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August 29, 2014
Tennessee Rehabilitation Center Positions New Graduates for Occupational Success


August 27, 2014
State Rehabilitation Council To Hold Quarterly Meeting


July 17, 2014
Tennessee recognized for high performance in SNAP program


July 1, 2014
DHS encourages caregivers to “Look Before You Lock” when transporting children


June 16, 2014
Statement On Appointment Expiration of 121 Probationary Positions


January 3, 2014
Vocational Rehabilitation Letter of Agreements


Creating a 21st Century Family Assistance Service Delivery Model

Follow the Journey to Creating a 21st Century Family Assistance Service Delivery Model


The Department recognizes the strength and capabilities of our family assistance customers. It is with this group and their needs in mind that has led the Department on a journey toward improving how we deliver services. This direction is also congruent with research related to brain science and pathways out of poverty. Fundamental to this is reducing the stress associated with accessing services. Click here for more information

The Department’s Commitment to Tennessee

DHS Mission Statement:

Human Services logoTo offer temporary economic assistance, work opportunities, and protective services to improve the lives of Tennesseans.