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.

2023-24 UWSC Funded Partner Programs


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

Children Are People, Inc.
805 Teal Drive, P.O. Box 1443, Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone:  (615) 230-5702
Office Hours:  Mon - Thurs, 10am- 6pm
Program Hours:  Mon - Thurs, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
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 in July on Mon - Thurs, 8:30am – 12pm.

Community Child Care Services
182 Executive Park Drive, Hendersonville 37075
Phone: (615) 824-5060
Hours: Mon – Fri, 6:30am – 6pm
Our mission 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: Mon – Fri, 6:30am – 5pm
Offers an enrichment program and day care to preschool children of working low-income families. Tuition is based on a sliding scale.

Gallatin Shalom Zone
(Children & Youth Programs)
600 Small Street, Suite 107, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 442-7575
Office Hours: Mon – Thurs, 8:30am - 4:30pm; Fri, 8:30am – 4pm
Gallatin Shalom Zone educates students in three separate programs for grades 1-12. The after-school enrichment program provides mentoring, skill set training, homework help, and enrichment. Summer Enrichment Camp provides elementary children a literacy and physical fitness focus. Urban Leadership Experience is a program designed for middle and high school students focusing on leadership skills, including roles and responsibilities. The school-year program is Mon – Thurs, 2:30pm – 5pm.  The summer programs run 8:30am - 1:30pm for camp and 8:30am-2pm for Urban Leadership. Pre-registration is required for all youth programs.

Gallatin Shalom Zone
(ESL Program)
600 Small Street, Suite 107, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 442-7575
Office Hours: Mon – Thurs, 8:30am - 4:30pm; Fri, 8:30am – 4pm
Works to assist non-English speaking adults with proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. Classes and tutoring provided. Students also receive instruction in U.S. civics, government, computer skills and navigating everyday life. Child care provided during class. Gas cards, food and referrals to other resources also provided.

Habilitation and Training Services – H.A.T.S.
(Rainbow Intervention Program)
545 Airport Road, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-0974
Hours: Mon – Fri, 8am – 4pm
Serves children from birth up to age 5 who either have a diagnosis that places the child at risk for a developmental delay or the child has been assessed to have a 25% developmental delay in two areas or a 40% delay in one area. Intervention services are offered within the child’s natural environment.

Sumner County 4-H
658 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 452-1423  
Hours: Mon – Fri, 8am - 4:30pm
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.

Amazing Grace Mission of Sumner County
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 164, Westmoreland 37186
Physical Address: 1037 Park St., Westmoreland 37186
Phone: (615) 644-HELP (4357) or (615) 417-9484.
Hours: Wed, 10am - 12pm
Provides food and other grocery items to needy families of the 37186 (Westmoreland) and 37022 (Bethpage) ZIP codes within available resources. Can also occasionally assist with utility payments in a limited amount. Clothing, furniture, household items, and sometimes appliances are available for free. Emergency assistance available upon request.
Aunt Pat's House Thrift Store
5004 Austin Peay Highway, Westmoreland, TN 37186

Thrift Store Hours:  Monday - Thursday 9am - 6pm Friday and Saturday 9am - 5pm ​​​​​​
Provides extremely affordable clothing, bedding, furniture, toys, household items, small appliances, glassware, jewelry.  

Gallatin CARES
330 Durham North Ave., Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-5732
Hours: Mon – Fri,  8:00am -3:00pm
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 Ministry
P.O. Box 1771, Hendersonville, 37077
Phone: (615) 881-3976
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am – 5pm
Empowering single mothers in need and their children toward developing healthy, safe, and independent lives in the local community.

Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County
(Downpayment Assistance Program)

327 Sumner Hall Dr., Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-9606
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4pm
Provides approved homebuyers matching downpayment assistance.

Hendersonville Samaritan Association
116 Dunn Street, Hendersonville 37075
Phone: (615) 824-7105
Mon - Thurs, 9am. – 4pm.; Fri 9am – 1pm
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

Benevolence hours:  Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm; Friday, 9am-1pm
Provides food, clothing, rent, utilities and prescription medicine to residents of Portland, Westmoreland and Bethpage.
Thrift Store Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30pm
Donations accepted during thrift store hours. 

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
(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.

St. Vincent de Paul Society
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.


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

Community Life Bridge
177 E. Main St, Suite 1, Hendersonville, TN 37075
Phone:  (615) 431-2660
Hours: Mon -Friday, 9am - 4pm
Seeking to bridge the transportation gap for older adults 60+, Community Life Bridge operates a volunteer-driven membership-based ride program called Community Life Ride (CLR). Qualified, screened volunteers provide rides to program members in order to support their independence and quality of life. Affordable and accessible, CLR combats isolation through connection with volunteers, giving all involved a sense of community. 

Cumberland Crisis Pregnancy Center
(Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program)
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1037, Hendersonville 37077
Physical Address: 2229 Nashville Pike, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-1717
Hours: Mon – Fri, School hours and by appointment for evening and summer events
Provides age-appropriate and medically accurate sexual risk avoidance education to 6th - 12th grade students in middle and high schools, with the goal of reducing sexually transmitted infections and teen pregnancies. The purpose of the program is for teens to know their intrinsic worth and value and to help equip them to make healthy emotional and physical choices in relationships. 

