Safe at Home Application Assistants

Prospective Applicants can find a list of all partnering agencies with Certified Application Assistants below. 

Partnering Agencies By County as of 08/19/2019 

 

How do I become an Application Assistant?

  • Those who want to become application assistants must submit an application to the Office of the Secretary of State and complete a training program designed to prepare them to assist applicants in the application process and taking full advantage of the program.
  • An application to become a Certified Application Assistant can be found here. If you are interested in becoming a Certified Application Assistant, please contact the Safe at Home Program directly for more information on upcoming trainings or to schedule a training in your area.. 

Application Assistant Responsibilities

  • Meet in person with a potential participant and complete the Safe at Home application materials
  • Work with the client to determine whether the Safe at Home Program should be a part of their overall safety plan
  • Explain the Safe at Home Services and statutory guidelines to clients
  • Forward all completed application to the Safe at Home program within 4 hours of completion
  • Adhere to the terms and conditions of the Safe at Home Application Assistant agreement
  • Notify the Safe at Home program of any changes in their contact information or if they no longer wish to serve as an application assistant

 

 

Application Assistant Trainings

 

 

August 21st, 2019 3:30 pm to 5:00pm

Bradley County Family Violence Program 

3680 Michigan Ave Rd Ne Cleveland, TN 37323

Host: Tempest Melvin

TO SIGN UP: https://signup.com/go/OPZXvBb

 

 

August 28th, 2019 9:00am to 10:30am 

Columbia Police Department 

707 North Main Street, Columbia TN 38401

Host: Nicole Fall

TO SIGN UP: https://signup.com/go/eAoURMf​ 

 

 

September 20th, 2019 10:00am to 12:30am 

The Family Safety Center

610 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37210

Host: LaToya Townsend

TO SIGN UP: https://signup.com/go/NpwRpmg  

 

 

October 15th, 2019. 9:00 am to 11:30 am EST.

Washington County Family Justice Center

196 Montgomery St, Johnson City, TN 37604

HOST: Danielle Ostrander 

TO SIGN UP: https://signup.com/go/XeMLNea

 

 

October 15th, 2019 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EST

Branch House Family Center (The Family Justice Center of Sullivan County 

313 Foothills Drive, Blountville, TN 37617

HOST: Lois "Katie" Johnson 

TO SIGN UP: https://signup.com/go/bCDWcDc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Application Assistants are not permitted, at any time, to provide legal advice to potential program participants, unless otherwise authorized to do so by law. If you have any questions concerning the Safe at Home Program or the information contained here, please contact the Safe at Home Program directly or seek advice from your own attorney or advisor.