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401.421.4111. ext. 411

It is essential to meet the growing needs of our community. We respond to the requests of families in need, at-risk individuals, folks who find themselves in an unexpected tight-spot, and those who simply have questions. Should you need further assistance, call us at 401.421.4111 ext. 411.

An asterisk (*) indicates a Jewish organization.

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP)
Location:

100 Bullocks Point Avenue, East Providence, Rhode Island
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Phone:

401.847.7821 x 302

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Description:

The mission of East Bay Community Action Program is to provide high-quality, comprehensive and accessible health and human services to assist people to achieve their fullest potential.

Economic Progress Institute
Location:

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue Providence, RI 02908
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Phone:

401.456.8512

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Description:

The Economic Progress Institute – formerly The Poverty Institute – is a nonpartisan research and policy organization dedicated to improving the economic well-being of low- and modest-income Rhode Islanders. The issues they work on include family economic security, affordable health care, fair and adequate taxes, and a skilled workforce.

Family Service of RI
Location:

55 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.519.2280

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Description:

We are accredited by the Council on Accreditation, and state licensed for behavioral health services and substance abuse treatment. We are also state-certified and state-contracted to provide a wide variety of developmental and mental health services for children and adults of all ages, and hold a dual license for special and regular educatio

Furniture Bank of Rhode Island
Location:

20 River Avenue, Providence, RI 02908
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Phone:

401.831.5511

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Description:

Furniture Bank of Rhode Island (formally Rhode Island Donation Exchange Program) helps to improve the quality of life for those individuals and families least able to meet their basic needs. The Furniture Bank operates as a redistribution center by soliciting donations of good quality furniture and household items from individuals and businesses statewide. These items are passed on to qualified individuals and families who have been referred to our program by a member network of more than 85 social service agencies which include homeless and domestic violence centers, CAP agencies, drug/alcohol rehab programs and community centers.

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.

Keshet
Location:

284 Amory Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Phone:

617.524.9227

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Description:

Keshet is a national grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Jews in Jewish life. Led and supported by LGBT Jews and straight allies, Keshet strives to cultivate the spirit and practice of inclusion in all parts of the Jewish community.

LogistiCare
Phone:

855.330.9131


Description:

LogistiCare provides transportation services to those 60 and older, and adults with disabilities under 60 who meet certain criteria. Transportation is available weekdays for medical appointments and tests, adult day care, kidney dialysis, cancer treatments, and senior center/community meal sites. There is a $2 one-way fee per ride. LogistiCare also assists persons enrolled in Medicaid to arrange non-emergency medical transportation for a Medicaid-covered service.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Phone:

617.222.3200

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Description:

The MBTA has accessibility policies in effect system-wide and are designed to improve the transportation experience for all of our customers.

Mesothelioma Guide
Location:

121 S. Orange Ave. Suite 1470, Orlando, FL 32801
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Phone:

1.888.385.2024

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Description:

Their mission is to guide mesothelioma patients and their loved ones toward answers, care options, and free health solutions that improve their lives.

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