Habitat for Humanity
(Critical Home Repairs Program)
327 Sumner Hall Dr., Gallatin 37066
(615) 452-9606
Hours: Mon – Fri, 8am – 4pm
Provides critical home repairs to allow older adults age at home and in communities of their choice. Collaborates with human services organizations to evaluate individual needs and provide critical home repairs, modifications and community services specific to each homeowner’s lifestyle to preserve their home and their independence and to make their home safe and accessible.

Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee
(Caregiver Support Program) 
446 Metroplex Dr, Suite A-224, Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: (615) 434-2710 
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am – 5pm
Mental Health America of the MidSouth equips families with information, education, and access to the community support services needed to provide the best care for their loved ones living with Alzheimer's and other dementias.

Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency
(Ombudsman Program)
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300, Nashville 37217
Phone: (615) 850-3918
Mon – Fri, 8am - 4:30pm
Works to protect the rights and dignity of residents in long-term care facilities through investigation and resolution of their complaints.

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

Neighborhood Health at Salvus Center
556 Hartsville Pike, Ste. 200, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 227-3000
Hours: Mon – Fri, 7am – 4 pm
Welcomes everyone at their health center and provides high-quality comprehensive care for individuals and the whole family (e.g., infants, children, teens, adults, and seniors) regardless of the ability to pay. Offers a 24-hour call line, interpretation services, and specialty referrals. In-clinic lines of service include Pediatrics; full range of Women’s Health Care; Diabetes and Hypertension; Behavioral Health; Dental Care (via other Neighborhood Health locations) and care for unhoused patients. Provides exams, lab tests, diagnostic services, disease prevention, immunizations, nutrition counseling, and prescriptions for all ages. Provides patient navigators who give free in-person help enrolling in health insurance programs and can also check to see if patients qualify for patient assistance programs to help lower the cost of medications.

Nurses for Newborns 
1606 Porter Road, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37206
Phone:  (615) 313-9989 or 888-654-7427
Hours:  Mon – Fri, 9am - 4:30pm
Prevention services provided to medically fragile infants, caregivers with medical, mental health, or substance use concerns, and teenage parents needing support. 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, counselors, and collaborating partners up until the baby is one year old. Services may begin during pregnancy and can continue up until the child is two years of age.

Portland Senior Citizens
108 Main Street, Portland 37148
Phone: (615) 325-0922
Hours: Mon - Thurs, 9am - 4:30pm
Provides recreational activities and health screenings to senior citizens over 50. WeCare Telephone Outreach Program and senior service provider information are available in our library.

Senior Citizens of Hendersonville
197 Imperial Blvd., Hendersonville 37075
Phone: (615) 822-8758  
Hours: Mon –Thurs, 9am – 4pm; Fri, 9am – 3pm.
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. 60+ health & wellness, recreation and brain activities are provided on a weekly basis. There are additional opportunities for dances, trips, special events, Lunch & Learns and monthly Pot Luck Lunches.

Tennessee Poison Center
3319 West End Ave. Suite 460, Nashville, TN 37203
Poison Help Hotline: (800) 222-1222
Hotline Hours:  24/7
Administrative Phone: (615) 936-0760  
Administrative Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:30am- 4pm
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.


Tucker's House
(Assessment & Inclusive Modification Program) 
99 E. Main St., Suite 200, Franklin, TN  37064
Phone: (615) 310-5224  
Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am- 5pm
Provides home modifications for families with children or young adults with disabilities.  The Assessment & Inclusive Modification (AIM) program serves families in Middle Tennessee.  The goal is to alleviate emotional, physical, and financial difficulties for these families by providing a safer and more accessible environment for the person with a disability.


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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: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4:30pm
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
Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri, 10am – 5pm
Provides compassionate and 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 other infant necessities.

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: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm
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. HomeSafe also provides community education and school presentations. All services are free and confidential.


Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
106 Public Square, Ste. 109, Gallatin 37066
Phone: (615) 451-1880  
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 4:30pm
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.

Recovery Court of Sumner County
132 South Water Avenue, Gallatin, TN  37066
Phone:  (615) 812-6196
Provides an alternative to incarceration for nonviolent offenders who have substance abuse issues. Works closely with the county courts to allow offenders to complete an intensive recovery program. Our purpose is to improve the quality of life for these offenders and decrease their future contact with the criminal justice system. 

STARS Student Assistance Program
1704 Charlotte Pike, Suite 200, Nashville 37203
Phone: (615) 279-0058  
Hours:  Mon – Fri, 8am – 4pm
The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is an evidenced-based prevention and intervention framework that can be tailored to each school and community served. For nearly 40 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 and counseling 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   
Mon - Fri, 8am - 4:30pm
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.

Unlimited Potential Community Development Inc.
(Stay Warm Shelter)
260 E. Winchester St. Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone:  (615) 230-5906
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9am – 5pm
Provides necessities to the unhoused 12 months of the year, including overnight shelter during January and February. Provides non-perishable food bags, toiletries, sleeping bags, blankets, gas cards, rental and utility deposits.

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