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LSC - Funded Programs in Mississippi


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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2015
Basic Field
FY 2014
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2014
% Difference
from FY 2014
$4,484,488 $4,430,269 $54,219 1%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2014 $4,937,257 $1,948,451 $6,885,708 72%
2013 $4,724,659 $1,757,646 $6,482,305 73%
2012 $5,202,128 $1,631,438 $6,833,566 76%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2012 2013 2014
9,418 7,589 8,193
WORKFORCE 2014*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
35.1 9.6 30.2 74.9
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2014*
Adults Children Total
11,770 11,069 22,839
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2014
Case Type # %
FAMILY 4,144 51%
CONSUMER 988 12%
HOUSING 883 11%
EMPLOYMENT 581 7%
JUVENILE 574 7%
INCOME 557 7%
MISC 310 4%
EDUCATION 91 1%
INDIVIDUAL 46 1%
HEALTH 19 0%
TOTALS 8,193 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2014
Ethnicity # %
White 3,067 37%
African American 4,900 60%
Hispanic 64 1%
Native American 65 1%
Asian/Pacific 38 0%
Other 59 1%
TOTALS 8,193 100%
CLIENTS BY GENDER 2014
Gender # %
Women 6,341 77%
Men 1,852 23%
TOTALS 8,193 100%
 
LSC-FUNDED PROGRAM COUNTIES SERVED
North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc.
Ben Thomas Cole, II , Executive Director
5 County Road 1014 , P.O. Box 767
Oxford , MS, 38655-0767
(662) 234-8731
http://www.nmrls.com/
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
Mississippi Center for Legal Services
Sam H. Buchanan, Jr. , Executive Director
111 East Front Street , P.O. Drawer 1728
Hattiesburg , MS, 39403-1728
(601) 545-2950
http://www.mslegalservices.org/MS/index.cfm
Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Clarke, Copiah, Covington, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Rankin, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Walthall, Warren, Wayne, Wilkinson, Yazoo, Native Americans living on the Choctaw Indian Reservation in the counties of Jones, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Scott, and Winston