Dept. of Human Services extends hours at two locations

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Department of Human Services has announced additional extended hours at two locations.

Starting this week, and until further notice, the Providence and Woonsocket offices will be open on Saturday mornings from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

They will also remain open until 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday.

The hours are being added in an effort to reduce lobby wait times and assist customers with benefit applications.