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Program Profile

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.

J. Steven Xanthopoulos, 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 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$679,379 $620,485 $58,894 9%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2013 715,041 2,980,469 3,695,510 19%
2012 657,990 3,596,210 4,254,200 15%
2011 794,492 4,644,470 5,438,962 15%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2011 2012 2013
1,864 1,791 1,675
WORKFORCE 2013*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
9.8 11.6 5.6 27.1
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2013*
Adults Children Total
2,008 1,796 3,804
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2013
Case Type # %
INCOME 800 48%
HOUSING 337 20%
FAMILY 235 14%
CONSUMER 216 13%
JUVENILE 55 3%
MISC 22 1%
HEALTH 10 1%
EDUCATION 0 0%
EMPLOYMENT 0 0%
INDIVIDUAL 0 0%
TOTALS 1,675 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2013
Ethnicity # %
White 910 54%
African American 728 43%
Hispanic 15 1%
Native American 4 0%
Asian/Pacific 3 0%
Other 15 1%
TOTALS 1,675 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2013
Gender # %
Women 1,263 75%
Men 412 25%
TOTALS 1,675 100%

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