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Mission Statement

"Helping others grow to their full potential"

AKM of Tennessee, Inc. exists to provide the care and services necessary to people with developmental challenges, helping them to grow to their full potential as a person, family member and citizen within their community. 


“Do not judge me by my disabilities but by my abilities” -unknown  

AKM of Tennessee, Inc. believes that every individual it serves is unique and has a reachable potential in both their personal, family and community life.  We will strive to understand each individual's wants and needs.  We will work with and alongside each individual to implement the services and resources that best help the individual reach their goals and potential.


We believe that people with a disability should have every opportunity to live an independent life. Whether that be choosing their own home, shopping for their own groceries, or planning and attending their own vacations, AKM is here to help them accomplish every goal they set forth, regardless of their disability. If a person is eligible for waiver services, AKM of Tennessee, Inc. is committed to providing any and all services and resources necessary to help their life be more independent. Our goal is to focus on the abilities, rather than the disabilities.

Faith & Family

AKM of Tennessee, Inc. feels that God has called us to serve his people with love, respect, and dignity.  We are all a part of the family of God, and to serve him, means to serve people. When you trust AKM to provide services to you or loved on, or to be a part of our staff, you choose to be a part of an accepting family.  A family who pushes you to be your best, a family who upholds your ideas and creativity, and a family who accepts you for who you are and helps finds your best attributes to add to the world and to our community.