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Facts and Figures

In 2017, Bay Area Legal Services . . .

  • Assisted more than 17,000 individuals, families, and community groups.
  • Responded to 57,709 callers seeking legal services.
  • Supported 5,143 residents in the Tampa Bay area through our Legal Information Center in the George C. Edgecomb Courthouse, by providing them with legal information about how to represent themselves in family law cases.
  • Helped 4,510 senior clients resolve their legal problems.
  • Assisted 656 domestic violence survivors obtain injunctions, child custody, support, and alimony.
  • Assisted 3,241 clients seeking help to obtain or maintain housing.
  • Advised and represented 230 clients with employment-related matters.
  • Helped 1,315 military veterans.
  • Partnered with 409 volunteer attorneys to assist 1,478 clients through our pro bono projects.