Program Profile

Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota

Gwen Updegraff, Acting, Executive Director
302 Ordean Building, 424 West Superior Street, Duluth MN 55802-1540
Phone: (218) 623-8100; Fax: (218) 726-4886
http://www.lasnem.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$443,485 $439,057 $4,428 1%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 458,852 2,035,474 2,494,326 18%
2014 460,507 2,175,828 2,636,335 17%
2013 428,590 1,828,387 2,256,977 19%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
3,059 3,097 2,973
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
12 11 3.8 26.8
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
3,421 2,977 6,398
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,335 45%
HOUSING 916 31%
CONSUMER 306 10%
MISC 108 4%
INCOME 104 3%
EMPLOYMENT 93 3%
HEALTH 63 2%
INDIVIDUAL 45 2%
EDUCATION 2 0%
JUVENILE 1 0%
TOTALS 2,973 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 2,540 85%
African American 194 7%
Hispanic 21 1%
Native American 190 6%
Asian/Pacific 8 0%
Other 18 1%
TOTALS 2,971 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 2,126 72%
Men 848 29%
TOTALS 2,971 100%

Counties Served

Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Itasca, Kanabec, Koochiching, Lake, Pine, St. Louis


Branch office locations

Legal Aid Service of Northeastern MN
820 N. 9th Street Suite 200,
Virginia, MN 55792

Legal Aid Service of Northeastern MN
350 NW 1st St., Suite F
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Legal Aid Service of Northeastern MN
324 South 5th St., Suite A,
Brainerd, MN 56401

Legal Aid Service of Northeastern MN
235 Main Street South,
Pine City, MN 55063