Resources

These resources are available to empower and support you and your family through your transition.

Help with Food Shortages and Rental Payments

 

Help with Legal Questions

  • Help4TN - A website designed to provide information to those who choose to represent themselves in court to help them do so effectively.

  • TNFreelegalanswers.org A place to ask a lawyer for help with legal questions.  It is fast and easy. All you need is a computer. You sign up. Then, you sign in to type a lawyer your question. The lawyer will reply to you on the website. There is no cost. This is a FREE service for people who cannot afford a lawyer.

  • Tennessee Video Clinic Project - A free service of the TN Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission that lets you talk to a lawyer face-to face through your mobile device or computer, similar to Skype or Facetime. The TN Video Clinic first matches you with a law student who will talk to you about your legal problem and will set you up to meet with a lawyer who can help through the clinic.

  • Womenslaw.org - Provides state-specific legal information and resources for survivors of domestic violence.

Other Resources

 

  • Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center (CVRCC) - Serves victims of crime who are residents of Shelby County or a visitor whose crime occurred in Shelby County. The Center provides help with orders of protection and emergency financial assistance.

  • Tennessee Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program The Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program is a new statewide address confidentiality program administered by the Office of the Tennessee Secretary of State. The Safe at Home Program is open to all victims of domestic abuse, stalking, human trafficking, rape, sexual battery, or any other sexual offense who satisfy eligibility and application requirements at no cost.

  • Tennessee Mental Health Crisis Hotline - The Tennessee Statewide Crisis Line, available 24 hours a day/365 days a year, is a resource for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis.   All calls are routed to a trained crisis counselor in your area, who will provide you support and guidance, and work to connect you with appropriate community supports. This service is free! 

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"In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it." 

-Marianne Williamson