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Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: In-Home Assistance

Mission: Improving the quality of life for the elderly, persons with disabilities, and their caregivers by providing accessible care and supportive services through compassionate personnel.

Target demographics: The Elderly and those with disabilities.

Geographic areas served: 20 Counties in East Tennessee

Programs:
Providing trained home caregivers for the senior citizens of Knox and surrounding counties in East Tennessee. SCHAS serves all socioeconomic groups. SCHAS also offers a sliding scale fee system so that everyone can afford to receive the homemaker, personal care, and transportation services.
SCHAS owns and operates Renaissance Terrace, an assisted living facility located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Renaissance Terrace is committed to enriching the quality of life for senior adults while promoting dignity and independence. The professional and caring staff is dedicated to assisting each resident to thrive in the security of their home by providing individualized services for wellness and companionship.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

This organization puts the interest of their clients above all other concerns. They are professional, trustworthy, and compassionate. It is reassuring to know they are not driven by profits, but instead by their mission to help those who need it.

Client Served

Rating: 5

SCHAS provided in home service to my father suffering from dementia in order for my mother to take some time away from her intense caregiver role. When my mother needed assistance a number of years later, I contacted SCHAS again. The loving care provided to my mother was helpful to her and reassuring to me. Because of my very positive experience with SCHAS, I currently serve on the board of directors. The dedication to our community as a not-for-profit and the commitment to provide well-trained in home services is unparalleled in our region.