Families First

The links below will give you information on getting help with bills and food when you have money trouble. 


Legal Information: Booklets

Money problems: Booklets on how to get help

This link will take you to the Legal Aid Society website. The website will have many links to information on getting money help. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the booklets. 

Programs for help in Memphis

This booklet will tell you about different ways you can get help in Memphis. 


Statewide Social Services Resources

Department of Human Services (DHS)

You can apply for Families First or get more information about your Families First at your local DHS office. 


Help by phone - Dial 211 for Tennessee’s community services help line; or visit the 211 website:


Kid Central is a one-stop shop for Tennessee families to connect with important information and resources provided by Tennessee state departments.



Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

These forms are provided by the state. They can be filed in any county in the state. If you need help filling out the forms, you can ask a lawyer in your area.  


Legal Help or Representation

TN Free Legal Answers

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

How it works:  

  1. We'll ask you some questions to see if we can help you. If we can help, you'll make an account.
  2. Ask your non-criminal legal question. 
  3. We will e-mail you when your question receives a response. Come back to the web site and sign in to read the response.

Statewide Directory

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County


Families First

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