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Program Profile

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc.

Ben Thomas Cole, II, Executive Director
5 County Road 1014, P.O. Box 767, Oxford MS 38655-0767
Phone: (662) 234-8731; Fax: (662) 236-3263
http://www.nmrls.com/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2015
Basic Field
FY 2014
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2014
% Difference
from FY 2014
$1,747,289 $1,710,940 $36,349 2%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2014 2,048,751 702,995 2,751,746 74%
2013 1,778,220 693,885 2,472,105 72%
2012 1,998,807 682,911 2,681,718 75%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2012 2013 2014
4,036 3,531 3,511
WORKFORCE 2014*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
15.2 1 13 29.2
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2014*
Adults Children Total
5,090 4,439 9,529
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2014
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,568 45%
EMPLOYMENT 446 13%
HOUSING 426 12%
CONSUMER 416 12%
INCOME 286 8%
JUVENILE 184 5%
MISC 123 4%
INDIVIDUAL 41 1%
HEALTH 13 0%
EDUCATION 8 0%
TOTALS 3,511 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2014
Ethnicity # %
White 1,189 34%
African American 2,233 64%
Hispanic 28 1%
Native American 11 0%
Asian/Pacific 20 1%
Other 30 1%
TOTALS 3,511 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2014
Gender # %
Women 2,650 75%
Men 861 25%
TOTALS 3,511 100%

Counties Served

Alcorn, Attala, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Carroll, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Coahoma, DeSoto, Grenada, Humphreys, Issaquena, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Leflore, Lowndes, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Oktibbeha, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, Washington, Webster, Winston, Yalobusha


Branch office locations

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
313 Highway 45 Alternate South, P.O. Box 277
West Point, MS 39773

North Mississippi Rural Legal
526-D Choctaw Street, P.O. Box 1107
Clarksdale, MS 38614

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
1024 Washington Ave. - Suite 101, P.O. Box 858
Greenville, MS 38701