There are many homeless services in the Riverside, RI region, including shelters of all types, bathing facilities, and mail facilities. And, if you want to help, there are also volunteer opportunities available.
Private, non-profit 501(c)3 non-denominational, Christian organization. Provides overnight shelter, dental services, food pantry, clothing room, and meal programs.
Provides emergency, overnight shelter for 75 to 90 homeless men and 15 to 30 homeless women, seven nights a week. Each overnight guest has the ability to take a hot shower, eat a hot dinner, sleep in a clean bed, and have breakfast in the morning.
**Food & Clothing
We operate an emergency food pantry and a clothing room. Individuals and families use these services on a daily basis. We distribute approximately 16,000 lbs. of food and 5,000 articles of clothing each month.
Our meal programs provide approximately 6,000 hot meals a month to the needy in our community as well as 1,700 box lunches to the children. In addition to our feeding ministry, we do special events during the holidays. This past Thanksgiving we provided Thanksgiving food boxes for 1,600 families in the Providence area. Each box contained 20 pounds of non-perishable food and a 20 pound turkey. At Christmastime, we provided 9,300 gifts to over 3,100 needy families through our Christmas Toy Ministry.
In a phrase - state-of-the-art. The Providence Rescue Mission features a full service dental office that helps Individuals start a new life with a smile they can proud of. Our office features x-ray, full cleaning, and other dental services. Local dentists and staff see patients by appointment only.
We run a one-year discipleship program that allows 10 to 15 homeless men with, but not limited to, substance abuse issues to start a new life by combining biblical values, counseling, education and career training and reunification with their families. This program is at capacity most of the time.
75 men mats
30 women cots
NOT handicap accessible
Clothing available on Saturdays at 11:00AM
Referrals to dental services
Evening meal served at 5:30PM, open to the public
Light breakfast for overnight guests
All guests must attend chapel services at 5:00PM
Open 7 days a week
Wake up 6:00AM, guests must leave by 7:00AM
Duration of stay: Night to night
Dry shelter - will conduct breathalyzer if necessary
Drug/Alcohol free environment
Smoking allowed in designated outdoor areas only
No daytime storage available
Intake: Men and Women let in at 4:00PM (have to be on property)
Earlier hours if inclement weather
Crossroads Rhode Island assists the homeless and disconnected as they journey toward a better quality of life. They do this by providing a continuum of care that includes basic emergency needs, shelter, housing, case management and vocational services for individuals and families.
Crossroads Rhode Island provides three main categories of services: Crisis Intervention, Shelter and Housing, and Vocational Services. Their crisis intervention services provide assistance to individuals seeking shelter, basic needs, and emergency transportation. Their Adult Services Program provides case management that helps clients access a continuum of services that help them move out of homelessness: shelter, housing, health care, job training, and employment services. Crossroads Shelter and Housing programs are all supported by case management and serve homeless and very low income single men and women as well as senior citizens and families. Crossroads Vocational Services includes one-on-one adult education programs for GED, math and reading literacy, Certified Nursing Assistant Training Program, Work Readiness and job retention. The Copy Center at Crossroads is an in-house micro-business that provides print shop services to local businesses while featuring an intense, hands-on training program for their homeless and near-homeless clients. The training program takes place in the state-of-the-art print production facility.Program:Adult Services--Shelter and Case ManagementBudget: $2,085,965Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Homeless
CRISIS INTERVENTION AND CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Provides emergency safe shelter and daily nutritional meals to homeless persons in the City of Fall River daily. Case Management services provided at the Inn connect guests to housing, employment, entitlements, behavioral health and an array of other services. These services, provided in a safe comfortable enviornment, help homeless persons become rapidly housed in stable permanent housing. Guests become engaged in all supportive services needed and as a result, successfully transition into the community and experience housing stability and an improved quality of life.
Not accepting Referrals as of 1/2/2012. Homes with Heart is a HUD funded supported housing program for chronic homeless individuals. Service includes homeless shelter, housing search and information and low income/subsidized private
Donovan House is transitional housing for women and children located in New Bedford MA. It is a three story dorm style shared living, designed to transition women and their children into more permanent forms of housing.
- Services include: transitional housing/shelter.
Not Yet Validated
238 Bonney St New Bedford, MA 02744 (508) 997-7337
Housing First is a permanent housing program for homeless families with the head of household having a documented disability. It consists of scattered site apartments and homes ranging from 2 to 4 bedrooms within the city of New Bedford. Each client family within this program is provided supportive services that will enable families with a history of homelessness or other barriers to achieve long-term sustainability.
- Services include: transitional housing/shelter and older adult/disability related supportive housing.
The David Jon Louison Center is a non-profit organization that provides services to families experiencing homelessness. In addition to providing shelter for the families, the Center promotes self-sufficiency by providing case management and support services, including clinical services, workforce development, life skills building, financial literacy and parenting support.
- See also: Homeless Financial Assistance Programs