Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

Legal Aid Society of Middle TN

$55,000
Grant Amount: $50,000 - $100,000
Grant Term: 1 Year
Dec 4 2013

The mission of Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands ("LAS"), founded in 1968, is to enforce, advance and defend the legal rights of low-income and vulnerable families in order to obtain for them the basic necessities of life. The grant requested in this application will be used to fund a portion of The Middle Tennessee Medical-Legal Partnership personnel salaries and benefits. 100 of 125 (80%) of all cases involving low-income families and individuals receiving treatment at partner medical providers will be given the appropriate level of legal representation; 45 of 50 (90%) of front-line medical personnel will learn how to effectively recognize relevant legal issues harming their patients and appropriately refer them and their families to the LAS attorney.

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