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Program Profile

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.

William J. Hawkes, Executive Director
Main Seneca Building, 237 Main Street, 4th Floor, Buffalo NY 14203-2473
Phone: (716) 847-0650; Fax: (716) 847-0227
http://www.nls.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2015
Basic Field
FY 2014
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2014
% Difference
from FY 2014
$1,194,326 $1,169,481 $24,845 2%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2014 1,279,829 5,303,046 6,582,875 19%
2013 1,299,557 4,668,059 5,967,616 22%
2012 1,375,055 4,476,218 5,851,273 24%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2012 2013 2014
6,740 6,729 6,983
WORKFORCE 2014*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
22.2 22.2 12.1 56.5
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2014*
Adults Children Total
9,452 7,900 17,352
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2014
Case Type # %
HOUSING 4,192 60%
FAMILY 1,123 16%
INCOME 1,100 16%
CONSUMER 274 4%
HEALTH 173 2%
MISC 90 1%
EMPLOYMENT 13 0%
INDIVIDUAL 12 0%
EDUCATION 6 0%
JUVENILE 0 0%
TOTALS 6,983 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2014
Ethnicity # %
White 2,333 33%
African American 3,833 55%
Hispanic 633 9%
Native American 70 1%
Asian/Pacific 53 1%
Other 61 1%
TOTALS 6,983 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2014
Gender # %
Women 5,170 74%
Men 1,813 26%
TOTALS 6,983 100%

Counties Served

Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming


Branch office locations

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
225 Old Falls Street, 3rd Floor, P.O. Box 844
Niagara Falls, NY 14302-0844

Oak Orchard Legal Services A Division of Neighborh
5073 Clinton Street Road,
Batavia, NY 14020