Inspire. Inform.
Entertain. Educate.

There is a determination, desperation and passion woven deeply into each family that has an adult living with a disability. On The Avenue exists to provide a safe place where persons with learning challenges can explore their creative passions and find a healthy outlet to strive for a fulfilling life experience. If you are interested in learning more, or joining us as a citizen On the Avenue, Apply Online.

Who We Are

On the Avenue is a safe place where people of all abilities come together to live life more abundantly, create community, and gain confidence. We believe that a welcoming and non-judgmental environment provides individuals with intellectual and learning challenges a place where they can learn to take initiative, work with others & find a joy in their daily journey. If you are interested in learning more, or joining us as a Citizen On The Avenue, contact us.  

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What We Offer

We allow our students to ease into the workforce, instead of being dropped in the “deep end” immediately. This allows students to begin to understand how they fit into the world of commerce and business.

Individual Assignment
Based Learning (IABL)

Creative services to support IABL include: Film & Video, Advertising, Audio Production, Photography and many more.

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Community &
Social Interactive Skills

Community Interactive Skills include: Cooking, Woodworking, Nutritional Classes, Yoga & Pilates along with many more options.

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Life Planning Skills
& Counseling

Life Planning Skills include: Group & Individual Counseling, Independent Living, Financial & Life Planning Classes, Events & Outings just to name a few.

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Working Side by Side

On The Avenue works daily with companies in Middle Tennessee that support the mission of helping people live life more abundantly, build community & gain confidence. Through our training, work ship   & internship programs, people with learning and intellectual disabilities can build a strong network of peers and supporters, to enter the workforce at their own pace.  We love our partner companies. 

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