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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, 2008

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AGENCY:

Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION:

Announcement of intention to make FY 2008 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, 2008.

DATES:

All comments and recommendations must be received on or before the close of business on December 19, 2007.

ADDRESSES:

Legal Services Corporation—Competitive Grants, Legal Services Corporation; 3333 K Street, NW., Third Floor; Washington, DC 2007.

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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 13, 2007 (72 FR 18690), and Grant Renewal applications due on June 14, 2007, 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$6,194,159
MALTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc31,723
Alaska:
AK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation717,081
NAK-1Alaska Legal Services Corporation522,566
Arizona:
AZ-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc520,360
AZ-3Community Legal Services, Inc3,755,950
AZ-5Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc1,811,524
MAZCommunity Legal Services, Inc143,149
NAZ-5DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc2,521,402
NAZ-6Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc615,905
Arkansas:
AR-6Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc1,442,661
AR-7Center for Arkansas Legal Services2,153,508
MARTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc76,207
California:
CA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc32,757
CA-2Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc910,038
CA-12Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc4,043,496
CA-14Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc2,827,558
CA-19Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Inc3,949,336
CA-26Central California Legal Services2,847,151
CA-27Legal Services of Northern California, Inc3,518,106
CA-28Bay Area Legal Aid4,147,448
CA-29Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles7,863,346
CA-30Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County4,644,807
CA-31California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc4,641,722
MCACalifornia Rural Legal Assistance, Inc2,545,202
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NCA-1California Indian Legal Services, Inc853,675
Colorado:
CO-6Colorado Legal Services3,325,621
MCOColorado Legal Services143,193
NCO-1Colorado Legal Services92,795
Connecticut:
CT-1Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, Inc2,298,378
NCT-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc15,127
Delaware:
DE-1Legal Services Corporation of Delaware, Inc599,465
MDELegal Aid Bureau, Inc23,937
District of Columbia:
DC-1Neighborhood Lgl. Svcs. Program of the Dist. of Col.976,561
Florida:
FL-5Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc3,423,045
FL-13Legal Services of North Florida, Inc1,405,569
FL-14Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc1,731,241
FL-15Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc2,988,418
FL-16Bay Area Legal Services, Inc2,535,686
FL-17Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc2,669,506
FL-18Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc1,794,874
MFLFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc865,911
Georgia:
GA-1Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc2,496,865
GA-2Georgia Legal Services Program6,344,861
MGAGeorgia Legal Services Program378,014
Guam:
GU-1Guam Legal Services Corporation310,288
Hawaii:
HI-1Legal Aid Society of Hawaii1,275,228
MHILegal Aid Society of Hawaii66,442
NHI-1Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation221,338
Idaho:
ID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc1,146,232
MIDIdaho Legal Aid Services, Inc180,213
NID-1Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc62,776
Illinois:
IL-3Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc2,386,562
IL-6Legal Assistance Foundation of Metro. Chicago6,229,752
IL-7Prairie State Legal Services, Inc2,665,154
MILLegal Assistance Foundation of Metro. Chicago240,680
Indiana:
IN-5Indiana Legal Services, Inc4,880,056
MINIndiana Legal Services, Inc109,625
Iowa:
IA-3Iowa Legal Aid2,264,631
MIAIowa Legal Aid36,378
Kansas:
KS-1Kansas Legal Services, Inc2,287,952
MKSKansas Legal Services, Inc11,460
Kentucky:
KY-2Legal Aid Society1,136,065
KY-5Appalachian Res. and Defense Fund of Kentucky1,960,479
KY-9Kentucky Legal Aid1,177,670
KY-10Legal Aid of the Bluegrass1,223,911
MKYTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc41,033
Louisiana:
LA-1Capital Area Legal Services Corporation1,366,338
LA-10Acadiana Legal Service Corporation1,935,365
LA-11Legal Services of North Louisiana, Inc1,815,850
LA-12Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation2,446,431
MLATexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc26,550
Maine:
ME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc1,139,240
MMX-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc120,416
NME-1Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc62,279
Maryland:
MD-1Legal Aid Bureau, Inc3,824,613
MMDLegal Aid Bureau, Inc87,659
Massachusetts:
MA-4Merrimack Valley Legal Services, Inc800,191
MA-10Massachusetts Justice Project, Inc1,454,397
MA-11Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Assoc1,963,315
MA-12New Center for Legal Advocacy, Inc880,028
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Michigan:
MI-9Legal Services of Northern Michigan, Inc680,801
MI-12Legal Services of South Central Michigan1,231,866
MI-13Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc3,689,294
MI-14Legal Services of Eastern Michigan1,321,121
MI-15Legal Aid of Western Michigan1,607,597
MMILegal Services of South Central Michigan580,362
NMI-1Michigan Indian Legal Services, Inc159,061
Micronesia:
MP-1Micronesian Legal Services, Inc1,590,295
Minnesota:
MN-1Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota402,923
MN-4Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota Corporation361,122
MN-5Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc1,173,577
MN-6Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc1,262,697
MMNSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc192,904
NMN-1Anishinabe Legal Services, Inc230,916
Mississippi:
MS-9North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc1,934,821
MS-10Mississippi Center for Legal Services2,898,120
MMSTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc55,026
NMS-1Mississippi Center for Legal Services80,322
Missouri:
MO-3Legal Aid of Western Missouri1,712,138
MO-4Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc1,890,273
MO-5Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation376,819
MO-7Legal Services of Southern Missouri1,631,168
MMOLegal Aid of Western Missouri78,544
Montana:
MT-1Montana Legal Services Association1,092,089
MMTMontana Legal Services Association52,627
NMT-1Montana Legal Services Association153,854
Nebraska:
NE-4Legal Aid of Nebraska1,397,489
MNELegal Aid of Nebraska40,766
NNE-1Legal Aid of Nebraska31,940
Nevada:
NV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc1,831,947
MNVNevada Legal Services, Inc2,426
NNV-1Nevada Legal Services, Inc128,487
New Hampshire:
NH-1Legal Advice & Referral Center, Inc690,772
New Jersey:
NJ-8Essex-Newark Legal Services Project, Inc1,048,148
NJ-12Ocean-Monmouth Legal Services, Inc641,988
NJ-15Legal Services of Northwest Jersey378,763
NJ-16South Jersey Legal Services, Inc1,289,417
NJ-17Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc1,052,474
NJ-18Northeast New Jersey Legal Services Corporation1,712,762
MNJSouth Jersey Legal Services, Inc116,340
New Mexico:
NM-1DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc209,287
NM-5New Mexico Legal Aid2,640,049
MNMNew Mexico Legal Aid84,207
NNM-2DNA-Peoples Legal Services, Inc21,952
NNM-4New Mexico Legal Aid448,960
New York:
NY-7Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc1,341,108
NY-9Legal Services for New York City14,721,878
NY-20Legal Services of the Hudson Valley1,725,088
NY-21Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc1,295,651
NY-22Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc1,698,288
NY-23Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc1,664,791
NY-24Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc1,296,346
MNYLegal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc266,882
North Carolina:
NC-5Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc8,032,991
MNCLegal Aid of North Carolina, Inc516,748
NNC-1Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc210,882
North Dakota:
ND-3Legal Services of North Dakota543,360
MNDSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc111,756
NND-3Legal Services of North Dakota260,282
Ohio:
OH-5The Legal Aid Society of Columbus1,229,387
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OH-17Ohio State Legal Services1,646,749
OH-18Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati1,388,723
OH-20Community Legal Aid Services, Inc1,606,732
OH-21The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland2,044,258
OH-23Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc2,403,409
MOHLegal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc121,450
Oklahoma:
OK-3Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc4,320,679
MOKLegal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc60,333
NOK-1Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc791,159
Oregon:
OR-6Legal Aid Services of Oregon2,929,860
MORLegal Aid Services of Oregon537,064
NOR-1Legal Aid Services of Oregon178,371
Pennsylvania:
PA-1Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center2,959,139
PA-5Laurel Legal Services, Inc735,176
PA-8Neighborhood Legal Services Association1,602,505
PA-11Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc534,121
PA-23Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania1,086,577
PA-24North Penn Legal Services, Inc1,733,337
PA-25MidPenn Legal Services, Inc2,120,537
PA-26Northwestern Legal Services699,396
MPAPhiladelphia Legal Assistance Center159,799
Puerto Rico:
PR-1Puerto Rico Legal Services, Inc15,608,934
PR-2Community Law Office, Inc330,452
MPRPuerto Rico Legal Services, Inc280,322
Rhode Island:
RI-1Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc1,073,387
South Carolina:
SC-8South Carolina Legal Services, Inc4,695,383
MSCSouth Carolina Legal Services, Inc190,710
South Dakota:
SD-2East River Legal Services389,661
SD-4Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc461,784
MSDDakota Plains Legal Services, Inc3,826
NSD-1Dakota Plains Legal Services, Inc902,194
Tennessee:
TN-4Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc1,370,636
TN-7West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc639,447
TN-9Legal Aid of East Tennessee2,093,683
TN-10Lgl. Aid Soc. of Middle Tenn. and the Cumberlands2,495,215
MTNTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc61,153
Texas:
TX-13Lone Star Legal Aid9,247,199
TX-14Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas7,295,862
TX-15Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc9,921,650
MTXTexas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc1,339,253
NTX-1Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc30,241
Utah:
UT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc1,774,709
MUTUtah Legal Services, Inc65,398
NUT-1Utah Legal Services, Inc79,494
Vermont:
VT-1Legal Services Law Line of Vermont, Inc487,210
Virgin Islands:
VI-1Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc311,527
Virginia:
VA-15Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc791,148
VA-16Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia1,366,739
VA-17Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc823,566
VA-18Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc970,897
VA-19Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc685,028
MVACentral Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc152,067
Washington:
WA-1Northwest Justice Project4,757,580
MWANorthwest Justice Project703,757
NWA-1Northwest Justice Project275,255
West Virginia:
WV-5Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc2,781,120
MWVLegal Aid of West Virginia, Inc35,245
Wisconsin:
WI-2Wisconsin Judicare, Inc849,376
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WI-5Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc3,089,820
MWILegal Action of Wisconsin, Inc87,783
NWI-1Wisconsin Judicare, Inc149,888
Wyoming:
WY-4Wyoming Legal Services, Inc476,526
MWYWyoming Legal Services, Inc11,995
NWY-1Wyoming Legal Services, Inc166,972

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, 2008.

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Dated: November 13, 2007.

Michael A. Genz,

Director, Office of Program Performance, Legal Services Corporation.

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[FR Doc. E7-22539 Filed 11-16-07; 8:45 am]

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