STRONG ACC Partners are organizations operating in Northeast Tennessee or Southwest Virginia that agree to support and promote the STRONG ACC’s regional agenda. STRONG ACC Partners include public, for-profit, and non-profit organizations. They include local, regional, and statewide entities. They cover a wide array of sectors and interests, all agreeing to unite around the STRONG ACC’s purpose of improving physical, social, and economic health.

There is no cost to join the STRONG ACC. Organizations simply complete a Partner Agreement. Organizations interested in joining the STRONG ACC may request an
introductory meeting to learn more.


1 Team Wellness
4C Aesthetics, LLC
A Safe Harbor Home
A Step Ahead Foundation Tri-Cities
A.C.T.I.O.N Coalition
Abundant Christian Living Community
American Cancer Society
American Job Centers
Appalachia Service Project
Appalachian Association for Children’s Early Education
Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union
Appalachian Highlands Center for Nursing Advancement
Appalachian Literacy Initiative
Appalachian Miles for Smiles
Appalachian Opportunity Fund
Appalachian Promise Alliance
Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness
Appalachian Resource Conservation & Development Council
Ashley Academy
Association of Infant Mental Health in TN (AIMHiTN)
Ballad Health
Academics & Research
Ballad Medical Services
Behavioral Health
Franklin Woods Community Hospital
Government Relations
Grants and Awards
Greeneville Community Hospital
Hancock County Hospital
Hawkins County Memorial Hospital
HospiTOTS & The Children’s Center
Johnson City Medical Center
Johnson County Community Hospital
Niswonger Children’s Hospital
Niswonger Children’s Network
Population Health
Sycamore Shoals Hospital
Unicoi County Hospital
Woodridge Hospital
Ballad Health Foundation
Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Boys & Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport
Boys & Girls Club of Johnson City/Washington County
Branch House Family Justice Center
Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Bristol Tennessee City Schools
CAM Industrial Solutions
Camelot Care Centers
Camp in the Community
Carter County Collaborative
Carter County Drug Prevention
Carter County Public Schools
CASA for Kids, Inc.
CASA of Northeast Tennessee
Celebrate Recovery – Highlands/Realife
Center for Veteran Wellness
Central Baptist Church
Chamber of Commerce Serving Johnson City/Jonesborough/Washington County
Cherished Mom
Church Hill Medical Mission
Cigna Health
City of Greeneville
City of Kingsport
Clinch-Powell Resource Conservation and Development Council
Coalition for Kids
Cocke County Community Advisory Board
Cocke County Cradle to Career Coalition
Cocke County Health Department
Cocke County Partnership
Colonial Heights United Methodist Preschool
Communities in Schools of Tennessee
Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network
Covenant Presbyterian Church
Creekside Behavioral Health
Crown Cutz Academy of Barber and Style
Cumberland Marketing
Dogwood Counseling Center
Douglas-Cherokee Economic Authority, Inc.
