Family model

The Family Model is a community-based residential alternative for adults with disabilities that encompasses a variety of support options for individuals living in a home with trained caregivers (other than the individual’s own family) in an adult foster care type of arrangement.

Smyrna, TN - Tennessee Family Solutions offers a range of services for persons with disabilities including the following: ICF/IID, Medical Residential, Respite, Supported Living, and Family Model.

Locations: Memphis; Antioch; Chattanooga; Knoxville; Greeneville, TN - Evergreen Life Services has more than 100 community homes where individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities can live in their communities within the least restrictive setting possible. They also offer a foster care program where indivdiuals with disabilities live with families (not their own) within the community. 

Locations: Memphis; Jackson; Columbia; Chattanooga; Nashville; Maryville; Knoxville; Greeneville, TN - CAREGIVER Tennessee provides services and supports that maximize independence, that embrace the talents and strengths of the person, that promotes choice, freedom and dignity, and enables people to live meaningful lives in their homes and in their community. They offer Family Model services among others. 

Locations: Springfield; Columbia, TN - ResCare, Inc. offers a variety of residential services including community living, adult host home (family model), and supported employment as well as day services and respite care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Office Locations: Memphis; Bolivar; Chattanooga; Dyersburg; Greeneville; Jackson; Nashville; Knoxville; Trenton, TN 

Support Solutions provides services throughout the entire state of Tennessee. They provide community living housing supports as well as in home services, personal assistance, behavioral supports, respite programs, employment services, Family Model, and supported living services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Locations: Memphis, Nashville, Murfreesboro, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Kingsport, TN -  RHA Health Services, Inc. provides a continuum of residential options for persons with disabilities such as the following community living services: Family Model Residential Services, CHOICES Community Living Supports, Community Residential Alternatives, Medical Residential Services, Semi-Independent Living, and Supported Living services. 

Locations: Chattanooga; Cookeville; Greeneville; Jackson; Knoxville; Maryville; Memphis; Nashville, TN - D & S Community Services offers residential housing services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities which are structured to meet the unique needs of each person to ensure they thrive in their community. They also offer Host Home/Family model services.

Nashville, TN - TPA, Inc. is a non-profit agency that offers supports for seniors and people with disabilities. Their services include the following: Personal Assistance, Family Model, Day Services, Medical Residential, Supported Living, and Respite.

Locations: Sevierville; Maryville; Jefferson City; Newport, TN - Heartland Services offers a variety of residential options including spacious group homes, Supported Living Homes, Semi-Independent Living Homes, Community Living Supports, and Family Model Services.