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Tennessee Shelters for the Homelesss


Shelters and Emergency Housing: Tennessee
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Listed below are organizations in Tennessee that offer shelter and emergency housing to the homeless.

Location     Organization     Phone     Description
Tennessee     Salvation Army     Knoxville:
(865) 525-9401
(901) 543-8586
(615) 242-0411
Johnson City:
(423) 926-8901     Shelter for men/women/victims of domestic violence/Program for pregnant teens; merchandise, stores, transitional housing, etc.
Tennessee     Lighthouse Mission Ministries     Memphis:
(901) 382-0966
(731) 772-0299
(615) 327-8106
(931) 503-2000     Lighthouse Mission Ministries offers homeless men or women a future without addiction - Brownsville, Clarksville, Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee.
Tennessee     Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence     1 (800) 356-6767 or
1 (800) 799-7233     Listings for services including emergency shelter, transportation, food, clothing and related services.
Tennessee     Needy Meds           Free Clinic List for TN for the uninsured
Tennessee     Tennessee Homeless Shelters            
Tennessee     Upper East Tennessee Women’s Shelters            
Bristol     Bristol Shelters            
Chattanooga     Chattanooga Room in the Inn
230 N. Highland Park Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404     (423) 624-6144     Women/Families with Children
Chattanooga     Chattanooga Homeless Directory            
Chattanooga     Homeless Health Care Center
Email     (423) 265-5708     Services at a stationary clinic, as well as through outreach to homeless citizens living in the Chattanooga area.
Clarksville     Old Firehouse Day Shelter & Room in the Inn (November 1 to April 1)
1498 Golf Club Lane
Clarksville, TN 37040
Email     (931) 542-0381     Men and Women - Intake-individual needs assessment-dayshelter from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Room In the Inn provides evening and nightly shelter and provided by local churches.
Clarksville     Urban Ministries, Safe House for Women
Grace Assistance Program
217 S. Third St.
Clarksville, TN 37041     (931) 552-6900
(24 hr number)     Homeless shelter and referrals in Clarksville
Columbia     South Central Human Resource Agency-Community Action Agency           Human services to 13 Middle Tennessee counties such as Head Start, food and shelter, heating assistance, meals, etc.
Our Service Centers:
Columbia     Place of Hope
105 N. James Campbell Blvd.
Columbia, Tennessee 38401
Email     (800) 524-0912 or

(931) 388-9406     Alcohol and drug treatment programs and services, temporary shelter for the homeless, and food for the hungry, within a caring, Christian environment.
Cookeville     Cookeville Rescue Mission
1331 S. Jefferson St.
Cookeville, TN 38503     (931) 528-5819     Families, men and women
Cookeville     Genesis House
P.O. Box 1180
Cookeville, TN 38503     (800) 707-5197     Rape and Sexual assault Response Center
Cookeville     Upper Cumberland
Dismas House
Email     (931) 520-8448     Housing transition for ex-offenders
Gallatin     Good Neighbor Mission and Crises Center (Sumner County)
1188 Long Hollow Pk
Gallatin, TN 37066     (615) 452-7337     Emergency housing for families with children
Gallatin     Kids Savers of America, Inc.
128 S. Water Ave.
Gallatin, TN 37066
Email     (615) 452-0051     Food, clothing, and permanent shelter
Goodlettsville     Goodlettsville Help Center
108 Depot St. #400
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
(help in 37072 zip code only)     (615) 859-4706     General provisions, call for information
Henderson     Southwest Human Resource Agency     (800) 372-6013     Serving 15 W. TN Counties - Social services, housing, nutrition, elderly care, jobs, etc.
Contact us
Huntsville     Scott County Homeless Shelter
PO Box 164
Huntsville, TN 37756     (423) 663-3333     General provisions, call for information
Jackson     Aspell Recovery Center
110 McCowat St.
Jackson, TN 38301     (731) 427-7238     Chemical dependency program for men serving 20 counties with supportive and transitional housing
Jackson     Global Mission Ministries
162 Airways Blvd.
Jackson, TN 38301     (731) 424-3244     Daytime training discipleship program - 12 step/etc; shelter with meals, grooming facilities, commitment
Jackson     Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism
900 East Chester Street
Jackson, TN 38301    

