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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 %
2013 832,175 1,258,079 2,090,254 40%
2012 684,766 1,296,947 1,981,713 35%
2011 815,742 1,182,914 1,998,656 41%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2011 2012 2013
1,983 2,018 1,989
WORKFORCE 2013*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
10.3 5.8 3.4 19.5
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2013*
Adults Children Total
2,778 1,861 4,639
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2013
Case Type # %
FAMILY 934 47%
CONSUMER 421 21%
HOUSING 296 15%
MISC 188 9%
INCOME 72 4%
HEALTH 48 2%
INDIVIDUAL 11 1%
EMPLOYMENT 7 0%
JUVENILE 6 0%
EDUCATION 6 0%
TOTALS 1,989 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2013
Ethnicity # %
White 1,565 79%
African American 338 17%
Hispanic 40 2%
Native American 8 0%
Asian/Pacific 18 1%
Other 20 1%
TOTALS 1,989 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2013
Gender # %
Women 1,499 75%
Men 489 25%
TOTALS 1,989 100%

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