Program Profile

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.

Catherine B. Clayton, Executive Director
210 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 2066, Jackson TN 38302-2066
Phone: (731) 426-1311; Fax: (731) 423-2600
http://www.wtls.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$702,968 $693,812 $9,156 1%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 746,993 2,477,564 3,224,557 23%
2014 741,552 2,629,358 3,370,910 22%
2013 715,041 2,980,469 3,695,510 19%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
1,675 1,575 1,663
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
10.2 9 5.4 24.6
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
2,042 1,756 3,798
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
INCOME 766 46%
HOUSING 293 18%
FAMILY 289 17%
CONSUMER 251 15%
MISC 34 2%
INDIVIDUAL 15 1%
HEALTH 6 0%
EDUCATION 5 0%
EMPLOYMENT 3 0%
JUVENILE 1 0%
TOTALS 1,663 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 919 55%
African American 662 40%
Hispanic 35 2%
Native American 12 1%
Asian/Pacific 8 0%
Other 27 2%
TOTALS 1,663 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 1,319 79%
Men 344 21%
TOTALS 1,663 100%

Counties Served

Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, McNairy, Madison, Obion, Weakley


Branch office locations

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
208 S. Church St.,
Dyersburg, TN 38024

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
113 W. Paris St.,
Huntingdon, TN 38344

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
141 North 3rd St.,
Selmer, TN 38375