The Refuge Center often partners with area businesses or other nonprofits. If your business or nonprofit is interested in partnering with us contact us today.
Check out some of our current partnerships.
The Hands and Feet Project
In 2013, The Refuge Center for Counseling and the Hands and Feet Project announced a formal collaboration to help meet the psychological needs of the Haitian children served by the Hands and Feet Project. The Hands and Feet project was founded in 2004 by Grammy award-winning rock band Audio Adrenaline and exists to encourage and equip compassionate individuals to partner with them in caring for Haiti’s orphaned and abandoned children with the love of Christ. Through the partnership with the Hands and Feet Project, The Refuge Center for Counseling:
- Provides general emotional health assessments of the children, the caregiver staff in Haiti, and US missionaries in Haiti; provides ongoing assessments and measures of progress
- Provides ongoing counseling for children and families
- Educates the Hands and Feet Project organization by providing resources, training, and experiential teaching that help them meet the emotional needs of the children
- Advises and consults leadership in best practices for the family unit model
- Provides general counsel and training in the areas of emotional health
Center of Hope
Thanks to a collaborative grant from The Baptist Healing Trust, The Refuge Center for Counseling has two therapists at the Center of Hope in Columbia, Tenn. Free counseling services are provided at this location for adult victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking.
Bridges Domestic Violence Center
Therapists from The Refuge Center for Counseling provide group and individual counseling services for clients of Bridges Domestic Violence Center in Franklin, Tenn.
Rocketown of Middle TN was founded on July 7, 1994, by Contemporary Christian Music Artist Michael W. Smith. Its mission is to offer hope to the next generation through Christ’s love. The Refuge Center for Counseling has a collaborative partnership with Rocketown’s Youth Counseling program. This program provides counseling and support services to youth at no charge.
HOPE Family Health
HOPE Family Health is a faith-based nonprofit health center located in rural northern Tennessee, with a service area encompassing Macon, Sumner, and several surrounding counties. HOPE’s mission is “to improve access to primary healthcare in rural Middle Tennessee, with an emphasis on vulnerable populations such as the uninsured, under-insured, poor, homeless, children, migrant workers, and those addicted to substances.” The Refuge Center for Counseling has a collaborative partnership with HOPE Family Health, by which Refuge has an on-site therapist to provide mental health counseling for the staff and immediate family members of HOPE Family Health.