Providing a Safety Net  |  Promoting Self-sufficiency  |  Increasing Access to Jewish Life
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401.421.4111. ext. 411

Accessible and affordable housing is a critical component of building community. Whether you are buying a new home, needing heating assistance, seeking a shelter, avoiding eviction, or looking for information on foreclosure prevention, there are resources for you. Should you need further assistance, contact us at 401.421.4111 ext. 411.

An asterisk (*) indicates a Jewish organization.

*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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Amos House
Location:

415 Friendship Street Providence, RI 02907
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Phone:

401.272.0220

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Description:

Amos House is a nonprofit social services agency that provides hospitality and direct services to the homeless and poor of Rhode Island.

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.

Crossroads Rhode Island
Location:

160 Broad Street, Providence RI 02903
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Phone:

401.521.2255

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Description:

Crossroads provides essential life services to homeless families, women and men in Rhode Island. Their continuum of care includes crisis intervention and case management, shelter and housing, education and vocational services, and health and dental care.

Department of Planning and Development
Location:

444 Westminster Street Providence, Rhode Island 02903
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Phone:

401.680.8400

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Description:

In partnership with our neighborhoods, the Department of Planning and Development plans Providence’s future while respecting its past. We guide physical, social, and economic change in Providence’s neighborhoods and its downtown to shape a more prosperous, sustainable, and beautiful city for all. We offer a wide range of programs and services to residents, businesses and non-profit organizations to achieve our goals of creating great neighborhoods, supporting job creation and stimulating the economy.

Good Neighbor Energy Fund
Phone:

401.831.1119

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Description:

The Good Neighbor Energy Fund is a cooperative effort between Rhode Island’s gas and electric companies and The Salvation Army of Rhode Island. The effort helps people in financial crisis to pay their energy bills after they have failed to qualify or have been turned away from other federal and state energy assistance programs, such as LIHEAP.

Housing Network RI
Location:

1070 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
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Phone:

401.521.1461

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Description:

The Housing Network of Rhode Island is the state association of non-profit community development corporations. Their members have developed and build thousands of units of affordable housing throughout the state and initiated numerous revitalization efforts in neighborhoods across Rhode Island.

Lifeline: Affordable Telephone Service

Description:

Lifeline (http://www.lifelinesupport.org) is a government benefit program that provides discounts on monthly telephone service for eligible low-income subscribers to help ensure they can connect to the nation’s communications networks, find jobs, access health care services, connect with family and their children’s schools, and call for help in an emergency. Rhode Island Lifeline Service Providers include Assurance Wireless, Safelink, Cox Communications and Verizon.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Phone:

401.574.9100

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Description:

The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources within the Department of Human Services oversees low-income heating assistance and energy efficiency programs to help Rhode Island families cope with the high cost of home energy bills. These programs are available to the low-income, elderly and disabled through local Community Action Programs (CAPs). The CAPs provide Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assistance from November 1 to March 31 to residents at or below 60 % of RI median income. They determine income eligibility.

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