Funded Partners

Creating positive change in the community is a collaborative effort. United Way of Sumner County connects people to solutions by selecting the most effective approaches to solve particular problems and identifying the programs best qualified to do the work. We link experts in the fields of Health, Education, Financial Stability, and Disaster/Trauma Recovery to those families confronting issues like financial instability, food insecurity, illiteracy, inaccessible healthcare, lack of affordable housing, abuse and neglect, affordable childcare, senior independence, and more. Our funded partners are vetted annually and have demonstrated their knowledge, effectiveness, and operational success in their areas of expertise.

2021-22 UWSC Funded Partner Programs


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Providing programs that include early learning opportunities, youth mentoring programs, assistance in overcoming barriers to learning, and literacy training.

Achievement in the Making (Gallatin Shalom Zone)
600 Small Street, Suite 107, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 442-7575
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Gallatin Shalom Zone educates students in two separate programs for grades 1-9. The after-school enrichment program provides mentoring, skill set training, homework help, and enrichment. Summer camp provides elementary children a literacy and physical fitness focus. The summer program includes middle and high school students focusing on leadership skills, including roles and responsibilities. The school-year program is from 2:30 - 5 p.m., Mon. thru Thurs. The summer program runs 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required for both programs.

Children Are People, Inc.
117 East Winchester Street, Gallatin, 37066
Phone: (615) 230-5702
Office Hours:  Mon. – Thurs., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Program Hours:  Mon. – Thurs., 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Children Are People (CAP) is an after-school enrichment program for at-risk youth in grades K-12. Mentoring, tutoring, character development, job readiness, field trips and college preparatory assistance are provided along with hot, nutritious meals and bus transportation. The after- school program follows the Sumner County Schools calendar.  The Summer Program runs from 8:30 - Noon, Mon. - Thurs., in July.

Community Child Care Services
182 Executive Park Drive, Hendersonville 37075
Phone: (615) 824-5060
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The mission of Community Child Care Services is to promote Kindergarten Readiness through a nurturing, safe and structured learning environment which focuses on the whole child. As a 501c3 non-profit organization, we offer families income-based child care and accept child care certificates.

Gallatin Day Care Center, Inc.
108 Southpark Circle, Gallatin 37066
Phone: 615) 452-2518
Hours: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Offers an enrichment program and day care to preschool children of working low-income families. Tuition is based on a sliding scale.

Kids on the Block (STARS)
1704 Charlotte Pike, Suite 200, Nashville 37203
Phone: (615) 279-0058  
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The mission of Kids on the Block (KOB) is to educate children about health and social concerns that affect their lives. KOB uses puppetry to promote understanding and acceptance of all people, regardless of their differences. The program also empowers children to make positive choices as they deal with serious issues.

Literacy Council of Middle Tennessee
108 Nokes Drive, Hendersonville 37075
Phone: (615) 822-8112  
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Programs include basic adult literacy to tutor adults who are learning to read; high school education equivalency training GED/HISet; school-aged tutoring services in reading, writing and math; and COVER (Community Offered Volunteer Educational Resources), which works directly with Kindergarten and First grade and Second grade students onsite in the classroom to aid with reading and math skills. All students receive one-on-one tutoring from qualified volunteers free of charge to the individual or family.

Rainbow Early Intervention Program (H.A.T.S.)
545 Airport Road, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-0974
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Provides services to children with developmental delays. The program benefits children from birth up to 3 years who qualify with physical or mental delays or by diagnosis. Home-based services are offered.

Sumner County Adult Education Advisory Council
129 Spy Glass Way, Hendersonville 37075
Phone: (615) 428-7244
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Provides HiSET preparation, English Literacy/Civics classes, and workplace literacy programs.

Sumner County 4-H
658 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 452-1423  
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
4-H is a unique educational program for all youth grades 4th- 12th. It encourages diverse groups of youth to develop their skills and talents to the fullest. As 4-H'ers, youth actively participate in activities, events and projects that develop and strengthen life skills.


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Assisting in establishing basic needs following emergencies, cultivating financial literacy and helping families become self-sustaining.

Gallatin CARES
330 Durham North Ave., Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-5732
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-3:00
Providing emergency and transitional assistance of food, household items, furniture, and shelter protection for families in Sumner County experiencing traumatic events in their lives.

