Counseling and Crisis Services

Family & Children’s Service provides a variety of counseling services for individuals and families at no cost for a range of issues from depression, domestic violence, substance abuse, suicide prevention and much more.

If you are in crisis and need help now call 615.244.7444, 24-hours-a-day.

Counseling Services

F&CS clinical therapists serve hundreds of children and families each year. Counseling services are offered at the Honey Alexander Center and at numerous partner locations throughout the community. Therapists assist clients with a full range of individual and family needs.

Crisis Contact Center

The Crisis Contact Center provides free, telephone and text-based crisis intervention to anyone that needs it, 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week. Crisis counselors assist callers struggling with thoughts of suicide, grief, depression, anxiety, domestic violence, addiction, or trauma. Language interpretation services are available.

Family Focused Solutions (FFS)

FFS Life Coaches assist families receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) benefits who experience barriers to employment and self-sufficiency. Participants address mental health, domestic violence, alcohol and drug addiction, learning disabilities, parenting needs, and health issues. F&CS operates FFS programs in 26 Middle Tennessee counties.

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL)

F&CS hosts weekly support groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. As many as one in four survivors of suicide will attempt suicide themselves. These groups offer the healing of shared experience in a safe environment. SOS groups are offered in Davidson and Williamson Counties.