McGruder Family Resource Center


Most McGruder programs and services are suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Catholic Charities will reopen all programs based on the guidance from health officials.

Children and Youth

Child and Youth programs are designed to engage children in learning and personal development so they acquire skills needed to succeed in life.

Please see individual programs below for availability and scheduling.

Children and Youth Programs

Girl Scouts Troop 6000 - Offers leadership development for girls centered around STEAM, the outdoors, development of life skills, and entrepreneurship. All Troop 6000 membership dues, uniforms and programming are provided (Tuesday evenings)

Nashville Public Library Studio - Working with library staff and Studio Mentors, teen patrons use innovative technology tools to produce music and podcasts, photographs and films, 3Dprinted designs, paper Circuits, E-Textiles, soldering, robotics, and more (events and programs)

Opportunity Now – Opportunity NOW is a coordinated initiative to provide young people in Davidson County access to employment (Summer break)

Preston Taylor Ministries – Preston Taylor Ministries (PTM) empowers children and youth to discover and live their God-inspired dreams, develop a love for learning, and build joy-filled friendships an Afterschool Tutoring and Summer Program for Children in Grades K-8th (Monday- Thursday 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.)

The services of our Basic Needs Programs work to meet the needs of people we serve in a supportive way.
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Immigration Services provides counseling, assistance in completing immigration forms and photographs to individuals seeking assistance in most immigration matters.
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Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. has always been engaged in the humanitarian aid to refugees, starting with the finding of foster homes for 43 Cuban refugee children in 1962.
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If you are a parent looking for support to reduce stressors and increase your skills, our staff can help you with opportunities to meet the many challenges faced by families.
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A variety of services are provided to the Hispanic community in Middle Tennessee by Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc.'s Hispanic Services programs.
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Catholic Charities' Living at Home program assists seniors in their efforts to age in place.
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Since 1976, Catholic Charities School Counseling Program has helped thousands of students and their families find their way during times of distress.
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Caring Choices is a state-licensed adoption agency operated by Catholic Charities of TN, Inc. serving all races and religions.
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We have been engaged in humanitarian aid to refugee since 1962. Thousands from more than 35 countries have received help through Catholic Charities.
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Making a difference since 1962. CATHOLIC CHARITIES

2806 McGavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Office: (615) 352-3087
Fax: (615) 352-8591

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