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Community Services Agencies part of statewide merger plans

Community Services Agencies part of statewide merger plans

Posted: Monday, October 6, 2008 10:25 pm

  The regional agencies making up the independent network of Community Services Agencies of Tennessee have merged into one umbrella organization called the Tennessee Community Services Agency (TNCSA), with headquarters to be in Union City.

The TNCSA has eight locations throughout the state, including those in Union City, Memphis, Jackson, Nashville, Cookeville, Chattanooga, Knoxville and Johnson City.

The organization will be headquartered in Union City and headed by Tom McWherter of Dresden. Susan Adams of Memphis, Ray Lyons of Johnson City and Don Patterson of Jackson will serve in leadership roles in the new organization.

The TNCSA is a public agency created by the Tennessee General Assembly with a broad mission to serve Tennessee’s citizens in need. Administratively tied to the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, the agency provides a variety of social, educational, health and career services for children and youth, families and senior citizens. The agency operates under the guidance and leadership of a statewide board of directors appointed by the governor.

The agency provides services in all 95 counties of the Tennessee.

For more information about the organization or services, contact the Union City location at 884-2630, the Memphis location at (901) 543-4600, the Jackson location at (731) 984-9030, the Nashville location at (615) 333-5400, the Cookeville location at (931) 520-0200, the Chattanooga location at (423) 893-2100, the Knoxville location at (865) 966-6721 or the Johnson City location at (423) 952-6000.
Published in The Messenger 10.06.08

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