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 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$991,206 $950,613 $40,593 4%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 966,557 2,604,428 3,570,985 27%
2014 938,614 2,850,585 3,789,199 25%
2013 984,598 3,112,735 4,097,333 24%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
4,233 4,884 5,183
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
24.1 5.4 5.8 35.3
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
6,072 4,308 10,380
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
HOUSING 1,298 25%
FAMILY 912 18%
INCOME 721 14%
JUVENILE 594 11%
CONSUMER 512 10%
INDIVIDUAL 352 7%
EMPLOYMENT 267 5%
HEALTH 209 4%
MISC 202 4%
EDUCATION 116 2%
TOTALS 5,183 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 2,907 56%
African American 806 16%
Hispanic 1,146 22%
Native American 64 1%
Asian/Pacific 40 1%
Other 220 4%
TOTALS 5,183 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 3,420 66%
Men 1,763 34%
TOTALS 5,183 100%

Counties Served

Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington


Branch office locations

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