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All services are listed in order by National, Statewide, Regional, County & City. National, State, and Regional links are verified annually with the latest verification date at the bottom of the page. County/City links are not verified annually due to volume. If you find that a County/City link is broken or a service is no longer available, please message the page so that it can be corrected for future use.

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*Pregnancy related healthcare services can be found under Baby Care because these providers often offer parenting education and material support as well


Services are available for free to low-income patients. Service providers may offer help in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed. Many service providers offer case management.


Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- low price medications- Blink Health

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- affordable medicines- CostPlus Drug Company

National- prescription discount card- Familywize

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- free/sliding fee dental clinic directory- Free Dental Care

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- uninsured medication- Harbor Path

National- healthcare crowdfunding- Help Me Bounce

National- medicine assistance search engine- Medicine Assistance Tool

National- eyeglasses assistance- New Eyes

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

National- prescription assistance- Rx Outreach

National- free clinic directory- Volunteers in Medicine


Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- health department directory- NACCHO

Statewide- directory- Public Health Departments


Middle Tennessee- medical, dental, prescription- Neighborhood Health

Southeast Tennessee- medical equipment- Goodwill


Chattanooga- vision, dental, medical- CEMPA

Clarksville- prescription assistance- Urban Ministries

Dickson- primary care- Dickson Community Clinic

Hamilton County- prescription assistance- Signal Mountain Social Services

Hamilton County- prescription assistance- The Samaritan Center

Hendersonville- prescription assistance- Hendersonville Samaritan Association

Johnson City- vision, dental, medical- CEMPA

Lebanon- medical- Anycare24

Memphis- medical- Memphis Union Mission

Montgomery County- prescription assistance- Clarksville Area Urban Ministry

Nashville- medical- Siloam Health

Sumner County- prescription assistance- Portland CARES


Most service providers offer case management. Listings range from emergency to permanent. Many providers offer additional services in conjunction with housing; including childcare, healthcare, etc. Service providers may offer help in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed.


National- Affordable Housing

National- search sublets- Airbnb

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- Mercy Housing

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- multiple rental platforms- RentPath

National- find a roommate- Roomies

National- room to rent- Spare Room



Middle Tennessee (domestic abuse)- YWCA

South Central TN (domestic abuse)- The Shelter Inc.

Southeast Tennessee- Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition

Southeast Tennessee-The Salvation Army

West Central TN (domestic abuse)- Women Are Safe Inc.


Blount County- Family Promise

Brentwood- E.L.I.’s House

Chattanooga- Chattanooga Community Kitchen

Chattanooga- Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition

Chattanooga- Family Promise

Chattanooga- Housing Authority

Chattanooga- Room in the Inn

Chattanooga- Shepherd’s Arms Rescue Mission

Chattanooga- The Chattanooga Rescue Mission

Chattanooga- The Momentum Network

Clarksville- Flourishing Families

Clarksville- Housing Authority

Clarksville- Radical Mission

Clarksville- St. Bethlehem UMC

Clarksville- The Salvation Army

Clarksville- Urban Ministries

Cleveland- Cleveland Emergency Shelter

Cleveland- Foundation House Ministries

Gallatin- Housing Authority

Hamilton County (domestic abuse)- Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults

Hendersonville- Grace Place

Hendersonville- Housing Authority

Hohenwald- Buffalo Valley Inc.

Jackson (domestic abuse)- WRAP

Kingsport- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing or accepting adoption material)  Hope House

Knoxville- Knox Area Rescue Ministries

Lawrenceburg- Housing Authority

Lebanon- Brooks House

Lebanon- Housing Authority

Lebanon- The Next Step Resource Center

Memphis- Agape Means Love

Memphis- Door of Hope

Memphis- Dorothy Day House

Memphis- Memphis Union Mission

Memphis- Moriah House

Memphis- Restoration House

Monteagle- Blue Monarch

Montgomery County- Clarksville Area Urban Ministry

Montgomery County- Serenity House Women’s Shelter Inc.

Nashville (18-24 year old students)- Ella’s House

Nashville- Mother to Mother

Nashville- Nashville Rescue Mission

Nashville (domestic abuse)- YWCA

Robertson County (domestic abuse)- Homesafe

Sumner County (domestic abuse)- Homesafe

Tullahoma- Shepherd’s House

Wilson County (domestic abuse)- Homesafe

Affordable Childcare

Service providers range from national to local. Local listings have been searched by services including but not limited to: 24 hour care, extended hours, discounts, crisis nurseries, tuition assistance, scholarships, and sliding fees.


