At the SNFRC
What is a Family Resource Center (FRC)?
Residents of at-risk neighborhoods face multiple barriers to stability, health, and productivity. Some of these barriers are high poverty rates, high rates of unemployment and under-employment, low academic achievement and high levels of crime, teen pregnancy, single-parent households, and rent burden.
By locating services close to home, Family Resource Centers make help more accessible. By offering a coordinated and holistic approach to services and support, Family Resource Centers eliminate duplication of effort on the part of residents and service providers. By focusing on the strengths and assets of the people who live, work, and go to school in the neighborhood, Family Resource Centers build community.
United Way sponsors seven community-based Family Resource Centers in Davidson County. We think of an FRC as a “one-stop-shop” for health and human service needs.
In a given year, area FRCs may:
For more information about FRCs or to find an FRC near you, visit the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.