YEAR-END REFLECTIONS Into the Forest I Go, to Lose My Mind and Find My Soul November 20th, 2018 / Author: Michele Johnson Watch your mailbox for the purple envelope from TJC this week. It's the 23rd such letter. It doesn't
NUTRITION NOTE // NOVEMBER November news: trainings, farm bill, afterschool meal report November 6th, 2018 / Author: Madison Wall The TJC Nutrition Team is gearing up for an eventful legislative session, forging new partnerships and offering a series of new trainings to activate anti-hunger advocacy across Tennessee. Read on
The new "public charge" proposal would dramatically broaden the previously existing rule to exclude some immigrants who participate in health insurance or nutrition programs for which they are eligible. The proposed rule would use family income to determine who gets a green card.
Many individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) are seeking ways to achieve independence. In Tennessee, these individuals can receive services to support this goal through TennCare’s Employment and Community First (EFC) CHOICES program.
The Katie Beckett Waiver would provide health insurance to children and adolescents with disabilities who don’t currently qualify for Medicaid because of their parent’s income. The Katie Beckett Waiver would allow states to give Medicaid to children with disabilities as a way of preventing their placement in an institution, even if their parents earn too much for them to qualify.