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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 %
2012 657,990 3,596,210 4,254,200 15%
2011 794,492 4,644,470 5,438,962 15%
2010 1,188,383 6,076,880 7,265,263 16%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2010 2011 2012
1,849 1,864 1,791
WORKFORCE 2012
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
10 15 7 32

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2012*
Adults Children Total
1,815 2,151 3,966
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2012
Case Type # %
INCOME 840 47%
HOUSING 360 20%
FAMILY 244 14%
CONSUMER 225 13%
JUVENILE 102 6%
MISC 8 0%
INDIVIDUAL 7 0%
HEALTH 4 0%
EDUCATION 1 0%
EMPLOYMENT 0 0%
TOTALS 1,791 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2012
Ethnicity # %
White 1,003 56%
African American 738 41%
Hispanic 23 1%
Native American 4 0%
Asian/Pacific 8 0%
Other 15 1%
TOTALS 1,791 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2012
Gender # %
Women 468 26%
Men 1,323 74%
TOTALS 1,791 100%

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