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Long Call Wait Times and Inaccessible Caseworkers for Tennessee’s Hungry

Long Call Wait Times and Inaccessible Caseworkers for Tennessee’s Hungry December 2022 Many Tennesseans are hungry and cannot access SNAP and not because they don’t qualify. An inefficient DHS Families First telephone system prevents many eligible individuals from accessing the SNAP program. To complete an application, a phone interview is required, but DHS caseworkers, often

CLIENT ADVOCATE

CLIENT ADVOCATE Full-Time Position | Based in Nashville TN Job description For over 25 years, we at the Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) have been standing with Tennessee families and helping them access basic necessities of life. We believe that all our neighbors have value and dignity, that all deserve the opportunity to

Anonymous

TJC Story Blog October 2022 Anonymous One grandmother from Johnson city became the primary caregiver for her grandchildren when their mother was incarcerated. She is raising 4 grandchildren on her own and details the impact that free school lunches had on their family and the importance

ANTI-HUNGER CLIENT ADVOCATE

ANTI-HUNGER CLIENT ADVOCATE Full-Time Position | Based in Nashville TN For over 25 years, we at the Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) have been standing with vulnerable Tennessee families and helping them access basic necessities of life. We believe that that all our neighbors have value and dignity, that all deserve the opportunity