OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES:
Sometimes you may need help with more than homework. Here are some other organizations that offer services to the community.
Metro Nashville Public School: Metro Nashville Public School's homepage
Shelby County Schools: Shelby County School’s homepage
Learning Matters: Learning Matters provides students K-12, regardless of socioeconomic status, a team of experienced learning specialists who assess student academic abilities and offer intensive instruction to (1) remediate the individuals’ needs, (2) improve performance and grades in school, (3) increase students’ feelings of self-worth, and (4) enhance opportunities for success in life. Their phone number is 615-739-0546.
YMCA Y-CAP of Davidson County: The YMCA Community Action Program (Y-CAP) of Davidson County helps at-risk and underserved youth achieve their brightest possible future by closing the opportunity gap. They serve students through mentoring and coaching, literacy tutoring, intervention and prevention programs, and college access and readiness resources—all at no cost. Y-CAP’s goal is to model the love of Christ by offering support and encouragement to youth from adults who care. Their K-12 umbrella currently covers more than 1,200 students from 10 middle schools, 12 high schools, and 42 elementary schools in the Metro Nashville Public School district.
Junior Achievement: Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy. JA’s volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential. JA is currently offering free, online resources to help teachers, parents, and students. Virtual resources include lessons about economics, budgets, and business plans, as well as career exploration.
Nashville Community Education: Nashville Community Education seeks to enrich our community's personal and professional skills with offerings led by passionate instructors during the Spring, Summer, and Fall sessions.
The Nashville Adult Literacy Council: The Nashville Adult Literacy Council (NALC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to teaching reading to U.S.-born adults and English skills to adult immigrants. Call 615-298-8060 to sign up as a learner or tutor.
Education Equal Opportunity Group: The EEOG mission is to invest in students, create meaningful experiences, and provide positive pathways for success to improve the students’ quality of life. EEOG focuses on 21st century learning styles and skills and how pedagogy can address new learning needs.
Family and Children’s Services: Family & Children’s Service (FCS) serves all people in crisis and transition by meeting them where they are, understanding their needs, and connecting them to the resources they need. FCS often ‘fills in the gaps’ in social services, creating a safety net to ensure that all children and families can be safe and healthy.
Survivors of Suicide Loss: SSOL support groups are offered at no cost to those who have lost a loved one to suicide. As many as one in four survivors of suicide will attempt suicide themselves. These groups offer the healing of shared experience in a safe environment. For more information, call the Crisis Line 615-244-7444.
The Crisis Line provides free telephone counseling and support to anyone experiencing a crisis, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Crisis counselors assist callers struggling with thoughts of suicide, grief, depression, anxiety, domestic violence, divorce, parenting problems, addiction or serious mental illness. Language translation services are available. If you are in crisis and need help now call 615-244-7444, 24 hours a day.
Crisis Text Line: If you would like to text with a Crisis Specialist, please text HERE to 615-502-HERE (615-502-4373). The Crisis Text service is currently available Monday-Friday, 6am-10pm. Crisis text service is not currently available on weekends.
Nashville Drug Rehab: Addiction Center creates informational web guides for those who are struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring behavioral and mental health disorders. They are dedicated to helping members of the Nashville community get connected to health programs in their local area.