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Program Profile

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.

John E. Whitfield, Executive Director
204 North High Street, P.O. Box 551, Harrisonburg VA 22803
Phone: (540) 433-1830; Fax: (540) 433-2202
http://www.brls.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$767,937 $676,298 $91,639 14%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2012 684,766 1,296,947 1,981,713 35%
2011 815,742 1,182,914 1,998,656 41%
2010 824,476 1,304,107 2,128,583 39%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2010 2011 2012
2,344 1,983 2,018
WORKFORCE 2012
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
11 6 3 20

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2012*
Adults Children Total
2,916 1,944 4,860
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2012
Case Type # %
FAMILY 882 44%
CONSUMER 434 22%
HOUSING 339 17%
MISC 222 11%
INCOME 88 4%
HEALTH 35 2%
INDIVIDUAL 6 0%
EMPLOYMENT 5 0%
EDUCATION 4 0%
JUVENILE 3 0%
TOTALS 2,018 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2012
Ethnicity # %
White 1,551 77%
African American 367 18%
Hispanic 62 3%
Native American 4 0%
Asian/Pacific 7 0%
Other 25 1%
TOTALS 2,016 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2012
Gender # %
Women 1,480 73%
Men 536 27%
TOTALS 2,016 100%

Counties Served

Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Clarke, Craig, Franklin, Frederick, Highland, Page, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren, Bedford city, Buena Vista city, Clifton Forge city, Covington city, Harrisonburg city, Lexington city, Roanoke city, Salem city, Staunton city, Waynesboro city, Winchester city


Branch office locations

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
303 South Loudoun Street, Suite D, P.O. Box 436
Winchester, VA 22604

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
215 S. Main Street,
Lexington, VA 24450

Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
132 Campbell Avenue, SW, Suite 300
Roanoke, VA 24011