Program Profile

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

William J. Hawkes, Executive Director
Main Seneca Building, 237 Main Street, 4th Floor, Buffalo NY 14203-2473
Phone: (716) 847-0650; Fax: (716) 847-0227
http://www.nls.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$1,219,410 $1,194,326 $25,084 2%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 1,345,698 5,646,433 6,992,131 19%
2014 1,279,829 5,303,046 6,582,875 19%
2013 1,299,557 4,668,059 5,967,616 22%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
6,729 6,983 7,970
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
21.4 24.6 14.2 60.2
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
10,699 9,037 19,736
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
HOUSING 4,666 59%
FAMILY 1,032 13%
INCOME 992 12%
HEALTH 958 12%
CONSUMER 223 3%
MISC 85 1%
EDUCATION 5 0%
JUVENILE 4 0%
EMPLOYMENT 3 0%
INDIVIDUAL 2 0%
TOTALS 7,970 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 2,810 35%
African American 4,029 51%
Hispanic 755 9%
Native American 90 1%
Asian/Pacific 85 1%
Other 201 3%
TOTALS 7,970 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 5,737 72%
Men 2,233 28%
TOTALS 7,970 100%

Counties Served

Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming


Branch office locations

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
225 Old Falls Street, 3rd Floor, P.O. Box 844
Niagara Falls, NY 14302-0844

Oak Orchard Legal Services A Division of Neighborh
5073 Clinton Street Road,
Batavia, NY 14020