Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Access and Visitation Grants Available for Self-Represented Litigants Initiatives

August 2, 2012

The Administrative Office of the Courts has approximately $200,000 in grant funding available for the development or continuation of initiatives that will aid self-represented litigants in accessing the Tennessee court system regarding child support issues.

This funding is made possible through the Access and Visitation Grant.

To receive funding, the initiatives must address the needs of divorced or never married parents and focus on services to help them resolve any or all issues concerning parenting and visitation in child support cases or cases involving child support issues. These initiatives may include efforts such as self-help centers, pro se clinics, unbundled legal services and mediation programs.

To be considered for funding, proposals must be received by Friday, September 14, 2012.

Click here for more information and to download the grant application.