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Here you will find useful information for new residents of the county as well as those looking for all things Williamson County, TN.


Alcoholism:
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (Middle TN Central Office) Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. - Copyright by The A.A. Grapevine, Inc.

Animal Shelters:

Armed Forces:

Arts:
  • Arts Council of Williamson County A non-profit 501(c)(3) service organization that exists to enrich the lives of the citizens of Williamson County, Tennessee by bringing the arts and people together. The Arts Council envisions a dynamic, lively and diverse arts community which is accessible to all and which is a major cultural destination.
  • Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. Cheekwood exists to celebrate and preserve its landscape, buildings, art and botanical collections and, through these unique means, provide an inspiring place for visitors to explore their connections with art, nature and the environment.
  • Council for the Written Word Promotes writing in Williamson County, Tennessee,: to recognize published authors and people who have performed distinguished service in promoting writing in Williamson County; to promote artistic expression by educating and thus empowering writers.
  • Tennessee Writers Alliance Seeks to support the work of Tennessee writers and enhance the role of literary arts in Tennessee.
  • Williamson County Community Band Be a part of a musical group and have a chance to perform again
  • Williamson County Cultural Arts Commission The WCCAC exists to promote, encourage, educate, and advocate the cultural arts in Williamson County of Tennessee.
  • Women's National Book Association -- Nashville Chapter The Nashville chapter of the Women's National Book Association has brought together professional women and men who share a commitment to books and reading. We offer stimulating programs about emerging genres and publishing industry trends, feature inside-the-book discussions with new and favorite authors, and enjoy the company of other literate and literary-minded book lovers. We also do our part to promote reading, literacy and enthusiasm for books in the Nashville community.

UPBusiness:
  • Brentwood Chamber of Commerce working to help businesses in Williamson County grow and prosper
  • Center for Entrepreneurship co-curricular programs that provide a variety of opportunities for learning through applied application to real entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Center for Nonprofit Management improve the skills of nonprofit executives in Middle Tennessee
  • Dress for Success, Nashville to advance the economic and social development of low-income women by providing interview and work appropriate clothing and encouraging self sufficiency. 
  • US Small Business Administration. Office of Women's Ownership Entrepreneurial Development. Exists to establish and oversee a network of Women's Business Centers (WBCs) throughout the United States and its territories. Through the management and technical assistance provided by the WBCs, entrepreneurs, especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged, are offered comprehensive training and counseling on a vast array of topics in many languages to help them start and grow their own businesses.

City Planning:
  • Franklin Tomorrow. Franklin Tomorrow is a non-profit community organization that communicates a shared and evolving Vision for the future of Franklin and focuses that Vision through education, advocacy, evaluation, implementation, and recognition of the Vision's specific goals and strategies.

Clubs:
  • Boy Scouts of America 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.
  • Boys and Girls Club of Franklin/Williamson County"To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens."
  • Franklin Lions Club Working to end preventable blindness.
  • Franklin Noon Rotary Club The club's annual fund raiser, The Franklin Rodeo, is the source of the charitable giving the Franklin Noon Rotary Club contributes year round. When people come out for the rodeo they are joining us in providing support for community needs. The unique aspect of the Franklin Noon Rotary Club is its blend of tradition and future. We respect the heritage passed on to us by those who started the club in 1948.
  • John Nolen Chapter DAR Promoting Historic Preservation, Patriotism and Education
  • MOMS Club of Nolensville, TN Provide support to stay-at-home moms and part-time working moms, who want to interact together with their children and serve the community.
  • Rotary Club of Cool Springs to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service; High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society; The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life and the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
  • Williamson County 4-H Trains future citizens with skills in leadership, service, & communications
  • Williamson County League of Women Voters LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF TENNESSEE, 1208 KNOX VALLEY DR, BRENTWOOD, TN 37027-7147
  • Williamson County Newcomers Club Meets at 10:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Old Natchez Country Club. Information: Sarah Neal at 595-1127.
  • Women's National Book Association -- Nashville Chapter The Nashville chapter of the Women's National Book Association has brought together professional women and men who share a commitment to books and reading. We offer stimulating programs about emerging genres and publishing industry trends, feature inside-the-book discussions with new and favorite authors, and enjoy the company of other literate and literary-minded book lovers. We also do our part to promote reading, literacy and enthusiasm for books in the Nashville community.
  • YMCA of Middle Tennessee A worldwide charitable fellowship united by a common loyalty to Jesus Christ for the purpose of helping persons grow in spirit, mind and body.

