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*J-Fitness & Aquatics at the Dwares JCC
Location:

401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
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Phone:

401.421.4111

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Description:

J-Fitness is committed to providing fitness for everyBODY—people of all ages and abilities—in a friendly and approachable environment. In addition to the cardio machines, Cybex strength line, free weight area, and fitness classes, J-Fitness has a 75-foot heated swimming pool on the premises. The dedicated fitness staff are eager to help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

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.

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.

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

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.

Rhode Island Community Action
Location:

311 Doric Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island 02910
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Phone:

401.941.0774

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Description:

Since 1992, the Rhode Island Community Action Association (RICAA) has been a catalyst for change and a vital part of a coordinated effort to eliminate poverty in our state. They are dedicated to assisting Rhode Islanders and bettering the accessibility of benefits and services offered to low and middle income residents. Community Action Programs are located throughout the state and their services include senior care, after school programs, employment assistance, health and dental care, counseling, housing and heating cost assistance.

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.