On a foundation of Christian faith, Martha O'Bryan Center empowers children, youth, and adults in poverty to transform their lives through work, education, employment and fellowship.

We Serve Families

Martha O'Bryan Center serves families through a cradle to career continuum of innovative programs.

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We Support Communities

Make a difference today by supporting Martha O'Bryan Center.


We Restore Dignity

Join our team of volunteers and provide vital services to our community.


Upcoming Events

June 27, 2016  6:00 PM - until final case is heard

Participatory Defense Event

Every Monday!

See flier for more information



July 2, 2016  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Youth Jam - Hope Gym


July 6, 2016  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Volunteer Orientation - sign up today!


July 9, 2016  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Youth Jam - Hope Gym


July 18, 2016  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Volunteer Orientation - sign up today!


July 23, 2016  1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Youth Jam - Hope Gym


September 19 & 20, 2016

12th Annual Martha O'Bryan Center Charity Golf Classic

Save the Date - check back for more information






served through a continuum of cradle to college to career services



engaged with their community through opportunities with us



participated in Academic Student Union Programs



delivered through our Meals on Wheels program

Work with Martha O’Bryan
  • Lead Teacher (2016-2017 School Year)

    Explore! Community School

    Nashville, TN

    At Explore! we always begin with our mission: to foster the independence, critical thinking, and creativity of a diverse community of learners so…

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  • Substitute Teacher, Early Learning Center (PT/Temp)

    Martha O'Bryan Center

    Nashville, TN

    We are seeking outstanding candidates for substitute teaching roles in our nationally accredited, 3 Star child care center, working in …

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  • Education Specialist, Youth Education (AmeriCorps)

    Martha O'Bryan Center

    Nashville, TN

    Martha O'Bryan Center's Youth Development program for elementary and middle school students is designed to support the whole child - academica…

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  • Social Worker - Academic Student Unions (Full-time)

    Martha O'Bryan Center

    Nashville, TN

    The ASU social worker will assist students by providing strategic services that identify and address the social-emotional-environmental issues that in…

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Be Part of the Solution

K-8 Education

College & Career

Early Learning Center

High School Education / ASUs

Clerical Support

Family Outreach

Community Outreach

New Ideas

Community Activities

Food Bank

Meals on Wheels

Meal/Snack Preparation

Academic Adult Education

Homework Helper


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Meet some of the people empowering productive adults to more fully realize their potential.
  • Lee Ballew


  • Vickeeta Coleman

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Marsha Edwards

    President / Chief Executive Officer

  • Peter Martino

    Chief Talent & Innovation Officer

  • Trea McMillian


  • Clay Richards

    Board Chair

  • Tim Sinks

    Past Board Chair, Resource Development Chair

    Managing Partner, Capital Financial Group, LLC