Financial Assistance, Other

Provide Feedback

Programs that provide general financial assistance outside of medical, housing, and daily living needs. May include specialty loan and grant opportunities.

1935 Kingstown Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-789-3016
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
1935 Kingstown Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-789-3016
Toll Free Phone: 800-432-2605
Eligibility: Residents of Washington County and West Greenwich. Program participation are subject to eligiblity requirements
Services Provided: Head Start and Early Head Start
Joyful Learning Child Academy
Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP)
Senior and Disabled Adult Services
Heating Assistance (by appointment)
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Provider Profiles: Mission:
“To provide accessible, quality, and comprehensive social, educational, health, prevention, and other services to people in need,while empowering them to achieve the highest possible level of self-sufficiency and quality of life."

Tri-County Community Action Program has 12 sites in multiple communities throughout the State of Rhode Island.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/26/2019
1000 Bullocks Point
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-437-1000
Service Categories:
Address:
1000 Bullocks Point
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-437-1000
Services Provided:

The services we offer help make sure everyone can reach their full potential. This may mean solving immediate challenges, like access to food or housing. Or, it may mean getting and staying healthy for life. There’s medical and dental care, behavioral health care, human services and community programs. We help children, youth, families, adults and elders. EBCAP has over 20 services. Our programs focus to improve health, social, and educational outcomes through the strengthening of parent-child relationships, evidence-based curriculum, and skill development.

Head Start, Early Head Start and Pre-K Early Childhood Education Programs link

Parents as Teachers link

Healthy Families America link

The services provided by EBCAP include:

Head Start and Early Head Start services; Even Start;

family health and dental services;

family development case management services including social service information and referral and basic human needs;

youth programs;

the East Bay Coalition for the Homeless; Heating and Energy Services; the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Feeding and Nutrition Program (WIC); the Newport Skills Alliance; youth services; and senior services including case management, senior employment, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Foster Grandparents and the Ocean State Senior Dining Program (meals in a social setting).

Provider Profiles:

East Bay Community Action Program provides a wide array of health and human services to the residents of RI's east bay: East Providence, Barrington, Warren, Bristol, Tiverton, Little Compton, Portsmouth, Middletown, Newport and Jamestown.
A number of satellite locations for WIC:
Tiverton -401-625-1364
Newport 401-619-5970
Bristol -401-253-7577

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/18/2021
34 Pond Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Phone: 401-519-1913
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
34 Pond Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Phone: 401-519-1913
Eligibility: Basic Needs, Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP)
Services Provided: Head Start
Adult and Youth Education, Employment & Training
Food Distribution
Family Care Community Partnership
Heating Assistance
Weatherization
Youth Diversionary Program
Wayward Disobedient (assistance with filing)
[https://tricountyri.org/locations/westerly/]
Provider Profiles: Mission:
"To provide accessible, quality, and comprehensive social, educational, health, prevention, and other services to people in need, while empowering them to achieve the highest possible level of self-sufficiency and quality of life.”

Tri-County Community Action Agency has 12 Locations across the state. Helping individuals and families on the road to self-sufficiency since 1964."
Source: Rhode Island Quality Institute
Last Updated: 8/26/2019
415 Tower Hill Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-351-2750
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
415 Tower Hill Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-351-2750
Services Provided: Heating Assistance & Weatherization
Head Start
Food Distribution
Emergency Services
Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP) [https://tricountyri.org/services/family-care-and-community-partnerships-program-fccp/]
Adult and Youth Education, Employment & Training [https://tricountyri.org/services/youth-education-training/]
North Kingstown [ https://tricountyri.org/locations/north-kingstown/]
Provider Profiles: Mission:
“To provide accessible, quality, and comprehensive social, educational, health, prevention, and other services to people in need,while empowering them to achieve the highest possible level of self-sufficiency and quality of life."

Tri-County Community Action Program has 12 sites in multiple communities throughout the State of Rhode Island.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/26/2019
APRI Main office
55 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-831-5522
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Family Service of Rhode Island
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
APRI Main office
55 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-831-5522
Email: apriinfo@aidsprojectri.org
Services Provided:

Information on Services Link

  • Support Services
  • HIV/STI testing
  • PrEP & PEP


Afia Center for Health & Wellness at 485 Plainfield St. in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Providence. Afia is a drop-in center that operates on Wednesdays and Thursdays 12-3 p.m. and offers hot meals; a food pantry that also includes access to personal care items; outings and group activities; and much more. New members must meet with APRI’s program coordinator to determine eligibility for services. There is no fee associated with the services offered through the Afia Center.

