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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 2015
Basic Field
FY 2014
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2014
% Difference
from FY 2014
$950,613 $930,837 $19,776 2%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2014 938,614 2,850,585 3,789,199 25%
2013 984,598 3,112,735 4,097,333 24%
2012 1,052,136 2,345,965 3,398,101 31%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2012 2013 2014
3,718 4,233 4,884
WORKFORCE 2014*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
23.2 6.7 6.4 36.3
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2014*
Adults Children Total
5,527 4,313 9,840
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2014
Case Type # %
HOUSING 1,317 27%
FAMILY 938 19%
INCOME 742 15%
CONSUMER 609 12%
JUVENILE 577 12%
HEALTH 284 6%
EMPLOYMENT 240 5%
EDUCATION 95 2%
MISC 56 1%
INDIVIDUAL 26 1%
TOTALS 4,884 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2014
Ethnicity # %
White 2,864 59%
African American 666 14%
Hispanic 1,021 21%
Native American 78 2%
Asian/Pacific 43 1%
Other 212 4%
TOTALS 4,884 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2014
Gender # %
Women 3,391 69%
Men 1,493 31%
TOTALS 4,884 100%

Counties Served

Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington


Branch office locations

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