Employment and Community First CHOICES Workforce QuILTSS Initiative Survey 2019: Year Two Report
The geographic area included in the state was broken down by three regions. The percentage of organizations who provide services in each region are depicted in Figure 1. Counties included by region:
- East: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Washington
- Middle: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Sequatchie, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson, Wilson
- West: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, Weakley
When looking at administrative office headquarters, 31% (23 organizations) had their administrative office in the East, 43% (32 organizations) were located in the Middle, and 27% (20 organizations) were located in the West. The majority of organizations provided services in one region (82%), but 8% provided services in two regions and 10% provided services in three regions. Of the 74 organizations who provided information on the regions they served, 38% provided services in the East counties, 50% provided services in the Middle counties, and 39% provided services in the West counties. The total percentage of services in each region adds up to more than 100% as some organizations work in more than one region.
In the East, 25% of organizations provided services in agency or facility sites, 49% provided services in family or individual homes, 21% provided services in job sites, and 6% provided services in other settings. In the Middle, 27% of organizations provided services in agency or facility sites, 46% provided services in family or individual homes, 15% provided services in job sites, and 12% provided services in other settings. In the West, 16% of organizations provided services in agency or facility sites, 69% provided services in family or individual homes, 13% provided services in job sites, and 2% provided services in other settings.