The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program provides federal funding to establish or expand community learning centers. These centers provide students with opportunities for academic enrichment, youth development and family support during non-school hours or during periods when school is not in session. TOPS had two 21st Century Afterschool programs sites in Clay County.
The Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 and over. Volunteers help TOPS increase impact in the community by working with other local nonprofits that support our mission and share our values while also providing meaningful opportunities to older adults.
The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) is the most successful job training program operated by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). It is a fiscally responsible program aimed at educating and training farmworkers into jobs that allow them to earn an income to sustain themselves and their families.
The state of Tennessee provides assistance and care for families needing additional food and parenting education classes. These programs are run by governmental agencies. Here are several local programs and contact information.