RHODE ISLAND – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES

St. John Food Pantry 69 Quincy Avenue Pawtucket, RI 02860 401-722-9054
Barrington Food Pantry 281 County Rd Barrington, RI 02806 401-247-1444
Youth Pride Pantry 171 Chestnut Street Providence, RI 02903 401-421-5626
West Warwick Food Bank 1293 Main St. W.Warwick, RI 02893 401-828-0310
West End Food Pantry 109 Bucklin Street Providence, RI 02907 401-781-4242
SVDP Emergency Food Bank 181 Princess Ave Cranston, RI 02920 401-946-5291
Blackstone Valley Food Bank 75 Benefit St. Pawtucket, RI 02861 401-724-7170
St. John Food Pantry 69 Quincy Avenue Pawtucket, RI 02860 401-722-9054

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – RHODE ISLAND

The Road Island food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Rhode Island Department of Human Services 57 Howard Ave Louis Pastore Building Cranston, RI 02920

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED HOUSING 

WOODLAND APARTMENTS

1 Viero Lane

COVENTRY, RI 02816-6721

Phone: 401-823-4560

BULLOCKS POINT VILLAGE

596A BULLOCKS POINT AVE

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI 02915

401-437-1010

 

ECHO VALLEY

56 MAPLE AVE

WEST WARWICK, RI 02893

401-828-6096

HERITAGE AT KENT FARM

25 GEMINI DRIVE

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI 02914

401-438-1576

 

FOXFIRE

46 EDDY ST

WEST WARWICK, RI 02893

401-595-0845

WAMPANOAG APTS

850 WARREN AVE

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI 02914

401-434-8599

 

THE ELMS

59 COWESETT AVE

WEST WARWICK, RI 02893

Phone: 821-0361

PARK PLAZA

20 PARK ST

JOHNSTON, RI 02919

401-274-1213

 

OXBOW FARMS

80 Rogers Ln

Middletown, RI 02842

401-849-4141

EAGLE APTS

21 SPRING ST

LINCOLN, RI 02838

401-762-5533

 

BAYSIDE VILLAGE

143 3rd St

NEWPORT, RI 02840

401-847-6200

LAWN TERRACE

320 MINERAL SPRING

PAWTUCKET, RI 02860

401-724-6908

 

FESTIVAL FIELD

90 Girard Avenue

NEWPORT, RI 02840

401-847-0800

SLATER HILL APTS

10 GEORGE ST

PAWTUCKET, RI 02860

401-725-1166

 

LAWRENCE APTS

25 E.Bowery Street

NEWPORT, RI 02840

401-421-6837

SLATER HOUSE

10 Goff ST

PAWTUCKET, RI 02860

401-725-1166

 

CROSS STREET APTS

28 -32 CROSS ST

CENTRAL FALLS, RI 02863

Phone: 401-739-1115

KINGS GRANT

12 FISCHER DR

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

401-884-1801

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TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – RHODE ISLAND

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: Rhode Island Works Works 401-462-5300

RHODE ISLAND LEGAL AID – PRO BONO

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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