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LSC - Funded Programs in Tennessee


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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2015
Basic Field
FY 2014
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2014
% Difference
from FY 2014
$7,601,797 $7,443,656 $158,141 2%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2014 $7,653,092 $10,598,816 $18,251,908 42%
2013 $6,749,247 $10,629,750 $17,378,997 39%
2012 $6,675,787 $12,364,879 $19,040,666 35%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2012 2013 2014
15,477 14,610 14,841
WORKFORCE 2014*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
77.2 40.4 65.4 183
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2014*
Adults Children Total
18,718 12,724 31,442
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2014
Case Type # %
HOUSING 3,940 27%
FAMILY 3,886 26%
CONSUMER 2,354 16%
INCOME 2,112 14%
MISC 1,281 9%
HEALTH 537 4%
EMPLOYMENT 430 3%
JUVENILE 162 1%
INDIVIDUAL 77 1%
EDUCATION 62 0%
TOTALS 14,841 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2014
Ethnicity # %
White 8,049 54%
African American 5,939 40%
Hispanic 420 3%
Native American 37 0%
Asian/Pacific 71 0%
Other 320 2%
TOTALS 14,836 100%
CLIENTS BY GENDER 2014
Gender # %
Women 10,517 71%
Men 4,316 29%
TOTALS 14,836 100%
 
LSC-FUNDED PROGRAM COUNTIES SERVED
Legal Aid of East Tennessee
David R. Yoder , Executive Director
502 South Gay Street, Suite 404 ,
Knoxville , TN, 37902-1502
(865) 637-0484
http://www.laet.org/
Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Carter, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, Sequatchie, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Washington
Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc.
Harrison D. McIver, III , Executive Director
Falls Building , 22 N. Front Street, 11th Floor
Memphis , TN, 38103-5013
(901) 523-8822
http://www.malsi.org/
Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby, Tipton
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
Gary Housepian , Executive Director
300 Deaderick Street ,
Nashville , TN, 37201-1103
(800) 238-1443
http://www.las.org/
Anderson, Bedford, Campbell, Cannon, Cheatham, Claiborne, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Morgan, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Roane, Robertson, Rutherford, Scott, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Union, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson, Wilson
West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
Jane Jarvis , Executive Director
210 W. Main Street , P.O. Box 2066
Jackson , TN, 38302-2066
(731) 426-1311
http://www.wtls.org/
Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, McNairy, Madison, Obion, Weakley