Young Adults

Metro Action Commission

Resource Title
Metro Action Commission
Source/Organization
Metro Action Commission
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.”
Type of Service
Face-to-Face, Telephone
Fee
Not Applicable
Address
800 2nd Ave N., Nashville, TN 37201
Phone Number
(615) 862-8860
E-mail

Not Applicable

Date of Last Record Review
10/11/2021

Oasis Center

Resource Title
Oasis Center
Source/Organization
Oasis Center
Description
The Oasis Center provides services for homeless or run-away youths with food, self-care facilities, assistance finding lodgings, counseling, transportation, assistance preparing for college, job support, as well as teen support for personal growth. The Oasis Center also liaises with other agencies to support overcoming drug abuse. The R.E.A.L. Program addresses youth in the juvenile justice system. The Oasis Center also offers a 24-hour crisis hotline.
Type of Service
Face to Face, Telephone
Fee
No fee for outreach and residential program clients; payment based on a sliding scale for the public.
Address
1704 Charlotte Avenue, Suite 200 Nashville, TN 37203
Phone Number
(615) 327-4455
E-mail

Not Applicable

Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
6/19/2019

Open Table Nashville

Resource Title
Open Table Nashville
Source/Organization
Open Table Nashville
Description
Open Table Nashville (OTN) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on helping people who are experiencing homelessness. The organization helps people find long-term housing and rental properties accepting Section 8 vouchers. Additional services provided via partnerships with local congregations and organizations include a food bank, drug and alcohol treatment, clothing, shelter, education programs, and employment counseling.
Type of Service
Face-to-Face
Fee
Not Applicable
Address
PO Box 110266, Nashville, TN 37222
Phone Number
(615) 415-0141
Map

Not Applicable

Date of Last Record Review
6/19/2019

POWER Youth Employement Initiative

Resource Title
POWER Youth Employment Initiative
Source/Organization
Nashville Mayor's Office
Description
POWER Youth Employment Initiative, an initiative led by the Nashville Mayor's office, allows adolescents and young adults (ages 14-24) to connect to employment opportunities in the Davidson County area. This program was previously known as Opportunity NOW.
Type of Service
Face to Face, Online
Fee
No
Address
1 Public Square, Suite 100 Nashville, TN 37201
Phone Number
Not applicable
Domain(s)
Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
10/11/2021

Youth Villages

Resource Title
Youth Villages
Source/Organization
Youth Villages
Description
Youth Villages offer programs to address problems experienced by vulnerable youth (17-21) who are aged out of foster care or the juvenile justice system. The YVLifeSET program offers education/vocational training, interpersonal relationships development, financial management planning, housing assistance, and life skills services. Youth Village also offers in-home support development and residential treatment for children in need of mental health counseling.
Type of Service
Face to Face, Telephone
Fee
No
Address
3310 Perimeter Hill Dr, Nashville, TN 37211
Phone Number
615-250-7200
E-mail

Not Applicable

Targeted Population(s)
Date of Last Record Review
10/11/2021