Resources

Here is a listing of various community service organizations that serve Williamson County.

General Assistance

Crisis Counseling

Disability Assistance

Disaster Relief

Education

Healthcare

Housing Assistance

Jobs + Support

Legal Services

Senior Support

2-1-1 Tennessee

2-1-1 is a community services help line where callers speak with a trained person who will assist with individual needs. Their website also has a directory of help centers across the State of Tennessee.
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Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee

Sells donated goods. Also provides employment and training opportunities for people who have disabilities and others who have trouble finding and keeping jobs.

1015 Herman Street, Nashville, TN 37208 • (800) 545-9231 • website

Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency

Provides services that work toward improving the health, well-being, and economic opportunities of people needing critical support or of those who may have an immediate need.

1101 Kermit Dr., Suite 300, 
Nashville, TN 37217 • 
(615) 331-6033 • website

United Way of Williamson County

Improving people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities.

209 Gothic Ct., Ste. 107, 
Franklin, TN 37067
 • (615) 771-2312 • website

BRIDGES Domestic Violence Center

Serves area women, men and children traumatized by domestic violence, ensuring a safe transition to successful independent community living, through education, intervention and case management.

P.O. Box 1592, 
Franklin, TN 37065 • 
(615) 599-5777 • website

Family and Children’s Service

Provides a support group for those affected by the suicide of a loved one.

201 23rd Ave. N., 
Nashville, TN 37203 • 
(615) 320-0591
• Crisis Line: (615) 244-7444 • website

My Friend’s House Family & Children’s Service

A residential group home environment for abused and neglected teenage boys assigned by the Department of Human Services or through private referral. This ensures residents receive an education, mental/physical health services, independent living and life skills. Evening Diversion offers group activities during high risk periods to post- and pre-adjudicated delinquents, dependent and/or unruly youth ages 12-17.

626 East View Circle, 
Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 790-8553 • website

Oasis Center

Provides community-based support to help youth and their families. Counseling Services include individual and family therapy, special issue groups, school-based prevention, crisis post-intervention and outreach to immigrant and refugee youth. Crisis Services include Project Safe Place, street outreach, 24-hour crisis line, walk-in services and youth emergency shelter.

1704 Charlotte Ave., Suite 200, 
Nashville, TN 37203 • 
(615) 327-4455 • website

Refuge Center for Counseling

Counseling and therapy services are provided for trauma survivors, children and adolescents with behavioral issues, and families to strengthen their functioning as a whole.

103 Forrest Crossing Blvd., Ste. 102, 
Franklin, TN 37064
 • 615-591-5262 • website

Sexual Assault Center

Provides healing for children, adults and families affected by sexual assault and to end sexual violence through counseling, education and advocacy.

101 French Landing, 
Nashville, TN 37228 • (615) 259-9055 • Crisis calls: (800) 879-1999 • website

ARC Williamson County

An organization committed to promoting and empowering individuals with disabilities and their families through advocacy, research, education and quality of life services.

129 W. Fowlkes St., Ste. 151, 
Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 790-5815 • website

Tucker’s House

Home assessments by a qualified physical therapist specially trained in home modification for families that have children with disabilities to make their homes more accessible. Funding also provides for construction and home improvements such as installing ramps, modifying bathrooms to be wheelchair accessible, widening doorways, replacing carpet with safer flooring, and adaptive equipment and related training.

PO Box 968, Spring Hill, TN 37174 • 
(615) 310-5224 • website

Waves

Provides services to Williamson County individuals with developmental disabilities from infancy to the senior adult. Adult Day Services encourage meaningful daily activities and participation in community life. Early Childhood Learning identifies delays in development and offers intervention strategies/therapies to enhance skills and prevent further delay.

145 SE Parkway, Ste. 100, 
Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 794-7955 • website

American Red Cross of Nashville Area

Disaster and military family assistance.

201 Charlotte Ave, Nashville , TN 37203 • (615) 250-4300 • website

Boys and Girls Club of Franklin/Williamson County

Informal and supplemental education, participatory recreation and group social development for boys and girls ages 7-17.

Franklin: 129 W. Fowlkes St., Ste. 1000
, Franklin, TN 37065 • 
(615) 794-4800 • website
Fairview: 1814 Fairview Blvd., 
Fairview, TN 37062 • 
(615) 799-1880 • website

Community Child Care Center

Affordable, quality child-care to prepare children for a smooth transition into the educational system and to give parents a chance to achieve self-sufficiency. Eligibility is based on need and family income of parents who are working or in a job-training program.

129 W. Fowlkes St., Ste. 1270, 
Franklin, TN 37064 • (615) 794-8986 • website

High Hopes Development Center

Supports an inclusive preschool for children with and without special needs, as well as pediatric therapy services to help children and youth achieve the best quality of life possible and emerge into adulthood with greater skills to become independent citizens.

301 High Hopes Court, 
Franklin, TN 37064
 • (615) 661-5437 • website

Literacy Council of Williamson County

Assessment, referral and tutoring programs to assist adults with improving literacy skills, GED preparation, educational resources and English as a Second Language.

129 W. Fowlkes St., Ste. 143
, Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 224-3471 • website

The Refuge Center for Counseling

Offers affordable, professional counseling services in order to empower, educate & support individuals, couples and families in need.

