Finding Abilities, Fostering Community

Empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to progress toward their full potential.

Waves’ News

Employment and Community First Program Launches July 1st

Starting Friday, July 1st, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities not currently receiving Medicaid waiver services can apply for the new Employment and Community First (ECF) program. With the ECF program, Tennessee will become the first state in the country to develop and implement a home- and community-based services program that coordinates all health and […]

Waves Named Person Centered Organization

The Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) has named Waves one of three Person Centered Organizations for 2016. Waves has made a commitment to: 1) enhance and develop excellent person-centered practices at the individual level, 2) make necessary policy and practice changes at the organization level, and 3) recommend and influence changes in […]

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Children’s Program

Early Learning Program

Waves believes that parents and primary caregivers are naturally a child’s first and most important teachers. Our Early Learning Program provide a variety of play-based learning opportunities for babies, toddlers, and preschool aged children of all abilities in the child’s home or daycare/preschool.

Adult Programs

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Adult Day Services

Waves operates two Center-based Day Programs; one in Franklin and one in Fairview. In addition, Waves operates a Community Transitions Program in Franklin. These programs encourage continued learning and life-skills training through art, music, exercise clubs, trips into the community, and volunteer work.

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Adult Residential Programs

Waves offers residential support for individuals with a broad range of abilities. We currently operate eight homes and four apartments, giving our service recipients the opportunity to live as independently as possible.

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Employment Program

Our Employment Program provides services for job training, placement, and monitoring. Employment not only provides independence, it also is another way for our service recipients to connect to their community.

Get Involved

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Donate

In order for Waves to continue our work of empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to progress toward their full potential, we need your help.

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Volunteer

Waves has a variety of volunteer opportunities for both individuals and groups. Contact us today to find out more.

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Office Recycling Program

The Waves Office Recycling Program is a “green” way to support Waves. Waves has been a leader in the recycling industry in Williamson County since it rolled out its recycling program in 1994. Currently, Waves Office Recycling serves over 90 businesses in Williamson County.