MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.
The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.
The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) serves adults and children who live with the challenges of Spina Bifida. Since 1973, SBA has been the only national voluntary health agency solely dedicated to enhancing the lives of those with Spina Bifida and those whose lives are touched by this challenging birth defect. Its tools are education, advocacy, research, and service.
* SBA does not provide direct financial aid, but you can check with your local group/chapter or contact social services department at a spina bifida clinic or hospital
UCPMT serves Tennessee with programs targeted at our mission to advance the independence and full citizenship of people with disabilities. UCPMT focuses on services to individuals of all ages who have a variety of physical disabilities that primarily affect mobility.
United Spinal Association’s mission is to improve the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries
and disorders (SCI/D). Services individuals with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, polio, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, spina bifida. Membership program with National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) with some assistance for home modifications.
Community Housing Partnership of Williamson County (CHP) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization working to achieve quality affordable housing for elderly, low income, disabled and work force families of Williamson County, Tennessee. By using housing alternatives, CHP seeks to create, supply and maintain appropriate housing by rehabilitation, maintenance and restoration.
The Mission of the GEAR Foundation is to provide individuals with disabilities work experiences, which will enable them to discover and develop their unique capabilities and potential, and to help them achieve the highest degree of independence and self respect.
The Arc Williamson County is a family-based organization dedicated to securing opportunities for all people with developmental, intellectual, or any other disabilities. The Arc is also committed to supporting and improving the quality of life for individuals with challenges through actions and programs promoting personal empowerment, community-wide inclusion, advocacy, public education, and research..
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disability caused by brain damage that restricts normal movement and coordination. Each year, 10,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and support to help those across the country affected by this disorder.
Saddle Up!’s mission is to provide children and youth with disabilities the opportunity to grow and develop through recreational activities with horses. They bring that mission to life by providing a year-round program on our 34-acre farm near Franklin, TN. For many of our riders, Saddle Up! is one of the few, if not the only, recreational programs available to them.
High Hope’s Inclusive Preschool and Pediatric Therapy Clinic mission is to equip children and youth with the skills necessary to achieve success through education, rehabilitation, and loving support. High Hopes is a nonprofit organization, serving children and families of Middle Tennessee.
The Department of Rehabilitation Services offers occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT) and speech therapy (ST) to patients who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease or other causes. Department of Rehabilitation Services provides therapy for children who have athletic injuries and are anxious to return to their normal activities and the game they love. Department of Rehabilitation Services are actively involved with the multi-disciplinary team to meet patient care outcomes and system improvement objectives.
Special Kids is a Christian, nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic rehabilitation and professional nursing services to children with special needs. Special Kids offers physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, feeding therapy, nursing services, recreational therapy, art therapy, and a summer day camp. They serve children with special needs ages birth to 21 years who have been referred by a physician.
First Step Nashville’s mission is to educate and care for children with special needs and medical conditions alongside their typically developing peers in inclusive environments and support their families.
First Steps has a 50-year history of providing individualized education, child development, and therapy to children in the Nashville community, including those who have been turned away from other programs due to the severity of their health issues, medical needs or limited resources.
A Step Ahead Shoes:
A Step Ahead Shoes specializes in prescriptive, athletic, and custom shoes, as well as splints and braces for all of your orthopedic and injury needs. Located in Antioch and Nashville, Tennessee, they offer off-the-shelf bracing for management of all traumatic, post surgical, chronic, acquired, and congenital abnormalities. Using high-tech and innovative fabrication concepts and designs inside their onsite facility, A Step Ahead Shoes is able to create long-lasting and comforting orthopedic shoes and athletic shoes that fit you perfectly.
Wheels Go Round:
The mission of Wheels Go Round is to help families of children with special needs find useful or needed medical equipment by connecting them with other families that are willing to pass on/give their child’s gently used equipment.
BrightStone provides a comprehensive work, social support, and future residential community for adults with special needs, expanding their potential and helping them develop mentally, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.
Home modifications may be part of service plan. Check with a case worker.
To see if you qualify for assistance, we will assess your home, discuss the cost of modifications required to meet your child’s specific needs, and review the family’s income and expenses. We know that families that have children with special needs have a lot of expenses and we take all factors affecting each family’s financial resources into consideration.
To qualify for financial and construction management services, a family must demonstrate that they or their extended family do not have the resources to have the work done without undermining the health or well-being of the disabled child and family.
For those families that qualify for financial assistance, no fee will be charged for our services. For those families that do not qualify for financial assistance, a fee will be assessed to cover the direct cost of materials and services for the project.
The Financial Application Form is included on The Process Page.
Danielle’s Foundation helps families that have children, under the age of 18, that have a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy or Traumatic Brain Injury. Danielle’s Foundation offers grants each quarter to help offset the cost of therapies or to help purchase equipment that insurance will not help with, but the parents really want for their child.
ABOUT TUCKER’S HOUSE
Tucker’s House is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been developed to partner with the families of children with disabilities by providing the home renovation and retrofitting services and resources necessary to make their homes safe and more accessible.
We assist families in accessing resources that can help meet their specific immediate, intermediate and long term needs that make their home a place that is not only accessible and safe but where the child can carry out their necessary daily therapy and be as independent as possible.