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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 %
2013 1,778,220 693,885 2,472,105 72%
2012 1,998,807 682,911 2,681,718 75%
2011 2,367,924 561,624 2,929,548 81%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2011 2012 2013
4,453 4,036 3,531
WORKFORCE 2013*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
15.5 1.1 14.2 30.8
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2013*
Adults Children Total
5,205 4,655 9,860
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2013
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,549 44%
CONSUMER 458 13%
EMPLOYMENT 417 12%
HOUSING 414 12%
INCOME 336 10%
JUVENILE 157 4%
MISC 141 4%
INDIVIDUAL 46 1%
HEALTH 10 0%
EDUCATION 3 0%
TOTALS 3,531 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2013
Ethnicity # %
White 1,150 33%
African American 2,311 65%
Hispanic 26 1%
Native American 6 0%
Asian/Pacific 8 0%
Other 30 1%
TOTALS 3,531 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2013
Gender # %
Women 2,628 74%
Men 900 25%
TOTALS 3,531 100%

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