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Funding for Services

Dawn of Hope receives funding primarily through contracts with the Department of Intellectual Disabilities Services (DIDD) and Tenncare’s Long-Term Supports & Services (LTSS) Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver, also known as Employment & Community First (ECF) and CHOICES.

Most of these funds are provided by the Centers for Medicare-Medicaid Services (CMS) through the Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver program in conjunction with the State of Tennessee.

Additional funding resources include:

Tennessee’s Division of Rehabilitation Services, Department of Human Services, Department of Transportation, the Dawn of Hope Foundation