Access and Visitation Grants Available For Self-Represented Litigants Initiatives

July 12, 2017

The Administrative Office of the Courts has approximately $200,000 in grant funding available for the development or continuation of initiatives that will address the needs of divorcing, divorced, or never married self-represented litigants 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 mediation programs, self-help centers, legal clinics, and unbundled legal services.

This funding is made possible through the Access and Visitation Grant.  The Grant shall be for services rendered during the time period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Applicants must be a unit of government or non-profit organization.

To be considered for funding, grant application must be received by the AOC by 4:00 pm Central Standard Time on Friday, August 11, 2017.  Grant application must be submitted to grants@tncourts.gov or faxed to (615) 741-6285.

Click here for more information.