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Compass Coordination, Inc. is a not-for-profit, 501(c), public benefit corporation originally chartered in the state of Tennessee, and registered in the state of Georgia.  We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and managed on a day-to-day basis by a well-experienced senior management team. 


Compass was founded in 1996 as the very first Independent Support Coordination (ISC) organization in the state of Tennessee. Our founding coincided with Tennessee's initiatives to assist hundreds of persons living in state developmental centers to move into homes and lives in their local communities of origin. This period of transition prompted new and expanded options for home- and community-based supports and services for persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Compass played major roles in planning, coordinating and ensuring successful transitions for many persons and their families.


Today, Compass supports these and hundreds of others in managing the supports and services they need and receive from a network of private, community-based service providers. Since our inception, we've served over 1,400 persons and their families in planning the kinds of lives they want with the supports available to them in the Medicaid Waivers in Tennessee.


In November 2016, Compass began providing "Intensive Support Coordination" and "Support Coordination" services in Georgia.  These services are available to persons enrolled in Georgia's "COMP" and "NOW" Medicaid Waivers.  Support Coordination is a case management service provided to everyone in both of these Waivers.  Intensive Support Coordination is a specialized case management service for persons who qualify based on their exceptional medical and/or behavioral health support needs.


Compass Coordination, Inc. provides services to eligible persons, selects it Board, and hires its employees without regard to race, ethnic origin or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability. Our services are provided in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968.


In Tennessee, Compass Coordination, Inc. holds a Provider Agreement with the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the Bureau of TennCare (the designated state Medicaid agency in Tennessee).


In Georgia, Compass Coordination, Inc. holds a provider agreement with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilites, and is approved as a Medicaid provider by the Georgian Department of Community Health (the designated state Medicaid agency in Georgia).


These Agreements governs the terms and conditions for the provision of our services, which are provided to eligible persons enrolled in an applicable state program without any cost or fee to the person receiving services.



​Board of Directors

​Randall (Randy) Moore

President & Co-Founder

​LaWanna Edwards, M.Ed.

Vice-President & Co-Founder

​Brent Peterson


​Darrell W. Smith


​Linda S. Hinton


​Ellyn Wilbur


​Senior Management

​Randall (Randy) Moore

Executive Director

​LaWanna Edwards, M.Ed.

Director of Services

​Heather Roberts

Regional Services Director

West Tennessee

​Jack Alexander

Director of Finance & Administration