Information & Referral Resources

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Any of a variety of services that provide live or recorded information about a particular topic or service that interested individuals can access by telephone. Includes organizations that provide this type of topical information online. (Adapted AIRS TJ-3200)

Service Legend
Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
Statewide Provider
535 Centerville Road, Suite 202
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-467-6855
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: Parent Support Network of RI
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Address:
535 Centerville Road, Suite 202
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-467-6855
Toll Free Phone: 800-483-8844
Fax: 401-467-6903
Services Provided:
  • Child & Family Support link
  • Prevent Child Abuse Chapter link
  • Family Support for Substance Use link
  • Fatherhood Initiative link
  • Peer Recovery & Outreach link
  • Workforce Development link
  • Youth Leadership and Support group Youth Speaking Out

Workshops and Training's
Peer to Peer systems navigation support
Support Groups 

Provider Profiles:

We are  a group of parents, family members, transition age youth,  and adults with behavioral health lived experience who are committed to supporting and assisting peers and working with statewide and national partners to empower children, youth, families and individuals through dynamic supports, education, and advocacy to prevent abuse and neglect, reduce disparities, and progress towards universal health, wellness, and recovery.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/19/2021
823 Main Street
Hope Valley, RI 02832
Phone: 401-539-2461
Address:
823 Main Street
Hope Valley, RI 02832
Phone: 401-539-2461
Eligibility:

Community Health Centers provide services to those who are eligible for RIte Care , RIte Smiles and/or medical assistance. There is also a sliding fee option.

Services Provided:
  • Primary Care
  • Family Practice
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's Health
  • Internal Medicine
  • Behavioral Health
  • Dental
  • Integrated care management supports to manage complex conditions and social service needs.


Referrals to Medicaid or RIteCare

Behavioral Health and Crisis Intervention
Woman's Health
Dental
Care Coordination

Assistance before and after hospital care

Provider Profiles:

Wood River Health Services provides a full range of medical, dental and social services to the community. These services include primary and urgent care, including routine physical exams, short- and long-term illnesses, immunizations and chronic disease management. Disciplines represented are Internal Medicine, Family Practice and Pediatrics.

Staff is also available to help navigate the complicated areas of health insurance and other benefits support.

Information on WIC services is available at a separate listing.

Multiple office locations:


WESTERLY
17 Wells St
Westerly, RI 02891
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Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/15/2022
Statewide Provider
50 Valley Street
RI
Phone: 401-444-0600
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: United Way of Rhode Island
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Address:
50 Valley Street
RI
Phone: 401-444-0600
Toll Free Phone: 2-1-1
Email: info@unitedwayri.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish or Portuguese
Services Provided:

Call 2-1-1
2-1-1 Rhode Island is a repository of information about services available in Rhode Island including child care, basic needs, care for elderly and help for a gambling addiction.

Outreach van 2-1-1 will connect you and your community with the help and human services you need.

Individuals can ask for help by phone, searching the website or chatting.

Provider Profiles:

Get help with 2-1-1, your free and confidential resource for assistance with housing, food, childcare—and needs well beyond. Call or chat now to get connected right away. Our specialists are available for you 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

Because 90,000 households in Rhode Island are struggling to meet basic needs, we help families with the essentials.

We believe not only in helping people through an immediate crisis, but also in funding programs that help people develop the tools they need to provide for themselves and their families. And we provide one place for everyone to call when they need help.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/6/2022
Organization Name: Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, Inc
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Address:
175 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-421-9620
Toll Free Phone: 800-230-7526
Eligibility:

Most insurance plans cover birth control and annual well-woman exams for free, with no copay. If you don't have insurance, affordable coverage options may be available for you.

Services Provided:
  • Walk in Clinic
  • Education
  • Birth control
  • HIV and STI testing
  • Pregnancy Testing
Provider Profiles:

Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/20/2021
Statewide Provider
1 Capitol Hill, ground level
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-256-5511
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: State of Rhode Island
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Address:
1 Capitol Hill, ground level
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-256-5511
Email: cdhh.main@cdhh.ri.gov
Languages Spoken: ASL
Services Provided:

Public Policy

Information and Referral

Interpreter and CART Referral Service

Emergency and Public Communication Access Program

Provider Profiles:

The Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (RICDHH) is an advocating, coordinating, and service providing entity committed to promoting an environment in which deaf and hard of hearing individuals in Rhode Island are afforded equal opportunity in all aspects of their lives.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/19/2020
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: Lifespan Healthcare System
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Address:
RI
Services Provided:

