The few programs and agencies mentioned below are specific to Nashville. Find many more programs and resources that can help Nashville residents. These are part of Davidson County assistance programs.
Struggling families who need housing support in Nashville Tennessee can contact Rooftop. This is a rental assistance program that was created by and is supported by local churches and other aid organizations. The Rooftop group provides a one-time gift, or cash grant, of up to $300 for people needing help with rent.
Of course, you must be qualified to receive rent assistance. Rooftop has put in place a system to help ensure that people who truly need rent aid and help with security deposits are the ones who get aid. Among other things, they will ensure that you meet their income thresholds, and that the rent grants provided are put to good use. Contact Christ Church at (615) 834-6171.
The Metro Action Commission, which is based in Nashville Tennessee, offers grants for up to $400 as an one-time payment for energy assistance and help with paying utility bills. Aid provided is based on a person’s income for the year.
In addition, over $400,000 will be released for both rent help and mortgage assistance. A household can receive a payments of up to $700 per household, if the resident can provide they are low income and are currently struggling with housing costs. Dial (615) 862-8881.
There are several places to get food, groceries, and other non-financial aid from in Nashville Tennessee. Churches, charities, and non-profits are scattered throughout the city. Some of them include Alameda Christian Church 615-742-1194, Bordeaux Advocates 615-862-6953, and Kipp Academy 615-226-4484. To find a more extensive listing of food centers in Nashville, follow the previous link.
Some of the other agencies that offer aid include the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, United Neighborhood Health Services, and many more. Read more on these options.
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