National- extended hours- Care.com

National- child care search- Care Lulu

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

National- campus-based child care services- CCAMPIS

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- child care search- Daycare.com

National- Childcare Co-Op- Komae

National- Mom Trusted

National- emergency, sick child, postpartum, etc.- Nanny Poppinz

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- child care search- Tootris

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

National- child care search- Winnie

National- emergency child care- YMCA


Statewide- National Head Start Association


Northeast TN- YWCA


Chattanooga- 24 hours- Chambliss Center for Children

Chattanooga- 24 hours- Pitter Patter In-home Childcare

Clarksville- sibling discount- Elizabeth’s Child Care

Clarksville- extended hours- Mrs. Lauderdale’s Childcare

Clarksville- 24 hours- Ms. Aiesha’s Child Care Inc.

Clarksville- extended hours- The Youth Academy

Hamilton County- preschool scholarship- Signal Mountain Social Services

Hendersonville- sliding scale- Community Childcare Center

Hendersonville- non-profit-First United Methodist of Hendersonville

Government Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Affordable Connectivity Program (broadband/internet)

CFPB (rental assistance programs)

Child Care Assistance


Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Energy Assistance LIHEAP (includes water assistance)


Families First TANF


IRS Free File Program

Job Corps


Lifeline Program

Meals for Kids


National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing



Unemployment Insurance


Baby Care

Most Crisis/Resource Pregnancy Centers will encourage and refer for adoption. Please do your research before accepting or pursuing adoption materials. Adoption is a lifelong commitment to grief. Visit the Voices and Experience pages on the website for more accurate information. A permanent solution should not be applied to a temporary problem.


National- car seat distribution directory- 800 Buck-L-Up

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- material assistance directory- Baby2Baby

National- (some providers may refer for adoption//Please visit the Voices and Experience pages before pursuing adoption) maternal and perinatal service provider search- Bornbir

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- portable crib directory- Cribs for Kids

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- family-focused support- Healthy Families America

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- baby care package- Little Llamas USA

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- diaper savings program- Pampers

National- parenting education, virtual services- Parents as Teachers

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- car seat distribution directory- Safe Convertible Car Seats

National- (Not all, but some locations may be affiliated with a national adoption entity. For transparency, please be advised. Please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)  family preservation assistance- Safe Families for Children

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- car seat trade-in events- Target Brands, Inc.

National (ages 13-23)- family support programs- Teen Mother Choices

National- cloth diapers- The Cloth Option

National- parental leave grant- The Mom Economy

National- WIC Program directory- WIC Programs


Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- car seat distribution directory- Health Department

Statewide- in-home support- Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee

Statewide- case management for perinatal and postpartum support- The Help Us Grow Successfully Program


East Tennessee- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing or accepting adoption material) case management, parenting education, earn while you learn- CCETN

Middle Tennessee- in-home nurse visits- Nurses for Newborns

Middle Tennessee- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing or accepting adoption material) material support, earn while you learn- Pregnancy Centers of Middle Tennessee

Northeast Tennessee- parenting classes- YWCA


Chattanooga- case management, resource connection- Baby University

Chattanooga- diapers, clothing- Mustard Tree Ministries

Clarksville- diaper assistance- Diaper Angels

Cleveland- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing or accepting adoption material) parenting education, material support- New Hope Pregnancy Care Center

Elizabethton- material support- TLC Community Center

Grace Nazarene- diapers & wipes- Grace Nazarene

Hamilton County- layettes- The Samaritan Center

Johnson County- crib program- The Pregnancy Support Center of Johnson County

Kingsport- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing or accepting adoption material) earn while you learn, material support- Hope House

Lawrenceburg- children’s clothing- First Baptist Church

Nashville- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing or accepting adoption material) family resource center- Catholic Charities

Nashville- diapers, car seats, etc.- Mother to Mother

Nashville- diaper bank directory- Nashville Diaper Connection

Shelby County- diapers- Mid-South Food Bank

Child Support

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General Assistance

Most service providers offer case management. Help may be available in broader areas/regions than the physical location listed. Services include: food and clothing assistance, car repair and donation, employment services, case management, rent and utility assistance, transportation, holiday assistance, school supplies, homeless prevention, etc.


