TN Employment and Community First CHOICES

 

This program is for people of all ages who have an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD).

Living well independently

 

Employment and Community First CHOICES helps people with I/DD gain as much independence as possible in Tennessee. The program gives members:

 

Personal support for living at home or in the community (residential services are available).
 

Workplace coaching, job skills development, and help finding employment.
 

Independent living skills training.
 

Technology, devices and supplies to assist with independent living.
 

Guidance on how to get involved in the community such as taking a class, joining a club or volunteering.
 

 

Learn more about Employment and Community First CHOICES 

Have questions about CHOICES?

 

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) has a Beneficiary Support System to help people who are enrolled or thinking about enrolling in CHOICES. Visit their website for ways to connect with a support specialist.

 

You can also call us at 866-840-4991 (TRS 711).

The member handbook: Everything you need to know

 

Your member handbook is your go-to guide for health services. Read it to find out about:

 

 

How to use your benefits
 

How to choose a primary care provider
 

How to get help if your doctor’s office is closed
 

How to reach Member Services if you have questions
 

Your rights and responsibilities as a Wellpoint member

 

 

Member Handbook (English) 
 

Member Handbook (Spanish) 

Consumer Direction handbook

 

Get tips on how to hire and direct your own home care.

 

Consumer Direction Handbook (English) 

 

Consumer Direction Handbook (Spanish) 

Provider Directories

 

ECF CHOICES waiver members should refer to the ECF CHOICES waiver provider directory for information on long-term care providers.

 

Provider Directory - Employment and Community First CHOICES (East Tennessee) 


Provider Directory - Employment and Community First CHOICES (West Tennessee) 


Provider Directory - Employment and Community First CHOICES (Middle Tennessee) 

Need a handbook mailed to you?

 

Request a handbook via live chat with Member Services.

Caregiver support

 

Our Systems of Support (SOS) Behavioral Health Video talks about services and support for families and caregivers of members with I/DD.