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740 E. 12th St.,
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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The program provides reimbursement for meals to child care providers who operate in-home day cares.  Day care providers must be licensed by the state or alternate approved by the agency to participate in the food program.  Day care providers throughout the state are eligible to participate in the program.  Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the Tennessee Department of Human Services.  

Meals & Medicine

Hamilton County Division provides contract services to local health and human services agencies.  The coordinated system reduces waste by using one fleet of vehicles to transport clients come to a number of social services agencies.  Passengers include disabled school children, Families First and Job access participants, dialysis and TennCare patients and local homeless network participants.  Eligibility is determined by the contracting agency. Funded by Tennessee Department of Transportation and contract agencies.


Provides clients transportation to destination such as job sites, training facilities.  The program also allows for transporting client’s children to and from day care facilities.  The program is available in Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, and Sequatchie County.  Qualifying households must be within the guidelines set forth by the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Funded by Tennessee Department of Transportation.


The program assists frail older adults and adults with disabilities to remain in their own homes, avoiding premature institutionalization.  Supportive services may include homemaker services and personal care assistance.  Funded in part by the Older Americans Act and the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability through the Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging.

Elderly Support

This program acts on behalf of recipients to manage finances on a monthly basis insuring that basic needs such as shelter, food and clothing, are met and provides a more stable lifestyle for the recipient. In order to be eligible for the program, the Social Security Administration (SSA), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans Affairs (VA) must require an individual to have a Representative Payee. Available in Bedford, Bledsoe, Bradley, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, Sequatchie and Warren counties and throughout the United States if the local Social Security Office and client agree. Funded entirely through participant fees.

Representative Payee

Designed to stabilize housing, increase income and skills, and improve the self-determination of homeless persons and families through rental assistance and case management services. The program targets homeless individuals with a disabling condition including physical, mental or emotional impairment, a developmental disability, and a diagnosable substance abuse disorder. Homeless persons in Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Marion, Meigs, McMinn, Rhea, Polk, Sequatchie, and Hamilton County are eligible to participate in the program. Funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Housing & Energy

The weatherization program provides a whole house approach that incorporates advanced technologies and addresses the comprehensive energy usage in low-income homes, as well as related health and safety improvements. In order to be eligible for this program, you must provide proof of income and be in need of home, and/or safety improvements to your dwelling and live in Bledsoe, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea or Sequatchie County.  Funded by Tennessee Department of Human Services.


Weatherization Application
Landlord Agreement
Permission to Proceed
Certification of Income
Release of Information
Fuel Release Form
Statement of Support
Return with Application Information



Housing & Energy