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Our Mission

Strengthening our community through intervention, restoration, and healing relationships.

Board of Directors

Families Free is guided by a dedicated Board of Directors, whose monthly meetings are filled with passion and commitment. They diligently review financial statements and closely monitor program operations, driven by their deep care for the organization's mission.

Comprised of individuals with expertise in both the private and non-profit sectors, the Board ensures that Families Free thrives, embodying a heartfelt dedication to those it serves.

Aliceson Bales
Matthew Cleek
Rebecca Davis
Tai Egres
Laura Garrett
Darcee Kubisiak
Kim Hale
Nancy Storie
Stacy Torbett
Pam Mobley

Leadership Team

Drawing from their diverse backgrounds, our leadership team crafts innovative strategies and programs tailored to address the unique needs of everyone on their journey to restoration. Together, they exemplify unwavering commitment and resilience, steering us toward a future where every person can find healing, redemption, and renewed purpose.

From left to right: Ronnie Henson, Rachel Adams, Stephanie Elliott-Carr, Executive Director Lisa Tipton, Michael Owens, Robin Ledford Garner, Melody Castle Kestner.

All our services are grant-funded as we do not accept insurance or fees from clients.

Johnson City, Kingsport, Elizabethton, and limited services in Mountain City.

You can make a referral (self or otherwise) by simply clicking the “submit a referral” button and it will take you to a secure link to fill out our intake form.

Celebrating  15years

of dedicated service to our community
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