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Housing Assistance In The Rhode Island Region

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Amos House



Contact
460 Pine St
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 272-0220


Description
Provides hospitality and direct services to the homeless and poor of Rhode Island. Offers Transitional Housing Program for 21 men and 15 women who are homeless and looking to achieve sobriety. Permanent supportive housing includes five rooming houses (35 rooms) and 22 apartments. First priority is given to graduates of the 90-Day Transitional Housing Program. Residents live in a clean and sober community and continue to benefit from Amos House programs and services. Employment Training Programs including: culinary arts, carpentry and literacy training programs. Additional Services: Emergency assistance, including help with rent and utilities Transportation assistance (bus passes and RIPTIX) Substance abuse counseling, program and referrals HIV education and referrals Mental health referrals Health care on site, once a week Assistance with dental care Prescription, eye exams and eyeglass assistance Legal aid referrals Help with applications for SSI Help with applications for food stamps, FIP and other benefits Personal hygiene items Housing placement and assistance with housing-related problems Money management and life skills training Job training, including the Amos Culinary Education program. Job placement referrals Literacy Education Assistance with continuing education referrals and applications A mailing address for persons who are homeless

Hours
Social services: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-4:30PM Breakfast: Mon-Fri 7:00 AM-8:00 AM Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:00AM-12:30PM

Eligibility
Adult

Area Served
Providence County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11971

User Rating
0 0

BVCAP Community Center



Contact
210 West Ave
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 475-5071


Description
A program of BVCAP offering following programs: Parents as Teachers, The Lead Center, Fair Housing, VITA (Tax Assistance); ESL Parents as Teachers is a free, voluntary, confidential services to expectant mothers and families with young children under the age of four. The program is a long term, evidence-based, family visiting program, made to increase parent knowledge of early childhood development and improve parenting practices. Food Pantry: BVCAP has a food pantry available to low-income families on weekdays.You can receive free food once a month by appointment only.Please bring your own bags!To schedule an appointment call: (401) 723-4520 Tax Assistance: Blackstone Valley Community Action Program provides free tax assistance to those with an annual income less than $54,000. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site at BVCAP is open from January until April, with trained tax preparers.

Hours
General Hours:Mon-Fri 8:30AM-4:00PM Food Pantry: Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:15PM

Eligibility
Varies with program.

Area Served
Providence County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11972

User Rating
0 0

South County Community Action



Contact
1935 Kingstown Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 273-2000


Description
Partners with the community to provide culturally competent supportive services and programs to Providence residents in need to promote their achievement of economic self-sufficiency. Provides home energy assistance (heating/utility assistance), home weatherization, appliance management program (provides education, energy saving bulbs and/or replacement refrigerator/freezer), lead safety program, emergency food, food pantry, distributes federal surplus commodities, employment training programs and information/referral assistance, adult basic education, GED, Individual Development Account program (matched savings account and financial literacy education program), VITA (volunteer income tax assistance) program, volunteer opportunities, Parent Leadership Training Initiative (free 20-week civic and leadership skills development class), summer youth employment and case management. SERVICES: - Adult Education - Advocacy - Basic Needs - Benefits Assistance - Career Change Counseling - Career Counseling - Career Development - Career Exploration - Case/Care Management - Educational Programs - Educational Support Services - Employment Preparation - Employment Transition Counseling - Family Based Services - Family Violence Prevention - Food Pantries - Health Education - Heating Fuel Bill Payment Assistance - Individual and Family Life - Individual and Family Support Services - Senior Meals - Parenting Education - Teen Family Planning Programs - Utility Bill Payment Assistance - Veteran Benefits Assistance - Weatherization Programs - Youth Issues

Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-4:30PM Food Pantry: Wed 10:00AM-2:00PM

Eligibility
Low-income/Elderly

Area Served
Washington County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11973

User Rating
0 0

Family Resources Inc



Contact
245 Main St
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 766-0900


Description
Provides therapeutic counseling for individuals, couples and families, including substance abuse evaluation and treatment; parent education; marriage and family enrichment services; child abuse prevention program; Early Intervention (EI) for young, developmentally disabled children; Project Early Start (ES) a home based early learning program for families of children, birth to three years of age. Comprehensive Emergency Services(CES), a 60-day crisis intervention program for families with minor children; specialized foster care. Holiday programs; emergency food, shelter and other basic needs for individuals and families; employment training and computer training; residential services for adolescent boys; Project Impact, a free supportive education project for teenage moms and other young women, ages 16-18, who have dropped out of high school. Milk Fund, a free milk program for needy Woonsocket residents. 72 bed emergency shelter.