Main Phone #
(731) 423-3653
Fax # (731) 422-2820

Homeless Housing for Men and Women
Phone # (731) 427-2775
    Services to reclaim the potential of persons who have become addicted (dependant upon) alcohol and other mind altering drugs. Provides a 33 bed men's transitional living facility Provides a 10 bed women's transitional facility Provides housing for 8 homeless women provides housing for 12 homeless men
Johnson City     Johnson City Interfaith Hospitality Network
210 West Fairview St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
Email     (423) 929-9967     Shelter, meals, and support services to families without homes.
Johnson City     Safe Passage, Inc.
Post Office Box 162
Johnson City, TN 37605     24 hr hotline:
(423) 926-7233
(423) 232-8920     A Domestic Violence Shelter For Women & Children
Johnson City     Emergency Shelters in Upper East TN            
Johnson City     Frontier Health Corporate
1167 Spratlin Park Drive
P.O. Box 9054
Johnson City, TN 37615
Email     (423) 467-3600     Services:
-       Behavioral Health / Mental Health Services
-       Substance Abuse Services
-       Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
-       Vocational Rehabilitation Services
-       Specialty Services
-       Most Intensive Services
-       Residential Services
-       Crisis Services
-       Service Guide
Knoxville     Knoxville Interfaith Health Clinic
315 Gill Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917     (865) 546-7330     A health care ministry in Knoxville, Tennessee providing affordable medical care, dental care, mental health counseling and prescription medications for the working uninsured
Knoxville     Knox Area Rescue Ministries
418 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917     (865) 673-6540     Shelter for homeless men, women & children
Knoxville     Serenity Shelter     24 hr. Crises Line:
(865) 971-4673     Crisis intervention center for women/lodging/meals/clothing
Knoxville     Helen Ross McNabb Services
201 W. Springdale Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917     To make a referral, receive more information, or to access services, please call (865) 637-9711.     Independent living housing services are available in several locations in Knoxville. Apartments located in two buildings in the Fourth and Gill neighborhood, one new and one renovated, provide a total of 9 apartments with a capacity of 13 tenants. A resident manager is on site to maintain the facility and monitor the residents for special needs.
Knoxville     Knoxville Homeless Shelters            
Knoxville     Volunteer Ministry Center     (865) 524-3926     Dayroom with breakfast & lunch & 18 single rooms for males.
Knoxville     Community Action Committee     (865) 546-3500 x142
Homeward Bound     Referral to shelters & homeless services in the Knoxville Area.
Lebanon     The Brooks House - A Home for the Hopeful
Community Homeless Outreach & Support, Inc.
111 West Lester Street
P.O. Box 1222
Lebanon, TN 37088
Email     (615) 444-8882     Women and women with children. Services include overnight shelter, education, healthcare, social services and human resources.
Lenoir City     Iva's Place
Comprehensive Services for Women
P.O. Box 71
Lenoir City, TN 37774
Nancy Grimes Program Director     (865) 986-3199
Fax: (865) 988-1844      
Memphis     Agency for Youth and Family Development
5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1510
Memphis, TN 38157     (901) 682-6775     Emergency Housing - Youth (14-17)
Memphis     Alpha Omega Veterans Services
1183 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104     (901) 452-5678     Emergency Housing -Men and Women Veterans
Memphis     Homeless Services Catholic Charities of West Tennessee
300 N. Bellevue
Memphis, TN 38105     (901) 722-4758     Dually-Diagnosed - men and women
Memphis     Family Link/Youth Villages
1582 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104     (901) 251-5000     Counseling Youth 13-18 - Group Homes/Transitional Housing
Memphis     Genesis House
300 N. Bellevue
Memphis, TN 38105     (901) 726-9786     Chronically Mentally Ill Adults
Memphis         (901) 526-8403     Housing Emergency - Men's Shelter; meals for families; clothing; referral to medical clinic
Memphis     Memphis Interfaith Hospitality Network
200 E. Parkway North
Memphis, TN 38112
Email     (901) 452-6446     Emergency Housing - Families
Memphis     Memphis Union Mission
383 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Email     (901) 526-8434     Emergency Housing - Adult Men & Intact Families
Memphis     Missionaries of Charity
700 N. Seventh St.
Memphis, TN 38107     (901) 526-5456     Housing Emergencies for women and women w/children (boys under 5)
Memphis     The Peabody House
1076 Peabody
Memphis, TN 38104     (901) 527-3863     Emergency Housing & Treatment - HIV/AIDS Adults
Memphis     Porter-Leath Children's Center
868 N. Manassas
Memphis, TN 38107     (901) 577-2500     Emergency Shelter/Foster Care - Children
Memphis     Shelby County Victims Assistance Center
600 Adams Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
Email     (901) 545-4357     Assistance/Referrals - Victims of Violent Crimes
Murfreesboro     The Journey Home
308 W. Castle St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email     (615) 809-2644     Referrals for sheltering, meals, jobs assistance, clothing, transportation, computer lab
Murfreesboro     The Salvation Army
1137 W. Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Mail Address P.O. Box 791, 37133-0791     (615) 895-7071    
Nashville     Campus for Human Development
532 8th Avenue South
P. O. Box 25309
Nashville, TN 37202-5309
Email     (615) 251-9791     Families and individuals
Nashville     Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc.
30 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37205     (615) 352-3087     Refugees and immigrants
Nashville     Dismas Houses (Cookeville, Nashville and Memphis)
1513 16th Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37212
Email     (615) 297-4511     Men/women leaving incarceration
Nashville     Layman Lessons Christian Church and Ministries
229 Largo Drive
Nashville, TN 37211
Email     (615) 730-6287     Christian Church and Ministry providing transitional housing, mobile food and clothing distribution center, feeding programs, addiction recovery, vocational rehabilitation
Nashville     Magdalene & Thistle Farms
Box 6330-B
Nashville, TN 37235
Email     (615) 298-1140     Women, temporary housing, recovery & addiction programs, business operation
Nashville     Matthew 25, Inc. Vine Hill Tower
625 Benton Ave.
P. O. Box 120
Nashville, TN 37204     (615) 383-9577     Homeless veterans
Nashville     Metro Nashville Social Services Department
523 A Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37228
Where to get help in Nashville     (615) 862-6400
(until 4:30 p.m.)

