Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness
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.