Provider Profiles:

APRI is a Division of Family Service of Rhode Island
AIDS Project Rhode Island (APRI) was founded approximately 30 years ago as a non-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate, non-judgmental and collaborative response to the needs of people infected, affected and at-risk of HIV/AIDS.
Over the years, APRI accomplished this mission through leadership in prevention, education, supportive services and advocacy.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/17/2021
PO Box 2157
Framingham, MA 01703
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Doug Flutie Jr Foundation for Autism
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
PO Box 2157
Framingham, MA 01703
Services Provided:

The Safe & Secure Project offers SafetyNet Tracking devices to families in New England to keep their loved ones safe from the dangers of wandering. link

Joey’s Fund Family Grant Program link 

Provider Profiles:

The goal of the Flutie Foundation is to help families affected by autism live life to the fullest.
Our programs and activities improve the quality of everyday life for people and families affected by autism along seven key dimensions that are critical to living each day fully.  We aim to provide a path for education and/or employment during the day; opportunities for physical and social activity outside of work/school; and the tools to be safe, supported, and informed at all times.

About us

 

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/29/2021
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 855-697-4347
Service Categories:
Organization Name: State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 855-697-4347
Toll Free Phone: 855-697-4347
Services Provided:

RI Department of Human Services oversees a number of programs to help individual and families in Rhode Island. A complete comprehensive list is on their website.

Childcare

Includes Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) and Head Start link

Supplemental Nutrition Program SNAP

Medicaid and Medicare Programs

Includes Katie Beckett Katie Beckett is an eligibility category in Medicaid that allows certain children under age 19 who have long-term disabilities or complex medical needs to become eligible for Medicaid coverage.

The Sherlock Plan

Medicaid for Working People with Disabilities Program is a type of Medicaid eligibility for working adults with disabilities.

Medicare Premium Program

SSI State Supplemental Payment

Long Term Services and Supports

Includes Medicaid Long Term Care Supported Services (LTSS) and Enhanced Assisted Living Program for elderly and adults with disabilities.

RI Works Program

RI Works is a financial and employment assistance program for parents and families with little to no income who have children high school age or younger.

General Public Assistance Programs

Includes Bridge Fund, Hardship Program and Funeral/Burial Assistance 

Refugee Assistance Programs

Energy Assistance Programs

 

Provider Profiles:

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. 

Office locations

The Providence Elmwood Avenue office has closed and a drop box is available at that office until Nov 30, 2021.

Drop box and forms are available at:

Office of Rehabilitation Services

40 Fountain Street 

Providence , RI 02903

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/22/2021
RI
Phone: 401-462-8420
Service Categories:
Organization Name: RI Department of Labor and Training
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
RI
Phone: 401-462-8420
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Most individuals who work in Rhode Island and are covered by TDI are eligible – including those who live out of state. (Exceptions include federal, state and some municipal employees as well as partners and non-incorporated self-employed workers.)
Services Provided: Temporary Caregivers Insurance (TCI) is Rhode Island’s TCI paid leave program helps you afford to take time off from work so you can care for a seriously ill child, spouse, domestic partner, parent, parent-in-law, or grandparent
Ÿbond with a newborn child, adopted child, or foster child
TCI provides up to four weeks of partial wage replacement and protects your job and seniority while you are home providing care. As long as your paycheck shows TDI/TCI payroll deductions, TCI benefits are your benefits to use.
[http://www.economicprogressri.org/index.php/2019/03/01/paid-leave/]
Provider Profiles: The Temporary Caregiver Insurance Program (TCI) is Rhode Island’s paid family leave program. As part of the RI Temporary Disability Program (TDI), TCI provides up to four weeks per year of partial wage replacement benefits to most Rhode Island workers and protects your job security.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/31/2019
RI
Phone: 2-1-1
Service Categories:
Organization Name: United Way of Rhode Island
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
RI
Phone: 2-1-1
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Income guidelines and eligibility criteria at this link.
Services Provided: Rhode Islanders who need assistance from the Fund should visit their local Community Action Program (CAP) agency. CAP agencies use the guidelines found below to determine qualification. If you are unsure of the CAP agency nearest you, please contact United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island. Simply dial 2-1-1 or visit us online. [https://www.uwri.org/2-1-1/]
Provider Profiles: Working together for Rhode Island families.
Through a cooperative effort between sponsoring energy companies, United Way of Rhode Island, the business community, and the people of Rhode Island, the Good Neighbor Energy Fund has assisted more than 46,000 families since its inception in 1986.
Block Island Utility District
National Grid
Pascoag Utility District
Petro Home Services
RISEC, LP
Ocean State Power
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/26/2020
25 Webb Street
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 401-490-0822
Service Categories:
Address:
25 Webb Street
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 401-490-0822
Email: info@svdpri.org
Services Provided:
  • Basic Needs including food pantry
  • Financial Education
  • Youth Leadership
Provider Profiles:

