We started from humbled beginnings:

  • Nia was established in 1997 by a Clarksville couple: Sergeant Major Retired Daniel Stevens and Federal Government Retiree Carol Clardy Stevens.  Nia achieved its 501c3 status in 1998.
  • MISSION: Provide top-quality Disability Support Services, Affordable Housing, and Employment for civilians and veterans.
  • VISION: Continue providing top-quality Disability Healthcare Support Services; Community and Home-Based Personal Assistance; and Affordable Residential Homes.
  • Governed by an Executive Advisory Board of committed professionals.
  • Contracted by the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and receives fees for 24/7 services via Federal Medicaid Waiver funds.
  • Provided disability supports and housing for over 50 families since 1999.
  • Received several Provider Agency Annual FOUR-STAR RATING. 
  • Recognized as Clarksville’s Top Twenty Employers.
  • Certified Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) by creating affordable housing via grants and company investments.
  • Facilitated homeownership through several Housing  And, provides Transitional housing for the homeless.
  • A Fort Campbell Housing Partner, providing Active Duty off-post housing.
  • Initiated Clarksville’s first “Green” housing; building an Energy Star model, steel, and Insulated Foam Structure (IFS) materials.
  • Offers internships to Clarksville and Hopkinsville college students
  • Awarded grants from Housing Urban Development, Federal Home Loan Bank, City of Clarksville. The result is three family homeownership, six ADA housing units, and eight Transitional housing units.
  • Memberships: Chamber of Commerce; Center for Non-Profit Management; Exceptional Family Member Program; HOPE; Special Olympics, Better Business Bureau; Civitan International;  Homeless Coalition.
  • Nia Officials are delighted to begin providing disability support for Veterans who require assistance temporarily or permanently, as needed.