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Program Profile

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.

Jane Jarvis, 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 2015
Basic Field
FY 2014
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2014
% Difference
from FY 2014
$693,812 $679,379 $14,433 2%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2014 741,552 2,629,358 3,370,910 22%
2013 715,041 2,980,469 3,695,510 19%
2012 657,990 3,596,210 4,254,200 15%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2012 2013 2014
1,791 1,675 1,575
WORKFORCE 2014*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
11.2 10.8 5.4 27.4
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2014*
Adults Children Total
1,923 1,453 3,376
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2014
Case Type # %
INCOME 717 46%
FAMILY 302 19%
HOUSING 262 17%
CONSUMER 256 16%
MISC 27 2%
EDUCATION 4 0%
INDIVIDUAL 3 0%
HEALTH 2 0%
EMPLOYMENT 1 0%
JUVENILE 1 0%
TOTALS 1,575 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2014
Ethnicity # %
White 896 57%
African American 619 39%
Hispanic 24 2%
Native American 1 0%
Asian/Pacific 2 0%
Other 33 2%
TOTALS 1,575 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2014
Gender # %
Women 1,217 77%
Men 358 23%
TOTALS 1,575 100%

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