Tonya Hobbs is the Executive Director and Co-founder of Kymari House. Tonya is a master’s level social worker, licensed for advanced practice by the Tennessee Department of Health. Ms. Hobbs holds a bachelors degree in social work from Middle Tennessee State University, and a Masters’ Degree in social work from Spalding University in Louisville, KY. Ms. Hobbs’ career in social work has been primarily focused on high-risk populations around such issues as child welfare, domestic violence, and chronic mental illness.
Ms. Hobbs is an adjunct professor of social work at Middle Tennessee State University and a frequent trainer on the subjects of child abuse, family dynamics, and provider wellness.
In addition to the Director, Kymari House employs 13 part-time family supervisors and monitors, 9 of whom hold masters degrees, and 4 of whom hold bachelors degrees. This is a highly specialized and skilled team who are trained and experienced in dealing with the issues unique to supervised visitation and family conflict. And most importantly, they all share a passion for keeping children safe and connected to their families.