About Us

Founded in 1985, Nashville CARES is the premier HIV/AIDS service organization in Tennessee. Annually, we serve more than 50,000 people statewide, and provide comprehensive services to clients throughout 17 counties in Middle Tennessee. We provide targeted education, free and confidential HIV testing and a broad range of comprehensive services to individuals who are at-risk for or living with


Our mission is to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Middle Tennessee. We work to achieve this through education, advocacy and support for those at risk for or living with HIV.


A community where HIV infections are rare, and when they do occur, everyone with HIV/AIDS has access to care, treatment and support to achieve optimal health and self-sufficiency without stigma or discrimination.


Compassion. Integrity. Service.

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