Debra L House, Esq.
Interim Executive Director
607 West Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
Domestic Violence Civil Legal Aid- $90,000
The Domestic Violence Legal Aid program will provide crisis legal services to victims of domestic violence to help them achieve safety, stability, and self-sufficiency. Each client will be represented in a holistic manner by addressing the range of civil legal matters that result from their victimization. The program will ensure that victims live in a safe home and that the Knoxville community will be a safer place for all to live.
Homeless Prevention Project – $45,000
The Homelessness Prevention Project addresses factors preventing people in Knox County from obtaining and sustaining safe, affordable housing, and will help those who are currently homeless address the urgent legal needs that stand in their way of self-sufficiency.
“If the very most vulnerable citizens in our community can’t access the court system like everybody else, how is this going to be a community that believes in its courts, and its judges, and its law enforcement?”
Sheri Fox, Executive Director