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Program Profile

Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Juan Salazar, Executive Director
Cornerstone Building, Suite 400, 89 Ionia Avenue, NW, Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: (616) 774-0672; Fax: (616) 301-1296
http://www.michiganlegalaid.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2015
Basic Field
FY 2014
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2014
% Difference
from FY 2014
$2,217,766 $2,171,630 $46,136 2%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2014 2,182,469 2,387,633 4,570,102 48%
2013 1,702,901 2,363,141 4,066,042 42%
2012 1,573,972 2,400,656 3,974,628 40%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2012 2013 2014
3,745 3,789 3,871
WORKFORCE 2014*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
31.7 2 13.7 47.5
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2014*
Adults Children Total
5,440 4,785 10,225
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2014
Case Type # %
HOUSING 1,432 37%
FAMILY 1,214 31%
INCOME 483 12%
CONSUMER 450 12%
INDIVIDUAL 102 3%
MISC 89 2%
HEALTH 43 1%
JUVENILE 23 1%
EMPLOYMENT 19 0%
EDUCATION 16 0%
TOTALS 3,871 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2014
Ethnicity # %
White 2,351 61%
African American 1,046 27%
Hispanic 239 6%
Native American 48 1%
Asian/Pacific 22 1%
Other 165 4%
TOTALS 3,871 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2014
Gender # %
Women 2,980 77%
Men 890 23%
TOTALS 3,871 100%

Counties Served

Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Van Buren


Branch office locations

Muskegon
450 Morris Avenue Suite 104,
Muskegon, MI 49440

Holland
636 Hastings,
Holland, MI 49423

Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County Building, 201 W. Kalamazoo Ave. Room 427
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

St. Joseph
901 Port Street,
St. Joseph, MI 49085