Community News

Community Services:

UPEducation:
  • Education First Foundation Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
  • Homeschool Curriculum and Homeschooling Curriculum: A to Z Home's Cool A to Z Home's Cool community website will help you homeschool your kids from preschool, kindergarten, through homeschooling high school with free online education, home-friendly lesson ideas, educational websites, helpful articles, top homeschool programs, books, materials, curriculum
  • Humanities Tennessee dedicated to developing a sense of community through educational programs in the humanities across Tennessee
  • kidcental tn provides information on health, education, development and support to Tennessee families, as well as a searchable State Services Directory. Families can create a Parent Profile to receive information tailored to the specific needs of their child. 
  • Middle Tennessee Home Education Association The Middle Tennessee Home Education Association (MTHEA) is a ministry dedicated to serving home educators in the Middle Tennessee area by providing a network of support. Our goal is to nurture, educate and motivate families that home school. We are committed to help protect the right of the parent to"train up a child in the way they should go."
  • STARS - Students taking a right stand We help schools tackle tough issues that threaten the emotional, psychological and academic well-being of area students -- issues such as substance abuse, violence, bullying, harassment, family conflicts and divorce, grief and loss, and myriad other concerns.
  • Tennessee Homeschooling Support Groups Tennessee has three ways you can homeschool. You have the option of being (1) an independent homeschooler (registered with the state), or (2) registered with a Church-Related School or (3) registered as a satellite school of a Church-Related School (The Jeter Memo.)
  • Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSCA) To provide accurate and uncomplicated access to financial aid information that meets your needs. Whether you are a student, parent, counselor, or financial aid professional, we hope that you find this site helpful.

Employment:
  • Workforce Essentials Assists unemployed individuals with the successful transition into the local workforce.

Funeral Rites:
  • Funeral Consumers' Alliance a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and empowering consumers to make wise choices when planning for funerals or other end-of-life procedures and ceremonies.

UPGardens:
  • Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. Cheekwood exists to celebrate and preserve its landscape, buildings, art and botanical collections and, through these unique means, provide an inspiring place for visitors to explore their connections with art, nature and the environment.
  • Davidson County Tennessee Master Gardeners To"support and engage in the projects and activities which will foster horticulture, horticulture related activities or any other projects and activities which it may deem to be advisable to engage in and which will enhance the quality of life of residents of Davidson County, Tennessee, and all of such projects and activities shall be in cooperation with the Extension Service, University of Tennessee."

Government:

Harpeth River:

