Key facts + stats

We envision a world where the legal system reflects the humanity, complexity, and potential of those who experience it and its outcomes ensure the opportunity to move forward with one's future intact.

-75,000

DAYS IN JAIL

Our team has saved clients an estimated 75,000 days in jail, yielding millions of dollars in potential taxpayer savings.

4,300

clients

Partners for Justice has connected over 4,300 people to social services and eliminated an estimated 200+ years in jail.

-6 million

TAXPAYER DOLLARS

The decrease in jail time created by PFJ could save over $6 million in taxpayer dollars.

20 locations

BY 2022

PFJ started in 2 cities in 2018 and will be in 20 locations by July 2022.

3+ services

PER CLIENT

PFJ works with people deeply: on average clients get 3+ services a piece, ranging across housing, employment, medical and mental health treatment, benefits access, educational advocacy, and family unity. Some get as many as 12 services.

75% of the time

SERVICE GOALS ARE ACHIEVED

PFJ has robust success, achieving service goals (connections to housing, benefits access, etc) about 75% of the time.

95% of defenders

feel more confident

95% of defenders surveyed by PFJ feel better able to assist clients with non-criminal matters, changing how defenders practice.

77% of defenders

have had a case dropped, dismissed, resolved

77% of public defenders have had a case dropped, dismissed or resolved without conviction due to Advocate work.