Information & Referral Resources

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)

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RI

Statewide

Organization Name: United Way of Rhode Island
Address: 50 Valley Street
RI
Phone: 401-444-0600
Toll Free Phone: 2-1-1
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.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/23/2018

Providence, RI

Organization Name: Planed Parenthood of Southern New England, Inc
Address: 111 Point Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-421-9620
Toll Free Phone: 800-230-7526
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
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/10/2017

Warwick, RI

Organization Name: Parent Support Network of RI
Address: 535 Centerville Road, Suite 202
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-467-6855
Toll Free Phone: 800-483-8844
Toll Free Phone: 800-483-8844
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.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/24/2019

Nationwide

11240 Waples Mill Road Ste 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Address: 11240 Waples Mill Road Ste 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Email: 211@uww.unitedway.org
Eligibility: No restrictions
Services Provided: An information and referral national 2-1-1 center with access to contact information of 2-1-1 call centers nationwide.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/10/2019
8201 Corporate Drive Suite 1000
Landover, MD 20785
Phone: 202-466-7643
Address: 8201 Corporate Drive Suite 1000
Landover, MD 20785
Phone: 202-466-7643
Toll Free Phone: 800-727-8462
Toll Free Phone: 800-727-8462
Services Provided: The leading patient organization for people with asthma and allergies, and the oldest asthma and allergy patient group in the world, dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergic diseases 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
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/7/2019
Address: PO Box 524
Crown Point, IN 46308
Phone: 219-789-9874
Toll Free Phone: 800-328-8476
Toll Free Phone: 800-328-8476
Email: info@aspergersyndrome.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided: An online resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/18/2019
1703 North Beauregard Street Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 202-467-5081
Organization Name: American Council of the Blind
Address: 1703 North Beauregard Street Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 202-467-5081
Email: info@acb.org
Eligibility: Those who are blind or visually impaired, their families, friends, doctors, caregivers, and anyone who works with blind or visually impaired people
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Non-medical information on blindness, and referrals to various sources of help, state services for the blind, and state libraries for the blind.

Provides college scholarships for blind students.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/6/2019