For Youth

In collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Health and Family Voices of Tennessee, the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) brings together youth/young adults (ages 14-24), with special healthcare needs, to advise on activities, programs, policies, and resources that affects the health, wellbeing, and successful transition of youth across Tennessee. 

The YAC is formed by youth/young adults (ages14-24) who are willing to: 

  • Attend quarterly meetings 
  • Provide feedback to TDH and FVTN 
  • Learn self-advocacy skills 
  • Conduct themselves in a respectful manner


Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Between 14 and 24 years of age
  • Diagnosed with a physical, emotional, behavioral, developmental, or intellectual healthcare need 


For additional information or to apply to YAC, please click on links below: 


 Apply to YAC here