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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.

Providence VA Medical Center
Location:

830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence RI 02908
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Phone:

401.273.7100 or 866-363-4486

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Description:

The Providence VA Medical Center is dedicated to providing high quality comprehensive outpatient and inpatient health care to Veterans residing in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Each veteran who comes to the Medical Center for care is assured personalized care by a team of health care providers. A Primary Care Provider coordinates each patient’s medical care, patient education needs and referrals to any of the medical centers 32 subspecialty clinics.

Rhode Island Division of Veterans Affairs
Location:

480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol RI 02809
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Phone:

401.253.8000

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Description:

Rhode Island Division of Veterans Affairs provides veterans with services and benefits such as compensation, education and training, vocational rehabilitation and employment, healthcare, home loans, and insurance.

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.