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Strong Futures Outpatient Clinic
An outpatient family approach to counseling
At Strong Futures, we're bringing a life-changing, healing approach to addiction and mental healthcare for mothers.
Our staff is driven to uphold our mission of fostering lifelong independent living for current and future generations of families in the Appalachian Highlands.
Our services and resources
Our highly skilled Strong Futures team is here to provide a broad array of multi-generational outpatient services and resources for families in the Tennessee counties of Carter, Cocke, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington.
- Family and relationship counseling
- Individual and group counseling
- Financial stability counseling
- Health and well-being counseling
- Two-generational, family-centered treatment
- Parenting skill education
- Educational opportunities
- Literacy improvement
- Relapse prevention services
- Intensive case management
- Community engagement and enrichment activities
- Referral services
- Workforce development services
- Collaborative provider partnerships
Niswonger’s Children’s Network
Strong Futures is proud to be a part of Niswonger Children's Network – highlighting our mission to offer high standards of care and bright futures for children and families in all our communities.
We are now accepting applications and referrals for our services. To be eligible for Strong Futures, applicants must:
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Be either an expectant mother, mother or stepmother with children under 18 at home, or a mother with children under 18 in which she is attempting to regain custody
- Be willing to undergo a complete medical and psychiatric screening
- Have a substance-abuse issue, which can be combined with a behavioral-health issue
- Be able to adequately focus and fully participate in all aspects of treatment and learning objectives
- Be willing and receptive to participating in a family-centered, holistic care environment that embraces a two-generation, entire-family approach
- Meet Tennessee Department of Human Services grant eligibility requirements*
*This grant is funded under a Grant Contract with the state of Tennessee.
Hours of operation
We are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
To learn more about our application and referral process – or to speak with our staff about any of our services – please call (423) 278-1696.
Intervention help line
If you are currently living with substance-use issues or other behavioral-health issues and you need immediate assistance, please reach out to our 24/7 intervention help line at 1-800-366-1132.