103 Forrest Crossing Blvd., Suite 102, Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 591-5262 • website

STARS Nashville

School and community-based alcohol, drug, and violence prevention programs as well as Kids on the Block, which uses puppets to promote understanding and acceptance of all children and adults regardless of their differences. STARS reduces risk factors threatening students’ safety, school success and future productivity.

1704 Charlotte Ave., Ste. 200
, Nashville, TN 37203 • 
(615) 279-0058 • website

Williamson County Anti-Drug Coalition (WCADC)

Dedicated to making parents aware of substance abuse among children ages 14 to 18 in Williamson County.

209 Gothic Ct., Ste. 107, Franklin, TN 37067 • (615) 975-5441 • website

Interfaith Dental Clinic

Dental care for low-income working families who do not have dental insurance. Receiving quality dental care relieves pain and disease while improving an individual’s physical health, self-esteem and employability.

1721 Patterson St.
, Nashville, TN 37203 • 
(615) 329-4790 • website

Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee

Provides persons with mental illness or their family members the support and information they need on mental illness and community resources. Funds also raise awareness among mental health providers of adjunct treatment options for clients.

295 Plus Park Blvd., Ste. 201
, Nashville, TN 37217 • 
(615) 269-5355 • website

Mercy Community Healthcare

Fulfilling the need for primary medical care for working uninsured residents of Williamson County, the clinic utilizes a sliding fee scale based on family income and dependents.

1113 Murfreesboro Rd., Ste. 319, 
Franklin, TN 37064
 • (615) 790-0567 • website

Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee

Through in-home visits, registered nurses assist medically fragile infants, mentally or physically challenged mothers and teen parents during the most critical stages of child development (prenatal to age 2) by providing assessments, education and referrals.

50 Vantage Way, Ste. 101, 
Nashville, TN 37228 • 
(615) 313-9989 • website

Prohealth Community Health Center

A group of Doctors and other health care providers that have come together to provide high quality health care to our patients at an affordable cost. They focus on prevention and wellness combined with education and behavioral changes to provide the highest quality of life for each patient served.

1325 W Main St, Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 591-4750 • website

Tennessee Poison Center

Emergency poison information services to residents and health professionals throughout the area. These services include a telephone hotline for poison emergencies and educational programs for poison prevention.

1161 21st Ave. S., AA-1204
, Nashville, TN 37232 • (615) 936-0760
 • Crisis Calls: (800) 222-1222 • website

Williamson County Health Department

A government agency that provides the various health care services. Serves all ages; eligibility criteria may vary based on program. Must meet income guidelines.

Franklin: 1324 W Main St, Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 794-1542 • website
Fairview: 2629 Fairview Blvd, Fairview, TN 37062 • (615) 799-2389 • website

Community Housing Partnership of Williamson County

Regular and emergency housing repairs for low-income, elderly and disabled families to bring their homes up to decent, safe and sanitary levels. Funding is also leveraged to help with providing temporary, emergency shelter for income-qualified homeless families.

129 W. Fowlkes St., Ste. 124, 
Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 790-5556 • website

Franklin Housing Authority

Provides affordable housing to families and individuals with low to moderate income. They operate 288 public housing units throughout the Franklin, Tennessee community, serving nearly 600 residents.

200 Spring Street, 
Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 794-1247 • website

Good Neighbor Foundation/Home Ownership Center

We service your housing needs by providing ​​H​omebuyer​​ Education, Foreclosure Counseling, USDA Home Repair program and Money Management. Our goal is to preserve homeownership for all individuals and families​ ​regardless of their income.

1550 W McEwen Drive S300, 
Franklin, TN 37067 • 
(615) 777-8561 • website

Center for Living and Learning

Mental health residential treatment and vocational training program for adults who have experienced severe and persistent mental illness.

PO Box 50272, 
Nashville, TN 37205 • (615) 269-9932 • website

CWJC (Christian Women’s Job Corps) of Middle TN

Adult education to low-income working women and men seeking basic skills necessary to gain self-sufficiency through employment, job training, education, housing, transportation, childcare and medical care.

420 Main Street, Nashville, TN 37206 • 
(615) 244-3699 • website

Workforce Essentials

A non-traditional, private, non-profit organization with locations in 35 middle and west Tennessee counties serviced by nearly 200 employees.

225 Noah Drive, Suite 360, 
Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 331-6033 • website

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee

Services that provide free legal assistance in civil matters to low-income families, children and the elderly to secure their income maintenance; health care and public insurance coverage; housing issues; and their rights and responsibilities under the law.

300 Deaderick St.
, Nashville, TN 37201 • (615) 244-6610 • website

FiftyForward

Enriches the lives of adults 50+ by providing pathways to health, well-being and lifelong learning.

College Grove: 8607 Henry Horton Hwy.
, College Grove, TN 37046 • 
(615) 368-7278 • website
Martin Center: 960 Heritage Way, 
Brentwood, TN 37027
 • (615) 376-0102 • website

J. L. Clay Senior Citizen Center

Provides a variety of educational programs, physical activities, health screenings, community services and entertainment opportunities enabling seniors to remain healthy and active.

420 Bridge Street, 
Franklin, TN 37064 • 
(615) 794-7853 • website