State Profile

LSC - Funded Programs in Mississippi


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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$4,276,827 $4,484,488 $-207,661 -5%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 $4,949,945 $1,687,043 $6,636,988 75%
2014 $4,937,257 $1,948,451 $6,885,708 72%
2013 $4,724,659 $1,757,646 $6,482,305 73%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
7,589 8,193 7,603
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
34.7 8.5 33.9 77.2
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
10,615 10,158 20,773
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
FAMILY 4,049 53%
CONSUMER 849 11%
HOUSING 781 10%
EMPLOYMENT 505 7%
JUVENILE 482 6%
INCOME 412 5%
MISC 325 4%
EDUCATION 115 2%
INDIVIDUAL 68 1%
HEALTH 17 0%
TOTALS 7,603 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 2,877 38%
African American 4,533 60%
Hispanic 50 1%
Native American 71 1%
Asian/Pacific 26 0%
Other 46 1%
TOTALS 7,603 100%
CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 5,927 78%
Men 1,675 22%
TOTALS 7,603 100%
 
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
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