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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History of Nashville CARES

Founded in 1985, Nashville CARES is the premier HIV/AIDS service organization in Tennessee. Annually, we serve more than 20,000 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 HIV.

Mission

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.

Vision

To see 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.

Values

In support of our mission and vision, our actions are guided, supported, and measured by our values:

Do what is right: We act with integrity in every situation
Show respect and compassion: We show empathy and kindness to every person.
Demonstrate passion for the services we provide: We do more than just our job, we believe in our mission

For more information about the agency (including financial information), visit our listing at www.givingmatters.com.

Mission

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.

Vision

To see 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.

Values

In support of our mission and vision, our actions are guided, supported, and measured by our values:

Do what is right: We act with integrity in every situation
Show respect and compassion: We show empathy and kindness to every person.
Demonstrate passion for the services we provide: We do more than just our job, we believe in our mission

For more information about the agency (including financial information), visit our listing at www.givingmatters.com.

Nashville CARES serves 17 counties throughout Middle Tennessee

About The Nashville CARES Clinic at My House

The Nashville CARES Clinic at My House is a medical center designed to be a “one-stop center” providing medical and supportive services, including Gender Affirming Care. The clinic is designed to be inclusive and support the medical needs of all citizens of the greater Nashville area.

The Nashville CARES Clinic at My House supports patients in navigating the full continuum of care under one roof. This “one-stop center” approach provides medical and supportive services and is delivered with dignity and respect. Culturally competent care by trained professionals will provide an experience that focuses on each individual and provides client-centered, trauma-informed healthcare.

The clinic features the moniker of PRIDE: Promotes Respect Inclusion & Dignity for Everyone.

The Nashville CARES Clinic at My House provides confidential testing, counseling services, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and prescriptions for individuals at high risk for exposure to HIV. The medical clinic also provides primary care, as well as other testing, treatment, and prevention with a focus on STIs, including HCV and HIV care. The clinic also offers limited COVID-19 testing to existing patients.

The Nashville CARES Clinic at My House is the only facility in Middle Tennessee that provides same-day treatment for those testing positive for HIV. Studies show that 96% of those newly diagnosed with HIV who get into treatment within 24 hours become virally suppressed within two months, significantly reducing the rate of HIV transmission.

PrEP Clinic in Nashville, TN that is affordable and diverse

Other Services Include:

  • Telehealth Services are available for both medical and Behavioral Health Services.
  • Full lab services on site.
  • Pharmacy located on-site providing prescription drugs and medical services to low-income patients at no or reduced cost.
  • Assist patients with insurance premiums, thus promoting medication adherence and continuous treatment.
  • Personnel includes trained HIV Nurse Practitioner, Medical Director, and a patient ambassador to support patients.
The opening of The Nashville CARES Clinic is an exciting time for Nashville CARES as we celebrate 39 years of service in the Middle Tennessee community. This ‘one-stop center’ provides patients a unique experience to navigate their medical and supportive services by culturally competent practitioners, alleviating barriers to care and promoting positive health outcomes in an inclusive and affirming environment.
- Amna Osman
CEO
Nashville CARES
The Nashville CARES Clinic is creating access to culturally competent primary and HIV care for the LGBTQ+ community and the community at large, at a time when Nashville certainly needs this expanded access.
- Dr. Christopher Ott
Chief Medical Officer for HCA Healthcare’s Physician Services Group
Immediate Past President for Nashville CARES