Upcoming Meetings & Clinics

Statewide George Wiley Center Utility Clinic:

Thursday, March 24th, 2016
10am- 2pm

George Wiley Center

32 East Ave
Pawtucket, RI 02860


This Utility Clinic will assist people in avoiding shutoffs when the winter moratorium ends. At our Clinic, National Grid and RI Division of Public Utilities representatives will be available to answer questions that you may have regarding electric or natural gas bills and services. National Grid customers will be able to make payment arrangements not always available. Other service agencies and advocates will be on hand to answer questions about utility bill assistance, healthcare, housing, and other issues. Last year we had over 150 people come so we are recommending RSVPs.


call the George Wiley Center at 401-728-5555 

or email georgewileycenterri@gmail.com

Let us know if you would like to attend to offer your services or volunteer.

'Know Your Utility Rights' Meetings & Presentations

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

George Wiley Center

32 East Ave

Pawtucket, RI 02860


Are you facing termination of your gas or electric service? Join us at this informational clinic to learn about your rights as a utility consumer and how we can work together to stop utility shut-offs in Rhode Island. The George Wiley Center has fought for decades to strengthen utility rights in Rhode Island. A big part of our ongoing work has always been informing people of these rights to makes sure we use them, and continue to make them stronger!

We have created a practical guide that outlines Rhode Island Utility Consumer Rights, which will be shared in the workshop and is useful as a way to pass on this knowledge to others.

Contact us if you have any questions, are interested in attending a meeting, or if you would like someone from the George Wiley Center to make a 'Know Your Utility Rights' presentation to your organization. 

For more information contact georgewileycenterri@gmail.com or 401-728-5555


George Wiley Center Chapter meetings:

Contact the George Wiley Center to find out about upcoming meetings where we offer practical support and strategize together about ways to defend and strengthen utility consumers' rights, (un)employment, SNAP, school breakfasts, youth jobs, living wages, public transportation, and other basic needs.

Meetings happen across the state in various locations, from libraries to community centers to churches. This is a grassroots effort, let us know if you are interested in coordinating a chapter meeting in your community!

For more information, to find out about upcoming chaper meetings,
georgewileycenterri@gmail.com or 401-728-5555

Lifeline Project Meetings

First Weds of every month, April-December, 2016

(April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, Sept 7, Oct 5, Nov 2, December 7)

George Wiley Center
32 East Ave
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Does someone in your household have a medical condition? Are you facing utility shut-off? Join us for this informational and strategy meeting. The George Wiley Center has fought for decades to strengthen utility service protection, inform consumers of their rights, and stop shut-offs in low-income households.

A direct result of broader economic injustices, every year utility termination is experienced by tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders, including households with medical conditions. We work to challenge unfair utility policies that put personal and public health at risk and for years have stood up against shutoffs on those with medical conditons. Through the Lifeline Project the George Wiley Center is continuing the push to stop shut-offs in medically vulnerable households, in a new collaboration since 2015 with the Rhode Island Center for Justice, an organization offering free legal representation to eligible medically vulnerable utility consumers. 


Come to this meeting to learn about your rights, share your story, and find ways we can work together to fight back, to ensure utility service for those with medical conditions.


For more information contact georgewileycenterri@gmail.com or 401-728-5555.



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