Funding of over $1.2 million for the current project was awarded by Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen's Office of Children's Care Coordination in January of 2007 and will continue through 2012. Click on the AP photo below for media coverage about the TIPS grant.
The program is being implemented in several pilot sites in the northeast Tennessee region. Upon evaluation, if the program is found to be successful, it is anticipated that programs like TIPS will be put in practice statewide.
In addition to the financial support from the Governor's office, we have also received support or assistance from the following organizations: