Program Profile

Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Juan Salazar, Executive Director
Cornerstone Building, Suite 400, 89 Ionia Avenue, NW, Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: (616) 774-0672; Fax: (616) 301-1296
http://www.michiganlegalaid.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$2,166,924 $2,217,766 $-50,842 -2%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 2,250,734 2,467,680 4,718,414 48%
2014 2,182,469 2,387,633 4,570,102 48%
2013 1,702,901 2,363,141 4,066,042 42%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
3,789 3,871 3,861
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
34 2 14.1 50.1
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
5,401 4,558 9,959
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
HOUSING 1,436 37%
FAMILY 1,239 32%
CONSUMER 448 12%
INCOME 402 10%
INDIVIDUAL 147 4%
MISC 111 3%
HEALTH 31 1%
EDUCATION 21 1%
EMPLOYMENT 13 0%
JUVENILE 13 0%
TOTALS 3,861 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 2,296 60%
African American 1,094 28%
Hispanic 241 6%
Native American 40 1%
Asian/Pacific 32 1%
Other 146 4%
TOTALS 3,849 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 2,935 76%
Men 914 24%
TOTALS 3,849 100%

Counties Served

Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Van Buren


Branch office locations

Muskegon
450 Morris Avenue Suite 104,
Muskegon, MI 49440

Holland
636 Hastings,
Holland, MI 49423

Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County Building, 201 W. Kalamazoo Ave. Room 427
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

St. Joseph
901 Port Street,
St. Joseph, MI 49085