Adult Services is a social and recreation-based program established in 1978. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to be independent in a safe yet lively setting. Adults age 55 and older with physical or cognitive concerns are also supported to be active and engaged.
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The focus of AT Services is to promote the incorporation of technology in the lives of people with disabilities. AT Services offers assessments, equipment demonstrations, device loans, a toy lending library, and a reutilization/refurbishment program.
The Tennessee Child Care Resource & Referral Network provides free resources for parents, child care educators, employers and the communities who support quality care and development for our children.
Our goal at Signal Centers is to prepare children for Kindergarten and lifelong learning. The school includes both center-based and home-based programs for children six weeks to five years of age. Center-based programming includes fully accessible facilities and
Family Forward provides intensive Case Management, Mentoring, Coaching and Support to expectant mothers and families in low-income communities in Chattanooga. Services are free and voluntary.
For many who need healing, hope, and family, the H*Art Gallery is a creative home. Our artists come from varied underserved backgrounds and circumstances: those experiencing homelessness, living with mental and physical disabilities, disabled veterans, women fleeing abusive situations, political refugees, and others. Our community programs are designed to serve our wide range of populations.
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Signal Centers to provide one book a month to Hamilton County children from birth to age 5-years-old. Signal Centers has a rich history of developing and managing services that support early childhood education to the Chattanooga community and across the state. Reading is the single most significant factor influencing a child’s early educational success and Signal Centers is delighted to help every family in our county have access to engaging books for
The Child Care WAGE$® Program is an education-based salary supplement program for child care educators employed in DHS Licensed
Child Care agencies.
The Work Ready program is designed to support TANF eligible individuals with at least one child 18 years old or younger, who have a high school education or GED/HiSET, to gain paid internships and college education. The goal is to provide a track towards permanent employment in the licensed child care industry. This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Signal Centers has five core values that are embedded in every aspect of our work; respect, Innovation, Integrity, teamwork, and stewardship. These values have guided our work and have led us to be recipients of three major awards:
- 2022 NAEYC Accreditation
- 2020Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics
- 2019 Nonprofit of the Year by the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce
- 2019 recognition as one of the top 20 Nonprofits to work for nationally by Nonprofit Times Magazine
We are grateful to the staff of Signal Centers, the Board of Directors and the Community for support in helping us make sure that families across our community get everything they need to succeed even in the darkest of times.
Donna McConnico, CEO
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There are so many stories to tell about Signal Centers. These videos will give you a glimpse of our commitment to the community.