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Follow the below QR code or click this link to see what Emmaus needs to support the unhoused community. This wishlist is updated consistently to meet the current needs of our unhoused neighbors. Ship any resources to “Emmaus / 510 Woodland St. / Nashville, TN 37206”. Or email Tish Washington for more details.

Emmaus provides a weekly opportunity for showers, clean clothes, nutritious meals, and community fellowship for people experiencing homelessness. Join us on Sundays at 510 Woodland Street, enter through the Russell Street side of the building. Showers and clothes are available from 3:30-5:00pm, and meals are served from 5:00-6:30pm.

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Over 5,000 unhoused persons served in 2023! Check out News Channel 5’s report on Emmaus’s important work around the Christmas season.

MISSION: to KNOW the transforming Christ and be found FAITHFUL in our generation

VISION: to extend God’s love, teach Biblical truth, and share our lives together

To volunteer, please contact:
Judy Hader: [email protected]
Tish Washington: 615-255-1289, [email protected]

We Need Resources

Emmaus are in need of resources to help our unhoused neighbors! Resources include but are not limited to: socks, undergarments, tennis shoes, belts, gloves and scarfs.

If you wish to donate or have any questions, contact Letitia Washington right away: [email protected]

Or check out this Emmaus Amazon wishlist, and ship much-needed resources to:

510 Woodland St
Nashville, TN 37206

Additional Resources


  • Second Harvest
  • City Road Chapel United Methodist Church
  • Hermitage Church of Christ
  • West Nashville Dream Center
  • Davidson County Department of Human Services
  • WIC Program
  • All for HIM Ministries
  • Room in the Inn
  • Belmont Church
  • Sanctuary Homeless Refuge
  • Madison First Baptist Church
  • People Loving Nashville
  • Nashville Food Project
  • Beautiful Eyes Ministry
  • Green Street Church of Christ
  • Souls United
  • Salvation Army Soup Wagon
  • Downtown Presbyterian Church

Clothing, Day Shelters, Showers

  • Adventist Community Services
  • Bridge Ministry
  • McKendree United Methodist Church
  • Samaritan Ministries of Temple Baptist Church
  • St. John’s West United Methodist Church
  • Community Care Fellowship
  • Nashville Rescue Mission
  • Madison Church of Christ Benevolence Center
  • Shower the People
  • Shower UP

Transitional Housing

  • Aphesis House
  • Broken Restored Redeemed Ministries
  • Centerstone
  • Choices
  • Dismas House
  • God’s Helping Hands
  • Isaiah 58
  • J.A.I. Transitional Housing NPO
  • Magdalene House
  • Matthew 25
  • Men of Valor
  • Mending Hearts
  • The Next Door
  • Project Transition
  • Renewal House
  • Second Change Sober Living
  • Transitions Housing
  • YANA Recovery House

Emmaus Advisory Council

  • Rev. Dr. Tish Washington, Director & Pastor
  • Mrs. Judy Hader, Kitchen Supervisor
  • Mrs. Wendy Jans, Music Minister
  • Mrs. Jean Sparks, Volunteer Liaison