This video series provides an overview of free programs and initiatives that are available to the community.


Making a will gives you peace of mind today and leaves a legacy that supports the people and causes most important to you tomorrow. United Way has partnered with FreeWill to give you a free, intuitive way to write your will today. Visit FreeWill.com/UnitedWay to start writing your will at no cost to you.


All children in Tennessee, from birth to age five, are eligible to receive one high-quality book each month straight to their mailboxes—at no cost to families. Books are personalized with the child’s name and mailed directly to their home, inspiring a love for reading at an early age.

Visit unitedwaygreaternashville.org/imagination-library to sign up.

211 helpline

The 211 Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day information and referral helpline—staffed by trained specialists—that connects you to resources like counseling, disaster assistance, food, health care and insurance assistance, housing and utility payment assistance, employment services, veteran services and childcare and family services. Call 211, text your zip code to 898-211 or visit tn211.myresourcedirectory.com. 


The Financial Empowerment Center offers free one-on-one financial counseling to anyone who needs it—regardless of income. Counselors can help plan for your future, establish or improve credit, manage debt, create a budget, increase savings and maximize cashflow. Schedule your appointment by calling 615.748.3620 or visiting fec.nashville.gov.

Free tax prep services

IRS-certified tax preparers help thousands of individuals prepare their taxes each year at no cost through our VITA free tax prep program. Services are available to any household that earned $66,000 or less in 2020. Taxpayers have the option to file virtually on their own or with the help of our tax preparers or in-person at select sites. Visit unitedwayfilefree.com to get started.