Nashville CARES offices at 633 Thompson Lane are currently closed for remodeling. All services are being provided at 442 Metroplex Drive Building D. You may also reach us at 1-800-845-4266

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Inclusive Care With Dignity And Respect

What We Do

It is our vision to see a community where HIV infections are rare, and when they do occur; everyone with HIV has access to care, treatment and support to achieve optimal health and self-sufficiency without stigma or discrimination. Your Sexual, Physical and Emotional Health is our priority.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Nashville CARES is committed to providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, clients and patients. We respect equity and inclusivity for all people and do not discriminate based on race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We respect, value, and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person unique. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our communities.

Whether you have a new HIV diagnosis or are looking to get back into care for an existing diagnosis, we’ll work with you to make sure you understand your HIV diagnosis. We will discuss HIV transmission, laboratory tests to track progress, choosing and managing of HIV medications, and expected frequency of medical appointments. Primary care services are available to established patients with insurance.

Reach Us At

HEARTLine: 1.800.845.4266

633 Thompson Lane
Nashville, TN 37204

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Each year, hundreds of volunteers help Nashville CARES work toward our mission of ending the HIV epidemic in Middle Tennessee.

Volunteers support virtually every program at Nashville CARES including Nutrition, Fundraising, Education, Administration, and Special Events.


What Folks Are Saying

I am proud to say that I am currently undetectable and the healthiest I’ve been in a very long time. I have CARES to thank for that – they treated ALL of me, not just my illness.
I thought I was invincible… until I wasn’t. After countless failures trying to get sober, I felt hopeless. CARES helped change my life. They basically told me, ‘either you want help… or you don’t.’ I finally realized I can’t do this alone. CARES taught me to stop saying ‘I got this’ and start saying ‘We got this.’.
After losing the love of my life to AIDS, I had no one to talk to, no friends or family to turn to. I went into a deep depression. But then CARES stepped in and wouldn’t allow it. I had 3 Case Managers who literally ganged up on me with love. They would not give up on me. They allowed me to weep, to talk, to grieve. Their compassion gave me my life back.