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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, 2003

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AGENCY:

Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION:

Announcement of intention to make FY 2003 Competitive Grant Awards.

SUMMARY:

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, 2003.

DATES:

All comments and recommendations must be received on Start Printed Page 63943or before the close of business on November 15, 2002.

ADDRESSES:

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

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Pursuant to LSC's announcement of funding availability on April 22, 2002 (67 FR 19596), June 24, 2002 (67 FR 42588), and Grant Renewal applications due on August 12, 2002, LSC will award funds to one or more of the following organizations to provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas. Funding amounts shown are based on the 2000 census data as discussed in LSC Program Letter 02-8. Amounts are subject to change.

State & service areaApplicant nameAnticipated FY 2003 award
Alabama:
AL-1Legal Services Corp of Alabama, Inc$4,385,466.
AL-2Legal Services of North-Central Alabama556,985.
AL-3Legal Services of Metro Birmingham871,136.
MALTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc27,150.
Alaska:
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation672,721.
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation489,766.
Arkansas:
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc1,356,494.
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,029,575.
MARTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc59,127.
Arizona:
AZ-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc479,861.
AZ-3Community Legal Services, Inc3,500,408.
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc1,708,028.
MAZ,Community Legal Services, Inc157,226.
NAZ-5DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc2,363,143.
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc577,248.
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc196,533.
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc20,575.
California:
CA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc30,446.
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assist834,649.
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc3,697,803.
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc2,620,612.
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Inc3,639,546.
CA-26Central California Legal Services2,634,576.
CA-27Legal Services of Northern CA, Inc3,256,152.
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid3,870,775.
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles7,298,912.
CA-30Neigh. Legal Services of Los Angeles County4,271,630.
CA-31California Rural Legal Assist. Inc4,289,877.
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assist. Inc2,929,593.
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc800,093.
Colorado:
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,122,528.
MCOColorado Legal Services131,700.
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services86,971.
Connecticut:
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc2,154,255.
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc14,178.
Delaware: DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc558,441.
District of Columbia: DC-1Neighborhood Legal Services Program of DC916,149.
Florida:
FL-1Central Florida Legal Services, Inc1,178,134.
FL-2LA Service of Broward County1,455,991.
FL-3Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc2,672,193.
FL-4Jacksonville Area Legal Aid855,173.
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami Inc3,194,314.
FL-6Legal Services of North Florida, Inc899,650.
FL-7Greater Orlando Area Legal Services, Inc1,149,026.
FL-8Bay Area Legal Services, Inc1,254,731.
FL-9Withlacoochee Area Legal Services, Inc522,280.
FL-10Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc688,233.
FL-11Northwest Florida Legal Services, Inc420,098.
FL-12Gulfcoast Legal Services Inc1,112,012.
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc935,141.
Georgia:
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc2,322,525.
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program5,951,253.
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program375,613.
Guam: GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation291,093.
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Hawaii:
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,176,963.
MHILegal Aid Society of Hawaii81,709.
NHI-1Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation207,446.
Idaho:
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc1,062,281.
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services, Inc182,109.
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc58,835.
Iowa:
IA-3Legal Services Corporation of Iowa2,131,573.
MIALegal Services Corporation of Iowa27,091.
Illinois:
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assist Foundation2,249,250.
IL-6Legal Assistance of Metropolitan Chicago5,850,995.
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services, Inc2,501,178.
MILLegal Assistance of Metropolitan Chicago207,945.
Indiana:
IN-5Indiana Legal Services, Inc4,586,149.
MINIndiana Legal Services, Inc94,861.
Kansas:
KS-1Kansas Legal Services, Inc2,147,620.
MKSKansas Legal Services, Inc9,546.
Kentucky:
KY-2Legal Aid Society, Inc1,066,857.
KY-5Appalachian Res. and Defense Fund of Kentucky1,841,275.
KY-9Kentucky Legal Aid1,105,963.
KY-10Northern Kentucky Legal Aid Society, Inc1,149,244.
MKYTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc33,157.
Louisiana:
LA-1Capital Area Legal Services Corporation1,282,433.
LA-10Acadiana Legal Service Corp1,816,794.
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc1,704,664.
LA-12Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation2,296,346.
MLATexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc20,733.
Maine:
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc1,068,924.
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc116,346.
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc58,371.
Maryland:
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau, Inc3,581,699.
MDELegal Aid Bureau, Inc26,397.
MMDLegal Aid Bureau, Inc88,553.
Massachusetts:
MA-1Volunteer Lawyers Project Boston Bar1,646,181.
MA-2South Middlesex Legal Services, Inc195,403.
MA-3Legal Svc for Cape Cod & Islands230,476.
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services, Inc750,740.
MA-5New Center for Legal Advocacy594,928.
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project1,364,158.
Micronesia: MP-1Micronesian Legal Services, Inc1,491,917.
Minnesota:
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota383,569.
MN-2Judicare of Anoka County, Inc98,609.
MN-3Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc1,096,576.
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corp.345,727.
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc1,109,260.
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc149,571.
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc216,423.
Mississippi:
MS-2North MS Rural Legal Services, Inc1,898,001.
MS-3South MS Legal Services Corp525,945.
