Programs

15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center

The mission of the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is to reduce the trauma of child abuse and facilitate the healing process.

www.cac15.org


Adult Education Advisory Council of Wilson County

The mission of the Adult Education Advisory Council of Wilson County is to give support to the Adult Learning Center, a program designed to provide quality instruction for participants who are seeking to become more educated and better citizens, thus allowing them to participate more productively in family, workplace, and community environments.

www.wcschools.com/domain/1321

 

Cedarcroft Home

Cedarcroft Home is a facility dedicated to the care and welfare of mentally handicapped, disadvantaged and homeless men. We are a state-licensed, federally recognized, non-profit supportive living facility.

www.cedarcrofthome.org


Charis Health Center

Charis Health Center of Wilson County seeks to provide effective and affordable healthcare to adults and children (over 5) who are vulnerable and medically uninsured. The staff and volunteers, as servants of Jesus Christ the Healer, offer compassion and mercy to each individual to meet physical, mental, and spiritual needs.

www.charishealthcenter.org

 

Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation - Pink Ribbon of Hope

The Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation works to improve the quality and compassion of healthcare for our patients and community by raising funds for charitable healthcare activities, and investments in Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The Pink Ribbon of Hope program works to ensure all Upper Cumberland women have access to mammograms in an effort to save thousands of lives through early detection of breast cancer.

cookevilleregionalcharity.org/pink-ribbon-hope

 

Cookeville Rescue Mission

The Cookeville Rescue Mission’s mission is to serve Christ by addressing the physical, spiritual, emotional, and social well-being of the impoverished and destitute by providing Christ-centered rescue, recovery and restoration to those whom God leads to our doors.

cookevillerescuemission.org


Exchange Club Stephens Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse

The mission of the Stephens Center is to prevent child abuse and neglect while promoting healthy, nurturing families through appropriate home-visitation, parenting groups, and community education programs.

stephenscenter.org


Helping Hands of Putnam County

Helping Hands of Putnam County is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides emergency services (such as food, utilities, medical expenses, rent, and gas vouchers to doctor appointments) to low-income Putnam County persons and their families.

www.guidestar.org/profile/62-1132736

 

The Highlands Foundation - Upper Cumberland TN Reconnect Community

The mission of the Upper Cumberland TN Reconnect Community (UCTRC) is to improve the quality of life across the Upper Cumberland by consistently encouraging and supporting adults to complete postsecondary degrees. UCTRC was formed to address the adult population who are either unemployed or underemployed and who lack the education/training to meet job requirements in the region.

www.tnreconnect.gov/TalktoanAdvisor/TennesseeReconnectCommunityAdvisors/tabid/5241/Default.asp

 

HomeSafe, Inc.

The mission of HomeSafe is to provide safety and support to people impacted by domestic and sexual abuse, to foster survivors’ healing and empowerment, and to promote nonviolence and social justice in our community.

www.homesafeinc.org

 

Homework Hotline

Homework Hotline provides one-on-one free tutoring by phone to Tennessee students and parents. With Homework Hotline, students tackle new concepts, complete challenging assignments, learn to read, and gain academic skills. Homework Hotline helps students achieve and thrive – one assignment at a time.

www.homeworkhotline.info/

 

Joseph’s Storehouse

Joseph’s Storehouse’s mission is to promote the Gospel of Jesus Christ by meeting the needs of people. We distribute food and toiletry/hygiene items to the elderly, disabled, and low income individuals and families in Wilson County, and have recently expanded to include Trousdale, Smith and DeKalb Counties as well.

www.loaejosephsstorehouse.org

 

Lebanon Senior Citizens Center

The mission of the Lebanon Senior Citizens Center is to be a source of opportunities for seniors, to enjoy supportive social and recreational contact with peers, to maintain or regain a sense of self-esteem, to develop or expand knowledge and skills, and to obtain assistance in a personal, non-bureaucratic setting.

www.lebanontn.org/lscc

 

Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency - Homemaker

The mission of MCHRA is to help people help themselves by providing knowledge and resources to improve the quality of life in the Mid-Cumberland region. The Homemaker program is designed to help clients achieve life goals such as gaining or maintaining self-sufficiency and independence; preventing or remedying neglect, abuse, or exploitation of individuals unable to protect their own interest; and preventing or reducing the need for institutional care.

www.mchra.com/homemaker/



Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency - Meals on Wheels

The mission of MCHRA is to help people help themselves by providing knowledge and resources to improve the quality of life in the Mid-Cumberland region. Meals-on-wheels seeks to assist persons who are 60 years or older in maintaining their health and independence by providing nutritious meals and volunteer visits.

www.mchra.com/meals-on-wheels/

 

Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency - Ombudsman Program

The mission of MCHRA is to help people help themselves by providing knowledge and resources to improve the quality of life in the Mid-Cumberland region. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman program is designed to enhance the quality of life, improve the level of care, protect the individual’s rights, and promote the dignity of each citizen residing in a long-term care facility.

www.mchra.com/ombudsman/

 

Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency – Youth CAN

The mission of MCHRA is to help people help themselves by providing knowledge and resources to improve the quality of life in the Mid-Cumberland region. Youth CAN assists out of school youth, ages 16-24, with educational, training, and career opportunities through various resources and supportive services. Youth CAN provides the financial and educational help the eligible youth need to receive a high school diploma, high school equivalency diploma, postsecondary diploma, or other qualified credentials.  

www.mc-workforceservices.com/youth-can/

 

Middle Tennessee Council, Boy Scouts of America

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

www.mtcbsa.org

 

Mt. Juliet Help Center

The Mt. Juliet Help Center strives to provide quality, short-term emergency assistance delivered with warmth, compassion, and friendliness while beginning a church and community partner and good neighbor.

www.mtjuliethelpcenter.org

 

Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center

The mission of the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center is to provide a place for senior aged (55+) adults to gather for social, recreational and educational programs and to alleviate isolation and loneliness among the elderly.

mjseniorcenter.org

 

Prospect, Inc.