The mission of SVDP Rhode Island is to be an inclusive community that fosters personal transformation through friendship with and comprehensive service to those in need.

We envision a world in which faith, hope, and love transform communities and lives, and our service to those in need nurtures a just society for all.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/30/2021
302 East 1860 South
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-377-5296
Service Categories:
Address:
302 East 1860 South
Provo, UT 84606
Phone: 801-377-5296
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Any agricultural user/land owner or farm operator
Services Provided: Youth loan program. FSA makes loans to individual young persons to start and operate income-producing projects of modest size in connection with their participation in 4-H clubs, FFA, a Tribal youth group, or similar agricultural youth organization. The project being financed with an FSA Youth Loan needs to provide an opportunity for the young person to acquire experience and education in agriculture-related skills.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 4/23/2019
301 Bear Ridge Circle
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
Service Categories:
Address:
301 Bear Ridge Circle
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
Toll Free Phone: 888-918-9004
Email: info@kidswishnetwork.org
Eligibility:

Children ages 3 - 18.

Services Provided:

Grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses and assists those experiencing poverty, abuse, or homelessness. Offers funeral cost assistance to families who have lost a child. 

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/24/2021
2041 Exchange Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
Phone: 636-724-2227
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Travelers Protective Association of America
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
2041 Exchange Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
Phone: 636-724-2227
Toll Free Phone: 877-872-2638
Eligibility: Persons who experience deafness or a hearing deficiency
Services Provided:

Provides financial aid to people who suffer deafness or hearing impairment and who need assistance in obtaining mechanical devices, medical or specialized treatment or specialized education as well as speech classes, note takers, interpreters, etc. and in other areas of need that are directly related to hearing impairment.

Provider Profiles:

Quarterly review of applications

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/18/2020
65 James Street, Suite 210
Worcester, MA 01603
Service Categories:
Address:
65 James Street, Suite 210
Worcester, MA 01603
Email: info@caninesforkids.org
Eligibility:

Child under the age of 18 years at time of placement with their service dog. Must have a physical disability, psychological disability, or on the autism spectrum; be enrolled in a qualified training program prior to applying and complete an application.

Services Provided:

Provides service dog scholarships for children with special health care needs. 

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/10/2021
7 Needle Court
Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368
Phone: 314-330-6947
Service Categories:
Address:
7 Needle Court
Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368
Phone: 314-330-6947
Email: info@maggiewelby.org
Eligibility: Students (grades K-12) and families in financial need
Services Provided:

The Maggie Welby Foundation was created to provide financial assistance for children in need, families in need, and organizations benefiting children. Applications for Grants and Fellowships online. Grants may extend to children and families in need of help with bills, athletic opportunities, medical needs, or an opportunity that a child would not otherwise have. All grants are awarded to the family, but are paid directly to the specific purpose for which the grant was applied.

Provider Profiles:

Organizations that directly benefit children can also receive grants on an annual need.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/14/2020
One Park Avenue Ste 1
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone: 401-293-5551
Service Categories:
Address:
One Park Avenue Ste 1
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone: 401-293-5551
Toll Free Phone: 877-622-2884
Fax: 401-293-5342
Email: naa@nationalautism.org
Eligibility:

Individuals with autism who are non-verbal or minimally verbal and whose communication challenges put them at increased risk of injury or harm. For those in extreme financial need.