MS-7Central SW MS Legal Services Corp1,231,338.
MS-8SE Mississippi Legal Services Corp887,903.
MMSTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc42,402.
NMS-1SE Mississippi Legal Services Corp75,279.
Missouri:
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,608,607.
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc1,774,785.
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation353,692.
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,532,889.
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri67,042.
Montana:
MT-1Montana Legal Services Assoc1,025,894.
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MMTMontana Legal Services Assoc48,008.
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Assoc144,197.
Nebraska:
NE-4Nebraska Legal Services1,315,096.
MNENebraska Legal Services34,186.
NNE-1Nebraska Legal Services29,935.
Nevada:
NV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc1,717,198.
MNVNevada Legal Services, Inc3,698.
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc120,422.
New Hampshire: NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center, Inc647,362.
New Jersey:
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc982,438.
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services, Inc599,153.
NJ-15Warren County Legal Services, Inc353,207.
NJ-16Camden Regional Legal Services, Inc1,208,321.
NJ-17Legal Aid Society of Mercer County983,157.
MNJCamden Regional Legal Services, Inc126,002.
New Mexico:
NM-5Southern New Mexico Legal Services, Inc2,475,208.
NNM-4Southern New Mexico Legal Services, Inc420,781.
MNMSouthern New Mexico Legal Services, Inc80,328.
New York:
NY-1Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York767,490.
NY-3Legal Aid for Broome and Chenango262,370.
NY-4Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc928,381.
NY-6Chemung County Legal Services268,176.
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services1,254,287.
NY-8Legal Aid Society of Rockland County, Inc762,980.
NY-9Legal Services for New York City13,789,897.
NY-10Niagara County Legal Aid Society, Inc188,668.
NY-13Legal Services of Central NY, Inc826,165.
NY-14Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc635,263.
NY-15Westchester/Putnam Legal Services850,521.
NY-16North Country Legal Services, Inc316,544.
NY-18Monroe Co Legal Assistance984,990.
NY-19Southern Tier Legal Services409,071.
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc279,923
North Carolina:
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina7,491,194.
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina529,643.
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina197,645.
North Dakota:
ND-3Legal Assistance of North Dakota, Inc532,078.
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc82,512.
NND-3Legal Assistance of North Dakota, Inc243,946.
Ohio:
OH-5The Legal Aid Society of Columbus1,154,130.
OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,525,944.
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,237,679.
OH-19Lgl. Assist. of West Cent. OH Regional Entity1,226,393.
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services, Inc1,657,803.
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland1,920,641.
OH-22Legal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc977,083.
MOHLegal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc95,154.
Oklahoma:
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma4,058,422.
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma51,572.
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc741,501.
Oregon:
OR-2Lane County Legal Aid Service, Inc317,280.
OR-4Marion-Polk Legal Aid Service, Inc307,667.
OR-5Legal Aid Services of Oregon2,090,392.
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon537,114.
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon167,176.
Pennsylvania:
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance2,775,546.
PA-5Laurel Legal Services, Inc692,006.
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Assoc1,506,801.
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Aid Society503,062.
PA-23LA of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,017,327.
PA-24North Penn Legal Services, Inc1,625,583.
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc1,989,072.
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PA-26Northwestern Legal Services657,653.
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance144,049.
Puerto Rico:
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services, Inc14,686,125.
PR-2Community Law Office, Inc310,353.
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services, Inc219,851.
Rhode Island: RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc1,006,618.
South Carolina:
SC-8The SC Centers for Equal Justice4,404,793.
MSCThe SC Centers for Equal Justice179,038.
South Dakota:
SD-2East River Legal Services365,907.
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc433,384.
MSDDakota Plains Legal Services, Inc3,071.
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc845,567.
Tennessee:
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services1,287,285.
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc600,676.
TN-9LA of East Tennessee1,964,918.
TN-10LAS of Middle TN and the Cumberlands2,340,865.
MTNTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc54,383.
Texas:
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid8,677,335.
TX-14West Texas Legal Services6,844,410.
TX-15Texas Rural Legal Aid, Inc9,327,617.
MTXTexas Rural Legal Aid, Inc1,234,600.
NTX-1Texas Rural Legal Aid, Inc28,343.
Utah:
UT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc1,664,061.
MUTUtah Legal Services, Inc62,214.
NUT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc74,504.
Vermont: VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc457,196.
Virginia:
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc745,846.
VA-16Legal Services of Eastern Virginia, Inc1,283,428.
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc773,673.
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc910,259.
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc641,564.
VA-20Potomac Legal Aid Society994,268.
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc144,852.
Virgin Islands: VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc292,256.
Washington:
WA-1Northwest Justice Project4,385,249.
MWANorthwest Justice Project738,240.
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project257,978.
Wisconsin:
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare, Inc801,802.
WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc2,906,903.
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin, Inc69,159.
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare, Inc140,479.
West Virginia:
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc2,613,517.
MWVLegal Aid of West Virginia, Inc28,622.
Wyoming:
WY-4Wyoming Legal Services447,189.
MWYWyoming Legal Services11,111.
NWY-1Wyoming Legal Services156,492.

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 is served, 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, 2003.

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Dated: October 9, 2002.

Michael A. Genz,

Director, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation.

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