Program Profile

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.

Jessie R. Nicholson, Executive Director
Alliance Bank Center, 55 E. 5th Street, Suite 1000, St. Paul MN 55101-1448
Phone: (651) 228-9823; Fax: (651) 228-9450
http://www.smrls.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$1,888,085 $1,863,737 $24,348 1%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 1,881,562 7,549,043 9,430,605 20%
2014 1,824,965 6,269,968 8,094,933 23%
2013 1,507,813 7,226,169 8,733,982 17%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
8,528 8,343 8,389
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
52.2 14.2 25.9 92.3
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
12,307 11,767 24,074
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
HOUSING 3,891 46%
FAMILY 1,398 17%
INCOME 1,205 14%
CONSUMER 757 9%
INDIVIDUAL 499 6%
HEALTH 250 3%
EMPLOYMENT 164 2%
MISC 135 2%
EDUCATION 60 1%
JUVENILE 30 0%
TOTALS 8,389 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 3,595 43%
African American 3,292 39%
Hispanic 689 8%
Native American 216 3%
Asian/Pacific 416 5%
Other 181 2%
TOTALS 8,389 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 6,486 77%
Men 1,903 23%
TOTALS 8,389 100%

Counties Served

Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Cottonwood, Dakota, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Jackson, Le Sueur, McLeod, Martin, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Pipestone, Ramsey, Redwood, Rice, Rock, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan, Winona


Branch office locations

Southern Mn. Regional Legal Services, Inc.
12 Civic Center Plaza, #3000, P. O. Box 3304
Mankato, MN 56002

Southern Mn. Regional Legal Services, Inc.
66 East Third Street, Suite 204,
Winona, MN 55987-3466

Southern Mn. Regional Legal Services, Inc.
712 Canterbury Road South,
Shakopee, MN 55379

Southern Mn. Regional Legal Services, Inc.
132 North Broadway,
Albert Lea, MN 56007

Migrant Legal Services
1015 7th Avenue N,
Moorhead, MN 56560

Southern Mn. Regional Legal Services, Inc.
579 Wells St. #l00,
St.Paul, MN 55101

Southern Mn. Regional Legal Services, Inc.
421-Tenth Street,
Worthington, MN 56187

Southern MN Regional Legal Services, Inc
450 North Syndicate St., Suite 285,
St. Paul, MN 55104

Southern MN Regional Legal Services, Inc.
903 West Center Street, Suite 130,
Rochester, MN 55902