Assisted Living at Governor’s Bend, Erwin, TN

Governor’s Bend

Captures the railroad era and embraces Erwin’s legacy and history that lies just around the bend…

Safe & Sound…

Come and enjoy the
Freedom of assisted living!

Governor’s Bend is a 60-suite, 45,000 square foot retirement and assisted living facility located in the heart of “The Valley Beautiful.” Completed in 2012, Governor’s Bend is an $8 million dollar facility that is owned and operated by Family Ministries.

We realize the need for quality of life services in a comfortable environment. That is why we offer full service living where residents have the independence of living in their own suites with freedom to do exactly as they like, all while enjoying the safety and services provided by an attentive 24-hour staff.

Our services and amenities are second to none. Our full service program takes care of everything – from a well-rounded activities calendar to delicious meals served restaurant style in our beautiful dining room.

You and your family are welcome to visit us at Governor’s Bend to see for yourself what a wonderful home we have to offer. Our professional staff is eager to assist you in any way and answer all of your questions.



  • Library
  • Chapel
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cable Television
  • Local Transportation
  • Beauty Salon/Barber Shop
  • Restaurant Style Dining
  • Private Mailboxes
  • Private Telephone Hookups In Suite
  • Copy & Fax Services
  • Notary Public Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Linen & Laundry Service
  • 24-hour In-House Nursing Care
  • 24-hour Security
  • Activities Program
  • Health & Wellness Program
  • Medication Management
  • Emergency Call Button In Suite

Governor’s Bend
Administrator:  Colleen Cox
1631 Zane Whitson Drive
Erwin, TN 37650

Division of Family Ministries
Greeneville, TN

Contact Us

90 Stanley Lane
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 639-9449 (main office)
(423) 639-5083 (fax)

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I arrived at the Home in 1977. I never knew the love of a family or Christ before then. From the education, discipline, faith, and morals that the House Parents, other kids, Mr. Raper, and the Church taught me will forever guide me. My successes in life are all because of the Home and Christ. A truly remarkable place in my heart.
Phillip Parker, Sanford, NC

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