The Regional Intervention Program has been serving families with young kids since 1969. RIP is an internationally recognized parent implemented program in which parents learn to work directly with their own kids. Experienced RIP parents supply training and maintenance to newly enrolled families.

Contact Details

  City Nashville, TN
  Zip Code 37215
  Address 3411 Belmont Boulevard
  Phone Number (615) 963-1177

From Our Website

Since 1974 the RIP Expansion Project has provided services to aid in the development and operation of Regional Intervention Program replication sites. Professional staff, administrative staff, parents and board members from sponsoring agencies in the United States, Canada, Venezuela, and Brazil have participated in the development of replication sites. Training is conducted at the Regional Intervention Program facility in Nashville, Tennessee. The training cycles are six weeks in duration for prospective staff from new sites.

The Early Childhood Intervention Study is a collaborative effort sponsored by Tennessee Voices for Children Dr. Matt Timm, Co-Principal Investigator) and the University of Colorado at Denver (Dr. Phil Strain, Co-Principal Investigator. Initial funding was provided by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities and the Regional Intervention Program Advisory Committee, Inc. Continued funding has been provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Research to Practice Division.

RIP's volunteer opportunities are numerous and would offer many opportunities to make an impact on the lives of Tennessee's children and families. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please contact RIP at (615) 963-1177. The Regional Intervention Program relies on the generosity and support of people like you. If you feel that RIP has helped your family or just want to help other families in need, this is a great way to do so. You can make a difference! The personal and financial support of individuals, corporations, foundations and others supports the continuation and expansion of our programs.