Our Services

Child Care Resource and Referral was established to provide services, referrals, training and materials to all child care providers in the southwest and northwest districts of Tennessee. The Southwest Counties served are Chester, Decatur, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy and Tipton. Also, the Northwest counties included in our service area are Crockett, Gibson, Benton, Henry, Dyer, Lake, Obion, Weakley, and Carroll.

Services available through the Child Care Resource and Referral include:

  • Lending library of resource books for providers
  • Prop/theme boxes
  • Training opportunities
  • Children's books
  • Video tapes
  • Technical/on-site assistance
  • Assistance with children who have special needs

The Center offers assistance on these topics:

  • Observation and assessment of children
  • Child development and developmentally appropriate practice
  • Guidance and discipline
  • Developing policies and procedures
  • Room arrangement and playground design
  • Staff development
  • Health-related issues

West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, Limited English Proficiency or sex, including discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation, sex stereotyping or pregnancy in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by WTH directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which WTH arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

For further information about this policy, contact Amy Garner (731) 541-9914.