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Program Profile

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc.

Ben Thomas Cole, II, Executive Director
5 County Road 1014, P.O. Box 767, Oxford MS 38655-0767
Phone: (662) 234-8731; Fax: (662) 236-3263
http://www.nmrls.com/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$1,710,940 $1,777,994 $-67,054 -4%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2012 1,998,807 682,911 2,681,718 75%
2011 2,367,924 561,624 2,929,548 81%
2010 2,392,866 633,968 3,026,834 79%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2010 2011 2012
3,801 4,453 4,036
WORKFORCE 2012
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
16 2 15 33

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2012*
Adults Children Total
5,690 5,476 11,166
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2012
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,943 48%
CONSUMER 511 13%
INCOME 480 12%
HOUSING 368 9%
JUVENILE 252 6%
EMPLOYMENT 212 5%
MISC 179 4%
INDIVIDUAL 55 1%
HEALTH 20 0%
EDUCATION 16 0%
TOTALS 4,036 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2012
Ethnicity # %
White 1,279 32%
African American 2,705 67%
Hispanic 14 0%
Native American 4 0%
Asian/Pacific 16 0%
Other 18 0%
TOTALS 4,036 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2012
Gender # %
Women 3,061 76%
Men 975 24%
TOTALS 4,036 100%

Counties Served

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


Branch office locations

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
313 Highway 45 Alternate South, P.O. Box 277
West Point, MS 39773

North Mississippi Rural Legal
526-D Choctaw Street, P.O. Box 1107
Clarksdale, MS 38614

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
1024 Washington Ave. - Suite 101, P.O. Box 858
Greenville, MS 38701