Nashville CARES, Street Works, and Neighborhood Health are providing a one stop shop Health & Wellness Community Center for Same Gender Loving Men of Color and Gay/Bisexual Men. Support services include a drop-in & event space with free WiFI, evening programming, HIV & STI testing, prevention education, medical care, PrEP, volunteer opportunities and other integrated activities.
Our mission is to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Middle Tennessee. We work to achieve this through education, advocacy and support for those at risk of, or living with, HIV.
Street Works is one of Tennessee’s leading HIV service organizations, providing free, confidential HIV testing and supportive services to persons living with HIV disease in the Nashville/Middle Tennessee area since 1997. Street Works is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which receives state, local, and federal funding to provide the following services: prevention, education, HIV and Hepatitis C testing, Medical Case Management, Housing Case Management, Nutritional Services, Emergency Financial Assistance and Early Intervention Services. Street Works Prevention Staff work the streets at night to prevent and reduce HIV disease and STIs on the inner city streets of Nashville. Our motto is: “We doze but we never close.” As an organization, we uphold this motto to be there for our community no matter what the time or place.
Metro First Response Center Clinic
The First Response Center operates a primary care clinic to serve economically disadvantaged persons living with and at high risk of contracting HIV/AIDS. Services are particularly designed for individuals who abuse substances and/or have mental health issues that complicate adherence to medication regimens.
Meharry Community Wellness Center
Offers a wide range of high-quality services that include:
Women's health,Adolescent and adult medicine,Mental health,Travel medicine,Infectious disease specialty care,HIV/AIDS,Neurology,Case management,Patient education,Adherence counseling.
Also provides direct linkage with on-site oral health services, drug treatment and rehabilitation, medical and surgical sub-specialties, as well as inpatient care.
Located near a public bus stop at:
1005 Dr. D. B. Todd, Jr. Boulevard, suite 333
Nashville, Tennessee 37208
Clinic hours: Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For appointments and additional information: 615.327.5788
The nonprofit MashUp! Nashville is committed to elevating HIV prevention resource allocation through research, trainings, and evidence-based solutions that improve and strengthen the lives of African American gay and bisexual men (AMSM) in Middle Tennessee that are impacted and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Call (615) 717-7385
Oasis Center Nashville
Oasis Center provides a wide range of opportunities that reflect the diverse needs of youth and their families, from crisis intervention to youth leadership and community engagement to college and career access. Our 20+ programs and services are based on the foundation of four areas for youth success – Safety, Belonging, Empowerment, and Generosity.
24/7 Crisis Services
If you are a young person in crisis or know somebody who is, call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 615-327-4455. One of our caring staff members always answers the phone.
Team Friendly Tennessee
Team Friendly Tennessee is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit advocacy and education group that works to end the stigma surrounding those affected by HIV and AIDS. We work throughout the state, spreading our message of tolerance.
The Tennessee Vals
The Tennessee Vals is a non-political, educational, social, and support organization founded and designed to educate and support persons regarding transgender issues, without prejudice, regarding sexual orientation, sexual identity, or gender identity.
The Tennessee Vals helps educate and support those dealing with personal issues and concerns related to sexual identity and/or gender identity, both by those defined as transgender and those in relationships with transgender persons.
The Tennessee Vals also serves the interests of the transgender community in the Nashville area in educating the public and promoting a positive public image about transgender persons.
Founded in 1972 by Jeanne Manford in New York City, PFLAG (formerly known as “Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays”) has grown into a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 400 affiliate chapters in the United States and elsewhere. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced, and serviced by the PFLAG National Office in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors, and Regional Directors.