Our Stories

An Audacious Vision

An Audacious Vision

A shared concern brought them together. A commitment to their loved ones drove them to action. A mutual vision of creating a real and meaningful community for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Nashville brought Friends Life Community to...

A Team Full of Joeys

A Team Full of Joeys

By Patsy Webb Joey Royer, one of Friends Life Community's employment coaching clients, is celebrating his first month on the job as an employee at WilRo Inc., in Gallatin, TN. WilRo Inc. reached out to us because they were looking to become an inclusive workplace and...

Together, We Are Extraordinary

Together, We Are Extraordinary

“There is nothing static about FLC – neither the programming, personal growth, or what always seem to be endless possibilities of what a committed and motivated community can accomplish.”

What the Friends Have Taught Me About Songwriting

What the Friends Have Taught Me About Songwriting

By Phoebe Scott. In my four-year tenure at Belmont University, I learned techniques from Grammy-winning songwriters, acquired industry secrets from well-practiced music business lawyers, and took sage advice from successful artists. However, with all that I gained,...

Everyone deserves stories about them.

Everyone deserves stories about them.

By: Waverly Ann Harris, M.S.Ed. When was the last time you cried during a movie? What about it evoked such emotion that you were moved to tears? Film is a medium that has the power to transport us through a web of reality and dreams. We see ourselves in the storyline....