Enriching the lives of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The mission of Dawn of Hope is to provide high quality, caring, individualized services to enrich the lives of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Northeast Tennessee. We do this in three program areas: Developmental, Vocational and Residential Services.

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A Must-hear Success Story

If you walk into the local animal shelter, you may not notice twenty-six year old Chris who is happily taking dogs out of their cages for some exercise.  A stout young man with a quick laugh, contagious smile, and a friendly, laidback nature can be heard joking with the staff and volunteers.  When he leaves he stands a little taller, shoulders a bit broader
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Dawn of Hope Service Recipients Become Local Artists and Models!

              The Dawn of Hope welcomes you to both their Annual Art Show on November 20 and 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as well as to their Fall Fashion Show November 25 at 10 a.m.  Both events will take place at the Dawn of Hope Gymnasium located at 500 East Oakland Avenue and are open to
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Thank You Dr. Jennifer Boggs!

The Dawn of Hope Ladies League was excited to welcome Dr. Jennifer Boggs, a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in mental health, on Friday, August 8 to speak on Health Awareness and Tips for Healthier Living. She discussed her responsibilities as a Nurse Practitioner and shared information on eating balanced meals, sleeping adequate amounts, exercising regularly and taking part in enjoyable activities in order to keep your
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