Who are we?

We advance communities in Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia with a people-centered approach, focusing on CARE, BUILDING, AND WORKING together to enhance well-being sustainably preserving each community's unique culture and history. Through cost-effective staffing and impactful programs, we forge successful partnerships with local governments, benefiting individuals, families, and businesses

How do we get our job done?

We love collaboration.

Our work is accomplished by utilizing local, state, federal and private funds to deliver programs and services through 3 core business functions

We perform many services and programs under these core business functions. To view a full list of services in each area, visit our services pages below


Community & Economic Development (Including Planning & Local Government Assistance)


Aging & Disability Programs


Career and Workforce Development

What’s our promise to you?

We promise we will never forget what it feels like to be frustrated by bureaucratic systems.

We promise to listen to your needs and develop the smartest plan possible to help meet your goals by resourcing government programs, funding and services.