What age are the children at Kingsport?
Boys and girls in the Kingsport residential care program are between the ages of 5 and 18. The children can remain in the cottage until graduation from high school and/or college.
Where do the children attend school?
The children attend local schools.
What does it cost for a child to be placed in Kingsport?
TBCH does not charge a fee but does accept modest financial contributions from a child's family or guardian.
TBCH does not accept state or federal funds. Our current budget is funded from contributions from individuals, churches, income from endowments, investment income, bequests from estates and income from beneficial trusts.
How do the children come into your care?
We receive referrals from families, counselors, community service agencies, and pastors. If you know a family who can use the assistance of the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes, encourage them to contact us.
How can I contact this location?
Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes
1775 Stratford Rd., Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone: (423) 378-5921
Interstate 81 North to Exit 57B to Kingsport. Follow approximately 4 miles to Exit 51 (Wilcox Drive). Exit and bear right at the bottom of ramp onto 93 North. Follow for 4 miles and exit at the Memorial Blvd./Blountville exit. Take an immediate right by the Exxon station onto Stratford Rd. Follow 2/10 of a mile and Kingsport Cottage is on the right.