Our Programs

Forever Faithful Food Progam

 

As recent as May 2017, the Tennessean reported its’  statistics on poverty and hunger. The report found that 18.9% of  Nashvillians live in poverty — a higher rate than Tennessee (17.9%) and  the nation (15.9%). According to a recent Feeding America study, an estimated 49 million Americans are food insecure, including more than 1 million Tennesseans.

 1 in 4  children in Tennessee face hunger every day.

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Educate Me Now

 Many middle and high school students across the state and nation aren’t reading at a proficient level. More than 70% of Tennessee’s eighth-graders  read at or below the basic level of proficiency for that grade,  according to a report by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Offices of Research  and Education Accountability. 

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LifeCare

 Families throughout America and abroad often face sudden emergencies with no immediate or real way out. We seek to help impact their successful transition and total life care. The LifeCare programs focuses on providing a range of aide to  individuals and families that helps manage everyday crisis and whole  life success 

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Positive Parenting Program

 The Positive Parenting Initiative focuses on preventing child abuse through education and awareness.   Every hour of every day, there is allegation of child abuse in  Tennessee. Unfortunately, child abuse is a problem in every county and  community across Tennessee. In 2013, Tennessee had 102,748 total referrals for child abuse and neglect. 

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Job Placement Initiative

Building bridges from unemployment to career and entrepreneurship!  In the U.S., 30 million people over age 16 — 14% of  the country’s adult population — don’t read well enough to understand a  newspaper story written at the eighth grade level or fill out a job  application.   

COMING SOON 

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New Direction CDC Newsletter

Stay informed and engaged with our grass-roots efforts through our quarterly newsletter.  You’ll  get the latest scoop on what’s  happening with your time and  contributions in the community through the New Direction CDC. Thanks for  making life better! 

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