamilysupport.org


Downloadable Forms:

Family Support


H.A.T.S., Inc. is funded by the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Tennessee Department of Human Services, Tennessee Early Intervention System, United Way, Local Governments, Corporate and Private Funding. H.A.T.S., Inc. is a recipient of federal funding; therefore, complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
United Way of Sumner County From the Heart of Tennessee Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Gallatin Chamber of Commerce Robertson County-Springfield Chamber of Commerce Tennessee Early Intervention System Portland Chamber of Commerce White House Chamber of Commerce
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