Living In Limbo: Tennessee DCS Places Kids Indefinitely In Group Homes Awaiting “Evaluations”

The Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services, Already Facing A Class Action Lawsuit Over Its Treatment Of Disabled Kids, Is Placing Children With No Known Disability Diagnoses For Months At A Time In Privately-Run Group Homes Designed To Support Adults With Disabilities, According To Child Advocates.

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DCS, Tennessee Department Of Education Named In Lawsuit For Abuse, Lack Of Care Of Kids In State Custody

A 114-Page Lawsuit Has Been Filed In A Federal Court This Week From Three Tennessee Families, “Alleging Unconstitutional Mistreatment And ‘Barbaric Violence’ Faced By Young People With Disabilities In Juvenile Detention Centers.”

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