Homeless Services:
(615) 880-2526     Referrals and child care, family and education services, homeless services, utility and financial assistance, refugee services, transportation, nutrition and homemaker services.
Nashville     Nashville Rescue Mission
639 Lafayette St.
Nashville, TN 37203
Email     (615) 255-2475     Shelter and services for men
Nashville     Nashville Rescue Mission
1716 8th Ave. N.
Nashville, TN 37208
Email     (615) 255-2475     Shelter and services for women
Nashville     The Next Door
128 8th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37202
    (615) 251-8805     Programs, employment, and housing for women in crises. The Freedom Recovery Center provides permanent housing for women and their children with on-site access to recovery support services, specifically those addressing addiction and mental health issues.
Nashville     Oasis Center
1221 16th Avenue, South
Nashville, TN 37212
Email     (615) 327-4455     Youth and families
Nashville     Operation Stand Down -
Assistance for Homeless Veterans
1125 12th Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203-4709
Email     (615) 321-3919
(615) 248-1987     Full Veterans Service Center: Veterans and their families – homeless, transitional and permanent housing, etc.
Nashville     Park Center
Contact us     Safe Havens Shelter-homeless:
(615) 228-9254
Supportive housing: (615) 228-1164     Affordable and safe residential housing for people with mental illness, women with children, homeless, and supportive housing
Nashville     Project Return
1200 Division Street, Suite 200
Nashville, Tennessee 37203-4000
Email     (615) 327-9654     Assistance and support to anyone with juvenile or criminal record; aid in transition from incarceration to the community
Nashville     Renewal House
P.O. Box 280356
Nashville, TN 37228     (615) 255-5222     Families, women and children, recovery programs, housing programs
Nashville     Safe Haven Family Shelter
1234 3rd Avenue, South
Nashville, TN 37210
Email     (615) 256-8195     Nashville shelter that serves homeless families as a whole unit
Nashville     Sisters of Mercy-House of Mercy, Inc.
4903-A Tennessee Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209
Email     (615) 385-7686     Transitional housing for women and their children; rehabilitation and recovery programs to self-sufficiency
Nashville     Street Works
520 Sylvan St.
Nashville, TN 37205
Email     (615) 259-7676 X110
24/7 hotline     HIV/STD Reduction, Care/Clinical Support:

    * Case management
    * Nutritional Supplements
    * Transportation
    * Social Service Referrals
    * Emergency Financial Assistance

Nashville     Urban Housing Solutions
411 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210
Email     (615) 726-2696     Rentals for low-to-moderate income individuals/families, homeless, mentally ill, physically disabled, people in recovery - permanent and transitional housing
Nashville     Monroe Harding, Inc
1120 Glendale Ln
Nashville, TN 37204
    (615) 298-5573     Continuum of services promoting positive growth for children, youth, and young families-Group Living Services, Youth Independent Living Services, Social Development & Enrichment Services, and Family Preservation & Stabilization Services. See website for listing of services for youth – Youth Connections, including education, housing, foster care, adoption services, and more.
Nashville     Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville, Tennessee, Inc.
2144 Fairfax Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37212
    (615) 343-4000     Temporary housing for families of ill children receiving medical care at Nashville hospitals.
Nashville     Welcome Home Ministries
P.O. Box 100183
Nashville, TN 37224
    (615) 309-7087     Addiction recovery programs including 12-step, meals, transitional and permanent supportive housing, jobs assistance; see website for all programs.
Newport     SafeSpace, Inc.     (800) 244-5968     Shelter to battered women & children in Cocke, Jefferson, & Sevier Counties.
Pulaski     New Canaan Ranch Ministry (Pvt. Address) use Nash info.     (931) 363-8705     Men in recovery
Savannah     Rhema Ministries
250 Guinn Street
Savannah, TN 38372     (731) 925-8314     Hardin County Emerg. Shelter for Men
Somerville     Fayette Cares
13300 N. Main Street
Somerville, TN 38068
Email     (901) 465-3802     Emergency shelter for families in need – transitional housing
Springfield     Greater Faith Community Action Corporation
P.O. Box 215
1001 Goldcrest Dr.
Springfield, TN 37172     (615) 944-7041 or
(615) 384-8682     Shelters, transitional housing, soup kitchen; supportive programs for substance abusers, indigent and homeless
Tullahoma     Shepherd's House Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Moore, Warren Counties
712 First Avenue
Tullahoma, TN 37388     (931) 393-4818     Temporary shelter, food and clothing, families, men and women
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