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Rhode Island Housing
Location:

44 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
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Phone:

401.457.1234 or 800.427.5560

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Description:

Rhode Island Housing strives to ensure that all people who live or work in Rhode Island can afford a healthy, attractive home that meets their needs. They provide low-interest loans, grants, education, advocacy and consumer counseling to help our customers rent, buy and retain their homes. They also offer special programs to ensure that these homes are safe and healthy.

South Coast Fair Housing
Location:

1005 Main Street, Suite 1210 Pawtucket, RI 02860
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Phone:

401.285.2550

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Description:

Fair Housing is your right. South Coast Fair Housing works to help ensure that everyone has equal access to housing and provides resources to help you learn more about your rights under the fair housing laws.

The George Wiley Center
Location:

32 East Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860
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Phone:

401.728.5555

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Description:

For 31 years, The George Wiley Center has been a grassroots agency that works with members of the low-income community to advocate for systematic changes aimed at alleviating problems associated with poverty. Their mission is β€œto build a community that addresses human needs and redresses injustices.” They have a special focus on food and energy insecurity issues in Rhode Island.

United Way 211 – Rhode Island
Location:

50 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02909
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Phone:

211 or 401.444.0652

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Description:

2-1-1 is the statewide resource center for information and referrals, and it comes with the support and expertise of a national network of referral experts.

 

2-1-1 provides a trained and caring human connection – a call specialist – who helps people find assistance on everything from childcare needs and mental health issues, food and heating assistance, to gambling problems and elder care services. In the event of a significant storm or natural disaster, United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island support state agencies and connects people to critical services.

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