Seventh-Day Adventist Church

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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
 
Medication
  • Prescription must be at the Kroger pharmacy