Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health Resource Finder

This directory was created in Spring 2017 as part of the Center for Knowledge Management (CKM)’s research into the social needs of a population of local community health center patients. Resources in the directory can be searched by health determinant domain, targeted population, and title keywords. For more information, visit CKM's Social and Behavioral Determinants Research website.

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Source/Organization:
Dismas House of Nashville
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men
Description:
Dismas House of Nashville is a transitional re-entry and social support program for individuals recently released from incarceration. In addition to housing, Dismas House services extend to developing life skills such as maintaining personal finances,mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, access to case managers who assist with finding employment and health care.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Depression, Employment, Housing, Incarceration, Material Needs - Clothing, Material Needs - Food, Social Support
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Metro Nashville Police Department
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Men, Women
Description:
The Domestic Violence Division of the Nashville Police Department provides intervention, counseling, and advocacy services to victims of domestic abuse and family members effected by it. The Division also engages in community outreach to raise awareness about domestic violence and educate the public about resources available to victims. The Division mans a 24-hour crisis hotline.
Domain(s):
Domestic Violence, Safety
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Faith Family Medical Clinic
Targeted Population(s):
Children, Families, Women
Description:
Faith Family Medical Center offers primary care to low-income, uninsured, or underinsured families. Through the Women’s Health Initiative provides women’s health services and women’s health issues education. As part of its wellness advocacy, the Center also hosts a community garden to teach clients about gardening and nutrition.

Domain(s):
Exercise, Insurance, Material Needs - Food, Personal Finances, Stress
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FiftyForward
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women, Elderly
Description:
FiftyFoward addresses the social, supportive, and nutritional needs of adults aged 50 and older. Services include a licensed adult daycare, meals on wheels food distribution, supportive services related to daily life, in-home social services, and group travel and entertainment outings. Programs are also available to offer assistance with housing, safety and domestic violence, transportation, and substance abuse counseling.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Domestic Violence, Exercise, Housing, Material Needs - Utilities, Safety, Social Support, Transportation, Material Needs - Food
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American Lung Association
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
Sponsored by the American Lung Association, the Metro Public Health Department facilitates the Freedom From Smoking program - an online class (nine sessions) to be completed over a six-week period that is designed to help people quit smoking. Freedom from Smoking clinics are also available in some locations, incluing Southern Hills Medical in Nashville, TN. Registration is required.
Domain(s):
Smoking
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Goodwill Industries of Middle TN
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Men, Women
Description:
Goodwill provides educational opportunities focused on preparing individuals with disabilities to join the workforce. Classes cover computing, resume writing, computer applications, and more. Goodwill also hosts job fairs and offers job placement services. skills training, and employment. Goodwill Industries aids individuals with diverse backgrounds including those with a past history of incarceration, homeless, non-Enlish language speakers, and those with a history of substance abuse.


Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Employment, Incarceration, Language, Material Needs - General, Personal Finances, Veterans
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Source/Organization:
Goodwill Industries of Middle TN
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Men, Women
Description:
Goodwill provides educational opportunities focused on preparing individuals with disabilities to join the workforce. Classes cover computing, resume writing, computer applications, and more. Goodwill also hosts job fairs and offers job placement services. skills training, and employment. Goodwill Industries and its parnters aid individuals with diverse backgrounds including those with a past history of incarceration, homeless, veterans, non-Enlish language speakers, and those with a history of substance abuse. Programs specifically geared toward youth and young adults are also offered.


Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Employment, Incarceration, Language, Material Needs - General, Personal Finances, Veterans
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Goodwill Industries of Middle TN
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Men, Women
Description:
Goodwill provides educational opportunities focused on preparing individuals with disabilities to join the workforce. Classes cover computing, resume writing, computer applications, and more. Goodwill also hosts job fairs and offers job placement services. skills training, and employment. Goodwill Industries and its parnters aid individuals with diverse backgrounds including those with a past history of incarceration, homeless, veterans, non-Enlish language speakers, and those with a history of substance abuse. Programs specifically geared toward youth and young adults are also offered.


Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Employment, Incarceration, Language, Material Needs - General, Personal Finances, Veterans
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Gordon Jewish Community Center
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women, Elderly
Description:
The Gordon Jewish Community Center (GJCC) offers a variety of services, programs, and activities for the local Nashville community. The JCC has an on-site fitness center and offers exercise and nutrition & wellness classes. Activities such as card playing and book clubs, and meetings/outings specifically designed for senior citizens, provides opportunities for socialization with other members. A 24-hour/ 6 day a week transportation assistance program is also offered. Financial assistance is available to aid with membership costs.
Domain(s):
Exercise, Social Support, Transportation
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Greater Nashville Regional Council
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women, Elderly
Description:
The Area Agency on Aging and Disability provides multiple services and programs for elder residents (age 60 and older) of Davidson and the surrounding 12 counties. Services include exercise acitivies at are senior centers, home-delivered meals, social programs, and transportation assistance for social and medical needs. A referral helpline is also available for assistance connecting to local agencies and helpful resources. The agency provides a program to aid with Medicare information.
Domain(s):
Exercise, Material Needs - Food, Social Support, Transportation, Insurance
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Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS)
Targeted Population(s):
Children, Families, Adolescents
Description:
Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) offers resources for families of students who are homeless or living in transitional housing. The H.E.R.O. Program helps these families find services to address their needs regarding obtaining legal documents, transportation, and food. Collaborations with external partners also provide families with resources for dental, medical, and mental health care.
Domain(s):
Education, Housing, Material Needs - Food, Material Needs - General, Stress, Transportation, Material Needs - Dental, Medical/Medicine, Vision
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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women, Families
Description:
Serving Davidson, Wilson, Dickson, and Cheatham counties, the Habitat for Humanity builds or restores homes for qualifying low-income families. Eligible individuals attend homeownership classes and participate in the program as workers.
Domain(s):
Housing, Personal Finances
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Source/Organization:
Hands on Nashville
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women
Description:
Hands on Nashville is a volunteer organization that coordinates community service opportunities throughout the Nashville area. Volunteer activities include programs related to home energy efficiency, urban agriculture, and environmental restoration projects. With an aim to help in meeting community needs, Hands On Nashville provides multiple opportunities for social interaction and engagement.
Domain(s):
Social Support
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Source/Organization:
The HELP Center
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
The HELP Center supports, ex-offenders, offenders, and low-income individuals in Middle TN with workforce and HiSET preparation classes, assistance finding rental properties, an emergency food pantry, and counseling to facilitate readjustment.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Depression, Housing, Employment, Education, Incarceration, Material Needs - Food, Personal Finances, Stress, Substance abuse
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Hispanic Family Foundation
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women
Description:
The Hispanic Family Foundation offers a variety of services to the Latino community of Nashville. Services include fee-based language classes, assistance for Hispanic immigrants seeking citizenship, financial couseling, help navigating the Metro Nashville school system, signing up for medical insurance, first time homeowner programs, and counseling for victims of sexual assault.
Domain(s):
Housing, Insurance, Language, Personal Finances, Race/Ethnicity, Social Support, Education, Employment