Prospect’s mission is to provide support services and employment to people who have disabilities or other barriers to personal independence.

www.prospectinc.com/


Rest Stop Ministries

The mission of Rest Stop Ministries is to comprehensively restore survivors and stop the oppression of human trafficking. The vision is to operate, with excellence, the premier, long-term residential restoration program in the Nashville, TN area for female victims of domestic sex trafficking; a safe and beautiful place where they can heal holistically in a loving and supportive trama-informed community.  

www.reststopministries.org/

 

Restoration Community Outreach

The mission of Restoration Community Outreach is to provide programs that improve individual citizen’s mental, physical, social and spiritual quality of life, thus producing quality citizens and quality communities.

www.restorationcommunityoutreach.com


Salvation Army of Wilson County - Lake Street Learning Center and Center of Hope

The Salvation Army of Wilson County’s Lake Street Learning Center’s goal is to give after-school academic, relational, and spiritual help to “at-risk” children in the neediest area of Wilson County.

The Salvation Army of Wilson County’s Center of Hope program gives food, gas, and help with rent to people transitioning out of homelessness. It also provides holiday meals to more than 500 families each year and Christmas gifts to needy children.

www.wilsoncountysalvationarmy.com

 

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee - Wilson County Backpack Program

The mission of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is to feed hungry people and to work to solve hunger issues in the community. The Wilson County Backpack Program provides easy-to-prepare food for at-risk children on weekends and during school breaks when other resources are not available.

secondharvestmidtn.org/

 

Southern STARRS, Inc.

Southern STARRS is dedicated to providing safe and goal-orientated therapeutic and recreational horseback riding and animal-assisted activities to special needs children and adults.

www.southernstarrs.org


STARS - Kids on the Block and Student Assistance Program

STARS mission is to support young people in overcoming social and emotional barriers through creative and innovative programs centering on prevention, intervention, treatment, training, and compassion.  

The Kids on the Block program educates children about health and social concerns that affect their lives with developmentally appropriate puppetry presentations.

The Student Assistance program is housed within the school building with STARS staff working in conjunction with school administration, school counselors, teachers, faculty, and families.

www.starsnashville.org

 

Tennessee Poison Center

The Tennessee Poison Center is committed to the prevention of poisonings in the home, the workplace, and the environment. The Tennessee Poison Center provides clinical advice to the public and healthcare community for the treatment of exposures to drugs, chemical, plant, or envenomation. Our goals are to prevent poisonings, minimize poisoning complications and reduce the number of poison-related deaths through telephone hotline intervention, public education, professional education, and clinical research.

www.tnpoisoncenter.org


Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency – Nutrition Program

UCHRA’s mission is to promote a strong sense of community and family values by administering programs designed to provide tools, knowledge and resources to improve the quality of life; promote a positive sense of individual self-worth; encourage responsible decision making; and provide opportunities for individuals to become productive and independent. The nutrition program provides persons age 60 and over, and individuals with disabilities, a nutritious noon meal either in a group setting or in their homes five-seven days a week. The home delivered meal program also provides daily contact to individuals that are home-bound and enables them access to other in-home services.

www.uchra.com/nutrition.html

 

Wilson Books from Birth

Wilson Books from Birth exists to sustain Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Wilson County, ensuring that new, age appropriate books are mailed each month to Wilson County’s pre-school children at no cost to families and regardless of income. Our mission is to foster a love of learning and reading in all Wilson County pre-school children, resulting in improved, long-term educational outcomes.

wilsonbooksfrombirth.com/

 

Wilson County CASA

Wilson County CASA provides trained volunteers who advocate in court for the stability and healthy development of abused and neglected children.

www.wilsoncountycasa.org



Wilson County Civic League

The Wilson County Civic League empowers our community by offering programs and activities that enhance self-worth and dignity, with emphasis on youth.

www.wilsoncountycivicleague.org

 


Wilson County Community Help Center

The Wilson County Community Help Center, created in 1988, was established to provide a “hand up” to the Wilson County resident by providing food, clothing, household necessities, and financial assistance for utilities, prescription, and fuel to out-of-county medical appointments.

wilsoncountyhelpcenter.org/

 

Wilson County Emergency Services Rehab Association - Rehab 23

Rehab 23’s mission is to provide direct 24/7/365 support including, but not limited to, rest, hydration, nourishment, and medical evaluation to the Wilson County First Responders (law enforcement, fire services and paramedics) at emergency scenes and during training operations.

www.rehab23.org/

 

Wilson County Parents as Teachers

The mission of the Wilson County Parents as Teachers is to empower, support and encourage parents as their child’s first and most influential teacher, in order that their families may have the optimal opportunity to succeed in life.

https://extension.tennessee.edu/Wilson/Pages/FCS-Wilson-County-Parents-As-Teachers.aspx

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