Serving Wilson County's

Neighbors in need since 2012

How We help

Winter Shelters
December 1, 2022 to March 15, 2023

Nightly registration occurs at the Center for Hope and Renewal
Begins at 4:00pm and ends at 5:00pm. No check-in's allowed after this time.
Courtesy Van pickup, 4:00 pm at Legacy Lane, the wooded area across from Demos.

5:30pm Dinner Served to Overnight Guests

The following day, guests are welcome to stay at the facility until:
10am Monday - Friday  
7:30am Saturday & Sunday

Shower and Laundry Service is Available

Facility Address
The Center for Hope & Renewal:
214 N. College Street
Lebanon, TN 37087

Mail Service - 8:00 to 10:00am
For secure delivery (such as packages or legal documents), please use:
P.O. Box 1156 | Lebanon, TN 37088

What we do

Our program requires 175 volunteer hours every night during Shelter Season from December to mid-March. If you are interested in serving during the 2022 - 2023 Winter Shelter Season, please complete our Volunteer Interest Form.

During the warmer months we have opportunities as well. For more information, call 615-784-9897 or email:
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For 105 winter days, guests receive a hot dinner, breakfast, and goodie bag to go.

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Our shelters provide guests a warm place to stay during the coldest nights of the year.

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Shuttle services provided to and from shelters each day.

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Cleaning Services

Our shelter sites offer hot showers and
laundry facilities.

How to help

"Compassionate Hands has been such a blessing. God will be adding jewels to your crowns as well to hand over to the feet of Jesus"

- Wilson County tornado survivor

"We have a wonderful little girl in our congregation who took up a collection of gift cards for the homeless at her birthday party."

Compassionate Hands Volunteer


Compassionate Chili Cookoff
What: WHO HAS THE BEST CHILI IN WILSON COUNTY? If it’s you, bring it on and sign up to be a contestant in the 6th Annual Compassionate Hands Chili Cookoff Fundraiser

To compete, email
When: Fall 2023
Where: TBD
Partner Meetings
What: Prayer and Planning for Winter Shelters Usually Occur on the Second Tuesday of the Month from 7:00 to 8:00 PM
When: TBD
Where: Center for Hope & Renewal 214 N. College ST | Lebanon TN
Email to be added to the list.
Sunday Meal & More
What: Outreach Opportunity with All For Him
When: Every Sunday starting at 3 p.m.
Where: Travel Inn in Lebanon

Hot Food, Sleeping Bags, Tarps, Clothing, Showers, Bus Passes, Work Shoes & Uniforms, Resources for Recovery, Love & Conversation with people who care

How to help

As long as poverty persists, we all have a job to do. It doesn't take much to change a life. Start making a difference today.