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Notice of Intent to Award-Grant Awards for the Provision of Civil Legal Services to Eligible Low-Income Clients Beginning January 1, 2001

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Legal Services Corporation.


Announcement of intention to make FY 2001 Competitive Grant Awards.


The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hereby announces its intention to award grants and contracts to provide economical and effective delivery of high quality civil legal services to eligible low-income clients, beginning January 1, 2001.


All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on October 30, 2000.


Legal Services Corporation—Competitive Grants, Legal Services Corporation, 750 First Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20002-4250.

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Reginald Haley, Office of Program Performance, (202) 336-8827.

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Pursuant to LSC's announcement of funding availability on April 21, 2000 (65 FR 21480) and Grant Renewal applications due on September 1, 2000, LSC will award funds to one or more of the following organizations to provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas.

Service areaApplicant nameAnticipated FY 2001 award
AL-1Legal Services Corporation of Alabama Inc$4,521,163
AL-2Legal Services of North-Central Alabama Inc514,340
AL-3Legal Services of Metro Birmingham Inc914,309
MALTexas Rural Legal Aid Inc27,789
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation549,820
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation455,968
AZ-2DNA-People's Legal Services Inc514,505
AZ-3Community Legal Services, Inc2,485,068
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc1,537,088
MAZCommunity Legal Services, Inc125,398
NAZ-5DNA-People's Legal Services Inc2,200,066
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc499,853
AR-1Ozark Legal Services485,262
AR-2Legal Services of Northeast Arkansas Inc413,691
AR-3Western Arkansas Legal Services340,641
AR-4East Arkansas Legal Services532,067
AR-5Center for Arkansas Legal Services1,620,910
MARTexas Rural Legal Aid Inc59,238
CA-1California Indian Legal Services Inc25,195
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance Inc557,576
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services Inc2,342,908
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego Inc2,075,086
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County Inc2,637,858
CA-26Central California Legal Services2,036,723
CA-27Legal Services of Northern California Inc2,525,661
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid3,380,773
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles5,909,507
CA-30San Fernando Valley Neigh. Lgl. Svcs2,991,527
CA-30LS Prog. for Pasadena and San Gabriel-Pomona Valley2,991,527
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CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc3,254,176
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc2,229,612
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services Inc744,880
CO-6Colorado Legal Services2,974,113
MCOColorado Legal Services125,440
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services24,062
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut Inc1,781,383
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance Inc13,200
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware Inc443,479
MDELegal Aid Bureau Inc20,966
DC-1Neighborhood LS Program of the District of Columbia795,329
FL-1Central Florida Legal Services Inc963,874
FL-2Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc983,699
FL-3Florida Rural Legal Services Inc1,948,052
FL-4Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Inc770,390
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc2,721,581
FL-6Legal Services of North Florida Inc826,216
FL-7Greater Orlando Area Legal Services Inc779,262
FL-8Bay Area Legal Services, Inc1,096,211
FL-9Withlacoochee Area Legal Services Inc437,936
FL-10Three Rivers Legal Services Inc614,394
FL-11Northwest Florida Legal Services Inc423,546
FL-12Gulfcoast Legal Services Inc928,088
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services Inc758,544
NFL-1Florida Rural Legal Services Inc. * * *250,000
NFL-1Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. * * *250,000
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc1,759,756
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program5,534,485
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program331,141
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation156,599
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii838,384
MHILegal Aid Society of Hawaii58,205
NHI-1Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation107,722
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services Inc920,885
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services Inc157,871
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services Inc54,775
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Fnd2,591,722
IL-4Prairie State Legal Services Inc2,192,711
IL-5West Central Illinois Legal Assistance185,859
IL-6Legal Assistance Fnd. of Metro. Chicago5,748,673
MILLegal Assistance Fnd. of Metro. Chicago210,839
IN-5Legal Services Organization of Indiana, Inc4,642,605
MINLegal Services Organization of Indiana, Inc96,031
IA-1Legal Services Corporation of Iowa2,268,132
IA-2Legal Aid Society of Polk County239,521
MIALegal Services Corporation of Iowa31,870
KS-1Kansas Legal Services Inc2,258,557
MKSKansas Legal Services Inc10,037
KY-2Legal Aid Society1,152,128
KY-3Central Kentucky Legal Services Inc476,117
KY-5Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky2,020,730
KY-8Northern Kentucky Legal Aid Society Inc749,011
KY-9Cumberland Trace Legal Services Inc1,198,479
MKYTexas Rural Legal Aid Inc35,943
LA-1Capital Area Legal Services Corporation1,396,580
LA-2Southwest Louisiana Legal Services Society Inc423,496
LA-3North Louisiana Legal Assistance Corporation785,342
