Interstate Compact Contact

Office Hours

ICPC office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST.

 

DCS ICPC Staff

Cheri Stewart
Deputy Compact Administrator
(615) 532-5618
Cheri.Stewart@tn.gov

Cheryl Woods
Administrative Services Assistance
(615) 253-3879
Cheryl.Woods@tn.gov

Case Management Assignments: (Case Assignments/Records are listed by the last name of the oldest child).

All public agency referral records including parent/relative/kin/foster/adoptive/RTF/Group Home/Child-Caring agencies/Article VI Institutional placements where last name of oldest child begins with:


A-E
Becky C. Parker
ICPC Alternate/Program Specialist
(615) 532-5595
Becky.Parker@tn.gov


All public agency referral records including parent/relative/kin/foster/adoptive/RTF/Group Home/Child-Caring agencies/Article VI Institutional placements where last name of oldest child begins with:
 

F-M
Catechia R. Friend
ICPC Alternate/ Program Specialist
(615) 532-6139 
Catechia.R.Friend@tn.gov

 

All public agency referral records including parent/relative/kin/foster/adoptive/RTF/Group Home/Child-Caring agencies/Article VI Institutional placements where last name of oldest child begins with:

N-Z
Alice Ann Reid
ICPC Alternate/Program Coordinator
(615) 532-5617 
Alice.Ann.Reid@tn.gov

 

All agency/independent adoption or Court Jurisdiction only or individual referrals/records including parent/relative/RTF/Group Home/Child-Caring Agencies/Article VI Institutional placements:

Billie Brantley
​ICPC Alternate/Case Manager 3
(615) 253-1176
Billie.Brantley@tn.gov    

 

General and Specific Inquiries

General inquiries regarding requirements for placements into Tennessee for children who come under the purview of this Compact will be directed to the Deputy Compact Administrator or Alternate, ICPC. 

All Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children referrals and other case management documents including case specific inquiries from and to the state of TN will be directed to the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services ICPC State Office to the attention of the assigned ICPC Alternate/Program Coordinator or Program Specialist.  Responses to case-specific inquiries are confidential; release and access to case-specific information is subject to compliance to applicable DCS Policy.  

Modes of Transmission 

E-mail: TNICPC.EI-DCS@tn.gov

Electronic Mailing of referrals, studies, supervisory reports and other ICPC documents is limited to TN DCS, TN Courts, TN Licensed Agencies and TN RTF.  Other State ICPC offices who allow secure electronic exchange of ICPC referrals and other documents may also exchange those documents using the Electronic Mailing address.  These parties using the electronic mailing address are not required to follow up with paper copy unless specifically requested by the TN DCS ICPC State Office Administrator or Alternate.  The Subject Line must include name of the assigned ICPC Alternate/Program Coordinator, Program Manager or Program Specialist noted above and as a courtesy, identification of the information in the email such as “new referral, or progress report, or 100B, or closure, or question”.  Never include the name of a child in the subject line.  

Exception to use of electronic mailing address:  Two copies of all public agency, private agency, independent or private ICPC adoption referrals, one original with signed documents plus a duplicate copy, must be submitted by Mail/Overnight /Express Mail to the TN DCS ICPC State Office.  Electronic scan/e-mail will be acceptable for additional documents which may be required to be submitted subsequent to the original referral.

Mailing Address, includes Overnight and Express Mail:

Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
ICPC Unit
9th Floor, UBS Tower
315 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1290

All other entities and other ICPC State Offices or County Offices are required to use the above mailing address to file two complete copies of ICPC referrals, studies, supervisory reports and other ICPC documents with the Tennessee ICPC Unit, including all ICPC adoption referrals for public agency, private agency, independent or privately arranged inter-jurisdictional adoptive placements.  

 

Fax Number:  

(615) 532-6495 

Advance notice requested; more than 10 pages of documents must be scanned or sent via express mail.