Health Services:
  • Alive Hospice Our Mission: We provide loving care to people with life-threatening illnesses, support to their families, and service to the community in a spirit of enriching lives.
  • Alzheimer's Association -- Mid South Chapter Our Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
  • American Heart Association The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is:"Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."
  • Autism Society The nation's leading grass roots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. 
  • Comfort Keepers We help seniors live happy, healthy lives in the comfort of their own homes by providing quality, compassionate care and safety technology solutions to preserve independence and contribute to a better life.
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a nonprofit donor-supported organization, is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease.
  • EAR Foundation Provides links to products and services.
  • Easter Seals - Tennessee help people with all kinds of disabilities -- individuals who have been disabled through illness, accident, or aging, as well as people born with disabilities.
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Middle & West Tennessee the mission of the Epilepsy Foundation Middle and West Tennessee has been to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences; and prevent, control and cure epilepsy through services, education, advocacy and research.
  • Faith Family Medical Clinic a primary care medical clinic serving uninsured working people (and their families) in the greater Nashville area.
  • Health Information Tennessee
  • Hemlock Society of Tennessee, Inc. a nonprofit organization, improves care and expands choice at the end of life. We support, educate and advocate.
  • Hope Clinic for Women;"Crisis Pregnancy Support Center" a faith based, safe and confidential place for anyone dealing with life choices regarding past, present, and future pregnancies. We provide education, counsel and medical care for anyone regardless of age, race, or religion.
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation -- Middle Tennessee Chapter dedicated to finding a cure
  • Keeping Kids Fit for Life Addressing the unprecedented number of preteens and adolescents presenting with type 2 diabetes
  • La Leche League of Williamson County, TN. dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breast-feed
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS): Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS has dedicated itself to being one of the top-rated voluntary health agencies in terms of dollars that directly fund our mission. zip code search for local chapter.
  • Lupus Foundation of American Mid-South Chapter LFA provides information and programs in your community to help people with lupus and their families
  • Middle Tennessee Poison Center A comprehensive poison resource center located on the campus of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. We are the statewide poison emergency information and resource center for the public and health care professionals.
  • Miriam's Promise;"Tennessee Conference Children's Services" Our mission is to ensure the well-being of children—before, during, and after birth.
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid South Chapter We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.
  • New Horizons Corporation New Horizons Corporation is a non-profit organization that empowers adults with developmental disabilities to live and work in our community
  • Open Arms Care We help individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities reach their maximum potential through life skills development, vocational services, recreational therapies and community integration.
  • Tennessee County Health Departments
  • Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities"To plan for and promote the availability of a comprehensive array of quality prevention, early intervention, treatment, habilitation and rehabilitation services and supports based on the needs and choices of individuals and families served. "
  • Tennessee Kidney Foundation Improve the health and well being of Tennesseans affected by kidney disease, by facilitating, advocating and encouraging, education, prevention, detection and treatment along with promoting organ donation throughout the state.
  • Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to increase our understanding of the causes, development, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders and to guide best practices for families and professionals working with children with ASD
  • United Neighborhood Health Services To improve the health and quality of life of the underprivileged, vulnerable and minority infants, children, teens, adults and seniors of Nashville/Davidson County and Middle Tennessee by providing health services and programs and promoting health policies that prevent and control disease, injury and disability.
  • Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Serving persons with diseases of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck, and hearing, speech, language and related disorders.
  • Waves, Inc. Provide a broad range of services for adults with developmental disabilities in Williamson County. In 1984, Waves added services for children. Now, our Early Childhood Learning Program serves children of all abilities including typically developing children and children with developmental delays and disabilities.
  • Williamson County Health Department State/County Health Department

History:

History Preservation:
  • African American Heritage Society To support the Society's programmatic development in promoting awareness among African American students at North Carolina State University, of the historical development of African peoples throughout the world's history, and to provide an arena in which African American students may recognize and utilize the legacy of prior contributions of Africans and African-Americans in their personal and professional development, through research-oriented activities developed from Afro-centric perspective.
  • Brentwood Historical Society a volunteer citizen organization of the City of Brentwood Historic Commission, dedicated to the study and preservation of the City's history and culture.
  • Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County. dedicated to protecting and preserving our historic resources in Franklin and Williamson County, Tennessee

UPLaw:

Libraries:
  • The Brentwood Library Our mission is to serve you with materials that will help you be productive, contribute to our society, elevate your economic stature, enhance your humanity and enjoy life every day. Our goal is to provide service with competence, professionalism and courtesy .
  • Williamson County Public Library Seeks to meet the recreational, educational, and information needs of the citizens of Williamson County through a county-wide network of libraries located in the Bethesda, College Grove , Fairview, Leiper's Fork, and Nolensville communities. The Main Library in Franklin houses the Special Collections/Genealogy library.

UPMedical Services:
  • Children's Special Services Provides medical services and reimbursement for medical care (surgery, physicians/clinic visits), medical supplies, pharmaceuticals and therapies (excluding Speech, Physical and Occupational Therapies) for individuals from Birth to age 21 years. Sponsors Parents Encouraging Parents Support Group. CSS coordinates primary and specialty care through the designated primary care physician and corresponding managed care organization network. Care coordinators assist the family in accessing many services (educational, medical, social, transportation, support, and advocacy). Parents Encouraging Parents, links parents/families of children with special health care needs with other parents/families whose child may have the same or similar disorder
  • Medi-Quip/Option Care Wheelchairs, Tpn, Oxygen, Hospital Beds, Enteral Nutrition, Antibiotics, Hospital Equipment & I V Therapy, Complete Line Of Hospital Equipment & I V Therapy
  • Nashville CARES! To promote and participate in a comprehensive and compassionate response to HIV and AIDS through education, advocacy, and supportive services.
  • Our Kids Provides expert medical evaluations, crisis counseling and other services to children and families affected by child sexual abuse.
  • Parents Reaching Out Provides peer counseling to mothers experiencing high-risk pregnancies and to parents of premature or critically ill newborns in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and to parents of children in pediatric critical care (PCCU).
  • ProHealth Rural Health Services, Inc D.B.A. Williamson Rural Health Center 1325 West Main Street Franklin, TN 37064 · (615) 591-4733
  • Williamson Medical Center The county-owned community hospital in Franklin, Tennessee. Descriptions of facility, capabilities, and services; directory of physicians; and current news.

