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*Shalom Apartments
Location:

1 Shalom Drive, Warwick, RI 02886
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Phone:

401.738.4414

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*Tamarisk — The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence
Location:

3 Shalom Drive, Warwick, RI 02886
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Phone:

401.732.0037

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Accessible RI
Location:

P.O. Box 20185, Cranston, RI 02920
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Phone:

401.383.8878

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Description:

Accessible RI lists accessible venues in greater Rhode Island. Created by a Multiple Sclerosis support group, the website offers accessibility information for restaurants, museums, libraries, wellness centers, walking paths, parks, hotels, and much more. It is a go-to reference guide for all people seeking such accommodation.

Aunt Bertha

Description:

Aunt Bertha is building the country’s most comprehensive online directory of social service organizations. They believe that every person and family should have one place online where they can find help in a time of need – and they’ve been transforming the way social services information is organized and delivered ever since.

Disability Law Center
Location:

275 Westminster Street Suite 401 Providence, RI 02903
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Phone:

401.831.3150

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Description:

Rhode Island Disability Law Center (RIDLC) provides free legal assistance to persons with disabilities. Services include individual representation to protect rights or to secure benefits and services; self-help information; educational programs; and administrative and legislative advocacy. The agency administers eight federally funded advocacy programs, each of which has its own eligibility criteria.

GATRA
Location:

10 Oak Street Taunton, MA 02780
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Phone:

800.483.2500

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Description:

GATRA oversees operations of fixed route bus services in the cities of Attleboro and Taunton, and the towns of Duxbury, Franklin, Kingston, Mansfield, Marshfield, Middleborough, North Attleboro, Norton, Plainville, Plymouth, Raynham, Seekonk, and Wareham. In 2014, GATRA launched the Tri-Town Connector, bringing fixed route service to the towns of Norfolk, Wrentham, and Foxborough.

In addition to fixed route service, GATRA provides demand response (Dial-A-Ride) services for people with disabilities and seniors in all 28 member communities. GATRA also plays a vital role in the provision of Commuter Rail service to Boston by providing shuttle services to MBTA stations in the towns of Bellingham, Franklin, Norton, Mansfield, Medway, Middleborough, and Pembroke.

Katie Beckett Program / Office of Health and Human Services, Center for Child and Family Health
Location:

74 West Rd., Hazard Bldg., Lower Level, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920
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Phone:

401.462.5300

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Description:

The Katie Beckett Program is a special eligibility process that allows certain children under age 19 who have long term disabilities or complex medical needs to become eligible for Medicaid coverage. With Katie Beckett, only the child’s income and resources are used to determine eligibility. Children who are not eligible for other Medicaid programs because the income or assets of their parents are too high may be eligible for Medicaid through the Katie Beckett Program. A child may be eligible for this source of Medicaid even if they are currently covered under a private health insurance policy.

Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL)
Location:

1944 Warwick Avenue (Located in the Beacon Center), Warwick, RI 02889
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Phone:

401.738.1013 ext . 13

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Description:

Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL) is a non-residential consumer controlled, community based, nonprofit organization established to provide a range of independent living services to enhance, through self-direction, the quality of life of Rhode Islanders with significant disability and to promote integration into the community.

Rhode Island Community Action
Location:

311 Doric Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island 02910
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Phone:

401.941.0774

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Description:

Since 1992, the Rhode Island Community Action Association (RICAA) has been a catalyst for change and a vital part of a coordinated effort to eliminate poverty in our state. They are dedicated to assisting Rhode Islanders and bettering the accessibility of benefits and services offered to low and middle income residents. Community Action Programs are located throughout the state and their services include senior care, after school programs, employment assistance, health and dental care, counseling, housing and heating cost assistance.

Rhode Island Department of Human Services Office of Rehabilitation Services
Location:

40 Fountain Street, Providence RI 02903
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Phone:

401.421.7005

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Description:

The Office of Rehabilitation Services (ORS) provides a wide variety of services to Rhode Islanders with disabilities. Their mission is “to empower individuals with disabilities to choose, prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment, economic self-sufficiency, independence, and integration into society.”

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