On line COVID-19 resources for parents and caregivers

  • links to online support groups
  • coloring books
  • grief resources
  • informational video's

Provider Profiles:

COVID-19 developments are happening quickly and our physicians and clinicians are working hand-in-hand to provide parents, caregivers and educators resources to help families and kids navigate these uncertain times.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/25/2022
Statewide Provider
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-8022
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: Rhode Island Department of Health
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Address:
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-8022
Languages Spoken: multiple languages available
Services Provided:

Information on Covid-19 

  • Testing
  • Treatment
  • Vaccination sites and Vaccine Records
  • Prevention 
  • Healthcare Professionals
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03284
Phone: 603-862-4320
Organization Name: New England Regional
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Address:
10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03284
Phone: 603-862-4320
Email: info.negenetics@unh.edu
Services Provided:

NERGN helps to find a genetic clinic near you and provides resources regarding educational and health care transitions as they move from pediatric to adult services. 

Provider Profiles:

NERGN aims to improve health equity and health outcomes in individuals with genetic conditions, reduce morbidity and mortality caused by genetic conditions, and to improve the quality of coordinated and comprehensive genetic services to children and their families. 

Source: Rhode Island Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
5 Waterman Road
Johnston, RI 02919
Phone: 401-233-0314
Address:
5 Waterman Road
Johnston, RI 02919
Phone: 401-233-0314
Email: admin@lazori.org
Eligibility:

You are eligible for Brokerage Support Services if you:

  •  18 years or older
  • Identify as having a documented Intellectual, Developmental, with/without other disability 

  • Reside in the State of Rhode Island 

If you have considered Self-Directed Services, but are concerned about managing the responsibility associated with service provision, give us a call to have a conversation about what brokerage can do for you!

Services Provided:

We provide Brokerage Services for persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Provider Profiles:

 A support Broker helps to arrange services for an adult with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability as outlined in their Individual Service Plan (ISP). 

A Broker is the liaison between the individual and the programs or people providing services. 

They assist with whatever is necessary to identify the individual’s needs, special requirements, or resources required to meet those needs. 

A Broker acts as an agent for the individual, taking all direction from the individual receiving services.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/11/2022
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Nationwide Provider
11240 Waples Mill Road Ste 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Nationwide Provider
Address:
11240 Waples Mill Road Ste 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Email: 211@uww.unitedway.org
Languages Spoken: Language line available
Eligibility:

No restrictions

Services Provided:

Brings together the rich diversity of the national 2-1-1 movement with access to contact information of 2-1-1 call centers nationwide.

  • Comprehensive Information and Referral
  • 211 Systems
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
1235 S Clark St, Ste 305
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 202-466-7643
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1235 S Clark St, Ste 305
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 202-466-7643
Toll Free Phone: 800-727-8462
Fax: 202-466-8940
Eligibility: People with asthma and allergies
Services Provided: Dedicated to improving the quality of life through education, advocacy and research. with a network of regional chapters, support groups and other local partners around the U.S. AAFA develops health education, organizes state and national advocacy efforts and funds.

Information and Referral
Library Services
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/7/2020
Nationwide Provider
120-34 Queens Blvd #320
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Phone: 718-803-3782
Nationwide Provider
Address:
120-34 Queens Blvd #320
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Phone: 718-803-3782
Toll Free Phone: 800-962-9629
Fax: 718-803-0414
Email: askus@unitedspinal.org
Eligibility:

Membership is free and open to all individuals who are living with a spinal cord injury or disease, their family members, friends, and healthcare providers.

Services Provided:

United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers and professionals. Offers options to request assistance, connect with a mentor, connect with a chapter, advocacy, and product and service information.

Spinal Cord Resource Center: Submit questions on any aspect of Spinal Cord Injury/Disease or get information and resources that may help you resolve a situation including local support.

Disability Products & Services Guide: Search the United Spinal Association Disability Products & Services Directory to discover providers and organizations that specialize in optimizing the health, independence and quality of life of people with a spinal cord injury or disease.

  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups
  • Information and Referral
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Self Advocacy Support
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/1/2022
Nationwide Provider
600 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 200242520
Phone: 202-314-3422
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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Address:
600 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 200242520
Phone: 202-314-3422
Fax: 202-314-3556
Services Provided:

The mission of the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) is to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities by leading the nation in the enforcement, administration, development, and public understanding of federal fair housing policies and laws.

Services Include:

  • Investigating fair housing complaints
  • Conducting compliance reviews
  • Ensuring civil rights in HUD programs
  • Managing fair housing grants
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/19/2021