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West Tennessee Legal Services Begins Offering Free Legal Assistance to Low-Income Families in Memphis and Surrounding Counties

Memphis, Tenn. (July 1, 2024) – Starting today, families living below the poverty line in Shelby, Tipton, Fayette, and Lauderdale Counties have a new legal ally: West Tennessee Legal Services…

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West Tennessee Legal Services Appoints Deputy Director to New Memphis Location

Jackson, Tenn. [June 24, 2024] – West Tennessee Legal Services (WTLS) has promoted Vanessa Bullock to the role of Deputy Director and Memphis Office Manager. Bullock brings over a decade…

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QUICK TIPS TO HELP YOU IDENTIFY AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM IMPOSTER LANDLORDS

Red Flags to help you identify imposter landlords. Quick Tips to help protect yourself from imposter landlords. Download Fact Sheets in Spanish here, Red Flags and Quick Tips. Report fraud…

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Introducing Our New Branding: A Symbol of Strength, Stability, and Accessibility 

West Tennessee Legal Services (WTLS) is proud to unveil our new branding, reflecting our commitment to providing free civil legal representation and educational programs throughout West Tennessee. Our mission is…

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People Can Get Even More Extra Help in 2024

Beginning this year, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) expands eligibility for the Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS), also called “Extra Help.” This important program helps people afford their medication and coverage. New…

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HUD and Tennessee Housing Providers Reach Agreement on Disability and VAWA Noncompliance

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has entered into a Voluntary Compliance Agreement (VCA) with HUD-funded Tennessee housing providers Alco Greenbriar Partners LP,…

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TDHS Conducting 35K SNAP Interviews This Week

Press Release from The Tennessee Department of Human Services As you may know, in recent months, the Tennessee Department of Human Services has been challenged with processing thousands of SNAP…

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WHAT IS A SECURITY DEPOSIT?

A Security Deposit does two things. First, it can be used to “secure” a property and take it off the market. Second, it protects the landlord if you break the…

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Victim Resources

Victim/Witness Coordinators are employed by the District Attorney’s office to help victims and witnesses of crimes to understand their rights and answer their questions about the criminal justice system. The…