Links & Resources
United Way’s 2-1-1 program connects callers to thousands of local socials services providers nationwide.
Adopt US Kids
Adopt Us Kids is Tennessee’s photo-listing website for learning more about adoptable Tennessee children. At any time there are approximately 300 Tennessee youths waiting to become part of a forever family. Most of the children available for adoption are older and have special emotional, behavioral or educational needs
American Foundation of Suicide Prevention
AFSP supports suicide research, educational campaigns, and policy work.
Attachment Self-Regulation & Competency
ARC is a framework for families and youth who have experienced multiple or prolonged traumatic stress. FCS participates in a learning collaborative focused on ARC and we are committed to training clinicians in the model.
Wendy's Wonderful Kids
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption awards grants to public and private adoption agencies to hire adoption professionals who implement proactive, child-focused recruitment programs targeted exclusively on moving America’s longest-waiting children from foster care into adoptive families. FCS has operated a WWK program for several years.
Department of Human Services
SNAP (Food Stamp) benefit information is located at this website. FCS can also help you sign up for SNAP benefits.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network provides a wide range of informational, educational, and training resources regarding child trauma for professionals, parents, and the general public.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. FCS operates Tennessee’s Lifeline call center.
Nurses for Newborns
Nurses for Newborns works to help prevent infant mortality, child abuse, and neglect through home nursing visits to provide healthcare, education, and positive parenting skills.
Senior Directory Nashville
Senior Directory connects you with over 50 categories of senior resources from assisted living to home care agencies.
Trust-Based Relational Intervention
TBRI is a family based intervention for children from “hard places” developed by Texas Christian University with Dr.Karen Purvis.
Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network
TSPN works to reduce suicide rates in the state of Tennessee.
Dave Thomas Foundation
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption works to dramatically increase the number of adoptions of waiting children from North America’s foster care systems. The Dave Thomas Foundation operates Wendy’s Wonderful Kids programs throughout the U.S., including one here at FCS.
American Association of Suicidology
A membership organization for suicide prevention and intervention professionals,
AAS is the leader in suicide prevention research, education and training.
Alliance for Strong Families
We’re dedicated to achieving a vision of a healthy and equitable society.
The Tennessee REDLINE (1-800-889-9789) is a toll-free information and referral line coordinated by TAADAS and funded by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health Substance Abuse Services. The purpose of the REDLINE is to provide accurate, up-to-date alcohol, drug, problem gambling, and other addiction information and referrals to all citizens of Tennessee at their request. The Redline provides referrals for Co-Occurring A&D disorders that arise along with Mental Health disorders.