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Program Profile

Massachusetts Justice Project, Inc.

Gordon Shaw, Executive Director
57 Suffolk Street, Suite 401, Holyoke MA 01040
Phone: (413) 533-2660; Fax: (413) 535-1774
http://www.masslegalhelp.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$0 $1,360,772 $-1,360,772 -100%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2013 1,569,353 246,929 1,816,282 86%
2012 1,609,580 247,277 1,856,857 87%
2011 1,845,471 130,941 1,976,412 93%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2011 2012 2013
4,866 3,813 2,819
WORKFORCE 2013*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
5.7 5.9 3 14.6
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2013*
Adults Children Total
4,048 3,184 7,232
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2013
Case Type # %
HOUSING 1,766 63%
INCOME 416 15%
FAMILY 317 11%
CONSUMER 272 10%
HEALTH 18 1%
MISC 12 0%
EMPLOYMENT 8 0%
JUVENILE 4 0%
EDUCATION 4 0%
INDIVIDUAL 2 0%
TOTALS 2,819 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2013
Ethnicity # %
White 1,290 46%
African American 361 13%
Hispanic 1,054 37%
Native American 9 0%
Asian/Pacific 27 1%
Other 78 3%
TOTALS 2,819 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2013
Gender # %
Women 2,039 72%
Men 778 28%
TOTALS 2,819 100%

Counties Served

Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Worcester


Branch office locations

Massachusetts Justice Project
405 Main Street, 3rd Floor,
Worcester, MA 01608