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Meritan, Inc.

Established in 1961, Meritan is a private, not-for-profit agency classified by the IRS as a 501(c) (3) organization qualified to receive donations. Meritan is accredited by the Council on Accreditation and the Accreditation Commission for Health Care. Meritan holds licenses in Tennessee to provide home health, personal support,foster care, professional support services and intellectual and developmental disability services. The agency also holds child placement licenses in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Georgia.

Filling in gaps through identifying needs and resources, Meritan addresses a variety of challenges that people confront. On one end of the spectrum, these challenges are those that come with aging. On the other, they are the challenges faced by children. Meritan is also helping people of all ages whose lives are affected by developmental delays and poor health. The agency improves the lives of its consumers through providing, as appropriate, home care, employment/training services, foster care, and developmental disability support services.
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Meritan's purpose is to support all persons, regardless of the stage in life, to remain independent and community-based. To effectuate our purpose, we employ the following values:

Absolute integrity
Continuous self-improvement
Respect for and concern for the individual Exceptional customer service
Fiscal accountability.
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Meritan’s vision is to fill in service gaps and meet unmet needs, to provide services that benefit humanity and improve the community, to be financially secure, to be a good place for people to work, to be a place that clients and referral sources seek out, to be a leader in our industry, and to be passionate about quality.... Read more


Improve well-being and promote independence throughout life's stages with quality and compassion.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

The best way to describe the culture of the agency is that we are like a family. We are all very close to each other. We celebrate joys and support each other during difficult times. Senior management is always accessible to anyone in the agency. There are not levels of "red tape" in order to get things done. We can move quickly to change policy or systems to benefit the people we serve and employees. Every person is valued and everyone's opinion matters. We work to be transparent in all operations.... Read more


Absolute integrity


Memphis, TN


138 US Employees


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