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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, 2005

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Legal Services Corporation.


Announcement of intention to make FY 2005 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, 2005.


All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on November 3, 2004.


Legal Services Corporation—Competitive Grants, Legal Services Corporation; 3333 K Street, NW., Third Floor; Washington, DC 20007.

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Reginald Haley, Office of Program Performance, (202) 295-1545.

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Pursuant to LSC's announcement of funding availability on April 16, 2004 (69 FR 20650), July 20, 2004 (69 FR 43456), and Grant Renewal applications due on August 9, 2004, LSC intends to award funds to the following organizations to provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas. Amounts are estimates and are subject to change.

State/service areaApplicant nameEstimated grant amount
AL-4Legal Services Corporation of Alabama, Inc.$5,882,590
MALTexas RioGrande Legal Aid30,126
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation681,012
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation496,293
American Samoa
AS-1Uunai Legal Services Clinic294,290
AZ-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc.494,186
AZ-3Community Legal Services, Inc.3,567,025
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.1,720,404
MAZCommunity Legal Services, Inc.135,948
NAZ-5DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc.2,394,630
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.584,938
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc.1,370,094
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,045,186
MARTexas RioGrande Legal Aid72,376
CA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc.31,109
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc.864,263
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc.3,840,107
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc.2,685,331
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Inc.3,750,684
CA-26Central California Legal Services2,703,939
CA-27Legal Services of Northern California, Inc.3,341,144
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid3,938,831
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles7,467,817
CA-30Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County4,411,173
CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.4,408,242
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.2,417,178
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc.810,754
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,158,342
MCOColorado Legal Services135,991
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services88,130
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc.2,182,768
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.14,367
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc.569,313
MDELegal Aid Bureau, Inc.22,733
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District of Columbia
DC-1Neighborhood Legal Svcs. Prog. of the Dist. of Col.927,440
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.3,250,866
FL-13Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.1,334,870
FL-14Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.1,644,159
FL-15Central Florida Legal Services, Inc.2,838,100
FL-16Bay Area Legal Services, Inc.2,408,141
FL-17Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc.2,535,229
FL-18Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc.1,704,591
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc.822,354
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.2,371,271
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program6,025,712
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program358,999
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation294,680
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,211,084
MHILegal Aid Society of Hawaii63,101
NHI-1Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation210,209
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc.1,088,576
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services, Inc.171,149
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc.59,619
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.2,371,100
IL-6Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago5,961,519
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.2,531,096
MILLegal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago228,574
IN-5Indiana Legal Services, Inc.4,634,588
MINIndiana Legal Services, Inc.104,111
IA-3Iowa Legal Aid2,261,123
MIAIowa Legal Aid34,549
KS-1Kansas Legal Services, Inc.2,172,868
MKSKansas Legal Services, Inc.10,884
KY-2Legal Aid Society1,109,858
KY-5Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky1,922,768
KY-9Cumberland Trace Legal Services, Inc.1,151,463
KY-10Legal Aid of the Bluegrass1,191,962
MKYTexas RioGrande Legal Aid38,970
LA-1Capital Area Legal Services Corporation1,337,342
LA-10Acadiana Legal Service Corporation1,914,414
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc.1,800,999
LA-12Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation2,404,639
MLATexas RioGrande Legal Aid25,214
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.1,081,936
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.114,359
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc.59,148
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.3,632,234
MMDLegal Aid Bureau, Inc.83,250
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services, Inc.759,942
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project, Inc.1,381,241
MA-11Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association1,864,560
MA-12Legal Services for Cape Cod and Islands, Inc.835,762
MA-12New Center for Legal Advocacy, Inc.835,762
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan, Inc.686,410
MI-12Legal Services of South Central Michigan1,220,052
MI-13Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc.3,680,653
MI-14Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,340,411
MI-14Lakeshore Legal Aid1,340,411
MI-15Western Michigan Legal Services1,562,582
MMILegal Services of South Central Michigan551,170
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NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services, Inc.151,064
MP-1Micronesian Legal Services, Inc.1,510,302
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota406,291
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation373,127
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.1,147,098
MN-6Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc.1,241,922
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.183,201
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc.219,305
MS-9North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc.1,964,847
