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Orange Grove was established in 1953 by families of children with intellectual disabilities in Hamilton County, TN, who needed educational services. 

Orange Grove serves approximately 1,000 individuals, and employs approximately 800 professional staff members to provide a wide array of community services.

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The hours of operation for the Orange Grove Center varies depending upon the program and service. The main facility with offices and facility based day services is generally open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. However, there are numerous services taking place throughout the community at varied days and times. Residential and home based services are 24 hour in nature and are provided based upon the needs and requests of the individuals served. 

This program is funded (in part) by the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Tennessee Department of Health, Tennessee Division of Rehabilitation Services, United Way of Greater Chattanooga, USDA, TDOT, Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities and many private contributors.  Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, federal law protects individuals from discrimination. 

Facilities, programs and services sponsored by Orange Grove Center are available to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability.




This page was last updated on Wed Apr 26, 2017.

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Orange Grove Center • 615 Derby Street • Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404 • Phone: 423.629.1451