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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 %
2013 984,598 3,112,735 4,097,333 24%
2012 1,052,136 2,345,965 3,398,101 31%
2011 1,228,770 2,605,641 3,834,411 32%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2011 2012 2013
5,737 3,718 4,233
WORKFORCE 2013*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
24 5.7 5.1 34.9
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2013*
Adults Children Total
4,683 3,607 8,290
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2013
Case Type # %
HOUSING 939 22%
FAMILY 814 19%
INCOME 710 17%
CONSUMER 472 11%
JUVENILE 469 11%
HEALTH 400 9%
EMPLOYMENT 229 5%
EDUCATION 115 3%
MISC 84 2%
INDIVIDUAL 1 0%
TOTALS 4,233 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2013
Ethnicity # %
White 2,454 58%
African American 528 12%
Hispanic 889 21%
Native American 56 1%
Asian/Pacific 32 1%
Other 274 6%
TOTALS 4,233 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2013
Gender # %
Women 2,908 69%
Men 1,325 31%
TOTALS 4,233 100%

Counties Served

Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington


Branch office locations

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