Rhode Island Legal Services

Program Description

Mission Statement:

Rhode Island Legal Services provides high quality legal assistance and representation to low-income individuals and eligible client groups for the purpose of improving their economic condition and overall well-being by protecting and enforcing legal rights, stabilizing the family unit and communities where clients live, promoting self reliance, ending domestic violence, preventing homelessness, affording dignity to all people, and reaching out to groups with added burdens on their ability to access the civil justice system.


  • Housing Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Safe Family Project
  • Public Benefits Unit
  • Low Income Taxpayers Clinic


  • Less than 250% of the poverty line (Currently $59,625 for a family of 4).

Contact Info

Rhode Island Legal Services

56 Pine Street, 4th Floor

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-274-2652

Rhode Island Legal Services

50 Washington Square

Newport, RI 02840

Phone: 401-846-2264

Visit Rhode Island Legal Services Website