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Tennessee Community Organizations (TNCO) is a professional trade organization for Home and Community Based Services Providers. Our member agencies provide supported employment, residential services, day services, respite services, personal assistance, professional services, specialized medical equipment, etc. for Tennesseans with intellectual, developmental and age-related disabilities.
Our goal is to empower our member agencies and the communities they serve with beneficial communications, educational training, networking and advocacy opportunities.
Governor Bill Haslam has signed a proclamation designating March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Governor Haslam and the Tennessee disability community wish to recognize the valuable contributions made by individuals with developmental disabilities who live, work, play, vote, volunteer and build relationships in our local communities. The State of Tennessee is committed to increasing opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to live quality lives. inclusive higher education programs on college campuses, Employment First focus of state and community agencies and the new ABLE TN savings program are just a few examples of the commitment to increasing quality opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Over the past 40 years, Tennessee Community Organizations (TNCO) and its member organizations have helped advance sustainable growth and improved quality of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the state of Tennessee.
Through a variety of programs, services and opportunities, TNCO has worked hard to continue offering an avenue to share and exchange information, to collaboratively influence legislative and administrative issues, to protect the rights of persons with disabilities and the provider agencies and staff that support them and to garner public awareness of these important issues.