State Profile

LSC - Funded Programs in Tennessee


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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$7,923,718 $7,601,797 $321,921 4%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 $7,711,821 $11,205,309 $18,917,130 41%
2014 $7,653,092 $10,598,816 $18,251,908 42%
2013 $6,749,247 $10,629,750 $17,378,997 39%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
14,610 14,841 13,700
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
79.3 38.6 68.2 186.1
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
17,147 12,048 29,195
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
FAMILY 3,674 27%
HOUSING 3,481 25%
INCOME 2,090 15%
CONSUMER 1,940 14%
MISC 1,262 9%
HEALTH 510 4%
EMPLOYMENT 440 3%
JUVENILE 157 1%
EDUCATION 78 1%
INDIVIDUAL 68 0%
TOTALS 13,700 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 7,530 55%
African American 5,232 38%
Hispanic 477 3%
Native American 53 0%
Asian/Pacific 66 0%
Other 334 2%
TOTALS 13,692 100%
CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 9,726 71%
Men 3,958 29%
TOTALS 13,692 100%
 
LSC-FUNDED PROGRAM COUNTIES SERVED
Legal Aid of East Tennessee
Sheri Fox , 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.
Catherine B. Clayton , 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