CHANT Care Coordination teams are located in each of the 95 Tennessee counties within local health departments. Referrals are accepted from all medical providers and social service agencies. Self-referrals to CHANT are also accepted. Referral forms, instructions and a listing of local CHANT teams are available by accessing the website at www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/fhw/early-childhood-program/chant.html or by contacting the CHANT Program, 901-222-9962, Manager, Brenda Watkins.
The CHANT team has well-equipped staff, including Spanish speaking staff members. Interpreter services are also available to anyone who doesn't speak English. People who speak other languages may call the health department's information hotline at 833-943-1658 and be matched up with an interpreter via the LanguageLine phone interpretation service. This service can help not only speakers of Spanish, but many other languages as well.