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Program Profile

Massachusetts Justice Project, Inc.

Gordon Shaw, Executive Director
57 Suffolk Street, Suite 401, Holyoke MA 01040
Phone: (413) 533-2660; Fax: (413) 535-1774
http://www.masslegalhelp.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$0 $1,360,772 $-1,360,772 -100%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2012 1,609,580 247,277 1,856,857 87%
2011 1,845,471 130,941 1,976,412 93%
2010 1,845,961 296,863 2,142,824 86%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2010 2011 2012
5,643 4,866 3,813
WORKFORCE 2012
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
7 7 3 17

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2012*
Adults Children Total
5,451 4,380 9,831
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2012
Case Type # %
HOUSING 2,155 57%
INCOME 660 17%
FAMILY 658 17%
CONSUMER 199 5%
HEALTH 51 1%
EMPLOYMENT 30 1%
MISC 26 1%
EDUCATION 23 1%
JUVENILE 9 0%
INDIVIDUAL 2 0%
TOTALS 3,813 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2012
Ethnicity # %
White 1,894 50%
African American 468 12%
Hispanic 1,321 35%
Native American 19 0%
Asian/Pacific 23 1%
Other 87 2%
TOTALS 3,812 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2012
Gender # %
Women 2,776 73%
Men 1,035 27%
TOTALS 3,812 100%

Counties Served

Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Worcester


Branch office locations

Massachusetts Justice Project
405 Main Street, 3rd Floor,
Worcester, MA 01608