Davidson

Legal Services and Courts

DAVIDSON COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT CLERK

DAVIDSON COUNTY CLERK AND MASTER

DAVIDSON COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT CLERK

DAVIDSON COUNTY JUVENILE COURT

DAVIDSON COUNTY COURT SYSTEM
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METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE / DAVIDSON COUNTY WEBSITE

METROPOLITAN PUBLIC DEFENDER

HELP4TN.ORG
Website where you can find forms, legal information, and other legal help.

TN FREE LEGAL ANSWERS
Get free legal advice over email if you qualify.

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
1321 Murfreesboro Pike, Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37217
615-244-6610
Phone: (800) 238-1443

Legal Aid Society offers free legal help to people with low income.

SOUTHERN MIGRANT LEGAL SERVICES
311 Plus Park Blvd, Suite 135
Nashville , TN 37217
Phone: (615) 750-1200
Fax: (615) 366-3349
Toll Free: 866-721-7828

Provides free legal services to migrant and seasonal farm workers.

TENNESSEE ALLIANCE FOR LEGAL SERVICES
50 Vantage Way
Suite 250
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 627-0956 or (888) 395-9297
Fax: (615) 627-0964

TALS is a statewide non-profit organization that seeks to build partnerships to support the delivery of effective civil legal services for low-income and elderly Tennesseans. TALS is committed to increasing equal access to justice across Tennessee. TALS is an alliance of the federally-funded legal aid programs, independent providers of civil legal services, and supporting agencies in Tennessee.

TENNESSEE JUSTICE CENTER
211 7th Ave N, #100
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: (615) 255-0331
Toll Free Phone: 1-877-608-1009
Fax: (615) 255-0354

Non-profit, public interest law and advocacy firm serving families in need.

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Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION CENTER
1608 Woodmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: (615) 255-0711

The Domestic Violence Intervention Center (DVIC) is a Nashville-based nonprofit that promotes the health and healing of individuals and families affected by domestic violence.

MAGDALENE / THISTLE FARMS

Thistle Farms Mailing Address & Location:
5122 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37209
Phone: (615) 298.1140

Magdalene is a residential program for women who have survived lives of violence, prostitution and addiction.

THE MARY PARRISH CENTER FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
PO Box 60009
Nashville, TN 37206
Phone: (615) 256-5959
Fax: (615) 256-5909

THE NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
Toll-Free:  1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
TTY:    1 (800) 787-3224

The Hotline is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families. The Hotline answers a variety of calls and is a resource for domestic violence advocates government officials, law enforcement agencies and the general public.

NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

NCADV's work includes coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels; support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives - such as safe home and shelter programs - for battered women and their children; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; focus on the leadership of NCADV's caucuses developed to represent the concerns of organizationally under represented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.

TENNESSEE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE
2 International Plaza Drive, Suite 425
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone:( 615) 386-9406
Fax: (615) 383-2967
In State:  1 (800) 289-9018

TENNESSEE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CRISIS AND SUPPORT RESOURCES

Links to information and resources for victims of domestic violence.

Resources for People with Disabilities

DISABILITY RIGHTS TENNESSEE
(800) 342.1660

gethelp@disabilityrightstn.org

Middle Tennessee Office
2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN  37217
Phone: (615) 298.1080
Fax: (615) 298.2046

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) advocates for the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities to ensure they have an equal opportunity to be productive and respected members of our society. For people who qualify, DRT may be able to assist with problems related to their disability like abuse and neglect outside of the home; discrimination in housing, transportation, employment; and access to public and private programs and services.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 608
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone: (615) 891-4724
Fax: (615) 891-4730

NAMI Davidson County is a grassroots, mutual help organization that provides support, education and advocacy for those with mental illness, their families and friends in order to improve their quality of life.

TENNESSEE DISABILITY PATHFINDER

A statewide database of disability services including social service agencies, low-income medical clinics, and a multitude of other valuable resources updated daily. Information is organized by both geographic location and type of service provided.

TENNESSEE RESPITE COALITION
19 Music Square West, Suite J
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 269-8687
Respite Helpline: (888) 579-3754

A toll free number for families and professionals that provides guidance, information and assistance; vouchers for an array of direct services; provide information and assistance to caregiving families.

Resources for Families

CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE
220 Athens Way, Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 726-0530
Fax: (615) 515-6702

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) FOR CHILDREN
601 Woodland St.
Nashville, TN 37206
Phone: (615) 425.2383
Fax: (615) 242.9873

Provides trained volunteers to serve as objective third parties in court cases of child abuse and neglect to advocate for the child's best interest in court.

