TENNESSEE – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING 

Oasis Shelter

1221 16th Avenue

Nashville TN 37212

615-327-4455

Gardner Shelter Homeless

225 E. 8th Street

Chattonoga TN 37403

423-755-2845

Child and Family Center

2460 E 5th Ave.

Knoxville TN 37917

865-637-8000

Nashville Rescue Mission

616 7th Ave. South

Nashville TN 37207

615-255-2475

Youth Emergency Shelter

320 W. 3rd Street

Morristown TN 37814

423-586-7740

Haven of Rest Mission

624 Anderson Street

Bristol TN 37620

423-968-2011


Memphis Family Shelter

593 Gessmine St

Memphis TN 38122

901-387-5840

Nashville Rescue Shelter

639 Lafayette Street

Nashville TN 37203

615-255-2475

HOMELESS SHELTER LISTINGS AND LOW INCOME PROGRAMS

Campus For Human Development
A five-agency, public/private cooperative rescue and support project for the homeless in Nashville. The Campus for Human Development offers emergency winter shelter, numerous amenities, and many educational, government advocacy, and social welfare programs. 532 8th Avenue South Nashville, TN 37202-5309 Phone: 615-251-9791 Web: www.chd-nashville.org

Partners for the Homeless
Partners for the Homeless helps by providing the Memphis/Shelby County Shelter & Services Online-Database, Community Voice Mail for the Homeless, a Homeless Data Base, and free income tax clinics to help homeless workers benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Memphis/Shelby County Shelter & Services Online Database is available on their web site at http://www.mscpath.org/servicelist.htm 2400 Popular Avenue, Suite 226 Memphis, TN 38112 Phone: (901) 458-8928

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

Loaves and Fishes 2l5 Foster St Clarksville, TN 37040 931-645-9020
Mid-South Food Bank 239 South Dudley Memphis, TN 38104 901-527-0841
Fort Food Bank 1642 Highland Ave. Knoxville, TN 37916 865-524-4552
Joseph’s Food Pantry 1960 SE Tater Peeler Rd Lebanon, TN 37090 615-453-5777
Second Harvest Food Bank 608 20th Ave. N. Nashville, TN 37203 615-329-3491
Memphis Food Bank 239 S. Dudley St. Memphis, TN 38104 901-527-0841
Salvation Army 696 Jackson Avenue Memphis, TN 38105 901-543-8586

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – TENNESSEE

The Tennessee food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Food Stamp Policy Department of Human Services Citizen Plaza Bldg, 12th Floor 400 Deaderick Street Nashville, TN 37248-7200

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING 

BEDFORD MANOR APTS

400 Barksdale Ln

Shelbyville, TN 37160-3633

931-684-2900

BERKSHIRE PLACE APTS

1500-U PORTER RD

NASHVILLE, TN 37206

615-226-7760

 

TIMBER CREEK APTS

591 N FORREST AVE

CAMDEN, TN 38320-1190

901-584-4337

CWA APARTMENTS

500 SHELBY STREET

NASHVILLE, TN 37206

615-254-5576

 

PIKEVILLE TOWNHOUSES

ROUTE 4 BOX 700

PIKEVILLE, TN 37367

423-447-2941

FALLBROOK APTS

345 DELLWAY VILLA ROAD

NASHVILLE, TN 37207-4144

615-262-2169

 

THE VILLAGE APTS

1308 Loop Rd

La Follette, TN 37766

423-546-3639

HAYNES GARDEN APTS

2715 WHITES CREEK PIKE

NASHVILLE, TN 37207

615-228-1324

 

HILLCOURT APARTMENTS

537 HILLCOURT CIR

HUNTINGDON, TN 38344

901-986-3160

HOWE GARDEN APTS

1921 GREENWOOD AVE

NASHVILLE, TN 37206-2400

615-228-6788

 

RICHARDS ROAD APTS

850 RICHARDS RD

ANTIOCH, TN 37013-3287

615-834-3277

KNOLLCREST APARTS

3301 CREEKWOOD DR

NASHVILLE, TN 37207-2529

615-227-1339

 

MARGARET ROBERTSON APTS

571 MARGARET ROBERTSON DR

HERMITAGE, TN 37076-2858

615-889-7711

RICHLAND HILLS APTS

5800-G MAUDINA AVE

NASHVILLE, TN 37209

615-354-0809

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – TENNESSEE

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: Families First/TANF 866-311-4287

LEGAL AID

If you are homeless and/or going through financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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