East Tennessee Foundation
Eastern Eight Community Development Corporation
Eastman Chemical Company
Elizabethton City Schools
Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce
Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library
Emmaus Medical and Counseling
Equality Health Foundation
ETSU Addiction Medicine
ETSU Addiction Science Center
ETSU Ballad Health Strong BRAIN Institute
ETSU CBAT Andrew Leadership Academy
ETSU Center for Cardiovascular Risk Research
ETSU Center for Community Outreach
ETSU Center for Rural Health Research
ETSU Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody
ETSU Center of Excellence in Early Childhood Learning & Development
ETSU Clemmer College of Education and Human Development
ETSU College of Business and Technology
ETSU College of Clinical & Rehabilitative Health Sciences
ETSU College of Nursing
ETSU College of Public Health
ETSU Dept. of Counseling and Human Services
ETSU Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction
ETSU Dept. of Early Childhood Education
ETSU Dept. of Internal Medicine
ETSU Dept. of Pediatrics
ETSU Dept. of Psychology
ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy
ETSU Institute for Integrated Behavioral Health
ETSU Kingsport/Allandale
ETSU Quillen College of Medicine
ETSU Roan Scholars Leadership Program
Fairview Housing
Families Free
Family Promise of Bristol
First Baptist Church, Kingsport
First Tennessee Development District
First Tennessee Human Resources Agency
Friends In Need Health Care
Friendship Baptist Church
Frontier Health
Gentiva Health Services
Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians
Girls Inc. of Johnson City/Washington County
Girls on the Run – Northeast TN
Goodwill Industries of Tenneva
Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation
Greater Kingsport Family YMCA
Greene County Health Council
Greene County Health Department
Greene County Partnership
Greene County Schools
Greene County Schools Family Resource Center
Greene County YMCA
Greeneville City Schools
Greeneville City Schools Family Resource Center
Grow Free Tennessee
Hamblen County Health Council
Hamblen County School District
Hamblen County Substance Abuse Coalition – Hispanic Coalition
Hancock County Schools
Hands On! Discovery Center
Hawkins County Schools
Healing Hands Health
Healthy Kingsport
HOLA Lakeway
Holston Habitat for Humanity
Holston Medical Group
Insight Alliance
Interfaith Dental/Smile On 65+
International Storytelling Center
Isaiah 117 House
James H. Quillen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Johnson City Public Library
Johnson City Rotary
Johnson City School District
Johnson County Health Council
Johnson County Schools
Jubilee World Outreach Church
Kaifa Events 
Keystone Dental Care
King University
Kingsport Area Transit Service
Kingsport Chamber
Kingsport City Schools
Kingsport Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Kingsport Lions Club
Kingsport Public Library
Make A Way Transport
Marcum’s Pharmacy
Martin Dentistry
Medical Care, LLC
Mental Health Association of East Tennessee
Milligan University
Minority Health Network
Morristown Hamblen Central Services
Mountain Region Family Medicine
National Association of Social Workers in TN – Northeast Branch
Neighborhood Commission for City of Kingsport
Niswonger Foundation
Northeast Community Credit Union
Northeast State Community College
Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Office
Northeast Tennessee Association of Black Social Workers
Northeast Tennessee Regional Hub
Nurture the Next
Of One Accord Ministry
ONE Tennessee
Overmountain Recovery
Project Access of East Tennessee
Providence Medical Clinic
Recovery Resources
ReVIDA Recovery
Rise Up for Kids
RISE: Healthy for Life
Rural Health Services Consortium
Rural Resources
Salvation Army – Greater Kingsport
Salvation Army – Johnson City
Salvation Army – Bristol
Save the Children
Save the Children Action Network – Tennessee
Second Harvest Food Bank
Simple Methods In Loving Everyone (SMILE) Foster Closet
Speedway Children’s Charities
St. Dominic Catholic Church
St. Jude Tri-Cities Affiliate Clinic
Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition
Sullivan County District Attorney
Sullivan County Regional Health Department
Sulphur Springs Community Child Care
Summit Leadership Foundation
Sync Space Entrepreneur Center
Telamon TN
Tennessee Center for Nursing Advancement
Tennessee Charitable Care Network
Tennessee Child Care Resource & Referral
Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Elizabethton
Tennessee Commission on Children & Youth
Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
Tennessee Department of Health’s East Region
Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance
Tennessee Health Care Campaign
Tennessee Institute of Public Health
Tennessee Justice Center
