Program Profile

Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc.

Felipe Chavana, Executive Director
5 Commerce Street, 2nd Floor, Newark NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 624-4500; Fax: (973) 624-8745
http://www.lsnj.org/directory.htm

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$868,520 $831,986 $36,534 4%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 833,197 2,965,720 3,798,917 22%
2014 817,686 2,154,177 2,971,863 28%
2013 932,510 2,321,174 3,253,684 29%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
3,528 3,194 2,821
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
15.5 7 17 39.5
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
4,659 2,794 7,453
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
HOUSING 780 28%
INCOME 662 23%
FAMILY 611 22%
CONSUMER 538 19%
HEALTH 118 4%
MISC 86 3%
JUVENILE 19 1%
INDIVIDUAL 6 0%
EDUCATION 1 0%
EMPLOYMENT 0 0%
TOTALS 2,821 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 163 6%
African American 1,920 68%
Hispanic 653 23%
Native American 7 0%
Asian/Pacific 20 1%
Other 58 2%
TOTALS 2,821 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 1,929 68%
Men 892 32%
TOTALS 2,821 100%

Counties Served

Essex


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