Tennessee Rehabilitation Center - Smyrna

 *** Now Available***

 TRC Pre-Employment Transition Services Summer Programs 

This summer, the Tennessee Rehabilitation Program in Smyrna is offering 4 summer programs to help prepare students with disabilities for life after high school. Each program is designed to meet specific student needs. Find out more by clicking on the information sheets below. 

TRC Sessions in Gaining Helpful Transitional Skills (S.I.G.H.T.S Program) - Available to Blind or Visually Impaired high school students TRC Smryna

Ready, Set, Go! Program - Available to Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind high school students

TRC Workplace Social Skills Training Bootcamp for Autism Spectrum Disorder - Available to high school students who are on the Autism Spectrum

Traumatic Brain Injury Evaluation and Transitional Education Program - Available to high school students who have a diagnosed acquired brain injury.

Program availability is first come, first serve. If interested, complete the Pre-ETS Application and return it to the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, Attn: Ron Beavers Office A-211,  460 9th Avenue, Smyrna TN, 37167. Applications can also be emailed to Ron.Beavers@tn.gov


The Tennessee Rehabilitation Center (TRC) at Smyrna is a state-operated comprehensive vocational rehabilitation training center and is one of eight such facilities in the nation. Services are provided on campus and the majority of clients live on campus in residential living units while receiving services. Length of programs of service offered at TRC vary depending upon the individual client's interest, abilities, and needs. All program participants must be eligible clients of the Department of Human Services' Division of Rehabilitation Services.

TRC is located in Middle Tennessee within the city limits of Smyrna and provides community-based services for clients throughout the state of Tennessee.

The center offers comprehensive programs in seven primary areas with the eighth (Manufacturing) coming soon.

Numerous support services are provided in conjunction with primary programs, all of which are designed to prepare clients for employment.

The Tennessee Rehabilitation Center-Smyrna offers person-centered comprehensive  services in a supportive learning environment to individuals with disabilities to increase independence and employment potential.

Graduation is a highlight of our clients' program at TRC. This memorable event is a final step for clients as they prepare to enter the world of work.

If you are interested in TRC and the services it offers, contact a local vocational rehabilitation counselor in your home community or contact the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center for information about admissions.

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For information on comprehensive programs, contact

Tennessee Rehabilitation Center
460 Ninth Avenue
Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone numbers: (615) 459-6811
FAX (615) 355-1373