Hours
Mon & Fri 8:30AM-4:30PM Tue-Thu 8:30AM-9:00PM Sat 9:00AM-3:00PM (by appointment)

Eligibility
Varies according to individual programs. The majority of programs are limited to low-income Woonsocket residents. The following documentation is required for all services: Proof of all household income or no income, most recent FIP/food stamp statement, TDI, unemployment statement Picture ID for applicant only Social security cards for ALL household members Proof of birth for ALL household members (birth certificates/RI Medicaid cards) Current rent receipt, current lease, current mortgage statement Current electric, gas/oil bills Documentation of crisis (fire report, doctor�s note, etc�)

Area Served
Providence County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11974

User Rating
0 0

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Brown Sara S



Contact
1090 Cranston St
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 467-9610


Description
CCAP's Social Services Department administers the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Cranston, Scituate and Foster with federal funding earmarked for the state of Rhode Island. LIHEAP is designed to help low-income clients meet the ever-increasing cost of home energy. Payments are made directly to vendors who then credit the client's account for the amount specified. Eligible clients also qualify for a reduced electric rate as well as a discount on the client's telephone bill. Food Bank Healthy Families America Program: Love that Baby Campaign – The Healthy Families Program is designed to help parents with understanding and caring for their child's needs, building strong parent child connections, breastfeeding and feeding support, and helping children learn and grow to reach their potential. We also help families to connect with other services and supports that they feel they need. Parent as Teacher Program (PAT): The Parents as Teachers Program (PAT) is a free home based program that supports parents by teaching them the skills they need to teach their children and enhance their development and also supports families with monthly community activities and family events. PAT enrolls pregnant families and families with children up to 2 years old. Case Management: Adolescent Self-Sufficiency Program assists pregnant and parenting teens to make important decisions and plans that lead to personal and economic self-sufficiency. Services include pregnancy and parenting education; education and job training assistance; referrals to community resources; individual and group counseling and pregnancy prevention workshops. Youth Diversionary Program: Primary goal of this program is to divert youth from the juvenile justice system. It is a 90 day, intensive home-based program providing behavior management education, family counseling and case management services. Social Services: To help individuals and families meet the basic human needs of food, shelter and clothing. Designed to provide people with a range of services that promote personal and economic self-sufficiency. Provided to eligible families and individuals at no cost. Registered Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site: Staff of tax preparers are IRS trained, tested, and certified to help people who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit program receive the tax credits they deserve. THIS IS A FREE SERVICE. You will need to call for an appointment and must bring a copy of your previous year's return, all financial statements pertaining to tax year 2013, your social security card, and a picture ID. For more information about the VITA program, or to schedule an appointment, call CCAP at 467-7013. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Feeding and Nutrition Program: Provides food vouchers, allowing them to purchase milk, eggs, cheese, juice and iron fortified cereals and formula. The WIC coordinator provides nutrition education and counseling to all program participants on a monthly basis. Effective May, 2018 – June 30, 2019 INCOME BEFORE DEDUCTIONS OR GROSS: Family Size Annual Monthly 1 $22,459 $1,872 2 $30,451 $2,538 3 $38,443 $3,204 4 $46,435 $3,870 5 $54,427 $4,536 6 $62,419 $5,202 7 $70,411 $5,868 8 $78,403 $6,534

Hours
Office: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM Food Bank: Mon, Tue & Fri 9:30AM-12:30PM & 2:00PM-4:00PM Wed 9:30AM-12:30PM & 2:30PM-6:30PM Thu 10:00AM-1:00PM WIC: Mon, Tue & Thu 9:00AM-5:00PM Wed 9:30AM-6:30PM Fri 9:00AM-4:00PM

Eligibility
Must be a RI resident

Area Served
Providence County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11975

User Rating
0 0

Varley Bernice T



Contact
1011 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
Riverside, RI 02915
(401) 437-1000


