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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, 2006

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AGENCY:

Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION:

Announcement of intention to make FY 2006 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, 2006.

DATES:

All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on November 7, 2005.

ADDRESSES:

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

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Reginald Haley, Office of Program Performance, at (202) 295-1545, or haleyr@lsc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Pursuant to LSC's announcement of funding availability on April 11, 2005 (70 FR 18430), and Grant Renewal applications due on August 8, 2005, LSC intends to award funds to the following organizations to provide civil legal services in the indicated service areas. Amounts are subject to change.

Service areaApplicant nameGrant amount
Alabama:
AL-4Legal Services Alabama, Inc$5,849,856
MALTexas RioGrande Legal Aid29,959
Alaska:
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation677,222
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation493,519
American Samoa:
AS-1Uunai Legal Services Clinic292,644
Arizona:
AZ-3Community Legal Services Inc3,547,176
MAZCommunity Legal Services Inc135,192
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc1,710,831
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc581,670
AZ-2DNA—Peoples Legal Services, Inc491,435
NAZ-5DNA—Peoples Legal Services, Inc2,381,249
Arkansas:
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc1,362,471
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,033,805
MARTexas RioGrande Legal Aid71,971
California:
CA-1California Indian Legal Services Inc30,936
NCA-1California Indian Legal Services Inc806,224
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance859,454
CA-26Central California Legal Services2,688,892
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles7,426,262
CA-30Neigh. LS of Los Angeles County4,386,626
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc3,818,738
CA-27Legal Services of Northern CA, Inc3,322,552
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc2,670,388
CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc4,383,712
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc2,403,727
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid3,916,912
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Inc3,729,812
Colorado:
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,140,767
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MCOColorado Legal Services135,234
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services87,637
Connecticut:
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut2,170,622
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc14,287
Delaware:
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc566,144
MDELegal Aid Bureau, Inc22,606
District of Columbia:
DC-1Neighborhood Legal Services Program of D.C.922,278
Florida:
FL-15Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida2,822,307
FL-17Florida Rural Legal Services Inc2,521,122
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services Inc817,779
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami Inc3,232,776
FL-13Legal Services of North Florida, Inc1,327,441
FL-16Bay Area Legal Services, Inc2,394,740
FL-14Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc1,635,010
FL-18Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida1,695,106
Georgia:
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc2,358,077
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program5,992,182
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program357,002
Guam:
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation293,040
Hawaii:
NHI-1Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation$209,035
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,204,344
MHILegal Aid Society of Hawaii62,749
Idaho:
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc1,082,519
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services, Inc170,196
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc59,286
Illinois:
IL-6Legal Assistance of Metropolitan Chicago5,917,836
MILLegal Assistance of Metropolitan Chicago227,302
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assist. Foundation2,330,330
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.2,517,012
Indiana:
IN-5Indiana Legal Services, Inc4,608,798
MINIndiana Legal Services, Inc103,531
Iowa:
IA-3Iowa Legal Aid2,219,220
MIAIowa Legal Aid34,356
Kansas:
KS-1Kansas Legal Services, Inc2,160,776
MKSKansas Legal Services, Inc10,823
Kentucky:
KY-10Legal Aid of The Blue Grass1,177,743
KY-2Legal Aid Society, Inc1,095,699
KY-5Appalachian Res. and Defense Fund of KY1,896,241
KY-9Kentucky Legal Aid1,136,396
MKYTexas RioGrande Legal Aid38,753
Louisiana:
LA-1Capital Area Legal Services Corporation1,319,610
LA-10Acadian Legal Service Corporation1,883,695
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc1,770,839
LA-12South East Louisiana Legal Services Corp2,369,992
MLATexas RioGrande Legal Aid25,074
Maine:
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc1,075,916
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc113,722
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc58,818
Maryland:
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau, Inc3,612,021
MMDLegal Aid Bureau, Inc82,786
Massachusetts:
MA-11Volunteer Lawyers Project Boston Bar1,854,184
MA-12New Center for Legal Advocacy831,112
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services, Inc755,712
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project1,373,555
Michigan:
MI-12Legal Services of South Central Michigan1,198,354
MMILegal Services of South Central Michigan548,103
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MI-14Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,310,087
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan671,990
MI-15Western Michigan Legal Services1,544,754
MI-13Legal Aid and Defender of Detroit3,613,379
NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services Inc150,220
Micronesia:
MP-1Micronesia Legal Services1,501,899
Minnesota:
MN-1Legal Aid Services of North East Minnesota397,743
MN-6Central Minnesota Legal Services Inc1,223,858
MN-4Legal Services of North West Minnesota362,964
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services182,182
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services1,131,734
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc.218,080
Mississippi:
MS-9North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Inc1,890,364
MS-10Mississippi Center for Legal Services2,814,569
