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City Solicitor

City Solicitor

Frank J. Milos, Jr., Esq. 

Assistant City Solicitor
Lisette Gomes, Esq.

Phone: (401) 728-0500 Ext. 308

The Office of the City Solicitor furnishes legal advice to the mayor, the City Council, and to all officers, departments, boards and commissions concerning matters arising in connection with the exercise of their official duties, supervises, directs and controls the law work of this City. The Office of the City Solicitor represents the City and the City’s interests in all litigation by or against the City. This office prepares and approves contracts, bonds and other instruments in which the City is concerned, and approves surety bonds required to be given for the protection of the City. In addition, this office prosecutes any violation or alleged violation with the City of the Statutes of the State or the ordinances of the City at the request of the Police Department. Ordinances are prepared for introduction into the Council, upon request of the Council or of any Councilman, or the Mayor, and it shall prepare for the consideration of the Council, comprehensive revisions and codifications of all General Ordinances of the City which are then in effect as required by the Charter.

Any individuals seeking legal assistance for private matters are encouraged to contact the following agencies:

Family Support

Parent Support Network of RI

400 Warwick Avenue, Ste. 12
Warwick, RI 02888
(401) 467-6855

RI Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program

91 Friendship Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 421-7758

Services offered:
All forms of legal assistance

Eligibility criteria:
Low income

Disability Law Center

394 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 831-3150 (voice) (401) 831-5335 (tty)

Services offered:
Legal representation
Legal information and advice

Mental Health Advocate

Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Hospitals
14 Harrington Road
Barry Hall
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 462-3201

Services offered:
Legal representation
Investigates rights violations
Advocacy services

Eligibility Criteria:
Patients in psychiatric hospital
Residents of mental health group homes
Clients of community health centers
Patients in forensic units

Rhode Island Legal Services

56 Pine Street, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903

Services offered:
Government benefits: appeals of denials
Housing: landlord-tenant disputes, subsidized
Housing admission
Consumer issues
Family law

Senior Center Offers Free RIPTA Fare Cards for Seniors

  • March 23, 2017
  • Press Release

RIPTA $5 Fare Card for Seniors only holding a “Valid All Day RIPTA Bus Pass” will be distributed at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center on Thursdays beginning February 9, 2017 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.The...  Read More >

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"The City has a long history with and commitment to the PawSox, a team that is woven into the fabric of our community… I am committed to maintaining the affordable family friendly brand of PawSox baseball in Pawtucket."

- Don Grebien

New Event

Free Monthly Mattress, Box Spring, & E-Waste Drop Off Moved to March 11

  • February 27, 2017
  • Event

Due to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and 5K road race on March 4th, Roosevelt Avenue will be shut down to traffic. Because of this we are moving the monthly drop off for Mattresses/Box Springs and...  Read More >