Native Americans:

Natural Resources:

UPPets:

Recreation:
  • Bethesda Recreation Club A volunteer organization providing recreational sports for children ages 4 – 17. Currently, Basketball, Baseball, Softball & Tee Ball leagues are available for children of the community. 
  • Brentwood Family YMCA To provide you with the best facilities, programs and customer service while remaining committed to our mission and core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. 8207 Concord Road, Brentwood, TN 37027 615-373-9622
  • City of Brentwood Parks and Recreation provide a variety of active and passive park facilities and programs to accommodate the needs, interests and expectations of local residents and other users.
  • City of Fairview Parks Department" Park Amenities: Youth Football Field, Concessions/Rest rooms, Playground, Soccer Field & Walking Trail Recreation Center Amenities: Outdoor Pool, Gymnasium, Fitness Center, Arts & Crafts Classes, Athletics-Children & Adults, Game Room & Sitting Service Location: Located South of Fairview Elementary School"
  • Cool Springs YMCA 121 Seaboard Lane, Franklin, TN 37067 (615)661-4200
  • Fairview Recreation Center 2714 Fairview Blvd. W., Fairview, TN, (615)799-9331
  • Franklin YMCA 501 S Royal Oaks Blvd, Franklin, TN 37064 615)591-0322
  • Grassland Athletic Association To provide the opportunity for children to participate in Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Football and Cheerleading while teaching them teamwork, respect, and the fundamentals of each game with instruction and coaching done in a positive, pro-active, mentoring environment.
  • Harpeth Bicycle Club promote cycling in the greater Nashville area and to maintain a relationship with motor vehicles, promote safe places to ride in the community and bring public awareness to bicyclist issues
  • Maryland Farms YMCA Carol and Roy Elam Family Center 5101 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027 615-373-2900
  • Owl's Hill Nature Center Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary is 160 acres of protected green space in northwestern Williamson County, Tennessee. Usage is dedicated to a mission of education, conservation, restoration, research, and species protection.
  • Radnor Lake State Natural Area set aside by the State of Tennessee for wildlife observation and protected under the State Natural Areas Preservation Act of 1971.
  • Williamson County Parks and Recreation Williamson County, Tennessee

UPSchools:
  • Battle Ground Academy (BGA) Battle Ground Academy is a college preparatory school dedicated to developing the intellectual, moral, creative and physical aspects of each student and to assisting students in the realization of their potential for personal fulfillment and service to others.
  • Benton Hall School Benton Hall Academy offers a curriculum designed to challenge each student to his or her highest intellectual and creative abilities. The school's program strives to prepare each student academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally, through individualized instruction, to work to his or her potential and to make a successful transition into the workplace, or into a higher learning experience. The highest priority is given to the development of sensitive, autonomous human beings who relate well with others, know how to learn, and how to make wise choices.
  • Brentwood Academy Brentwood Academy is a coeducational, independent, college-preparatory school dedicated to nurturing and challenging the whole person – body, mind, and spirit – to the glory of God
  • Franklin Classical School (615) 595-5337
  • Montessori School of Franklin Montessori School of Franklin is a community of children, parents and staff dedicated to following the development of the whole child. While practicing grace and courtesy, the child directs his/her day and has lessons in practical life, sensorial, math, language, science, music, and cultural activities. The freedom of purposeful movement allows the child to develop according to his/her needs. While developing socially, emotionally, and academically, this community provides a secure, warm and enriching environment for the children.
  • Franklin Special School District FSSD is a K-8 school system with approximately 3,850 students enrolled. Students are served by seven schools: four elementary schools, one intermediate school, one middle school, and a balanced calendar K-8 school.
  • New Hope Academy (615) 595-0324
  • Williamson County Schools Williamson County Schools is a K-12 school district with approximately 32,000 students enrolled for the 2011-2012 school year. There are 41 school sites: nine high schools, eight middle schools, 23 elementary schools, and one K- 8 school. Summit High School and Clovercroft Elementary opened with the 2011-12 school year.

