Additional Resources in Davidson County

Here are some additional resources and programs that are currently available in Davidson County.  

Financial Empowerment Center – provides free and confidential one-on-one financial counseling to the greater Nashville area residents. Counseling is available in English and Spanish with access to language and translation services in most languages. Call 615-748-3620 or visit http://fec.nashville.gov/ to schedule an appointment.

 

Metro Social Services – provides a range of services to assist Davidson County residents including information and referral, counseling, case management, life management skills, nutrition, burial and homelessness services including coordinated entry for families experiencing a housing crisis excluding eviction. For Coordinated Entry call (615) 862-6444; For Main Line call (615) 8620-6400.

 

 

UTILITIES:  

NeedLink Nashville – assists low-income, elderly, and disabled Davidson County residents with a past-due water, gas, or electricity bill that is at risk of disconnection or has already been disconnected. NeedLink is currently partnering with NES to help pay down past due balances. Applications can be found on their website: http://www.needlink.org/

 

Metro Action Commission LIHEAP  (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) - Our energy assistance application is located on  https://www.nashville.gov/Metro-Action-Commission.aspx.  If you do not have income, you should also complete the self declaration of zero income also found on our main page.  LIHEAP provides assistance with payments of Electric, Gas, Propane or other energy resource bills.  

 

ADDITIONAL COVID GRANTS:

Metro Action Commission – HOPE Grant – Metro Action administers for Davidson County the HOPE (Housing, Opportunity, Partnership and Employment) program. The housing assistance will help renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic catch up on past due payments that are behind as much as 12 months. Applicants throughout Davidson County needing assistance with rent and past due utilities may apply by visiting https://www.nashville.gov/Metro-Action-Commission/HOPE-Program.aspx

 

 

HOME OWNERS:

 

The Housing Fund – The Housing Fund has launched The Housing Resiliency Fund and will make payments on behalf of qualified residents to mortgage companies and the Metro government to help offset the costs of increased property taxes. Visit https://thehousingfund.org/grant for more details and requirements.

 

 

HEALTH INSURANCE:

 

Family and Children’s Services – lead agency for Get Covered Tennessee, the coalition that provides Affordable Care Act (ACA; Obamacare) outreach, education and enrollment assistance across the state.  For those seeking assistance with enrolling for Tenncare, Marketplace, or other low-cost options, visit http://www.fcsnashville.org/ or call 866-475-7879 for more information.