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Cold Weather

Winter weather is hard on people who sleep outdoors. The Metropolitan Homelessness Commission together with Room In The Inn, Open Table Nashville, and the Nashville Rescue Mission are drafting a Cold Weather Plan to help coordinate this coming winter's cold weather spells.

Homelessness Commission Initiatives and Programs

How's Nashville

The Homelessness Commission launched the How's Nashville campaign in 2013 to foster collaboration in our community around solutions for homelessness.

Adopt A Meter

Nashville has 23 blue donation meters posted in high-foot-traffic areas along sidewalks in the downtown area. Donations will cover housing and utility deposits, basic furniture and household goods for people moving from the streets into permanent housing.

Project Homeless Connect

The Homelessness Commission will no longer host PHC Nashville, but we will support a coalition of service providers who plan to host Project Homeless Connect on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 for individuals experiencing homelessness. The event will likely be renamed and will be held on the campuses of Room In The Inn, the Downtown Clinic (United Neighborhood Health Services), and the Nashville Rescue Mission with a focus on medical services.

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Connect

How can I get help if I am homeless or about to be homeless?

An online resource directory, called Where to Turn in Nashville created by The Contributor is now available.

For information and referral requests call:
2-1-1
Metro Social Services (during office hours 8am-4:30pm): 615-862-6432

In a Mental Health crisis:
Nashville Mobile Crisis: 615-726-0125

For Domestic Violence assistance:
YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-334-4628

For Police Assistance:
Ambulance, Police, and Fire: 9-1-1
Nashville Police (Non-Emergency): 615-862-8600