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Program Profile

Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc.

Robert M. Barge, Executive Director
56 Pine Street, 4th Floor, Providence RI 02903
Phone: (401) 274-2652; Fax: (401) 453-0310
http://www.rils.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2014
Basic Field
FY 2013
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2013
% Difference
from FY 2013
$930,837 $981,098 $-50,261 -5%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2012 1,052,136 2,345,965 3,398,101 31%
2011 1,228,770 2,605,641 3,834,411 32%
2010 1,281,756 2,848,513 4,130,269 31%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2010 2011 2012
5,559 5,737 3,718
WORKFORCE 2012
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
24 9 5 38

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2012*
Adults Children Total
4,674 3,729 8,403
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2012
Case Type # %
HOUSING 832 22%
FAMILY 700 19%
INCOME 680 18%
JUVENILE 529 14%
HEALTH 369 10%
CONSUMER 315 8%
EMPLOYMENT 195 5%
EDUCATION 73 2%
MISC 21 1%
INDIVIDUAL 4 0%
TOTALS 3,718 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2012
Ethnicity # %
White 2,063 56%
African American 375 10%
Hispanic 803 22%
Native American 56 2%
Asian/Pacific 36 1%
Other 329 9%
TOTALS 3,662 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2012
Gender # %
Women 2,589 71%
Men 1,073 29%
TOTALS 3,662 100%

Counties Served

Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington


Branch office locations

Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc.
50 Washington Square,
Newport, RI 02840