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

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Description:

The U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs provides veterans with services and benefits, including health care, education assistance, pension, and compensation.

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.

Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Services

Description:

Accessible taxis greatly improve access to transportation for the mobility impaired. Several local taxi companies serve communities in Rhode Island, including Providence, Cranston, Johnston, Newport, Warwick, and Woonsocket.

Women’s Center of Rhode Island
Location:

PO Box 603300, Providence RI 02906
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Phone:

401.861.2760

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Description:

Women’s Center of Rhode Island, a member of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, has continued to provide comprehensive services for victims of domestic violence for nearly 40 years. Their comprehensive programs and services include shelter, case management, life skills coaching, parenting, counseling, advocacy, referrals and support to help clients access education, employment, health and legal services, protective orders, and safe housing.

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