Program Profile

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.

John E. Whitfield, Executive Director
204 North High Street, P.O. Box 551, Harrisonburg VA 22803
Phone: (540) 433-1830; Fax: (540) 433-2202
http://www.brls.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$791,756 $784,252 $7,504 1%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 1,020,773 1,760,839 2,781,612 37%
2014 935,090 1,633,973 2,569,063 36%
2013 832,175 1,258,079 2,090,254 40%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
1,989 2,141 2,079
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
12 5.4 5.7 23.1
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
2,856 2,039 4,895
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,027 49%
CONSUMER 399 19%
HOUSING 326 16%
MISC 207 10%
INCOME 59 3%
HEALTH 40 2%
EMPLOYMENT 8 0%
INDIVIDUAL 7 0%
EDUCATION 4 0%
JUVENILE 2 0%
TOTALS 2,079 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 1,636 79%
African American 328 16%
Hispanic 41 2%
Native American 4 0%
Asian/Pacific 19 1%
Other 51 2%
TOTALS 2,079 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 1,571 76%
Men 508 24%
TOTALS 2,079 100%

Counties Served

Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Clarke, Craig, Franklin, Frederick, Highland, Page, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren, Bedford city, Buena Vista city, Clifton Forge city, Covington city, Harrisonburg city, Lexington city, Roanoke city, Salem city, Staunton city, Waynesboro city, Winchester city


Branch office locations

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
303 South Loudoun Street, Suite D, P.O. Box 436
Winchester, VA 22604

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
215 S. Main Street,
Lexington, VA 24450

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
132 Campbell Avenue, SW, Suite 300
Roanoke, VA 24011