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)

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: 10/13/2020
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
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: 2/5/2020
Organization Name: Planed Parenthood of Southern New England, Inc
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Address:
111 Point 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
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/10/2017
701 N Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Organization Name: United Way
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Address:
701 N Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Toll Free Phone: 211
Email: 211@uww.unitedway.org
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: 11/13/2020
1 Capitol Hill, ground level
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-256-5511
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
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
Eligibility: Statewide
Services Provided: Workshops and Training's
Peer to Peer systems navigation support
Support Groups
Youth Group-Youth Speaking Out
Resource Center
Advocacy
Fatherhood Initiative and Support Group
Provider Profiles: Statewide: Parent Support Network of RI is an organization of families supporting families with children, youth and young adults who experience or at risk for serious behavioral health challenges.
We are a voice for the behavioral health of children, youth, siblings, and families. We believe we can and will make a difference through systems transformation so children and youth can live at home or in their community, receive effective services and supports that respect and consider their cultures and strengths, and respond to their individual and family needs.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/24/2019
1235 S Clark St, Ste 305
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 202-466-7643
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
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.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/10/2020