Senior Services:
  • AAAD Area Agency on Aging & Disability The Greater Nashville Regional Council Area Agency on Aging & Disability is one of nine regional agencies statewide whose mission is to plan programs and services for the older population and adults with disabilities.
  • AARP AARP is"a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over ... dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age," which"provides a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for our members."
  • Caregiver Support Brentwood United Methodist Church Support for Children of Aging Parents
  • Council on Aging of Greater Nashville COA addresses the unmet needs of older adults and caregivers through information, advocacy and education and by being a catalyst for comprehensive solutions.
  • Elmcroft of Brentwood he Elmcroft way of caring for seniors begins with committed, caring people in a warm and welcoming environment where residents receive personalized assisted living services and opportunities for meaningful social interaction and recreation. 
  • Fifty Forward College Grove Educational Classes, Fitness programs, seminars, arts, general recreational activities of various card games, billiards, limited travel, luncheon expeditions.
  • Fifty Forward Martin Center To increase the popularity of our common interests. We hope to add new members so we will be able to grow and expand. We also want to have fun while when we are together and working on projects. By developing relationships and friendships, the organization will become even stronger.
  • FiftyForward The leading resource for adults 50+ in Middle Tennessee who seek to live longer, more fulfilling lives. We are the premier provider of innovative programs and services for older adults and their families through a powerful leadership team of staff, volunteers and community partners.
  • Home Instead Senior Care to enable seniors to live happy, healthy, and independent lives in their homes
  • JL Clay Senior Center To provide for the general well being of its members, aged through safe,age appropriate learning opportunities and social events.
  • Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee To promote mental health for all people through advocacy, education and service.
  • National Council on the Aging Improving the lives of older Americans.
  • Southerland Place Retirement Home, 200 Winners Circle South, Brentwood TN 37027. Phone 615-221-9001
  • Sunnington Assisted Living Our goal is that every interaction with a resident or family member reflects the philosophy of Sunnington. We want our residents to be as comfortable as possible in their new home, while ensuring their privacy and their optimum level of independence.

Social Security:

Social Services:
  • 2-1-1 Tennessee Tennessee Statewide 2-1-1 Resource Network. Live United Way
  • A Vintage Affair A non profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to raising money for Williamson County charities benefiting women and children.
  • American Red Cross/Williamson County Chapter. The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
  • Angel Heart Farm Angel Heart Farm enriches the lives of children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses including: all Cancers, Brain Tumors, Arthritis, Diabetes, Gastrointestinal Disease, Heart and Liver Disease and Transplant, Hemophilia, Kidney Disease, Sickle Cell Anemia, Immunology Deficiencies/HIV and any other life-threatening illnesses referred by a physician. 
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee.;"Buddies of Nashville." Big Brothers Big Sisters is proven to improve children's odds for succeeding in school, behaving nonviolently, avoiding drugs and alcohol, and breaking negative cycles.
  • Bridges Domestic Violence Center Serves women, men, and their children affected by domestic violence, ensuring a safe transition to successful independent living through education, intervention, and case management.
  • Catholic Charities Following the example of Christ, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Nashville advocates for and provides services which enhance and enrich the quality of life for people in need.
  • Character Under Construction Coalition of Williamson County To teach and encourage good character in our community. It is a joint effort of Franklin Special School District, Williamson County Schools, Chamber of Commerce, 4-H Clubs and various community groups. This community effort hopes to instill in our children those characteristics that help them grow into responsible citizens of Williamson County.
  • Child Support Services Enforces child support orders, establishes paternity and establishes or modifies child support orders.
  • Co-Dependents Anonymous a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.
  • Community Child Care, Inc. (615) 794-8986. 129 W Fowlkes St # 1270, Franklin, TN 37064-3563
  • Community HealthCorps Founded in 1995 by the National Association of Community Health Centers, Community HealthCorps is the largest health-focused, national AmeriCorps program that promotes health care for America's under served, while developing tomorrow's health care workforce.
  • Community Housing Partnership of Williamson County. To establish a public/private partnership as Williamson County's leading agency in achieving quality affordable housing for elderly, low income, disabled and work force families of Williamson County Tennessee through housing alternatives to create, supply and maintain appropriate housing by rehabilitation, maintenance and restoration.
  • Crisis Intervention Center A 24 hour information and referral line where trained counselors provide caring emotional support and resource referrals to assist with basic and emergency needs such as food, clothing, safe shelter, affordable housing, and mental health counseling.
  • Dismas, Inc. To facilitate the reconciliation of former prisoners to society, and society to former prisoners, through development of a supportive community characterized by: Students and former prisoners living together in a family setting; The active involvement of volunteers from the broader community; A spirit of open and participative decision making and sharing across the Dismas network, with an emphasis on the common good.
  • Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee (DSAMT) is the definitive resource in Middle Tennessee for accurate and up-to-date information on Down syndrome and a community resource for self-advocates and their families, educators and disability professionals.
  • Family & Children's Services To strengthen families, children and individuals to achieve self sufficiency, family preservation & emotional well-being.
  • Franklin Rotary Rodeo. A worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.
  • Graceworks Ministries, Inc. To share the Grace of God by providing comprehensive services to residents in need in Williamson County.
  • Greater Nashville Regional Council a regional organization of the 13 counties and 52 cities of the Greater Nashville Region of Middle Tennessee offering a variety of programming, products and services, both on the municipal and regional level, to our member counties. We serve the counties of Stewart, Montgomery, Robertson, Sumner, Houston, Cheatham, Davidson, Wilson, Trousdale, Humphreys, Rutherford and Williamson counties.
  • Hands on Nashville help people transform the world around them by volunteering
  • High Hopes, Inc. offers a specialized approach for educating children with and without special needs by combining speech, occupational, and physical therapy into the educational setting of the preschool classroom
  • Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.
  • Literacy Council of Williamson County Provide specialized tutoring, free of charge, to adults who want to improve their literacy skills and enrich the lives of people of all ages and circumstances.
  • Mercy Children's Clinic."To Reflect the Love and Compassion of Jesus Christ by Providing Healthcare Services to ALL children and support to their families."
  • Mid Cumberland Community Action Agency Programs Committed to providing resources and opportunities for families, children and individuals to improve their quality of life. Our team of caring professionals address the needs of people we serve through a wide array of agency programs and a broad network of partners. Programs: Emergency Services, Medical-Support, Nutrition, Retired Senior Volunteers, Self-Sufficiency,
  • Mid Cumberland Headstart - Franklin
  • Mid Cumberland Human Resource Agency serving 13 middle Tennessee counties
  • Mid Cumberland Human Resource Agency Williamson County
  • Mid South Mediation Services Offers mediation as an impartial forum to address differences between parties.
  • Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance Nashville and Middle Tennessee's practice group for the Collaborative Divorce process. Collaborative Divorce offers separating couples a team-based, holistic way of dealing with divorce.
  • Monroe Harding Facebook page Monroe Harding is the lead agency for the Middle Tennessee Collaborative, a group of child welfare agencies in the state.  Through this Performance Based collaborative, agencies work together to provide a continuum of  quality and timely services promoting positive growth for children, youth, and young families. Divisions include Independent Living Residential Homes, RSI Foster Care and Adoption Services, Cooperative Living Residential Homes, Youth Connections and Project S.H.A.R.E. (Supporting Healthy Attitudes Regarding Education).
