Programs We Support

Exchange, America’s Service Club, is a group of men and women working together to make our communities better places to live through programs of service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Activities, and its national project, the Prevention of Child Abuse.

Over the past fifteen years, the Lake Tansi Exchange Club has donated over $650,000 towards the prevention of child abuse and other deserving community oriented programs. The Lake Tansi Exchange Club is proud to have helped programs such as:

  • The Stephens Center of Livingston Tennessee

Serving 5 counties on the Cumberland Plateau, providing: Crisis intervention, Domestic violence/family violence/child abuse, Family Preservation/Permanency Planning, Parent Education, Parent Support Groups, and other Special Services.

  • Teens Against Drugs

To provide alternative activities for the youth of the community that are fun and drug-free.

  • The House of Hope

Cumberland Children’s Center – “House of Hope” is a short-term care facility aiding children forced to endure a toxic, dangerous environment at home due to methamphetamine use and manufacture.

  • The Avalon Center

Providing:

Sexual Assault Crisis Center
Children’s Program (for the smallest victims of violence)
School Violence Prevention Programs (for Kindergarten through 12th Grade)
Abuse Intervention Classes for Perpetrators
Court Advocacy
Professional Counseling

  • Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

To provide a book a month to every registered child in Cumberland County until the child reaches five years of age. This highly successful program has now spread throughout the United States and into Canada.

  • Kids on the Rise

Caring for the at-risk youth of the Cumberland County Schools
in Crossville, TN

  • Honor Air

Honor Air Knoxville is dedicated to honoring East Tennessee World War II and Korean War veterans and the sacrifices they made to ensure our freedoms.

  • Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

  • CASA Court Appointed Special Advocates

The mission of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cumberland County is to speak in the best interests of abused and neglected children. CASA advocates help to assure each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home.

  • Home Away From Home Headstart & Child Care

Home Away From Home Head Start and Childcare Center is a results-oriented organization that strives to enrich the lives of children and families by providing high quality comprehensive child development services.

Home Away From Home is a non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors consisting seven community members.  They can care for 180 children between the ages of 13 months and five years’ old.  The Childcare center consists of 3 toddler rooms and 8 Head Start classrooms located on two campuses.  They also have three well-equipped playgrounds.

  • Scholarships (4 year) for two –  Cumberland County Students.
  • Other well deserving programs