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Programs that provide financial assistance in the form of cash grants or purchase of services for eligible low-income and indigent individuals and families to ensure that they have a basic income and access to essential medical, nutritional and supportive services. (AIRS NL)

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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.
4808 Tower Hill Road, Suite G1
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 855-697-4347
Organization Name: RI Department of Human Services
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Address:
4808 Tower Hill Road, Suite G1
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 855-697-4347
Fax: 401-782-4316
Services Provided:

DHS' programs and services, including those offered by our four divisions, collectively serve more than 300,000 families, adults, children, older Rhode Islanders, individuals with disabilities and veterans each year. Each have their own eligibility requirements and our staff are happy to assist those who need us through the application process and any other needs. 

Provider Profiles:

Office locations

DHS Call Center

For general information on SNAP, RI Works, Child Care Assistance, EBT Cards, General Public Assistance, RIte Care, and other agency programs

1-855-MY-RIDHS (1-855-697-4347) 

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/22/2022
Nationwide Provider
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40752
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Federal Communications Commission
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Address:
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40752
Toll Free Phone: 888-225-5322
Fax: 844-432-2275
Eligibility:

Application required. No need to apply if you are currently enrolled in the Lifeline Program.

Services Provided:

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/22/2022