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Program Profile

Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Juan Salazar, Executive Director
Cornerstone Building, Suite 400, 89 Ionia Avenue, NW, Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: (616) 774-0672; Fax: (616) 301-1296
http://www.michiganlegalaid.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$2,171,630 $1,693,727 $477,903 28%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2013 1,702,901 2,363,141 4,066,042 42%
2012 1,573,972 2,400,656 3,974,628 40%
2011 1,844,132 2,458,129 4,302,261 43%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2011 2012 2013
4,748 3,745 3,789
WORKFORCE 2013*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
29 2 13.1 44.1
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2013*
Adults Children Total
5,403 5,062 10,465
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2013
Case Type # %
HOUSING 1,289 34%
FAMILY 1,268 33%
CONSUMER 505 13%
INCOME 412 11%
INDIVIDUAL 113 3%
MISC 104 3%
HEALTH 54 1%
EMPLOYMENT 20 1%
JUVENILE 15 0%
EDUCATION 9 0%
TOTALS 3,789 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2013
Ethnicity # %
White 2,336 62%
African American 952 25%
Hispanic 274 7%
Native American 43 1%
Asian/Pacific 31 1%
Other 152 4%
TOTALS 3,788 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2013
Gender # %
Women 2,883 76%
Men 905 24%
TOTALS 3,788 100%

Counties Served

Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, St. Joseph, Van Buren


Branch office locations

Muskegon
450 Morris Avenue Suite 104,
Muskegon, MI 49440

Holland
636 Hastings,
Holland, MI 49423

Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County Building, 201 W. Kalamazoo Ave. Room 427
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

St. Joseph
901 Port Street,
St. Joseph, MI 49085