Education

Our education efforts are helping youth prepare for successful, independent and productive futures through academic, social and emotional development programs.

EDUCATION PARTNERS

ARC Williamson County – Advocacy Program
129 W. Fowlkes St., Ste. 151
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 790-5815
www.thearcwc.org
United Way supports an advocacy program to improve the quality of life for individuals with intellectual, developmental or other disabilities and their families.

Boy Scouts of America – Middle Tennessee Council
Williamson County Scouting Program
3414 Hillsboro Pike
PO Box 150409
Nashville, TN 37215
(615) 383-9724
www.mtcbsa.org
United Way support is used for scouting programs that help develop youth’s character, leadership ability, personal fitness and citizenship.

A volunteer reads to children participating in one of United Way's education programs.
A volunteer works with a child participating in one of United Way's education programs.
A child participating in one of United Way's education programs raises his hand.

Boys and Girls Club of Middle TN (Franklin and Fairview) – Comprehensive Youth Development
129 W. Fowlkes St., Ste. 1000
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-4800
and
1814 Fairview Blvd.
Fairview, TN 37062
(615) 799-1880
www.bgcmt.org
United Way support funds informal and supplemental education, participatory recreation and group social development for boys and girls ages 7-17.

Community Child Care Inc.
129 W. Fowlkes St., Ste. 1270
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-8986
United Way support is used for 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.

FiftyForward – Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP)
College Grove
8607 Henry Horton Hwy.
P.O. Box 223
College Grove, TN 37046
(615) 368-7278
www.fiftyforward.org
Martin Center
960 Heritage Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 376-0102
www.themartincentertn.org
United Way supports Friends Learning in Pairs (FLIP), which matches senior volunteer tutors with at-risk children in grades K-4 who need assistance with reading and math.

Gentry’s Education Center at the Store Front
4221 Warren Rd.
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 925-1033
www.gentryeducationalfoundation.com
Gentry Education Center at the Store Front works in partnership with parents and the school community to provide quality after-school services for students in pre-kindergarten through 6th grade who are economically disadvantaged or at risk of academic failure.

A volunteer reads to children participating in one of United Way's education programs.
A volunteer reads to children participating in one of United Way's education programs.
A volunteer and children participating in one of United Way's education programs are all smiles.

STARS – Kids on the Block
1704 Charlotte Ave., Ste. 200
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 279-0058
www.starsnashville.org
United Way supports 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.

United Way Williamson County – Raise Your Hand Williamson
209 Gothic Ct., Ste. 107
Franklin, TN 37067
(615) 771-2312
www.uwwc.org
Raise Your Hand Williamson (RYH) is a program of United Way of Williamson County, in partnership with Williamson County Schools and Franklin Special School District, that provides volunteer tutors/ mentors for students performing below the state standard.

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