Family Support Program

GCS, Inc. provides Family Support in:

  • Claiborne
  • Greene
  • Grainger
  • Hamblen
  • Union County

The Family Support Program is funded by state dollars and designed to assist people with “severe disabilities” and their families to remain together in their home and communities.

severe disabilities” is defined as: Attributable to physical impairment or intellectual disability likely to continue indefinitely, results in substantial functional limitation in three or more major life activities such as:

  • Self-care
  • Receptive / Expressive Language
  • Learning
  • Mobility
  • Self Direction
  • Capacity for Independent Living
  • Economic Self-Sufficiency

Services provided under Family Support Program are flexible and responsive to the needs of the people and / or their families.

  • Camp
  • Counseling
  • Day Care
  • Equipment
  • Health-related Needs
  • Small Home Modifications
  • Homemaker Services
  • Emergency Housing Costs
  • Nursing / Nurse Aide
  • Personal Assistance
  • Respite Care
  • Supplies
  • Training
  • Transportation

For more information call: (423) 798-7100

Ask for Family Support Coordinatior