Program Profile

Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association

Joanna George Allison, Executive Director
99 Chauncy Street, Suite 400, Boston MA 02111
Phone: (617) 423-0648; Fax: (617) 423-0061
http://www.vlpnet.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$2,020,912 $1,902,693 $118,219 6%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 1,957,631 582,757 2,540,388 77%
2014 1,971,217 683,665 2,654,882 74%
2013 1,898,956 741,964 2,640,920 72%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
7,035 6,645 6,542
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
7.7 2.9 4.6 15.2
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
10,950 3,822 14,772
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
HOUSING 2,759 42%
FAMILY 1,637 25%
INCOME 690 11%
CONSUMER 529 8%
EMPLOYMENT 265 4%
JUVENILE 244 4%
INDIVIDUAL 194 3%
MISC 190 3%
HEALTH 29 0%
EDUCATION 5 0%
TOTALS 6,542 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 2,013 31%
African American 2,309 35%
Hispanic 1,470 22%
Native American 29 0%
Asian/Pacific 155 2%
Other 559 9%
TOTALS 6,535 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 4,570 70%
Men 1,961 30%
TOTALS 6,535 100%

Counties Served

Acton town, Ashland town, Arlington town, Bedford town, Bellingham town, Belmont town, Braintree town, Brookline town, Cambridge city, Canton town, Carlisle town, Concord town, Cohasset town, Dedham town, Dover town, Everett city, Foxborough town, Framingham town, Franklin town, Hingham town, Holbrook town, Holliston town, Hopkinton town, Hudson town, Hull town, Lexington town, Lincoln town, Malden city, Marlborough city, Maynard town, Medfield town, Medford city, Medway town, Melrose city, Millis town, Milton town, Natick town, Needham town, Newton city, Norfolk town, Norwell town, Norwood town, Plainville town, Quincy city, Randolph town, Scituate town, Sharon town, Sherborn town, Somerville city, Stoneham town, Stow town, Sudbury town, Suffolk, Wakefield town, Walpole town, Waltham city, Watertown town, Wayland town, Wellesley town, Weston town, Westwood town, Weymouth town, Winchester town, Woburn city, Wrenthan town


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