Support Groups & Counseling

The effects of sexual abuse are different for everyone. The process of healing can take a long time, and is often made easier with the help of other survivors or professionals.

Catholic Charities of Tennessee

  • 615-352-3087
  • Services for Middle Tennessee including family and individual counseling


  • 24/7 crisis line: 1-800-681-7444
  • Centerstone offers mental health services, substance abuse treatment and related educational services

Family and Children’s Service

  • Crisis line: 1-800-879-1999
  • Phone: 615-327-0833
  • Located in Nashville, offering individual, family, group and couples therapy

Lloyd C. Elam Mental Health Center

  • 615-327-6255
  • Located at Meharry Medical College, offers intervention to treat the emotions and behavior of children, youth and families

Nashville Children’s Alliance

  • 615-327-9958
  • Offers counseling and support groups for victims of child sexual abuse and their parents

Oasis Center

  • 615-327-4455
  • Provides residential, counseling and education services to teens and families

Sexual Assault Center

  • Crisis line: 1-800-879-1999
  • Phone: 615-259-9055
  • Provides individual, group and family therapy for rape victims, child sexual abuse victims, adult survivors, and relevant family members
  • Centers in Nashville, Clarksville, Dickson, Dover, Franklin, Paris and Winchester

Vanderbilt Community Mental Health Center

  • Children and adolescents: 615-322-7782
  • Adults: 615-322-7785
  • Outpatient assessment and treatment services for children, adolescents and adults