Grace Place
P.O. Box 1771, Hendersonville, 37077
Phone: (615) 881-3976
Hours: Mon. - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Empowering single mothers and their children toward developing healthy, safe, and independent lives in the local community through numerous life skills and educational programs while providing long-term shelter and transitional care.

Hendersonville Samaritan Association
116 Dunn Street, Hendersonville 37075
Phone: (615) 824-7105
Hours: Mon. - Thurs., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Provides emergency assistance including food, clothing, prescription medication, utilities and rent to people in need within available resources.

Portland C.A.R.E.S.
617 Highway 52 East, Portland 37148
Phone: (615) 325-7805
Hours: Mon. - Thurs., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Provides emergency assistance including food, clothing, prescription medication, utilities and rent to people in need within available resources in the Portland, Westmoreland, Bethpage, and Cottontown communities.

Second Harvest Food Bank BackPack Program
331 Great Circle Road, Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 329-3491, or dial 2-1-1
BackPack food bags are provided for students to take home over the weekend when school meals are not available.

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul
449 North Water Avenue, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 452-2977 / ext. 11 - 24-hour hotline - Leave contact phone number and the nature of difficulty. Calls will be returned within 24 hours.
Emergency assistance including food, prescription medication, utilities and rent to people in need within available resources. In-home visit appointments scheduled.

Westmoreland Food Bank (Amazing Grace Mission)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 164, Westmoreland 37186
Physical Address: 1037 Park St., Westmoreland 37186
Phone: (615) 644-HELP (4357)
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Provides food and other grocery items to needy families of the 37286 (Westmoreland) and 37022 (Bethpage) ZIP codes within available resources. Can also occasionally assist with utility payments in a limited amount. Clothing, furniture, and sometimes appliances are available for free.

Youth CAN (Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency)
1598 GreenLea Blvd., Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 290-2477
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Youth CAN assists youth ages 16–24 with educational, training, and career opportunities through various resources and support services. Our mission is to help young people achieve academic and occupational goals and attain a healthy work ethic.


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Providing preventative care and critically needed services, helping seniors remain active and independent, and providing age-appropriate health resources.

Alzheimer's and Aging Services (Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee)
446 Metroplex Dr, Suite A-224, Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: (615) 269-5355   
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Provides free consultation, education, referrals, and general information about various dementias, caregiving strategies, and help for caregivers. In-home visits are available as well as monthly caregiver support groups.

Gallatin Senior Citizens Center
200 East Franklin Street, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-1531
Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 9.a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Provides recreational activities, exercise programs, information/referrals, volunteer opportunities, outreach services, health screening activities and information, health fairs, and community services information.Thrift Store with many affordable items including clothing, housewares, jewelry, books and puzzles and many more items. Thrift Store accepts donations daily Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch hours are 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. $4.50 regular lunch, Catfish Day $5.50.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency)
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300, Nashville 37217
Phone: (615) 850-3918
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Works to protect the rights and dignity of residents in long-term care facilities through investigation and resolution of their complaints.

Meals on Wheels and Senior Dining Program (Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency)
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300, Nashville 37217
Phone - Gallatin: (615) 452-4022
Phone - Hendersonville: (615) 824-0811
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Provides nutritious lunch meals and a volunteer visit each weekday to persons 60 and above at a group site or to homebound seniors.

Nurses for Newborns
50 Vantage Way, Suite 101, Nashville 37228
Phone: (615) 313-9989 or (888) 654-7427
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Prevention services provided to medically fragile infants, caregivers with medical, mental health, or substance abuse concerns, and teenage parents needing assistance. Individually scheduled RN home visits focus on infant and caregiver health through assessments, education, and positive parenting skills. Clients are referred by hospitals, healthcare providers, and collaborating partners. Services may begin during pregnancy and can continue up until the child is two years old.

Portland Senior Citizens
114 Main Street, Portland 37148
Phone: (615) 325-0922
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Provides recreational activities and health screenings to senior citizens.  WeCare Telephone Outreach Program, and senior service provider information, are available in our library.

