EIN 59-1171886

Bay Area Legal Services

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Bay Area Legal Services is a regional, non-profit public interest law firm that provides the highest quality legal counsel to individuals and non-profit groups. It strives to provide a safe, stable, and secure environment for low-income and vulnerable clients by proactively responding to community needs as they arise. Some of our most significant achievements over the past years include the creation of innovative solutions to legal problems faced by clients.
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Program areas at Bay Area Legal Services

BALS strives to provide a safe, stable, and secure environment to low-income and vulnerable clients by proactively responding to community needs as they arise including: - Survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking seeking independence and safety from their abusers. - People with housing insecurities, preventing unlawful foreclosure and eviction for low-income families. - Seniors 60+, preserving their housing, fighting exploitation and abuse, and more. - Veterans seeking access to hard-earned health benefits and other promised resources. - Disaster victims, assisting with insurance denials, contractor issues, consumer and debt problems, and more. - Children and teens in foster care, advocating for their rights and safety. - People with limited means needing assistance to resolve taxpayer disputes and claims. - Small businesses and other charities, promoting informed entrepreneurship in low-income communities.

Grants made by Bay Area Legal Services

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Legal Services of North FloridaLegal Services$100,000
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA)Legal Services$100,000
Community Law ProgramLegal Services$64,445
...and 4 more grants made

Who funds Bay Area Legal Services

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Legal Services Corporation (LSC)Civil Legal Aid$4,777,650
Senior Connection CenterElder and Caregiver Assistance/services$495,910
United Way SuncoastAllocations, Designations, Disaster Relief Response, Grants & Program Impact Funding$281,212
...and 15 more grants received

Personnel at Bay Area Legal Services

Richard WoltmannPresident and Chief Executive Officer$205,905
Jp LacasseChief Operating Officer$134,404
Lynn AbbottChief Financial Officer$97,856
Gale PinkstonManaging Team Leader$106,296
Carol S MoodyAttorney - Team Leader$117,662
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for Bay Area Legal Services

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,498,640
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$7,834
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$3,970
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,389
Total revenues$12,511,833

Form 990s for Bay Area Legal Services

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-08-10990View PDF
2021-122022-07-08990View PDF
2020-122021-06-24990View PDF
2019-122020-10-15990View PDF
2018-122019-10-12990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

Organizations like Bay Area Legal Services

Pisgah Legal ServicesAsheville, NC$10,270,903
Bet TzedekLos Angeles, CA$14,946,367
Legal Aid Society of ClevelandCleveland, OH$16,504,708
Atlanta Legal Aid SocietyAtlanta, GA$14,314,283
Legal Services of North FloridaTallahassee, FL$8,726,819
Legal Aid of Western MissouriKansas City, MO$52,249,354
Legal Aid Chicago (LAF)Chicago, IL$21,230,579
Legal Aid SocietyLouisville, KY$6,242,736
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM)St Louis, MO$46,934,343
Prairie State Legal Services (PSLS)Rockford, IL$19,946,586
Data update history
December 31, 2023
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $495,910 from Senior Connection Center
October 2, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
October 2, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
September 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 15 new grant, including a grant for $4,777,650 from Legal Services Corporation (LSC)
August 14, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsLegal service nonprofitsSenior centersCharities
Human servicesCrime and lawLegal services
Fundraising eventsReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
1302 N 19th St
Tampa, FL 33605
Metro area
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
Hillsborough County, FL
Website URL
(813) 232-1222
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
I80: Legal Services
NAICS code, primary
5411: Legal Services
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