Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Madison Campus Madison, TN


Community Services

The Adventist Community Services Center provides emergency assistance for families and individuals in Davidson County and Hendersonville, Tennessee.  Assistance is provided on a first come basis during the hours our Help Department is open.  Clients must provide required documentation.  Additional information is available by calling 615.860.6001.

Help Center Hours:
            Mondays:                                            10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
            Tuesdays:                                            10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
            Thursdays for employed persons:       5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

The Adventist Community Services Center provides:
  • Emergency help with utilities, rent, or medications
  • Food through our Food Pantry
  • Clothing through vouchers for our Thrift Store
  • Hygiene kits and special supplies for the homeless
  • Assistance for flood and burnout victims
  • One day bus pass for doctor’s appointment or job interview
  • Gas card for doctor’s appointment or job interview
  • Other assistance in times of emergency
  • Life skills mentoring program for individuals or families
It is our goal to empower our clients through emergency, compassionate care and life education to attain self-sufficiency and financial independence.  It is our hope that our support and encouragement will make a difference in each life that we touch.
The following documentation is needed at the time the client is interviewed:
All services:
  • Photo ID
  • Social Security number
  • Proof of residency (Photo ID will be satisfactory if it contains the current address)
For Food and Clothing Help:
  • Proof of dependents: Birth certificate, custody paper, Food Stamp document, IRS form, or some similar document
  • Proof of spouse:  document showing both names together
 For past due Utilities or Rent, the client will need the following documents in addition to the above:
  • Most recent bill in client’s name
  • Proof of income
  • Rental expense as shown on lease  (If rental assistance is requested, client must also have a document from manager on letterhead indicating the amount that is owed)
  • All utility bill expenses
  • Prescription must be at the Kroger pharmacy