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Nashville CARES

(Also known as: Nashville Council on Community AIDS Resources Education and Services)

Organization Address: 

633 Thomson Ln
Nashville, Tennessee 37204
United States



Phone Number: 

(615) 259-4866
Main Phone Number
(615) 761-4474
Self-Testing Services
Call to request a free HIV self-test.
(800) 845-4266
Toll Free
(615) 259-4849
Domestic Fax


Free HIV self-test (at home) to eligible community members.


Main Email Address

Appointment Required: 



Monday,9:00am To 5:00pm
Tuesday,9:00am To 5:00pm
Wednesday,9:00am To 5:00pm
Thursday,9:00am To 5:00pm
Friday,9:00am To 5:00pm
Hours are for in-person services. Call for information about Self-Testing (At home) kits.
Disclaimer: Hours of operation change frequently. Please contact the organization to verify.
Please contact organization for eligibility requirements

On-Site Testing Services: 

  • Hepatitis C Testing
  • Rapid HIV Testing

Self-Testing Services (At Home): 

  • HIV Self-Testing

Click on the tab to see where self-test kits are distributed: 


Prevention Services: 

  • HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education
  • HIV Test Counseling
  • Hepatitis Prevention/Education

Support Services: 

  • Case Management


4TNLINK2CARE - Corrections Navigation and Linkage to Care
EIS - Early Intervention
Safety First

Organization Type: 

AIDS Service Organization (Nonprofit)


  • Adolescents/Youth/Teens, African Americans/Blacks, At Risk Persons, Community Based Organizations, Female Sex Workers, Gay Men, General Public, Hispanics/Latinos, HIV Positive Persons, Injecting Drug Users/Needle Sharing Partners, Lesbians/Women Who Have Sex with Women/WSW, LGBT, Low Income Persons, Male Sex Workers, Men, Men Who Have Sex with Men, Persons Practicing High Risk Behaviors, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Sex Partners, Students, Substance Abusers, Women, Women with HIV/AIDS, including Pregnant Women with HIV/AIDS, Young Adults

Language Spoken: 

  • English, Spanish

Fee Information: 

  • No Fee, Free HIV Testing, Free HIV Self-Testing, Free Hepatitis C Testing

Last Updated Date: 


Organization Number: 


More Information: 

Free HIV self-testing kits available upon request through a partnership with the State of TN in response to the COVID-19 crisis. For more information, please call (615) 761-4474.