Program Profile

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc.

Ben Thomas Cole, II, Executive Director
5 County Road 1014, P.O. Box 767, Oxford MS 38655-0767
Phone: (662) 234-8731; Fax: (662) 236-3263
http://www.nmrls.com/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$1,619,121 $1,747,289 $-128,168 -7%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 2,063,618 736,230 2,799,848 74%
2014 2,048,751 702,995 2,751,746 74%
2013 1,778,220 693,885 2,472,105 72%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
3,531 3,511 3,051
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
15 1 15.7 31.7
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
4,368 3,861 8,229
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,418 46%
EMPLOYMENT 388 13%
CONSUMER 342 11%
HOUSING 326 11%
INCOME 191 6%
JUVENILE 177 6%
MISC 126 4%
INDIVIDUAL 64 2%
HEALTH 13 0%
EDUCATION 6 0%
TOTALS 3,051 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 1,031 34%
African American 1,964 64%
Hispanic 15 0%
Native American 8 0%
Asian/Pacific 9 0%
Other 24 1%
TOTALS 3,051 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 2,324 76%
Men 726 24%
TOTALS 3,051 100%

Counties Served

Alcorn, Attala, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Carroll, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Coahoma, DeSoto, Grenada, Humphreys, Issaquena, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Leflore, Lowndes, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Oktibbeha, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, Washington, Webster, Winston, Yalobusha


Branch office locations

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
313 Highway 45 Alternate South, P.O. Box 277
West Point, MS 39773

North Mississippi Rural Legal
526-D Choctaw Street, P.O. Box 1107
Clarksdale, MS 38614

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
1024 Washington Ave. - Suite 101, P.O. Box 858
Greenville, MS 38701