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Rhode Island Legal Services Senior Citizens Program

June 2011

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Rhode Island Legal Services Senior Citizens Program helps low income persons 60 and older with legal advice and assistance. This program assists seniors with problems relating to housing, Social Security, Medical Assistance, Medicare, Food Stamps, and other problems.

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