LA-4New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation1,949,812
LA-5Northwest Louisiana Legal Services Inc760,965
LA-6Acadiana Legal Service Corporation1,641,826
LA-7Kisatchie Legal Services Corporation412,286
LA-8Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation594,609
MLATexas Rural Legal Aid Inc23,254
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance Inc1,000,601
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance Inc105,482
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance Inc54,342
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau Inc3,106,045
MMDLegal Aid Bureau Inc76,792
MA-1Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association1,480,468
MA-2South Middlesex Legal Services Inc160,118
MA-3Legal Services for Cape Cod and Islands Inc195,524
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services Inc716,712
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MA-5New Center for Legal Advocacy, Inc522,609
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project1,200,652
MI-1Legal Services of Southeastern Michigan Inc542,030
MI-2Legal Services of Southeastern Michigan Inc233,656
MI-3Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc3,276,613
MI-4Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,292,520
MI-5Legal Aid of Central Michigan508,541
MI-6Lakeshore Legal Aid551,678
MI-7Oakland Livingston Legal Aid543,930
MI-8Legal Aid of Western Michigan182,381
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan Inc782,715
MI-10Legal Aid of Western Michigan1,009,399
MI-11Legal Aid of Western Michigan404,207
MMILegal Services of Southeastern Michigan Inc508,400
NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services Inc121,038
MP-1Micronesian Legal Services, Inc1,386,345
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota463,445
MN-2Judicare of Anoka County Inc100,889
MN-3Central Minnesota Legal Services Inc1,215,827
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation454,276
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Inc1,192,746
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Inc168,982
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services Inc201,488
MS-1Central Mississippi Legal Services921,017
MS-2North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Inc2,207,911
MS-3South Mississippi Legal Services Corporation575,824
MS-4Southeast Mississippi Legal Services Corporation453,887
MS-5Southeast Mississippi Legal Services Corporation537,742
MS-6Southwest Mississippi Legal Services Corporation468,195
MMSTexas Rural Legal Aid Inc48,202
NMS-1Southeast Mississippi Legal Services Corporation70,084
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,677,396
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri Inc1,762,805
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation344,019
MO-7Legal Aid of Southwest Missouri1,624,479
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri68,804
MT-1Montana Legal Services Association985,277
MMTMontana Legal Services Association46,103
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Association112,453
NE-4Nebraska Legal Services1,373,706
MNENebraska Legal Services35,711
NNE-1Nebraska Legal Services27,869
NV-1Nevada Legal Services Inc986,359
MNVNevada Legal Services Inc2,123
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services Inc112,112
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center, Inc562,450
NJ-1Cape-Atlantic Legal Services, Inc227,402
NJ-2Warren County Legal Services Inc39,709
NJ-3Camden Regional Legal Services Inc844,456
NJ-4Union County Legal Services Corporation284,682
NJ-5Hunterdon County Legal Service Corporation22,362
NJ-6Bergen County Legal Services258,099
NJ-7Hudson County Legal Services Corporation656,102
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project Inc880,556
NJ-9Middlesex County Legal Services Corporation268,103
NJ-10Passaic County Legal Aid Society360,144
NJ-11Somerset-Sussex Legal Services Corporation84,912
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services Inc427,023
NJ-13Legal Aid Society of Mercer County186,586
NJ-14Legal Aid Society of Morris County92,620
MNJCamden Regional Legal Services Inc101,913
NM-1DNA-People's Legal Services Inc206,205
NM-2Legal Aid Society of Albuquerque Inc551,992
NM-3Southern New Mexico Legal Services Inc920,125
NM-4Community and Indian Legal Services775,157
MNMSouthern New Mexico Legal Services Inc73,769
NNM-1Southern New Mexico Legal Services Inc12,822
NNM-2DNA-People's Legal Services Inc11,222
NNM-3Community and Indian Legal Services366,840
NY-1Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York Inc685,346
NY-3Legal Aid for Broome and Chenango224,123
NY-4Neighborhood Legal Services Inc943,180
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NY-5Southern Tier Legal Services153,518
NY-6Cheung County Neighborhood Legal Services Inc267,459
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee Inc885,818
NY-8Legal Aid Society of Rockland County Inc540,551
NY-9Legal Services for New York City11,298,917
NY-10Niagara County Legal Aid Society Inc189,890
NY-13Legal Services of Central New York Inc702,164
NY-14Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc618,731
NY-15Westchester/Putnam Legal Services Inc605,373
NY-16North Country Legal Services Inc324,491
NY-17Southern Tier Legal Services254,588
NY-18Monroe County Legal Assistance Corporation884,256
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc233,788
NC-1Legal Services of North Carolina, Inc4,971,828
NC-2Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Inc668,221
NC-3North Central Legal Assistance Program, Inc359,715
NC-4Legal Aid Society of Northwest North Carolina Inc402,819
MNCLegal Services of North Carolina, Inc452,673
NNC-1Legal Services of North Carolina, Inc117,399
ND-1Legal Assistance of North Dakota Inc623,051
ND-2North Dakota Legal Services Inc8,277
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Inc97,898
NND-1Legal Assistance of North Dakota Inc44,428
NND-2North Dakota Legal Services Inc119,849
OH-5The Legal Aid Society of Columbus1,153,260
OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,834,764
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,366,875
OH-19Western Ohio Legal Services Association1,404,544
OH-20Stark County Legal Aid Society1,949,366
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland2,063,339
OH-22Legal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc1,073,312
MOHLegal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc106,390
OK-1Legal Aid of Western Oklahoma Inc2,312,211
OK-2Legal Services of Eastern Oklahoma, Inc1,846,717
MOKLegal Aid of Western Oklahoma Inc52,852
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services Inc305,920
OR-2Lane County Legal Aid Service Inc274,745
OR-4Marion-Polk Legal Aid Service Inc242,164
OR-5Legal Aid Services of Oregon1,861,488
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon470,467
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon155,639
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center2,554,532
PA-5Laurel Legal Services Inc628,660
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,646,493
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services Inc518,660
PA-23Montgomery County Legal Aid Service808,539
PA-24Northern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc1,480,386
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc2,106,039
PA-26Northwestern Legal Services720,454
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance Center139,987
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services, Inc16,438,579
PR-2Community Law Office Inc311,356
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services, Inc245,559
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services Inc764,029
SC-1Neighborhood Legal Assistance Program Inc1,205,889
SC-2Palmetto Legal Services1,062,334
SC-3Carolina Regional Legal Services Corporation243,378
SC-4Legal Services Agency of Western Carolina Inc664,991
SC-7Piedmont Legal Services Inc933,705
MSCNeighborhood Legal Assistance Program Inc167,066
SD-1Black Hills Legal Services Inc159,061
SD-2East River Legal Services428,081
SD-3Dakota Plains Legal Services Inc287,664
MSDBlack Hills Legal Services Inc3,354
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services Inc787,216
TN-1Southeast Tennessee Legal Services, Inc623,043
TN-2Legal Services of Upper East Tennessee743,658
TN-3Knoxville Legal Aid Society Inc547,399
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services Inc1,354,236
TN-5Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee1,045,878
TN-6Rural Legal Services of Tennessee Inc679,646
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services Inc644,067
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TN-8Legal Services of South Central Tennessee Inc462,280
MTNTexas Rural Legal Aid Inc53,571
TX-1Legal Aid of Central Texas1,496,337
TX-3Legal Services of North Texas2,310,006
TX-4El Paso Legal Assistance Society1,222,154
TX-5West Texas Legal Services, Inc3,944,033
TX-6Gulf Coast Legal Foundation4,782,186
TX-8Bexar County Legal Aid Association Inc1,808,222
TX-9Heart of Texas Legal Services Corporation489,946
TX-10Texas Rural Legal Aid Inc3,642,350
TX-11East Texas Legal Services Inc2,727,620
TX-12Coastal Bend Legal Services1,341,845
MTXTexas Rural Legal Aid Inc1,180,710
NTX-1Texas Rural Legal Aid Inc26,387
UT-1Utah Legal Services Inc1,532,206
MUTUtah Legal Services Inc57,288
NUT-1Utah Legal Services Inc37,654
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont Inc434,029
VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands Inc278,321
VA-1Legal Services of Northern Virginia Inc484,642
VA-3Rappahannock Legal Services Inc220,835
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc821,996
VA-15Legal Aid Society of New River Valley, Inc821,996
VA-16Tidewater Legal Aid Society1,241,064
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society Inc893,793
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc694,234
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services Inc562,144
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc133,213
WA-1Northwest Justice Project3,662,027
MWANorthwest Justice Project616,492
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project203,626
WV-3West Virginia Legal Services Plan Inc1,697,462
WV-4Appalachian Legal Services, Inc1,122,389
MWVWest Virginia Legal Services Plan Inc30,879
WI-1Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc2,109,955
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare Inc997,677
WI-3Legal Services of Northeastern Wisconsin Inc614,427
WI-4Western Wisconsin Legal Services Inc402,010
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin Inc76,899
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare Inc115,502
WY-4Wyoming Legal Services Inc422,794
MWYWyoming Legal Services Inc10,508
NWY-1Wyoming Legal Services Inc145,693

These grants and contracts will be awarded under the authority conferred on LSC by the Legal Services Corporation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2996e(a)(1)). Awards will be made so that each service area indicated is served by one of the organizations listed above, although none of the listed organizations are guaranteed an award or contract. This public notice is issued pursuant to the LSC Act (42 U.S.C. 2996f(f)), with a request for comments and recommendations concerning the potential grantees within a period of thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. Grants will become effective and grant funds will be distributed on or about January 1, 2001.

* * * Funding for this proposed service area is subject to the final LSC appropriation for FY 2001. Because LSC funding is subject to future Congressional action, there is no guarantee that funding for this service area will be available. If funding does not become available, LSC will not fund this proposed service area.

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Dated: September 21, 2000.

Michael A. Genz,

Director, Office of Program Performance.

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[FR Doc. 00-24887 Filed 9-28-00; 8:45 am]