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Program Profile

Northwestern Legal Services

Robert A. Oakley, Executive Director
Renaissance Center, Suite 700, 1001 State Street, Erie PA 16501-1828
Phone: (814) 452-6949; Fax: (814) 452-3734
http://www.nwls.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$681,868 $660,993 $20,875 3%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2012 683,365 2,001,284 2,684,649 25%
2011 803,457 2,251,933 3,055,390 26%
2010 850,943 2,304,140 3,155,083 27%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2010 2011 2012
5,060 4,697 4,606
WORKFORCE 2012
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
17 4 13 34

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2012*
Adults Children Total
5,488 4,974 10,462
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2012
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,598 35%
HOUSING 1,046 23%
INCOME 1,040 23%
CONSUMER 646 14%
EMPLOYMENT 76 2%
HEALTH 75 2%
MISC 66 1%
EDUCATION 31 1%
JUVENILE 28 1%
INDIVIDUAL 0 0%
TOTALS 4,606 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2012
Ethnicity # %
White 3,962 86%
African American 507 11%
Hispanic 97 2%
Native American 4 0%
Asian/Pacific 1 0%
Other 35 1%
TOTALS 4,606 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2012
Gender # %
Women 3,243 70%
Men 1,363 30%
TOTALS 4,606 100%

Counties Served

Cameron, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Warren


Branch office locations

Northwestern Legal Services/Meadville
231 Chestnut Street 4th Fl.,
Meadville, PA 16335

Northwestern Legal Services/Franklin
1243 Liberty Street Suite 420,
Franklin, PA 16323

Northwestern Legal Services/Farrell
1031 Roemer Boulevard,
Farrell, PA 16121

Northwestern Legal Services/Bradford
100 Main Street,
Bradford, PA 16701

Northwestern Legal Services/Warren
First Niagara Bldg., 315 Second Ave., Suite 401
Warren, PA 16365