Ms. Judy Wohlwend, Executive Director
3000 North Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917
Beta Homes -$42,912
Beta Homes provides a safe and nurturing home with structure and supervision to provide stability to the men and women with a mental illness and/or an intellectual disability who live here.
Independent Living – $17,835
The Independent Living Program provides independent living skills training to adults with intellectual disabilities who live and work in the community. This includes budgeting and check writing; good decision making/ problem solving skills; social skills training; and household maintenance. The program assists the residents in obtaining the highest level of independence of which they are capable, leading to less dependence on government programs and increasing their potential level of contribution back to their community.
Leisure Services – $28,000
The Leisure Services program is a community-based therapeutic recreation program that serves individuals with intellectual disabilities throughout Knox County. It promotes improved physical health and psychological well-being through a systematic process that utilizes recreation and other active-based interventions. These interventions are designed to help individuals develop a life that is healthy, productive, and personally fulfilling.
Sunshine Early Intervention – $37,500
Sunshine Early Intervention provides infant and early childhood education and training for babies with developmental disabilities. This home-based program teaches parents how they can most effectively work with their children with disabilities.
Sunshine Industries – $20,000
Sunshine Industries provides jobs and job training for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This enables them to live more independently, be less dependent on government assistance, and become more productive citizens in their community.
“Our goal in every one of our programs is to help people with intellectual disabilities become as independent as possible”
Judy Wholwend, Executive Director