Description
(WIC) Women, Infants and Children -Supplemental Feeding and Nutrition Program provides food vouchers allowing them to purchase milk, eggs, cheese, juice and iron fortified cereals and formula. The WIC coordinator provides nutrition education and counseling to all program participants on a monthly basis. Career Closet serves, loss from fire or water damage, income eligible men and women who are completing job training and education programs and seeking employment. Job seekers may obtain, at no cost, work appropriate clothing for their job interviews. Food Pantry:Monthly food distribution is offered to assist food insecure households. Individuals/Families in need of food assistance may come to our pantry once a month. When you arrive, our staff will help you select food that you/your family will enjoy. The amount of food you receive is based on your family size. It is helpful (but not required) if you bring with you any re-useable bags that you may have. LIHEAP is designed to help income-eligible clients meet the ever-increasing cost of heating and reduce energy burden.Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a seasonal program that normally runs from October-April. Healthy Families America (HFA) is a national evidence-based maternal home visiting program that provides free, voluntary, and confidential services. Works with expectant moms and families of newborns. Helps identify a family's needs, provide emotional support and links the family to additional supportive resources in the community. Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a national, evidence-based family visiting program that provides free and voluntary support to families.PAT serves expectant mothers and families,Parent educators work with families to identify medical homes and provide families with developmentally appropriate activities to do with their children.

Hours
Office: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-4:30PM Food pantry: Mon & Fri 10:00AM-2:00PM Tue & Thu 12:00PM-4:00PM Wed 2:00PM-6:00PM Fri 10:00AM-2:00PM WIC: Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri 8:00AM-4:30PM Wed 10:30AM-7:00PM

Eligibility
Must be a RI resident

Area Served
Providence County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11976

User Rating
0 0

United Congregational Church



Contact
1 Commons
Little Compton, RI 02837
(401) 635-8472


Description
The Food Pantry is located in rear and back of the Little Compton Wellness Center at 115 E. Main Rd in Little Compton. Four churches of the LCAA oversee the Little Compton Food Bank Pantry. LCAA is comprised of four churches: First Baptist Old Stone Church, St. Andrew-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, The United Congregational Church of Little Compton, and St. Catherines of Sienna Catholic Church.

Hours
Food Pantry: Fri & Sat: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Eligibility
Adamsville, Little Compton & Tiverton residents ONLY.

Area Served
Newport County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11977

User Rating
0 0

Living Hope Assembly of God



Contact
100 Broadway
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 723-2039


Description
Services limited to residents of Pawtucket and Central Falls. Hand of Hope Food Pantry

Hours
Food Pantry: 2nd and 4th Sat 10AM - 11:00PM Soup Kitchen: Thu 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Eligibility
Call first

Area Served
Providence County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11978

User Rating
0 0

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McAuley House



Contact
622 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 941-9013


Description
Rental Assistance: 02903, 02905, 02907 ONLY! Provides continental breakfast (8:00AM - 9:30AM), and noon-time meals (11:15AM - 1:00PM) Monday - Friday. Assists with rental and prescription vouchers and other emergency needs and offers social services. Serves meals on holidays including Easter and Christmas. Rental vouchers: Assistance with a portion of a guest's rent in times of financial difficulty. Medical vouchers: Prescription assistance for those without medical coverage Representative payees: Budgetary assistance for guests receiving disability payments, who have been deemed unable to manage their own finances. Hygiene closet: Shampoo, soap, toothpaste and other toiletries donated to the House through the generosity of others, for those in need. Transportation assistance: Bus passes and single ride tickets for homeless individuals, enabling them to get to meal sites, shelters and medical appointments. Emergency assistance: Help obtaining IDs, birth certificates, baby supplies and other essential items. Counseling, crisis intervention: Compassionate listening of a guest's problems, and offers of assistance in any way possible. Emergency telephone: Telephone use for guests to call potential landlords, employers, physicians and other important contacts. Referrals: Contact information for additional needs such as furniture, utility assistance and mental health treatment. VOAD Contact: Fred Slaiger E-mail: mcauleyhouse@conversent.net

Hours
Office: Mon - Fri 8:00AM - 4:00PM Soup Kitchen: Mon - Fri 11:15AM - 1:00PM

Eligibility
Anyone is welcome

Area Served
Providence County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11979

User Rating
0 0

Project Hope



Contact
1 Cathedral Sq
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 728-0515


Description
Assists low income residents in the Blackstone Valley area through individual advocacy, research and community organization approaches to meeting basic human needs. Must bring proof of income, rent and utility receipts, ID. Rental, fuel and utility assistance in emergencies only. Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets. Medication in crisis situation. Parenting classes. ** Blackstone Valley Emergency Food Closet 724-7170 402 Dexter Street, Central Falls 02863 Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00AM - 1:00AM Income Source: Catholic Charity Fund Appeal, donations.

Hours
Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM; Thu 4:00PM - 7:00PM for working poor only

Eligibility
Pawtucket & Central Falls residents ONLY

Area Served
Providence County

Not Yet Validated

SID
11980

User Rating
0 0

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