Health

Our health efforts are providing individuals with access to health care, therapies, in-home assistance and the supports needed to improve their wellbeing and safety.

HEALTH PARTNERS

American Red Cross – Disaster Relief, Service to Armed Forces
2201 Charlotte Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 250-4310
www.redcross.org/tn
United Way support provides services for disaster assistance and emergency communications for military families.

BRIDGES Domestic Violence Center – Domestic Violence Services
P.O. Box 1592
Franklin, TN 37065
(615) 591-7752
Crisis Hotline: (615) 599-5777
www.bridgesdvc.org
United Way support 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.

Center for Living and Learning – Mental Health Residential Program
PO Box 50272
1979 Old Hillsboro Rd.
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-5236
www.centerforlivingandlearning.com
United Way supports the mental health residential treatment program for adults who have experienced severe and persistent mental illness.

Family and Children’s Service – Survivors of Suicide (SOS), Crisis Center
201 23rd Ave. N.
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 320-0591
Crisis Line: (615) 244-7444
www.fcsnashville.org
United Way funding provides a support group for those affected by the suicide of a loved one. United Way also supports the Crisis Center, which provides telephone counseling and support at (615) 244-7444.

FiftyForward – College Grove, Martin Center, Living at Home (LAHP)
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 the Martin and College Grove centers, which provide programs and services for active older adults to help ensure healthy and productive lives. United Way also supports the Living at Home program, which helps frail homebound seniors to meet their goal of living independently.

High Hopes Inclusive Preschool and Pediatric Therapy Clinic
301 High Hopes Ct.
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 661-5437
www.highhopesforkids.org
United Way 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.

Interfaith Dental Clinic – Dentistry for the Working Poor & Elderly
1721 Patterson St.
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 329-4790
www.interfaithdentalclinic.com
United Way support provides 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.

Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee – Aging & Alzheimer’s
295 Plus Park Blvd., Ste. 201
Nashville, TN  37217
(615) 269-5355
www.mhamt.org
United Way support is used to provide 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.

Mercy Community Healthcare – Affordable Primary Health Care
1113 Murfreesboro Rd., Ste. 319
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 790-0567
www.mercycommunityhealthcare.org
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.

Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency – Meals on Wheels, Homemaker Program, Long-Term Care Ombudsman
1101 Kermit Dr., Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 850-3918
www.mchra.com
Meals on Wheels/Senior Dining:
Both café-style and home-delivered nutritious meals are provided to help older persons maintain dignity, restore and maintain good health, and help them remain in their own homes as long as possible.
Homemaker Program:
This program provides in-home services for elderly and disabled individuals to assist them in maintaining independence and preventing premature institutional placement. Services are also provided to families with children at risk of being placed in state custody, in order to create a safe environment and allow the family to remain intact when appropriate.
Long-term Care Ombudsman:
Advocates for residents of long-term care facilities work to resolve problems and to bring about improvements in care at all levels.

My Friend’s House Family & Children Services Inc. – Residential
626 East View Circle
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 790-8553
www.myfriendshousetn.org
United Way supports 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.

Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee – R.N. Home Visitations
50 Vantage Way, Ste. 101
Nashville, TN 37228
(165) 313-9989
www.nfnf.org/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.

Oasis Center, Inc. – Emergency Shelter
1704 Charlotte Ave., Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 327-4455
www.oasiscenter.org
Emergency Shelter program offering crisis intervention and short-term emergency shelter services to youth ages 13-17 who are not in state custody, yet are experiencing serious crisis.

The Refuge Center for Counseling Inc.
103 Forrest Crossing Blvd., Ste. 102
Franklin, TN 37064
615-591-5262
www.therefugecenter.org
Counseling and therapy services are provided for trauma survivors, children and adolescents with behavioral issues, and families to strengthen their functioning as a whole.

STARS – Student Assistance Services, Children in Divorce/Bereavement
1704 Charlotte Ave., Ste. 200
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 279-0058
www.starsnashville.org
United Way supports school and community-based alcohol, drug, and violence prevention programs as well as helping children deal with divorce and/or bereavement. These efforts are reducing risk factors threatening students’ safety, school success and future productivity.

Sexual Assault Center – Safe@Last, Be., Clinical Services
101 French Landing
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 259-9055
www.sacenter.org
Crisis calls local: (615) 256-8526
Outside local area: (800) 879-1999
Safe@Last is a personal safety curriculum for K-6th grade students, giving children the tools they need to avoid dangerous situations by teaching personal boundaries and assertiveness skills. “Be.” is a sexual assault awareness curriculum designed for 7th, 9th, and 11th graders, focusing on promoting healthy relationships while giving teens resources to get help if they experience teen dating violence.

United Way support for clinical services is used for counseling and addressing victim’s trauma through specialized therapy treatment plans.

Tennessee Poison Center
501 Oxford House, 1313 21st Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 936-0760
Crisis Calls local: (615) 936-2034
Outside local area: (800) 222-1222
www.tnpoisoncenter.org
United Way supports 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.

Tucker’s House – Home Assessment and Retrofit
103 Forrest Crossing Blvd., Ste. 201C
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 310-5224
www.tuckershouse.org
United Way supports 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.

Waves, Inc. – Adult Day Services, Early Childhood Learning
145 SE Parkway, Ste. 100
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-7955
www.wavesinc.com
United Way supports programs providing 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.

Williamson County Anti-Drug Coalition (WCADC)
The WCADC is dedicated to making parents aware of substance abuse among children ages 14 to 18 in Williamson County. The mission of the WCADC is to implement effective strategies that prevent substance abuse in Williamson County through building community partnerships. The WCADC also helps to educate parents about the Social Host Law by addressing the dangers and legal issues of providing alcohol to minors at social events.

Williamson County CASA, Inc.
(Court Appointed Special Advocate)
212 East main Street, Floor 2
Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 591-2699
www.williamsoncountycasa.org 
United Way support helps recruit and train volunteers to serve as court-appointed special advocates, representing the best interests of abused and neglected children in juvenile dependency proceedings.

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