Request a Speaker, Presentation, or Table

Outreach is available by phone or video conferencing. We would be happy to virtually meet with your group to talk about the services the Division offers. We are meeting with case workers, church groups, neighborhood associations, and more. Please contact us for more information.

Presentations can include information about the spectrum of services we provide for a variety of audiences including: 

  • Families struggling to pay their bills
  • Families with young children
  • Seniors and vulnerable adults
  • Individuals who face possible incarceration or who have been previously incarcerated
  • Victims of crimes including gun violence and sexual abuse
  • Job seekers
  • Veterans
  • Newly arrived immigrants

About the Division of Community Services

The Shelby County Division of Community Services promotes ongoing economic security and independence for the people of Shelby County. We do this by promoting, coordinating and delivering services that address the underlying conditions of well-being and justice. We work to educate individuals and groups about the problems that impact County residents and the services we offer to support those who are struggling.

Presentation Guidelines

The Division of Community Services will use the following guidelines when screening requests to participate in fairs or other presentations. The purpose of your event should aim to:

  • Empower participants
  • Increase knowledge of available resources in their communities to address their ongoing needs and overcome obstacles
  • Promote cooperation among different sectors including non-profits, companies, faith organizations, voluntary, and government sectors

Application Form

Contact US

If you have a request or any questions, please contact the Community Engagement and Outreach office at 901-222-2092 or email us at CommunityServicesInfo@shelbycountytn.gov