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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Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Metro Public Health Dept.
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Men, Women
Description:
Metro Nashville and Davidson County Woodbine Public Health Center offers preventive health services, behavioral health programs, dental care, and disease screening to children and adults on a sliding payment scale basis.
Domain(s):
Personal Finances, Material Needs - Dental, Medical/Medicine, Vision
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Metro Social Services
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
This Metro Program assists homeless individuals aged 18 and older in locating housing, and finding employment. The program provides case managers who link individuals with social services such as counseling, life management skills, and senior nutrition. Services include bus passes for customers for the purpose of obtaining and maintaining housing and assistance in navigating the social services systems.
Domain(s):
Housing, Employment, Material Needs - Food, Transportation
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
The Family Safety Center provides resources for several safety-related concerns (e.g., domestic violence, burglary victim information, safe walking tips). The Center provides many free and confidential services in areas such as safety planning, danger assessment, orders of protection, counseling, and crisis intervention. Help is also available for emergency food assistance, shelter/housing assistance, and children's services.
Domain(s):
Domestic Violence, Safety
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Monroe Harding
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Men, Women
Description:
Targeted at young men and women, ages 16 - 26, who have aged out of foster care or state custody, Monroe Harding provides programs that aid in finding housing, employment and the development of life skills. GED preparation, college planning, and therapy for trauma-related life experiences are also provided.
Domain(s):
Education, Employment, Housing, Safety, Social Support, Stress
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Morning Star Sanctuary Inc.
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Children, Women
Description:
Morning Star provides refuge for victims of domestic violence – both women and their children. In addition to emergency shelter, Morning Star offers counseling, referrals to community resources, legal/court advocacy, and support groups. Emergency shelter is available and residents are provided with basic food, clothing, transportation, and safety needs.
Domain(s):
Domestic Violence, Housing, Material Needs - Clothing, Material Needs - Food, Safety, Social Support, Transportation
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Source/Organization:
Nashville Adult Literacy Council
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Men, Women
Description:
The Nashville Adult Literacy Council is a nonprofit association that teaches adults how to improve their reading and writing skills. General equivalency degree (GED) classes are offered at probation centers and parole offices in Davidson County. Additionally, the Nashville Adult Literacy Council offers English language classes and citizenship test tutoring for immigrants.
Domain(s):
Education, Incarceration, Language
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Nashville Adult Literacy Council
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Men, Women
Description:
The Nashville Adult Literacy Council is a nonprofit association that teaches adults how to improve their reading and writing skills. General equivalency degree (GED) classes are offered at probation centers and parole offices in Davidson County. Additionally, the Nashville Adult Literacy Council offers English language classes and citizenship test tutoring for immigrants.
Domain(s):
Education, Incarceration, Language
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Source/Organization:
Nashville Career Advancement Center
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
The Nashville Career Advancement Center (NCAC) provides opportunities job training and counseling and seeks to connect individuals with employment openings in Middle Tennessee. The NCAC offers adult education and literacy services, and specific services for veterans and individuals with disabilities. The organization partners with four American Job Centers in the region, to offer workforce development.
Domain(s):
Education, Material Needs - General, Veterans
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Nashville Mayor's Office in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
Targeted Population(s):
Adults
Description:
The Nashville Financial Empowerment Center provides free, professional financial counseling to individuals living in Nashville. Counseling is given on how to help to reduce debt and build assets.
Domain(s):
Personal Finances
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Source/Organization:
Nashville Metro Parks and Recreation
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Families, Men, Women
Description:
Nashville has several paved greenway trails throughout the city that connect communities in the area. The greenway system is designed to offer residents access to natural resources, such as streams, lakes, and rivers, as well as schools, parks, and retail locations. Area greenways are located throughout the city and provide options for physical activity and transportation.
Domain(s):
Exercise, Transportation
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Metro Transit Authority
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Men, Women, Elderly
Description:
MTA provides bus transportation around metro Nashville to the general public. Bus schedules and routes are available on the web, in paper format, and also within the bus shelters. Exact change is recommended when paying upon entering the bus; drivers can only issue "change cards" for future use for passengers who do not have exact change. A variety of access cards are available for purchase (including 7-day passes, 20-ride passes, etc.) and can be bought online or at the Music City Central Station downtown and via any payment means. An AccessRide service is available for individuals with disabilities who are not able to ride the regular bus routes. Discounted rates are available for seniors 65 and older and people with disabilities with a qualifying ID card (e.g. Medicare).
Domain(s):
Personal Finances, Transportation
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Metro Transit Authority
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
AccessRide is a publically-funded program of Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) providing low cost rides for individuals unable to use the regular city buses due to disabilities. AccessRide uses special vans to accommodate individuals with limited mobility, their service dogs and their personal care attendants. Eligibility is established through an American with Disabilities Act worksheet; reservations are required to schedule a ride.
Domain(s):
Personal Finances, Transportation
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Nashville Rescue Mission
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
The Nashville Rescue Mission provides shelter, food and clothing for adults in need. The faith-based Mission offers a recovery program, counseling, education about addiction and assistance with financial planning. Adult men (25+) are served ad the Men's Campus; Women are served at a separate facility.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Education, Employment, Housing, Material Needs - Clothing, Material Needs - Food, Personal Finances, Material Needs - General, Substance abuse
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Neighborhood Health
Targeted Population(s):
Adolescents, Adults, Children, Men, Women
Description:
Neighborhood Health provides affordable primary, preventive, and women’s healthcare to Middle Tennessee residents. Also offered are counseling services and dental care that is either free or on a sliding scale. Special consideration is given for homeless individuals. Additional services include a 24-hour call line to speak to a provider about health concerns, counselors to help find health coverage, and interpreter services. Homeless clients have access to psychiatric, mental health/substance abuse, and transportation services.
Domain(s):
Alcohol Use, Depression, Insurance, Language, Stress, Transportation, Material Needs - Dental, Medical/Medicine, Vision, Substance abuse
Resource Title:
Source/Organization:
Nicotine Anonymous (NICA)
Targeted Population(s):
Adults, Men, Women
Description:
"NicA" applies a 12-step progam for individuals who have a desire to stop smoking or using nicotine in any form. The website offers access to NicA literature in mulitiples languages and helps locate the place and time of support group meetings. Online and telephone meetings are available for individuals not able to attend in person.
Domain(s):
Smoking