Enrich For Life

Welcome to Enrich For Life

 Mission Statement

Enrich for Life strives to improve the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities focused on pathways to independent living, employment, spiritual development and personal wellness.

Enrich for Life House- Tour the home, join the remodeling effort, make a donation!  Located at 1314 Academy Street, the house is within walking distance of the Williamson County Public Library and Academy Park in historic, downtown Franklin.  The house will be remodeled to accommodate four residents including two individuals with IDD . The home will provide each roommate with an affordable housing alternative and the supports needed to pursue a full life.  Enrich House will serve as a model for additional homes and others seeking residential options.

Please contact Allison Bender, 615-397-4547,
allison@enrichforlife.org or Chris Bender,  615-636-7655, chris@enrichforlife.org.  

Enrich for Life Small Worship Group - Faith Friends - meets Wednesdays 6:15pm -7:30pm at Brentwood United Methodist Church (BUMC).  Join us!  This non-denominational group has been meeting since September, 2014.  Faith Friends meetings are filled with laughter, music, scripture reading, engaging lessons and prayer.  Participants build friendships within the church and learn more about their faith.  Contact Allison or Chris Bender for more details.  Special thanks to leader Cyndy Muirhead and Brentwood United Methodist Church.  Thank you!

reas of Support

  • Advocate the need for  privately paid residential services for higher functioning individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Consider and Create Alternatives for Supported Independent Living including: residential support through housing, roommate identification and funding opportunities to assist with costs of living.
  • Provide Adult Education & Personal Development Opportunities including:  job skills training, social skills development, reading classes, art classes and more.
  • Promote Good-Health including: nutrition awareness, exercise and weight management.
  • Spiritual Development including: small group worship and church family engagement.

Enrich for Life is working with community partners to expand residential services for individuals, to increase fitness and wellness options, to facilitate ongoing adult education classes and greater opportunities for personal and spiritual development. 

Donate to Enrich for Life online at:
Select Enrich for Life, a Department of ACT Int'l.
Mail contributions to: ACT Int'l, P.O. Box 1966, Brentwood, TN 37024-1066 

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