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.
What We Offer
We allow our citizens 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.
Based Learning (IABL)
Creative services to support IABL include: Film & Video, Advertising, Audio Production, Photography and many more.
Social Interactive Skills
Community Interactive Skills include: Cooking, Woodworking, Nutritional Classes, Yoga & Pilates along with many more options.
Life Planning Skills
Life Planning Skills include: Group & Individual Counseling, Independent Living, Financial & Life Planning Classes, Events & Outings just to name a few.
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.
On The Avenue Gives Me a Platform to Express Myself
By: Scott Robinson
What I love about On The Avenue is the chance to grow in a safe and respectful environment. I spent years letting autism and mental illness prevent me from working or having doing something productive with my time. On The Avenue has accepted me and all the difficulties I have showing up to work and being…