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Program Profile

Northwestern Legal Services

Robert A. Oakley, Executive Director
Renaissance Center, Suite 700, 1001 State Street, Erie PA 16501-1828
Phone: (814) 452-6949; Fax: (814) 452-3734
http://www.nwls.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$681,868 $660,993 $20,875 3%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2013 663,419 2,044,053 2,707,472 25%
2012 683,365 2,001,284 2,684,649 25%
2011 803,457 2,251,933 3,055,390 26%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2011 2012 2013
4,697 4,606 4,413
WORKFORCE 2013*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
15.5 2.4 9.8 27.7
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2013*
Adults Children Total
5,294 4,567 9,861
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2013
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,407 32%
HOUSING 1,163 26%
INCOME 968 22%
CONSUMER 670 15%
HEALTH 72 2%
EMPLOYMENT 57 1%
MISC 45 1%
JUVENILE 19 0%
EDUCATION 12 0%
INDIVIDUAL 0 0%
TOTALS 4,413 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2013
Ethnicity # %
White 3,747 85%
African American 518 12%
Hispanic 113 3%
Native American 0 0%
Asian/Pacific 8 0%
Other 27 1%
TOTALS 4,413 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2013
Gender # %
Women 3,081 70%
Men 1,332 30%
TOTALS 4,413 100%

Counties Served

Cameron, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Warren


Branch office locations

Northwestern Legal Services/Meadville
231 Chestnut Street 4th Fl.,
Meadville, PA 16335

Northwestern Legal Services/Franklin
1243 Liberty Street Suite 420,
Franklin, PA 16323

Northwestern Legal Services/Farrell
1031 Roemer Boulevard,
Farrell, PA 16121

Northwestern Legal Services/Bradford
100 Main Street,
Bradford, PA 16701

Northwestern Legal Services/Warren
First Niagara Bldg., 315 Second Ave., Suite 401
Warren, PA 16365