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Parent Partnership Tennessee

When parents are provided leadership opportunities, they become active participants in advocating for their child, family and communities. The Parent Partnership and the Tennessee Parent Leadership team's Mission: Protecting children and promoting their well-being by collaborating with communities and families across the state.

Eligibility Requirements

The Parent Leadership Team is composed of parents and practitioners representing prevention programs in each of the Department of Children’s Services 12 regions. Through monthly training, advocacy and community involvement, the leadership team is transforming communities across Tennessee by infusing parent voices in program planning. What skills are necessary for parent leaders? - Desire to be an advocate for children and families - Ability to effectively communicate with others - Willingness to share personal experiences - Vision beyond their own circumstance Interested in getting involved? Contact Melissa Perry, melissa.perry@pcat.org

How to get started

  1. Use one of these methods to contact this service:
    • Phone
    • Email
    • Apply Online
  2. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

All Ages of Children

Full Family Support


4721 Trousdale Drive, Suite 121
Nashville, TN 37220
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.