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Services

  • ADA Court Coordinator If you have questions about ADA issues, you may contact the Local Judicial Program ADA Coordinator for the county or the specific court in which your case is scheduled to be heard. To find the ADA coordinator in your area, select your county from the menu below. 
  • Deaf Connect of the Mid-south, Inc. – Provides Fayette, Haywood, Lauderdale, Shelby, and Tipton residents sign-language interpreting, sign language classes, training for interpreters, and advocacy and assistance in various areas.  
  • Jackson Center for Independent Living Deaf and hard of hearing services provided to west Tennessee counties include interpretation, workshops/seminars, and client assistance/advocacy/referrals.
  • Bridges Provides people who are deaf or hard of hearing in Middle Tennessee with interpreting services, education, and case management/advocacy/referral sources. 
  • Partnership Provides Chattanooga and surrounding areas interpreting services, job placement and retention services to people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and American Sign Language classes. 
  • Knoxville Center of the Deaf Provides Knoxville and surrounding areas with interpreting services, job placement and retention services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and American Sign Language classes. 
  • Communication Center for the Deaf and Hard of HearingProvides people who are deaf or hard of hearing in the Johnson City area with interpreting services, education, and client assistance/referrals/technical assistance. 
  • Library Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing – Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing is a statewide special library dedicated to meeting the information and accessibility needs of the deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind communities. 

Information

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides FREE services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615.298.1080
Fax: 615.298.2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865.670.2944
Fax: 865.470.7028

West Tennessee

2693 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 201
Memphis, TN 38112

Phone: 901.458.6013
Fax: 901.458.7819