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Help Us Build Refuge

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Help us Serve More Individuals, Couples and Families in Middle Tennessee

The Refuge Center has outgrown its walls and the demand for services is at an all-time high. It is imperative The Refuge Center builds a larger permanent home.

Through generous partnerships, The Refuge Center seeks to raise $3.7 by 2024 in first ever Capital Campaign "Building Refuge." $4.5M has already been raised.

We believe growth is not always just about "more" and "bigger" but is also about deeper and richer. Because of this, The Refuge Center facility and campus will be a holistic facility that is a physical manifestation of our culture of compassionate care.

The vision:

We own (debt free!) 7 acres of wooded land near the I-65 corridor with room to build a 15,000 square foot lodge-like facility. This facility would feature relaxing spaces for processing clinical activities such as walking trails, a chapel, a healing garden, and a playground, and a labyrinth. There would be separate waiting spaces for children to play and adults to find solitude or connection before or after sessions. A large multi-purpose room would be used for events, seminars, and group counseling work along with opportunities for the community to come together in the space.

The Result?

37 therapy offices serving over 41,000 counseling sessions for up to 4,700 clients a year, with double the amount of space to serve children and teens.Imagine the impact of that many changed lives in Middle Tennessee!

We strongly believe that no matter who you are, no matter what you have done, no matter what has been done to you, no matter how much your income is or where you live-when you come to The Refuge Center you deserve to have the most excellent care possible with maximum opportunity for healing.

Hope, Healing and Transformation Through Counseling

"The Refuge Center saved my life and my sobriety. Through EMDR and counseling, I was able to find healing and hope that I otherwise would not have had access to. The Refuge Center made appointments affordable and the counselors easy to connect with. I'm truly thankful for the blessings this group has brought into my life." Refuge Center Client