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The Arc Tennessee is now a Benefits Enrollment Center!

Are you an Adult with a Disability (age 21 and up), or a Senior Citizen (age 65 or over) with financial need?


You may be eligible for one or more of the following benefits:

* Medicare Part D (Extra Help)

* Medicare Savings Programs

* Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

* Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

* Medicaid (TennCare)

* Supplemental Security Income (SSI)


The Arc Tennessee can help you with screening and applying for these benefits for FREE.


Walk-Ins Welcome, Appointments Preferred: 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon Monday-Friday

151 Athens Way in MetroCenter, Nashville, next to the Social Security building.


To make an appointment or for screening and assistance in applying over the phone, please contact Beth Thielman at 615-248-5878 x 327 or email


Everyone screened by The Arc Tennessee will be entered into a drawing for a chance to receive a $50 Walmart gift card.  There will be two drawings, one in January and one in February.


If you live in Shelby, Fayette, Tipton or Lauderdale Counties, please contact Sandra Hawkins at The Arc Mid-South at 901-327-2473 or email


If you live in Williamson County, contact Sharon Bottorff at The Arc Williamson County at 615-790-5815 or email


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