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:
Homeless Services Program
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
Homeless Services Program assists individuals and families experiencing homelessness by providing case management to guide people to housing and employment and to connect clients to appropriate partnering agencies for a variety of social need services. The program also provides bus passes for specific purposes related to housing.
Domain(s):
Employment, Housing, Material Needs - General, Transportation
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Interfaith Dental Clinic
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Children, Men, Women
Description:
Interfaith Dental Clinic provides dental services for underinsured or uninsured individuals on a sliding fee scale based on income and family size.
Domain(s):
Personal Finances, Material Needs - Dental, Medical/Medicine, Vision
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The Islamic Center Of Nashville
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women
Description:
The Islamic Center of Nashville actively engages members to participate in community services such as Habitat for Humanity, Second Harvest and more. The Center holds monthly health fairs free of charge, supports Room in the Inn and also engages in educating the public about Islam.
Domain(s):
Social Support, Race/Ethnicity, Education
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Ladies Charity of Nashville
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women
Description:
Ladies of Charity is a Catholic-run volunteer organization that provides emergency assistance for Davidson county residents in need. The organization offers food distribution programs, clothing, payment assistance for rent, utilities, medical prescriptions, and college scholarship opportunities for area high school students.
Domain(s):
Education, Material Needs - Clothing, Material Needs - Food, Social Support, Personal Finances
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Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands - Nashville
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
Legal Aid Society provides free legal services for civil cases to people with low income. The Society holds weekly legal clinics during which practicing lawyers are available for consultation and can provide lists of attorneys who perform pro bono work. Through their services, the Legal Aid Clinic provides help with domestic violence cases, money problems (e.g., food, utilities), family problems (e.g., child support, wills), health care costs, insurance, social security payments, renter's rights and low-cost housing,
Domain(s):
Domestic Violence, Housing, Insurance, Material Needs - Clothing, Material Needs - Food, Personal Finances
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Source/Organization:
Martha O'Bryan Center
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Men, Women, Families
Description:
Martha O’Bryan Center offers programs and services for Nashville individuals and familes under economic burden. Programs include child and adult education (e.g. GED and college entrance), life skill preparations, technology skills, training for employment and job referrals, counseling for domestic violence and other life stressors, parenting education, development of social support networks, and crisis assistance related to food, utilities and other needs.
Domain(s):
Domestic Violence, Employment, Material Needs - Food, Material Needs - General, Material Needs - Utilities, Personal Finances, Social Support, Stress, Transportation, Education
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Mary Parrish Center for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Women
Description:
The Marry Parrish Center focuses on providing free transitional housing for victims of domestic and sexual abuse. Ancillary programs include therapy, preparation for employment, financial advice and case management. Clients can also call the National Domestic Violence Hotline for immediate help (1-800-799-7233).
Domain(s):
Domestic Violence, Housing, Employment, Personal Finances
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Source/Organization:
Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center (MWCHC )
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women
Description:
The Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center provides primary healthcare, dental care, and specialty care such as geriatric and OB/GYN services based on the individual’s ability to pay. Targeting low-income residents, the Center collaborates with Meharry Medical College to bring disease screening to communities. Translation services are offered to facilitate patient care. An onsite pharmacy provides medications for 45-50& less cost than traditional pharmacies. The center provides a social and community service manager that can assist patients and other community members with services such as: health insurance enrollment, free health and wellness programs, locating rent and utility assistance programs, finding employment, and lifeline cell phone programs.
Domain(s):
Personal Finances, Language, Material Needs - Dental, Medical/Medicine, Vision, Material Needs - Phone, Employment, Housing, Exercise
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Source/Organization:
Meharry Medical College Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Men, Women
Description:
Meharry Medical College's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences provides medical/clinical inpatient treatment and outpatient support for teens and adults with chemical dependency and those going through detoxification and rehabilitation. Suboxone medication is used to treat addiction to prescription pain medications. Group, individual, and family therapy is available. The C.O.P.E. program (Community Outreach Prevention Education) addresses HIV-infected individuals and performs community outreach to raise awareness of the disease.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use
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Source/Organization:
Meharry Medical College
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Adolescents, Children, Men, Women
Description:
Meharry Medical College provides medical and dental services at this satellite clinic offering some evening hours. In addition to primary care, pediatric and Ob/GYN services are offered as well as wellness physicals, vaccines and routine dental care. Most health care insurances are honored including Medicaid; financial aid is available for those in need.
Domain(s):
Personal Finances, Material Needs - Dental, Medical/Medicine, Vision, Insurance
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Source/Organization:
Mending Hearts
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Women
Description:
Mending Hearts is a residential recovery community for women who are struggling to maintain shelter as a result of drug or alcohol addiction. The residential program consists of classes that address life skills. Topics include self-care, GED/computer/resume classes, Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, financial planning, criminal thinking group and re-entry program, and repairing/building relationships with family.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Depression, Housing, Incarceration, Personal Finances, Social Support, Insurance, Substance abuse
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Mental Health Cooperative (MHC)
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women
Description:
The Mental Health Cooperative takes a holistic approach to treating and supporting individuals with mental illness, behavioral, and emotional disorders. MHC treats all age groups; treatment is outpatient-based and includes access to primary care facilities and a pharmacy. In-home and in-school programs are offered for children. Individual, group, and family therapy is offered. Mobile and telephone crisis services are available. MHC also offers substance abuse therapy for individuals with co-existing mental illness. Case Managers at MHC can provide assistance locating resources for housing, budget & financial needs, medical & dental care, employment, education, social support, and transportation options. Youth services include assistance with juvenile justice court.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Depression, Housing, Incarceration, Personal Finances, Social Support, Stress, Transportation, Substance abuse, Material Needs - Dental, Medical/Medicine, Vision
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Source/Organization:
Metro Action Commission
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women, Young Adults
Description:
Metropolitan Action Commission services include programs to help individuals and families with financial hardships gain economic stability. The Commission offers adult education programs, general equivalency degree (GED) preparation classes, and college application assistance. In addition to training and employment services, the Metropolitan Action Commission provides support for safe housing, including payment with electric and gas bills, rent, mortgage, property taxes, rental deposits, and medical prescriptions, and prescribed food/medical equipment. Also, meals for children are available throughout the year via the “Summer Food Service Program.”
Domain(s):
Education, Employment, Housing, Language, Material Needs - Child Care, Material Needs - Clothing, Material Needs - Food, Material Needs - Utilities, Personal Finances, Transportation
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Source/Organization:
Metro Public Health Department
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women
Description:
Metro Nashville and Davidson County’s Public Health Department offers preventive health services, behavioral health programs, dental care, and disease screening to children and adults on a sliding payment scale basis. Programs are also available for smoking cessation and food-related needs. Three Health Center locations (Lentz Public Health Center, East Public Health Center, and Woodbine Public Health Center) serve Davidson County.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Material Needs - Food, Personal Finances, Material Needs - Dental, Medical/Medicine, Vision, Insurance
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Source/Organization:
Metro Public Health Dept.
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Children, Women, Families
Description:
The HUGS program (Help Us Grow Successfully) is a home visiting case management program for any pregnant women, or infants, and children through the age of five years living in Davidson County. Services are also provided to the families of participants. The program provides education, support, referral, and follow-up services.
Domain(s):
Personal Finances, Social Support, Education