Our Principal Priorities Include

Inspiring Equal Justice

  • A law is valuable not because it is law, but because there is right in it

    Henry Ward Beecher

  • Laws are the very bulkwarks of liberty; they define every man’s rights, and defend the individual liberties of all men

    J.G. Holland

  • Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people

    William Blackstone

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Our Mission

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 wellbeing 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.