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Collaborative Response to Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse(CREVAA)

Provides emergency services and coordination of services and supports for older and vulnerable adult victims of crime.

Collaborative Response to Older and Vulnerable Adult Abuse (CREVAA)


Eligibility Requirements

Who may CREVAA help?

Tennesseans 60 years of age or older or dependent adults ages 18-59 who are crime victims for up to 60 days.


Services Provided

How may CREVAA help survivors?

  • Emergency Assistance
  • Safety Planning
  • In-home services
  • Information and referral
  • Assistance Accessing Services
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Support during the legal process
  • Limited Financial Assistance


Crimes and Abuse

Many types of crimes and abuse fall under the CREVAA heading. This includes:

  • Physical, Emotional, Psychological, Sexual, and Financial abuse, including assault and violence.
  • Caregiver Neglect (includes abandonment,) Financial or Economic Exploitation, Identity Theft and Fraud.
  • Arson, Burglary, Robbery, Stalking and Harassment, and violation of a court order.


For more information or to request assistance, contact CREVAA:

 Tracy Armstrong
ETCREVAA Program Manager
(865)691-2551 x4306


Tracy Armstrong
ETCREVAA Program Manager
(865)691-2551 x4306

Counties Served

Regional Office