Shelters and Day Centers

Nashville Rescue Mission

Nashville Rescue Mission is still open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

During the day, the Mission has opened up the chapel areas, in addition to the dayrooms and courtyard, to allow for greater social distancing. Guests are encouraged to be outside or take walks as the weather permits. Mealtimes have been staggered and extended, allowing for increase social distancing.

Read the FAQ on the website: or call (615) 255-2475 with questions.

Room in the Inn

Winter shelter has ended.
Limited day center services are available Monday-Friday, 6am - 2pm.

Lunch services from noon - 1pm at the Drexel St gate.
The Guest House and Recuperative Care program remain open.

Nashville Public Library

All libraries are closed until further notice.

Oasis Center

Oasis Center is closed until further notice.
Youth can get in touch with a case manager or safety plan by calling (615) 327-4455. The hotline remains open 24 hours a day.

Nashville Launch Pad

Launch Pad has temporarily moved young people to an extended stay hotel. Launch Pad does not have additional emergency shelter at this time.

Community Care Fellowship

Open 9am to 2 pm M-F for to go breakfast and lunches, laundry, showers and hygiene item distribution. Breakfast and lunch is served at the front entrance and 7 guests at a time in the building for showers, laundry and hygiene items. Services subject to change.


YWCA's Domestic Violence shelter is still in operation and receiving new intakes. Anyone experiencing domestic violence can receive confidential support by calling 1-800-334-4628 or texting 615-983-5170.

Other programs including Domestic Violence support groups, Adult Education classes, Dress for Success, Girls Inc, and AMEND are currently suspended.

Mary Parrish Center

The Mary Parrish Center is continuing to accept all referrals through Domestic Violence Coordinated Entry. All DV coordinated entry assessments are being done over the phone. The DV Coordinated Entry phone number is 615-955-0620.

Operation Stand Down TN

The office is now open from 9am to 3pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 3pm on Friday.

Transitional, SSVF/Housing, and Career/Employment staff will continue individual work with veterans through phone and set appointments at office.

There is a limit of staff/visitors in the building to 10 at a time. Mail is available at 9:00 am, 11:45 am and 12:30 pm.

The computer lab will only be available for specific essential activities and limited to 30 minutes per veteran.