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Legal Clinic at Coventry Senior Center
The Rhode Island Center for Law and Public Policy (RICLLAP) is scheduled to be at the Coventry Senior Center on the fourth Wednesday of each month to provide a free legal clinic for senior citizens.
Depending on your needs, the attorney present can provide legal counsel and advice, and direct legal services, as needed. To make an appointment, please call the Center's main number at 822-9175.
More About Town of Coventry Department of Human Services
Coventry's Department of Human Services offers a variety of programs for residents.
The department's headquarters shares space with and operates the nationally accredited Coventry Senior Center. It is also responsible for the Coventry Food Bank located on MacArthur Boulevard. Pat Shurtleff is the head of the department and also the director of the Senior Center.
Human Services social workers can assess for income tested programs, assist in long-ranged care plans and short-term counseling, and act as liaison to other appropriate resources.
The Senior Center provides a meeting, service and recreational space for the town's seniors. Elders may take advantage of the billiards room, wood shop, meeting space, computer lab and dance and exercise lessons.
The Senior Center also provides a number of programs: Meals on Wheels, Kent Hospital Senior Care, AARP Senior Employment Plan, Cornerstone Adult Services and income tax assistance. The Senior Center's newsletter, The Golden Perspective, is available on the Human Services Department website.