The Dept. of Human Services extends hours in Providence and Woonsocket

By: News staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Department of Human Services (DHS) has announced additional extended office hours to help reduce wait times at two DHS locations.

Offices in Providence and Woonsocket will stay open on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. This is in addition to remaining open until 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

These implementations come after continued problems with the state’s benefit system, which have caused long wait times at DHS locations.

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