Legal Aid Receives Grant to Help Low-Income Women

Legal Aid of East Tennessee has received a $10,000 grant to represent low-income women in Washington County through its Access to Civil Justice Project for Women. The money, according to the Kingsport Times News, comes from the Harris Fund for Washington County. The agency said the funds would provide representation to 25 women facing legal crises such as domestic violence, homelessness due to unlawful eviction or foreclosure, and wrongful denial of unemployment compensation benefits.