Tennessee Kids Belong
The ALS Association, Tennessee Chapter
The Summit Companies
Thrive Life Advancement Ministries
TN Men’s Health Network
TN Voices
Tri-Star Counseling
Unicoi County Schools
Unicoi Family YMCA
Unite Us
United Healthcare TN
United Way of Bristol TN/VA
United Way of East Tennessee Highlands
United Way of Greater Kingsport
United Way of Greene County
United Way of Hawkins County
University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Nursing
Uplift Appalachia
Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency
Volunteers of America Mid-States
Walters State Community College
Washington County TN School District
Windworth Grants
YMCA of Bristol
Young Professionals of Johnson City


Aetna Better Health of Virginia
Anthem Health Keepers Plus
Appalachian Center for Civic Life
Appalachian Center for Hope
Appalachian Community Action and Development Agency
Appalachian School of Law
Appalachian Substance Abuse Coalition
Appalachian Sustainable Development
Ballad Health – Dickenson Community Hospital
Ballad Health – Johnston Memorial Hospital
Ballad Health – Niswonger Children’s Network
Ballad Health – Smyth County Community Hospital
Barter Theatre
Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee
Boys & Girls Club of Central Appalachia
Boys & Girls Club of Mountain Empire
Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Bristol Regional Speech and Hearing
Bristol Virginia Public Schools
Buchanan County Department of Social Services
Buchanan County Public Library
Buchanan County Public Schools
City of Bristol VA
Commonwealth Catholic Charities
Communities in Schools of Appalachian Highlands
Crossroads Medical Mission
Crutchfield Corporation
Dickenson County 4H
Dickenson County Department of Social Services
Dickenson County Public Schools
Emory & Henry College
Family Preservation Services
Feeding Southwest Virginia
Food City
Frontier Health
Grayson County
Grayson County Department of Social Services
Grayson County Schools
Head Start-Buchanan
Head Start-CVCA
Healthcare Excellence Academy Lab School
Healthy Appalachia Institute
Highlands Community Services
Highlands Fellowship
Kids Central Inc.
Kidz At Play Therapy
Lee County Department of Social Services
Lee County Schools
Lee Health and Rehab Center
Legal Aid Justice Center
Lenowisco Health District
Lonesome Pine Regional Library
Mel Leaman Free Clinic
Mendota Trail Conservancy, Inc
Mental Health America of Virginia
Molina Healthcare
Mount Rogers Community Services
Mount Rogers Health District
Mount Rogers Regional Partnership
Mount Empire Community College
Mountain Empire Older Citizens
Mountain Movers Russell County
NAMI Virginia
New Peoples Bank
New River Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board
Norton City Schools
Occupational Enterprises
Ohlen R. Wilson Health Center
Open Door Community
People Incorporated
Pleasant View United Methodist Church
Project Glade
Radford University
Russell County 4-H
Russell County Department of Social Services
Russell County Public Library
Russell County Public Schools
Save the Children Action Network – Virginia
Scott County Department of Social Services
Scott County Schools
Sentara Health Plans
SexEdVA – Appalachian Replication Project
Smyth County 4-H
Smyth County Chamber
Smyth County Community Foundation
Smyth County Department of Social Services
Smyth County Public Library
Smyth County Public Schools
Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center
Southwest Virginia Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence
Southwest Virginia Community College
Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society
Southwest Virginia Rural AHEC
Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board
Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute
Stone Mountain Health Services
Tazewell County Department of Social Services
Tazewell County Public Library
Tazewell County Public Schools
Team Mentation PLLC
The Health Wagon
Tri-Area Community Health
Unite Us
United Health Care Virginia
University of Virginia’s College at Wise
United Way of Southwest Virginia
Virginia Department of Social Services
Virginia Health Catalyst
Virginia Highlands Community College
Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research
Virginia Tech Southwest Center
Virginia Total Care
Virginia Kids Belong
Washington County 4-H
Washington County Chamber of Commerce
Washington County VA Department of Social Services
Washington County VA Public Library
Washington County Public Schools
Well Spring Foundation of Southwest Virginia
Wise County 4-H
Wise County Department of Social Services
Wise County/City of Norton Chamber of Commerce
Wythe County Department of Social Services
Wythe County Schools
Wythe-Grayson Public Library
Wytheville Community College
Wytheville-Wythe-Bland Chamber of Commerce