- Partner with TN Voices to offer assistance with care coordination, connecting families with necessary services and facilitating the development of the child and family in the stop- in center.
- Implement a program to identify the interests/ needs of cisgender women for services.
- Partner with Shelby County Schools, Southwest Tennessee Community College, and/or Hope Works to conduct GED preparation classes.
- Provide career support services to women at the drop-in center—for example, classes on attire, speaking roles, email etiquette, leadership; a business center (Internet access, computer, wi- fi, etc.) to assist in building professional skills; and career certification options.
- Provide family counseling at the drop-in center.
- Provide classes on sexual health education, financial literacy, fitness/exercise, overall wellness, substance abuse recovery, domestic violence awareness, and healthy relationships.
- Create an HIV support group facilitated by HIV(+) women who have been living with HIV for several years.
2. Partner with the city food bank to provide fresh food for the women in the drop-in center.
- Plant a fresh vegetable garden (planted and maintained by clients) to provide fresh vegetables for clients of the drop-in center.
- Partner with area cooking classes (hopefully at a discounted rate) for active clients participating in the programs at the drop-in center.