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October 5 2023

McNabb Center seeks wish list sponsors for Dear Santa program

 The McNabb Center is seeking wish list sponsors for this year’s Dear Santa program. For more than 20 years the McNabb Center has partnered with community organizations, local businesses and individuals to provide holiday gifts…

April 18, 2023
McNabb Center recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month
The McNabb Center is bringing attention to Child Abuse Prevention Month during the month of April. According to the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, there are around 70,000 reported child abuse cases annually in…

April 13, 2023
Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The McNabb Center’s Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee invites the community to support its ongoing campaign this month during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Every 68 seconds, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted, according to RAINN. Victims can be men and women with 1 in 6 women and 1 in 3 men experiencing an attempted or completed rape in their…

December 21, 2022
Dear Santa provides Christmas joy to over 1,000 children in East Tennessee
Thanks to the generosity of community sponsors, more than 1,000 children in East Tennessee will receive holiday gifts through the McNabb Center’s Dear Santa program this year. Donors fulfilled Christmas wish lists for children who…

September 30, 2022
McNabb Center Raises Awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Throughout the month of October, the McNabb Center is raising awareness about the impact of domestic violence in the community for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence can affect anyone, regardless of age, sex, race,…

July 29, 2022
Officers, first responders graduated Friday from Crisis Intervention Team training
 A group of twenty five law enforcement officers, first responders and medical staff graduated from Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training on Friday, July 29, 2022.  This graduating class included staff from the University of Tennessee…

July 5, 2022
McNabb Center welcomes new board members and officers for 2022-2023
Jerry Vagnier, McNabb Center CEO, and Mona Blanton-Kitts, McNabb Center president and incoming CEO, welcome new board members and officers to the Center’s Board of Directors. Newly appointed 2022-2023 McNabb Center board members include:Clarence Vaughn…

June 20, 2022
McNabb Center awarded grant to expand housing opportunities in Chattanooga
The McNabb Center is proud to announce that it was recently awarded $177,100 to expand one of its housing facilities in Chattanooga. The Creating Affordable Housing (CAH) grant was awarded by the Tennessee Department of…

May 20, 2022
McNabb Center and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital celebrate opening of children’s crisis stabilization unit
The McNabb Center and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital are excited to announce the opening of the Children’s Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). The McNabb Center and Children’s Hospital cut the ribbon for the CSU on May…

April 1, 2022
Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee hosts virtual Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities
The McNabb Center’s Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee invites the community to support its virtual campaign this April during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Every 68 seconds, someone in the United States is sexually…

March 2, 2022
Harbor of Hamblen dissolves, McNabb Center to begin providing domestic violence advocacy in Hamblen County
Harbor of Hamblen, which was formed to provide services to victims of domestic violence, will dissolve and discontinue services on March 3. The McNabb Center, a regional not-for-profit organization that provides mental health care, substance…

February 9, 2022
McNabb Center acquires new building, will move intensive community mental health services
The McNabb Center recently acquired a new building in Chattanooga and will be relocating several community mental health services, including its peer support program. Located at 960 Airport Road, the new building will provide a larger,…

January 24, 2022
McNabb Center receives $1.1 million to increase children’s mental health crisis services
The McNabb Center received a $1.1 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) to create three Crisis Response Teams to help children experiencing a mental health crisis. “We…
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