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 1135
Nashville, TN 37202

Street Address:
1000 2nd Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37202
Phone: (615) 532-4000 or main call center (615)743-2000
Fax: (615) 532-4341

Services: Adult Protective Services; Food Stamps; Families First; Medicaid; Child Care Certificates and TennCare

FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES
201 23rd Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 320-0591
Fax: (615) 321-3906
Crisis Line: (615) 244-7444  

Services include a crisis center; trauma counseling; family counseling for Families First recipients; marriage and domestic counseling; Relative Caregiver Program; Family Resource Center.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE EXTENSION OFFICE
1417 Murfreesboro Pike
P.O. Box 196300
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: (615) 862-5995
Fax: (615) 862-5998

UT Extension delivers educational programs and research-based information to citizens throughout the state of Tennessee. Working with farmers, families, youth, and communities, Extension helps improve people's lives by addressing problems and issues at the local, state, and national levels.

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County Government

DAVIDSON COUNTY CLERK
Main Office:
700 2nd Ave South, Suite 101
Nashville, TN 37210

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 196333
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: (615) 862-6050

DAVIDSON COUNTY MAYOR
100 Metro Courthouse
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: (615) 862-6000
Fax: (615) 862-6040

NASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Resources for People Looking for a Job or Out of Work

TENNESSEE CAREER CENTER AT METRO CENTER
2200 Rosa L. Parks Blvd.
(previously Metro Center Blvd.)
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 253-8920
Fax: (615) 532-2763

Tennessee has a network of centers across the state where employers can go to find workers they need and job seekers can get career information and services. Each center offers computerized labor market information, Internet access, workshops, an on-line talent bank, job placement, recruitment and training.

TN DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Phone:  (877) 813-0950

Information on how to file for unemployment insurance.

TENNESSEE ECONOMIC COUNCIL ON WOMEN

The Tennessee Economic Council on Women assesses Tennessee women’s economic status. It develops and advocates solutions to address women’s needs in order to help women achieve economic autonomy.

Other Resources

AMERICAN RED CROSS - NASHVILLE AREA CHAPTER
2201 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
Office: (615) 250-4300
Toll Free: (877) 253-4334
Fax: (615) 250-4333

Provides blood services, first aid, CPR, disaster relief, and services to armed forces.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF TENNESSEE, INC.
30 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: (615) 352-3087
Fax: (615) 352-8591

Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. offers a variety of services to meet the needs of a diverse population in the Middle Tennessee area. These programs include feeding the hungry, adoption and pregnancy counseling, child welfare services, refugee and immigration services, family counseling, as well as services for seniors.

DISMAS HOUSE

1513 16th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: (615) 297-9287
Fax: (615) 297-6326

Transitional housing program that serves men recently released from incarceration.  Facility is located in Davidson County and accepts applications from across the state of Tennessee.

DONELSON HERMITAGE SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK
2319 Lebanon Pike Cir
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 889-8568

FOUNDATION RECOVERY NETWORK
Heroes in Recovery
c/o Foundations Recovery Network
5409 Maryland Way, Suite 320
Brentwood, TN 37027
(888) 312-4220

FRN is a drug and alcohol treatment provider with an outpatient clinic in Nashville.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT
311 23rd Avenue, North
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615)340-5616
Fax: (615)340-5665

MARTHA O'BRYAN CENTER
711 South Seventh Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37206-3895
Phone: (615) 254-1791
Fax: (615) 242-3411

Empowers children, youth, and adults in poverty to transform their lives through work, education, employment and fellowship.

MID-CUMBERLAND HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone:(615) 331-6033

Services include assisting elderly and disabled with routine household tasks; public transit services; meals on wheels; the Community Corrections program.

NASHVILLE CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTER
Mailing Address:
Nashville Conflict Resolution Center
P.O. Box 110801
Nashville, TN 37222

Office Address:
4732 W. Longdale Drive
Nashville, TN 37211

Phone: (615) 333-8400
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Fax: (615) 296-4336

NCRC provides high-quality, affordable mediation services and conflict resolution education to Nashville communities.

SALVATION ARMY

Nashville Area Command
631 Dickerson Road
Nashville, TN 37207
Phone: (615) 242-0411

SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE
The Martin Distribution Center
331 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (615) 329-3491
Fax: (615) 329-3988

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is one of the largest and most comprehensive of over 200 food banks and food distribution centers nationwide.

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
120 Athens Way
Nashville, TN 37228
Phone: (877) 808-5461
National Toll-Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY (877) 293-5741

UNITED WAY OF METROPOLITAN NASHVILLE
250 Venture Circle
Nashville, Tennessee 37228
Phone: (615) 255-8501
Fax: (615) 780-2426

YWCA
1608 Woodmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: (615) 269-9922
Fax: (615) 385-9754

The YWCA helps families leave abusive households and start new lives. The YWCA provides free GED® education to men and women and mentor middle school girls in some of Nashville's toughest neighborhoods. The YWCA exists to educate, encourage and break down those barriers that perpetuate racism, violence and hopelessness.

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