THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF OUR WORK

SLLS COMMUNITY IMPACT IN 2017

27,869

Abused children, disaster survivors, domestic violence survivors, low-wage workers, seniors, veterans, and other vulnerable citizens that SLLS provided free legal advice and representation

165,000

People who learned how to protect and enforce their legal rights through community legal education events.

$23,016,648

Direct economic benefit of our work.
This represents homes saved, medical services accessed, increased incomes and much more.

Over $69 Billion

Social Return on investment.

This represents long-term community impacts, including savings for the cost of social services, medical expenses, and law enforcement, as well as increased revenues from higher employment rates and education achievements.

The community gets $8.73 in benefits for every dollar spent on civil legal aid in the state of Louisiana.

The economic value of our work to improve the lives of those SLLS serves includes preserving housing, connecting people to disaster relief, winning child support, and much more.