Enrich for Life is a charitable organization striving to improve the quality of life of higher-functioning adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) through residential solutions and enrichment programs in Middle Tennessee. Enrich classes, events, and activities welcome all higher-functioning adults fulfilling our goal of inclusion, community engagement, and life-long learning.
Inclusive bowling for adults 22 years and older is held on Tuesdays from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM at Franklin Family Entertainment Center. Email or call Allison Bender for details. We had a great time this year! Group Bowling is currently suspended due to COVID-19 guidelines. A new schedule will be announced.
Inclusive Bocce Ball for adults 22 years and older on Fridays May through October held at 1314 Academy Street in Franklin (across from Academy Park Gymnasium). We had a great time again this year!
This Inclusive Small Worship Group meets on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM -7:30 PM via Zoom due to COVID-19. Contact Allison for details and registration.
Faith Friends meetings will be held in-person at Brentwood Baptist Church in the new year, 2021. Faith Friends meetings include engaging Bible lessons, scripture, games, music, laughter, and prayer. Very special thanks to our host, Brentwood Baptist Church, and marvelous volunteers, Cyndy Muirhead and Jenna Sutherland.
Inclusive acrylic painting classes are designed for higher-functioning adults, ages 22 and older. Instructor Pam Irvin is fantastic, and so is the artwork created by our student artists! All are welcome! Class fees: $18 per class, and a registration fee of $15 apply. Email Allison for more details at Allison@enrichforlife.org. Upcoming classes will be announced.
Community-based social activities and educational outings are also planned throughout the year.
Enrich House at Academy Street- Volunteer to 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 home will accommodate female residents with IDD. Residential support will be provided in collaboration with a local provider agency. This first Enrich House will serve as a model adapted to serve adults with all abilities.
Advocate for local residential services for higher-functioning adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Create alternatives for supported, independent living, guide appropriate housing models, and share tools to minimize out-of-pocket costs for families.
Develop continuing adult activities, education, and personal development opportunities, including Faith Friends, bowling, bocce, art classes, movies, dining out, and group outings.
Promote good health through higher nutrition awareness and making exercise fun with sports activities offered by Enrich, local parks and recreation center, Special Olympics, and other local non-profits.
Encourage Spiritual Development through our Faith Friends Small Worship Group, attending concerts and special events during Christmas, Easter, and throughout the year, and engagement with the church community.
Mail contributions to ACT Int'l, Enrich for Life, P.O. Box 1649, Brentwood, TN 37024-1649.