NMS-1Mississippi Center for Legal Services75,857
MMSTexas RioGrande Legal Aid51,968
Missouri:
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri74,178
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,616,969
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri1,785,203
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation355,873
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,540,500
Montana:
MMTMontana Legal Services Assoc49,702
MT-1Montana Legal Services Assoc1,031,385
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Assoc145,302
Nebraska:
NE-4Legal Aid of Nebraska1,319,810
MNELegal Aid of Nebraska38,500
NNE-1Legal Aid of Nebraska30,164
Nevada:
NV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc1,730,119
MNVNevada Legal Services, Inc2,291
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc121,344
New Hampshire:
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center652,375
New Jersey:
NJ-15Legal Services of Northwest Jersey357,709
NJ-16South Jersey Legal Services1,217,744
MNJSouth Jersey Legal Services109,873
NJ-18Northeast New Jersey Legal Services1,617,559
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc989,887
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services606,303
NJ-17Central New Jersey Legal Services, Inc993,972
New Mexico:
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc197,654
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc20,732
MNMNew Mexico Legal Aid79,527
NM-5New Mexico Legal Aid2,493,302
NNM-4New Mexico Legal Aid424,004
New York:
NY-21Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York1,223,632
NY-24Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc1,224,289
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services1,266,562
NY-9Legal Services for New York City13,903,563
NY-23Legal Assistance of Western New York1,572,253
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc252,047
NY-22Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc1,603,889
NY-20Legal Services of the Hudson Valley1,629,199
North Carolina:
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina488,024
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina7,586,477
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina199,160
North Dakota:
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services105,544
ND-3Legal Services of North Dakota Inc513,157
NND-3Legal Services of North Dakota Inc245,815
Ohio:
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services, Inc1,577,157
OH-18Legal Aid Soc of Cincinnati1,346,166
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland1,969,985
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OH-5The Legal Aid Society of Columbus1,170,122
OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,621,634
MOHLegal Services of Northwest Ohio114,699
OH-23Legal Services of Northwest Ohio2,330,547
Oklahoma:
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services Inc747,182
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma56,979
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma4,080,514
Oregon:
OR-6Legal Aid Services of Oregon2,767,004
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon507,211
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon168,457
Pennsylvania:
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance150,917
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance2,794,655
PA-5Laurel Legal Services, Inc694,311
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc2,002,667
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,513,429
PA-24North Penn Legal Services, Inc1,636,990
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Aid Society504,432
PA-26Northwestern Legal Services660,520
PA-23Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,026,180
Puerto Rico:
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services Inc264,740
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services Inc15,154,970
PR-2Community Law Office, Inc314,750
Rhode Island:
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc1,013,723
South Carolina:
MSCThe South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice180,110
SC-8The South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice4,434,391
South Dakota:
SD-2East River Legal Services368,002
MSDDakota Plains Legal Services, Inc3,614
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc852,045
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc436,116
Tennessee:
TN-9Legal Aid of East Tennessee1,977,306
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services1,294,449
TN-10LAS of Middle TN and the Cumberlands2,356,518
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services Inc603,903
MTNTexas RioGrande Legal Aid57,754
Texas:
TX-14Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas6,890,321
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid8,733,194
MTXTexas RioGrande Legal Aid1,264,810
NTX-1Texas RioGrande Legal Aid28,560
TX-15Texas RioGrande Legal Aid9,370,155
Utah:
UT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc1,676,062
MUTUtah Legal Services, Inc61,763
NUT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc75,075
Vermont:
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont460,129
Virgin Islands:
VI-1Legal Services of Virgin Islands, Inc294,211
Virginia:
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc747,172
VA-16Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia, Inc1,290,769
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc143,614
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc916,930
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc777,788
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc646,951
VA-20Potomac Legal Aid Society1,007,423
Washington:
WA-1Northwest Justice Project4,493,130
MWANorthwest Justice Project664,639
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project259,955
West Virginia:
MWVLegal Aid of West Virginia, Inc33,286
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc2,626,531
Wisconsin:
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin, Inc82,904
WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc2,978,587
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WI-2Wisconsin Judicare, Inc841,908
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare, Inc141,556
Wyoming:
MWYWyoming Legal Services11,328
NWY-1Wyoming Legal Services157,692
WY-4Wyoming Legal Services450,038

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, 2006.

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Dated: October 4, 2005.

Michael A. Genz,

Director, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation.

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[FR Doc. 05-20325 Filed 10-6-05; 8:45 am]

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