National- women scholarships- AAUW

National (must be nominated)- ages 3-16 mattresses, bed frames, bedding- A Hope to Dream

National- feminine hygiene products- Alliance For Period Supplies

National- garden fresh food assistance directory- Ample Harvest

National- school supplies, food assistance, clothing, etc.- Assistance League

National- cell phone assistance- Assurance Wireless

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Heroes

National- poverty relief program- Circles USA

National- internet discount- Comcast Internet Essentials

National- location-based resources- Community Action Partnership

National- professional clothing, workforce assistance- Dress for Success

National- school supply events- Eventbrite

National- scholarship database- Fastweb

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Food Finder

National- food assistance directory- Food Not Bombs

National- food pantry directory- Food Pantries

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Glassdoor

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- on a budget meal plans- Kids Eat in Color

National- employment agency- Labor Finders

National- jobs access program- Lyft

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- summer food finder- No Kid Hungry

National- workforce staffing- PeopleReady

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- wireless service- SafeLink

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- food assistance for summer- Summer Food Rocks

National- food assistance- The Little Free Pantry

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- school supply events, rent assistance, etc.- United Way

National- food assistance database- Why Hunger

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- location based assistance- YMCA


Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- energy assistance neighbor program- Duke Energy

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace


Eastern TN- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing or accepting adoption material) food pantry, emergency assistance, etc.- CCETN

Middle TN- public transit- Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency

Middle TN (Nashville Electric Service customers)- utility assistance- NeedLink Nashville

Middle TN- food bank directory- Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Middle TN- career development, clothing- YWCA

North Central TN- emergency services, case management- Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency

South Central TN- emergency assistance, employment services, etc.- South Central Human Resource Agency

Southeast TN- food bank directory- Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Southeast TN- job training, furniture bank- Goodwill

Southeast TN- food & transportation assistance, employment, emergency assistance, etc.- SETHRA

Southeast TN- emergency assistance-The Salvation Army

Southwest TN- emergency assistance, community outreach- Warriors Center

West Tennessee- food assistance directory- Mid-South Food Bank


Apison- food assistance- Heaven’s Bounty Food Ministry

Blount County- wheels to work program- Family Promise

Bristol- food pantry- Bristol Emergency Food Pantry

Chattanooga- school supplies, food pantry, resource referrals- Bethlehem Center

Chattanooga- public transit- CARTA

Chattanooga- food, rent, utility, & transportation assistance- CEMPA

Chattanooga- food bank- Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Chattanooga- case management, daily meals, day shelter, food & clothing assistance, etc.- Chattanooga Community Kitchen

Chattanooga- food pantry- East Ridge Food Pantry

Chattanooga- food, transportation, case management, showers, laundry, etc.- Family Promise

Chattanooga- holiday assistance- Forgotten Child Fund

Chattanooga- emergency assistance- Good Neighbors Inc.

Chattanooga (Latino)- resource referrals- La Paz

Chattanooga- rent & utility assistance, food vouchers- Metropolitan Ministries

Chattanooga- clothing, hygiene items- Mustard Tree Ministries

Chattanooga- case management, resource referrals, holiday & food assistance, etc.- Northside Neighborhood House

Chattanooga- food & general assistance- Rock Bridge Community Church

Chattanooga- food pantry- St. Elmo United Methodist Church

Chattanooga- school supplies, hygiene packs, holiday assistance, etc.- Shepherd’s Arms Rescue Mission

Chattanooga- food pantry- Warren Chapel AME Church

Clarksville- food & clothing assistance- Church of Christ at Trenton Crossing

Clarksville- food pantry- Clarksville First Assembly of God

Clarksville- food & clothing assistance- Family Outreach Ministries

Clarksville- career development, counseling- Flourishing Families

Clarksville- food, hygiene, feminine products- Grace Nazarene

Clarksville- daily meals- Loaves and Fishes

Clarksville- food assistance, clothing- Mission House

Clarksville- food, clothing, car donation, job readiness, money management, furniture, etc.- Radical Mission

Clarksville- food & emergency assistance- St. Bethlehem UMC

Clarksville (enrolled students)- food bank- SOS Food Pantry at Austin Peay State University