MS-10Mississippi Center for Legal Services2,817,420
MMSTexas RioGrande Legal Aid52,258
NMS-1Mississippi Center for Legal Services76,283
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,626,018
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.1,795,193
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation357,864
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,549,120
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri74,592
MT-1Montana Legal Services Association1,037,156
MMTMontana Legal Services Association49,980
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Association146,118
NE-4Nebraska Legal Services1,327,195
MNENebraska Legal Services38,715
NNE-1Nebraska Legal Services30,333
NV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc.1,739,800
MNVNevada Legal Services, Inc.2,303
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc.122,027
New Hampshire
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center, Inc.656,025
New Jersey
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc.995,426
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services, Inc.609,696
NJ-15Legal Services of Northwest Jersey359,711
NJ-16South Jersey Legal Services1,224,558
NJ-17Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc.999,534
NJ-18Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Corporation1,626,610
MNJSouth Jersey Legal Services110,488
New Mexico
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc.198,760
NM-5New Mexico Legal Aid2,507,253
MNMNew Mexico Legal Aid79,971
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc.20,848
NNM-4New Mexico Legal Aid426,386
New York
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc.1,273,650
NY-9Legal Services for New York City13,981,363
NY-20Westchester/Putnam Legal Services, Inc.1,638,316
NY-21Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc.1,230,479
NY-22Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.1,612,863
NY-23Monroe County Legal Assistance Corporation1,581,051
NY-24Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.1,231,139
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.253,458
North Carolina
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.7,628,929
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.490,755
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.200,279
North Dakota
ND-3Legal Assistance of North Dakota, Inc.516,029
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.106,134
NND-3Legal Assistance of North Dakota, Inc.247,196
OH-5The Legal Aid Society of Columbus1,179,430
OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,652,406
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,363,338
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.1,608,243
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland1,994,832
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OH-23Legal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc.2,370,794
MOHLegal Services of Northwest Ohio, Inc.115,342
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.4,103,348
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.57,298
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc.751,381
OR-2Lane County Legal Aid Service, Inc.325,798
OR-4Marion-Polk Legal Aid Service, Inc.321,140
OR-5Legal Aid Services of Oregon2,135,550
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon510,049
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon169,404
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center2,810,294
PA-5Laurel Legal Services, Inc.698,197
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,521,899
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.507,254
PA-23Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,031,923
PA-24North Penn Legal Services, Inc.1,646,150
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc.2,013,874
PA-26Northwestern Legal Services664,217
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance Center151,761
Puerto Rico
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services, Inc.15,389,509
PR-2Community Law Office, Inc.317,341
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services, Inc.266,222
Rhode Island
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc.1,019,395
South Carolina
SC-8The South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice4,459,205
MSCThe South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice181,118
South Dakota
SD-2East River Legal Services370,061
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc.438,556
MSDDakota Plains Legal Services, Inc.3,634
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc.856,833
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc.1,301,693
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.607,282
TN-9Legal Aid of East Tennessee1,988,371
TN-10Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and the Cumberlands2,369,705
MTNTexas RioGrande Legal Aid58,077
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid8,782,062
TX-14Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas6,928,878
TX-15Texas RioGrande Legal Aid9,422,589
MTXTexas RioGrande Legal Aid1,271,888
NTX-1Texas RioGrande Legal Aid28,721
UT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc.1,685,441
MUTUtah Legal Services, Inc.62,108
NUT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc.75,497
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc.462,704
Virgin Islands
VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc.295,858
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.751,353
VA-16Legal Services of Eastern Virginia, Inc.1,297,991
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.782,140
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.922,062
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.650,572
VA-20Potomac Legal Aid Society, Inc.1,013,060
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.144,418
WA-1Northwest Justice Project4,518,273
MWANorthwest Justice Project668,357
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project261,416
West Virginia
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc.2,641,229
MWVLegal Aid of West Virginia, Inc.33,473
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.861,260
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WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.3,016,900
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.83,367
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.142,351
WY-4Wyoming Legal Services, Inc.452,556
MWYWyoming Legal Services, Inc.11,391
NWY-1Wyoming Legal Services, Inc.158,578

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. None of the listed organizations is 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 be distributed on or about January 1, 2005.

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Dated: September 28, 2004.

Michael A. Genz,

Director, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation.

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[FR Doc. 04-22185 Filed 10-1-04; 8:45 am]