  • My Friend's House Primary focus is the safety and the emotional and physical stability of children who have been removed from their home due to abuse or neglect.
  • Nashville's Table: Middle Tennessee's Table Middle Tennessee's Table's mission is to reduce hunger in our community by rescuing excess prepared and perishable food from those with abundance and providing it to those in need. Nashville's Table merged with Second Harvest in 2005.  At that time, the program consisted of five donors, five recipient agencies and a cooler in the back of a station wagon. Today, the program has grown to include hundreds of food donors, including more than 150 grocery stores, and more than 350 partner agencies. Each year, Middle Tennessee's Table rescues more than 6 million pounds of food that would otherwise be wasted.
  • Oasis Center, Inc. Our Mission is to help youth grow, thrive and create positive change in their lives and in our community.
  • Outlook Nashville, Inc./ First Steps, Inc. Operates a Child Development Center providing early intervention and educational services for children with special needs and medical conditions, who have developmental delays, who are medically fragile and who are typically developing.
  • Pastoral Counseling Centers of Tennessee, Inc. Franklin When you or someone you love is troubled by depression, marital or relationship problems, substance abuse, or a vague sense that your life is adrift, we can help.
  • Regional Intervention Program (RIP) Parent implemented program in which parents learn to work directly with their own children
  • Saddle Up! Provides a recreational therapeutic horseback riding program that makes a positive difference in the lives of Middle Tennessee children and youth, ages 4 to 18, with more than 40 types of documented disabilities.
  • Second Harvest Food Bank Middle Tennessee Mission is to feed hungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community.
  • Storehouse Music Ministry
  • Technology Access Center To promote the independence and participation of individuals of all ages with disabilities in school, work, play and everyday activities through their use of assistive technology.
  • Teens N Touch;"STARS" Provides counseling and support for teen parents and encourages teen abstinence through peer counseling, sponsors support groups and provides an adult coordinator who also utilizes space in the Counseling Center.
  • Tennessee Department of Human Services To improve the well-being of economically disadvantaged, disabled or vulnerable Tennesseans through a network of financial, employment, rehabilitative and protective services.
  • Tennessee Disability Information & Referral Office Disability Pathfinder for Families Seeking Disability Resources
  • Tennessee Donor Services - Nashville Dedicated to meeting the needs of the community by providing families the option of organ and tissue donation for transplantation. In our area (TN & VA), over 4,600 people now wait for an organ transplant, (heart, liver, lungs, kidneys, intestine or pancreas).
  • Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped A free library program of braille, recorded and large print materials.
  • Tennessee Office for Refugees Our mission is to foster growth, integration and self-sufficiency by providing financial, technical and professional support to refugees and the agencies who serve them in the State of Tennessee. A department of Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. designated by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) to administer the state refugee resettlement program.
  • Tennessee Rehabilitation Center at Franklin;"Tennessee Vocational Training Center" (615) 790-5509 - 1405-A Brookwood Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064-3617
  • The Action Starts Here! (TASH) -- Middle Tennessee Chapter To actively promote the full inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in all aspects of life. TASH believes that no one with a disability should be forced to live, work, or learn in a segregated setting; that all individuals deserve the right to direct their own lives.
  • The ARC of Williamson County.;"Association for Retarded Children." A family-based organization dedicated to securing opportunities for all people with developmental, intellectual, or any other disabilities.
  • The Guidance Center Offers a full array of mental health and substance abuse services available to residents of the area.
  • United Way of Williamson County Give, advocate and volunteer.
  • Williamson County Child Advocacy Center To combat child abuse by coordinating services to children and their families in crisis and providing community education focused on prevention and early intervention.
  • Williamson County Foster Care Association Facebook page To help foster families while they serve the children and their needs.
  • Willowbrook Hospice Assisting both patient and family members to cope with incurable disease during the final journey of life.
  • Y-CAP YMCA of Middle Tennessee A Christ centered outreach program of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee serves at-risk youth in East Nashville on heart, one mind and one spirit at a time.
  • YWCA Domestic Violence Center YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Sports:

UPTransportation:
  • Franklin Transit Authority A public-private partnership committed to providing environmentally friendly, affordable, reliable, and safe mobility options for Middle Tennesseans.
  • The TMA Group / Franklin Transit Authority A public-private partnership committed to providing environmentally friendly, affordable, reliable, and safe mobility options for Middle Tennesseans.

Tourism:
  • Visit Franklin TN. YouTube Channel Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Utilities:

UPVoting:
  • League of Women Voters of Tennessee a nonpartisan political organization which encourages the informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy

Weather:

Wildlife:
  • Cumberland-Harpeth Audubon Society Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
  • Ducks Unlimited The vision of Ducks Unlimited is wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever.
  • Harmony Wildlife Rehabilitation Center a charitable, non-profit organization that provides professional care, rehabilitation, and release for Tennessee's displaced, orphaned, and injured wildlife
  • Walden's Puddle wildlife rescue organization that also offers instructions on what to do if you find a baby animal or injured animal (615) 299-9938
  • Williamson County Animal Control Ph: (615) 790-5590


If your agency is not listed or discover a link error, send us an email, or call 615-595-1241.


Dedicated to Janice Elaine Keck
Library Director May 1979 - February 2011

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