Salvus Center, Inc.
556 Hartsville Pike, Ste. 200, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-0038
Hours: (By Appointment Only) Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Provides health care to uninsured, working individuals and families for wholeness, wellness and healing. Services include: primary health care, diagnostic services, disease prevention, nutrition counseling and prescription assistance.  Services are provided to those who work or live in Sumner County and have no health insurance. Fees are on sliding scale based on income and number of dependents living in the household.

Senior Citizens of Hendersonville
197 Imperial Blvd., Hendersonville 37075
Phone: (615) 822-8758  
Hours: Mon. –Thurs., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Provides the facility, equipment, and programming necessary to enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of persons 50 years and older.  In addition, provides referral information for senior services in the community, as well as reassurance calls to homebound seniors through its Outreach/Telephone Reassurance Program. 25+ health & wellness activities and 15+ "brain" activities are provided on a weekly basis. There are additional opportunities for dances, trips, special events, lunch-and-learns and monthly Pot Luck Lunches.

Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program (Cumberland Crisis Pregnancy Center)
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1037, Hendersonville 37077
Physical Address: 2229 Nashville Pike, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-1717
Hours: Monday - Friday, School hours and by appointment for evening and summer events
Provides accurate sexual risk avoidance education in the community to 6th - 12th grade students in public and private schools, and other settings. The purpose of the program is for students to know their worth and to raise awareness of and reduce sexually transmitted infections and teen pregnancies, through engaging and creative classroom presentations.

Tennessee Poison Center
Poison Help Hotline: (800) 222-1222
Administrative Phone: (615) 936-0760  
Admin. Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Provides a toll-free medical hotline 24-hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for poison emergency treatment advice, information calls, as well as poison prevention through education and community outreach programs. All calls are free and confidential.


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Providing assistance in times of crisis or disaster, youth and family-focused counseling, and reducing child abuse and domestic violence.

Ashley's Place (Sumner Child Advocacy Center)
315 West Smith Street, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-2169   
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Provides child abuse victims with a child-friendly environment in which to be interviewed by a trained Forensic Interviewer as part of the child abuse investigation. In addition, the Center provides victim advocacy services throughout the prosecution process, specific trauma-focused therapy free of charge to families for any child who has a disclosure of abuse, and prevention educational programs for children, teachers, law enforcement officials, day care providers, and others throughout the community.

Cumberland Crisis Pregnancy Center
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1037, Hendersonville 37077
Physical Address: 2229 Nashville Pike, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-1717
Hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Provides confidential counseling services to women and families involved in unplanned pregnancies.  Also provides pregnancy tests, pregnancy options information, Prenatal and Parenting classes, mentoring, abortion recovery counseling, maternity clothes, diapers, formula and infant material assistance.

331 South Water Avenue, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 452-5439
Phone: Hotline: (615) 452-4315
Spanish 24/7 Helpline: (615) 454-8149
Sexual Assault Helpline: (615) 454-0373
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Provides assistance to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  Offers emergency shelter, 24/7 crisis intervention services, danger assessment, safety planning, law enforcement and court advocacy and accompaniment, help with orders of protection, supportive counseling, information and referrals, case management, therapy, and support groups.  In addition, community education and school presentations.  All services are free and confidential.

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee
106 Public Square, Ste. 109, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-1880  
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Provides free legal advice, representation, and community education in civil legal matters to low income individuals and families, targeted towards older individuals in social and economic need. LAS handles a wide variety of civil legal matters, but focuses upon protecting victims of domestic violence, assistance with unfair housing and mortgage lending practices, special education and disability issues, and access to health care.

Student Assistance Program (STARS)
1704 Charlotte Pike, Suite 200, Nashville 37203
Phone: (615) 279-0058  
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is an evidenced-based prevention and intervention framework that can be tailored to each school and community served. For over 30 years, SAP has addressed social and emotional issues that are barriers to a young person’s success in life. The goal of STARS services is to see young people healthy, hopeful and connected as they pursue their unlimited potential. STARS in-school staff provides students, their families, and schools with support to address the mental health issues young people are facing today. The program provides services to schools to address substance misuse, violence and bullying. SAP assists students in achieving academic and social success by promoting healthy development, reducing hurdles to learning and building upon strengths.

Sumner County CASA
182 West Franklin Street, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-1688   
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Program trains and supervises diverse volunteers who advocate for the best interests of children who are involved in court proceedings primarily as a result of abuse and neglect.

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