Contacting Us

Mailing and General Phone Contacts


Rhode Island Legal Services
56 Pine Street, Fourth Floor
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 274-2652
(800) 662-5034


Rhode Island Legal Services
50 Washington Square
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 846-2264
(800) 637-4529

Fax Numbers

Providence Office

Main Administration - (401) 272-5335
Fourth Floor Units - (401) 633-9199
(Consumer Law Unit, Public Benefits Unit, Education)
Fifth Floor Units - (401) 272-4280
(Housing Law Center, Family Law Center, Elder Law Protection Project,Low Income Tax Payer Clinic)

Newport Office

Fax: (401) 848-0383

How To Find Us


Toward Downtown Providence; Merge onto I-95 East to Exit 1-Downtown Providence. Travel straight through one set of lights. Travel two blocks. Our office building is located on the corner of Peck Street and Pine Street. (See parking suggestions below)


(Fall River, Cape Cod, etc.) Take I-195 West. Take Exit 2 "South Main Street". Stay on South Main Street to College Street (the Court House will be on your right and the World War I Memorial obelisk will be on your left - the next cross street is College Street). Turn LEFT onto College Street (this is a bridge over the Providence River). Once over the bridge, immediately turn LEFT onto Memorial Boulevard. At the next light, turn RIGHT onto Pine Street (at Capriccio's Restaurant). Our office building is located on the corner of Peck Street and Pine Street. (See parking suggestions below.)


Along Pine Street, there are several surface parking lots and two parking garages; there is also limited street parking (usually metered) in the immediate vicinity.

By Public Transportation (RIPTA and AMTRAK)

Rhode Island Legal Services is easily accessible by public transportation. Our office, located in downtown Providence, is a short walk from both Kennedy Plaza -- the downtown hub for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) -- and the Providence Amtrak station. Route, schedules, and fares are available by contacting RIPTA or Amtrak directly. You may contact the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), at 401.781.9400 or Amtrak may be contacted at 1.800.872.7245 or

By Foot

From Kennedy Plaza, turn down Dorrance Street (away from the Biltmore Hotel and the mall). After three blocks, turn left onto Pine Street. Our office is located one block from the corner of Pine and Dorrance Streets, on the fourth floor of the Hanley Building, 56 Pine Street.

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