Services Provided: Parent-led non-profit organization that responds to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential. Provides expense assistance for assistive technology, as well as information on disease and disability.

  • Assistive Technology Expense Assistance
  • Disease/Disability Information
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/3/2021
12 Vreeland Road, 2nd Floor
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Phone: 844-424-6727
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Nestle HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.
(Show others in Organization)
Address:
12 Vreeland Road, 2nd Floor
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Phone: 844-424-6727
Toll Free Phone: 844-424-6727
Fax: 844-708-0036
Services Provided:

Vitaflo Medical Nutrition: Specialized medical foods for Metabolic Disorders, the Ketogenic Diet and other areas of disease specific nutrition.

Patient Assistance Program: Provides brand name medications at no or low cost. Funding for nutrition products available, including for people who require a tube feeding to meet 100% of daily nutritional requirements. Only patients whose sole or primary source of nutrition is the requested product are eligible for this program. Patients who use the products as supplements are not eligible.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/18/2020
Net Wish View on Map
PA
Service Categories:
Address:
PA
Eligibility: US; will award assistance to applicants who successfully demonstrate need, up to $500.
Services Provided: Removes the red tape of traditional nonprofit organizations and uses the power of the Internet to provide direct and immediate assistance to families and individuals who desperately require a modest helping hand. No cash payments will be issued. We will pay bills or issue gift certificates only. The more specific the request the better chance of a helping hand.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 7/11/2019
P.O. Box 937
Littleton, CO 80160-0937
Phone: 303-798-2342
Service Categories:
Address:
P.O. Box 937
Littleton, CO 80160-0937
Phone: 303-798-2342
Eligibility:

Low income individuals in need who are referred by professionals.

Services Provided: Assists low income individuals with a range of needs including mobility equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, vehicle modifications such as hand controls and lifts), ramps and minor house modifications for accessibility, medical equipment (not including medical bills or back bills), and prostheses. Applications accepted from referring professionals only (social worker, case manager, teacher, school counselor, minister, etc.).
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/17/2021
4601 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 260
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 323-954-0820
Service Categories:
Address:
4601 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 260
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 323-954-0820
Email: info@usvariety.org
Eligibility: US and worldwide, varies by location, income-based
Services Provided: A grant program for equipment and services for mobility, independence and social inclusion; communication equipment and services, education, self-esteem for children and children's organizations; life-saving medical equipment, healthcare and well-being for individual children and children's health organizations. Programs: Freedom, Life-Saving, Future
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/12/2019
375 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Service Categories:
Address:
375 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Toll Free Phone: 800-532-7667
Fax: 856-661-9797
Email: MSquestions@mymsaa.org
Eligibility: Individuals with MS
Services Provided: Ongoing support and direct services.

Individual Advocacy
Information and Referral
Equipment Distribution Program by application
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/8/2019
W6316 Design Drive
Greenville, WI 54942
Service Categories:
Address:
W6316 Design Drive
Greenville, WI 54942
Toll Free Phone: 888-388-6344
Fax: 888-388-3224
Email: patsy.stephens@schoolspecialty.com
Eligibility: Sensory processing disorder, learning differences, attention and focus issues, behavioral concerns, and autistic spectrum disorder.
Services Provided: Products are hand-selected by experienced special needs professionals. Not only do they meet our high quality standards, they are also kid-tested and therapist, teacher and parent approved.

Adapted Arts and Crafts Materials
Adapted Toys
Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Acquisition Assistance
Braille and Tactile Aids
Control and Signaling Aids
Low Vision Aids
Speech Aids
Visual/Reading Aids
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/12/2019
4 Reservoir Circle, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21208
Service Categories:
Address:
4 Reservoir Circle, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21208
Toll Free Phone: 800-273-2465
Email: families@cpfamilynetwork.org
Services Provided:

Cerebral Palsy Family Network (CPFN) is the world's largest online community for connecting and supporting families affected by cerebral palsy. Provides families with access to the educational, emotional, and financial resources.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/18/2021