Clarksville- food & clothing assistance- Spring Creek Baptist Church

Clarksville- clothing closet, showers, daily meals- The Well

Clarksville- rent/utility assistance, food assistance, transportation assistance, clothing, school supplies, etc.- Urban Ministries

Davidson County- food, clothing, and transportation assistance- Adventist Community Services

Elizabethton- food assistance, school supplies- TLC Community Center

Hamilton County- food pantry, emergency assistance, school supplies, GED scholarship- Signal Mountain Social Services

Hamilton County- rent & utility assistance, food pantry, school supplies, clothing, household items, etc.- The Samaritan Center

Hendersonville- food, clothing, and transportation assistance- Adventist Community Services

Hendersonville- food pantry- Hendersonville Church of theChrist Nazarene

Hendersonville- rent & utility assistance, school supplies, food & clothing assistance- Hendersonville Samaritan Association

Hendersonville- food assistance- Long Hollow Baptist Church

Hixson- food bank- Grace Food Bank

Hohenwald- rent assistance, job placement, etc.- Buffalo Valley Inc.

Johnson City- food, rent, utility, & transportation assistance- CEMPA

Knoxville- daily meals- Knox Area Rescue Ministries

Lawrenceburg- holiday assistance, children’s clothing- First Baptist Church

Lawrenceburg- food assistance- Coleman Memorial UMC

Lawrenceburg- food pantry- First United Methodist Church

Lawrenceburg- food & clothing assistance- God’s Storehouse

Lawrence County- food pantry- Lawrence County Association of Baptists

Lebanon- clothing & transportation assistance, job search- The Next Step Resource Center

Memphis- daily meals, showers, hygiene kits, etc.- Memphis Union Mission

Montgomery County- food & clothing assistance, school supplies, transportation, hygiene, etc.- Clarksville Area Urban Ministry

Montgomery County- rent assistance, food boxes, day shelter, employment assistance, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Montgomery County- food pantry- First Christian Church

Montgomery County- daily meals, food assistance- Manna Cafe Ministries

Nashville- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing or accepting adoption material) job training, housing stability, emergency assistance, etc.- Catholic Charities

Nashville- daily meals, clothing, showers, etc- Nashville Rescue Mission

Shelby County- period supplies, food assistance- Mid-South Food Bank

Soddy Daisy- food bank- Soddy Daisy Food Bank

Summertown- food assistance- Christ Centered New Covenant Church

Sumner County- food pantry, short term relief- Gallatin CARES

Sumner County- clothing- Paraclete Center

Sumner County- rent & utility assistance, food & clothing assistance- Portland CARES

Sumner County- food bank- Sumner County Food Bank

White House- food bank, rent & utility assistance, clothing-Hope Center

Support Groups

All support groups listed are aimed to provide support in parenting. National organizations may provide local chapter listings.


National- CoAbode

National- La Leche League International

National- Meetup

National- Moms Club International

National- MOPS

National- Motherhood Redefined

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Peanut

National- Postpartum Support International

National- support group directory- Psychology Today

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom


Statewide- Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee


Northeast TN- YWCA

Southeast TN- Chattanooga Moms


Chattanooga- fatherhood program- Baby University

Chattanooga- CEMPA

Chattanooga- The Momentum Network

Hendersonville- First Baptist Church of Hendersonville

Johnson City- CEMPA

Nashville (18-24 year old students)- Ella’s House

Sumner County- Moms Club

I Don’t See My City

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

Putative Father Registry

Register Here

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

Putative Father Registry explained here.

Adoption Law/Revocation

This page does not provide legal services or advice. Adoption law and revocation is listed as a courtesy. The page attempts to link to the latest adoption codes in the respective state. Laws can change. Verify your adoption laws and revocation timeframes before signing termination of your parental rights.

No surrender or parental consent shall be valid that is made within three (3) calendar days subsequent to the date of the child’s birth, such period to begin on the day following the child’s birth.

A person who executed a surrender may revoke the surrender at any time within three (3) calendar days of the date of the surrender.

End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator, revoking your legal consent to an adoption, or learning more about the adoption process and long-term effects, please contact Saving Our Sisters

CPS Assistance

Let Our Children Go seeks to restore those that have been wrongly separated from their families by providing assistance for reconnecting physically and emotionally.  We also hope to offer aid and comfort to those whose family member passed on after separation.

Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

*This page does not provide legal advice

*Verified 6/23