TVC Awards


As a result of the dedication and hard work of TVC staff, TVC has been recognized with many prestigious local, state, and national awards. Some of which are:

  • In 1999, TVC was awarded the first of five federal 6 year grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to develop integrated systems of care for children with serious emotional disturbance (SED). The first was the Nashville Connection and had a 98% success rate of maintaining children with SED in their communities. Nashville Connection was followed by the MuleTown Family Network (2005), the JustCare Family Network (2008), the K-Town Youth Empowerment Network (2009), and the Early Connections Network (2010).
  • In 2005, TVC was awarded the national “Making a Difference” award from the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health for outstanding services to children with mental health problems and their families.
  • In 2005, TVC received the “Excellence in Community Education and Outreach (ECCO) Gold Award” by the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
  • In 2006, TVC was awarded the Frist Foundation’s “Making a Difference Award of Achievement” by the Center for Nonprofit Management’s Salute to Excellence for unique and outstanding services.
  • In 2007, TVC was honored by the Mental Health Association at their 60th Anniversary Award Celebration.
  • In 2008, TVC was a finalist in the Salute to Excellence, “Healing Charity Award” sponsored by the Baptist Healing Trust.
  • In 2008, TVC was the recipient of the “Heroes in the Fight” award by the Mental Health Association.
  • In 2008, TVC was awarded the “Excellence in Communications and Community Outreach (ECCO) Award” by the Center for Mental Health Services for our Networker.
  • In 2009, TVC received the “International Heroes of Hope” award which launched a world wide video and recognition about the services provided by TVC.
  • In 2009, TVC was awarded the prestigious “Karl Dennis Unconditional Care Award” at the National Federation of Families Conference.
  • In 2010, TVC was awarded the Center for Nonprofit Management’s “First Foundation Award of Achievement” at the Salute to Excellence.
  • In 2010, TVC received a national “Excellence in Communication and Community Outreach (ECCO) Award” for the video, Voices of Change: Exploring a Youth Guided System of Care.
  • In 2012, the Center for Nonprofit Management awarded TVC the “Excellence in Volunteer Engagement Award”.
  • In 2013, TVC was awarded the “Distinguished Service to Families Award” by the Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy at their annual conference.
  • In 2016, TVC received its re-certification in the “Excellence in Volunteer Engagement Award” from the Center for Nonprofit Management.
  • In 2017, TVC was recognized as a “Zero Suicide Champion” for participation in the Zero Suicide Initiative at Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network’s Awareness Day Event.