DHS Awards Access to Justice Grants

Seven agencies throughout Tennessee have been awarded more than $200,000 as part of the Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Initiative. Funding came from the Department of Human Services (DHS) Access and Visitation grant program, intended to develop or support initiatives that will aid self-represented litigants in child support cases obtain access to and visitation with their children. The agencies awarded include: Community Legal Center, Juvenile Court of Shelby County/Memphis, Fayette County Sessions/Juvenile Court, Nashville Conflict Resolution Center, Quality Time Project, Legal Aid of East Tennessee, and Southeast Tennessee Legal Services. Read more from the  Administrative Office of the Courts.