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Resources for Parents

From information about school readiness and child development to concrete resources such food and shelter, all parents can benefit from knowing what is available in there community.  Click on the links below for information around child health, education, development and other family supports.

kidcentralTN

kidcentralTN.com is a one-stop shop for Tennessee families to connect with important information and resources provided by state departments.  This new website organizes content from across departments, making it easier for families to find what they need.   In addition to articles about valuable topics relating to health, education, development, and support, kidcentraltn.com features a comprehensive directory of state-operated and state-funded services for children and families.   

Parents Know, Kids Grow

This site aims to serve parents, grandparents, and others concerned about raising children by providing resources and information about children’s safety, well-being, and learning.  

Tennessee 2-1-1

Tennessee 2-1-1 is a resource directory of Tennessee’s community services.  You can also dial 2-1-1 to talk to a real person who is trained to help callers sort out needs and connect them with resources that can help.