Adult Education

Description: Programs, usually offered by community adult schools or evening classes at local high schools, that provide instruction in fundamental learning skills for adults who have never attended school or have interrupted formal schooling and need to raise their level of education to increase their self-confidence and/or prepare for an occupation. Emphasis is placed on basic reading, language and mathematics. (AIRS HH-0500)

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Statewide

Organization Name: Community College of Rhode Island
Address: RI
Services Provided: Workforce Programs
Adult Education
Transportation Education
Career Services

Disability Services for Students
https://www.ccri.edu/dss/
Provider Profiles: CWCE classes are offered at 3 different CCRI campuses
Knight Warwick Campus
40 East Ave
Warwick , RI 02886
401-825-1214
Liston Providence Campus
One Hilton St.
Providence, RI 02905
401-455-6144

Flanagan Lincoln Campus
1762 Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865
401-333-7070
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/15/2018

Central Falls, RI

626 Broad Street
Central Falls, RI 02863
Phone: 401-728-5920
Organization Name: Progreso Latino
Address: 626 Broad Street
Central Falls, RI 02863
Phone: 401-728-5920
Services Provided: Our Programs
Citizenship Consortium
Education
Adult Education
Early Childhood
Health & Wellness
Housing Advocacy
Prevention
Immigration
Senior Programs
Youth Programs
Food Pantry

Victims of Crimes (VOCA)
VITA Site - Free Income Tax Services
Provider Profiles: Progreso Latino, Inc. is a multi-service, non-profit, community based organization located in Central Falls. Our mission is to empower Rhode Island’s Latino and immigrant communities to achieve greater self-sufficiency and socio-economic progress by providing transformational programs that support personal growth and social change.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/9/2016

Charlestown, RI

Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
Address: 4350 South County Trail
Charlestown, RI 02813
Phone: 401-519-1909
Eligibility: 14-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assessment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED


Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work


Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills
Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: Call for information and locations
Summer Youth Employment and Training Program
A six week program operated between June and August for youth ages 14 -24. The program provides youth with work experience opportunities in local businesses, public facilities and non-profit agencies. Work experiences provide youth with hands-on opportunities to develop the skills they will need upon entering the work force. Youth receive wages and other payments upon attaining certain benchmarks relative to their job performance. Youth also participate in a variety of career and personal development activities such as community service projects, field trips, post secondary exploration, and guest speakers from key RI industries.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/22/2018

East Providence, RI

Organization Name: East Bay Community Action Program
Address: Weaver House
31 Grove Street
East Providence, RI
Phone: 401-640-8541
Eligibility: Youth must be between the ages of 14 and 24, and be a Rhode Island resident to participate in the Youth Center. Additional, more in-depth services are available through our Workforce Investment Act funding if a youth meets low income guidelines and has an additional barrier (as defined by WIA). For more specific eligibility information please contact the local Youth Center.
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment (application for service, vocational interest inventory, academic assessment)
• Job Skills (resume writing, applications, mock interviews)
• Academic Services (Pre- GED, remediation, GED)
• Contextual Learning (how academic skills apply to the world of work)
• Case Management (facilitation of services, referral to outside providers)
• Follow-up Services (tracking for status once services are complete)
• Summer Jobs Program
• Leadership Development (how adults conduct themselves in their daily lives, independent living skills)
• Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: The Youth Centers provide outreach, recruitment, intake, orientation and assessment for 400 youth, 14-24 years of age, in the East Bay area. Additional components include work experience, job development and placement, work readiness, leadership development and adult mentoring. Partner agreements provide satellite offices at high schools in East Providence, Newport, Bristol, Middletown, Portsmouth and Tiverton.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/19/2018

Johnson, RI

Organization Name: Tri-Town Community Action Agency
Address: 1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnson, RI 02919
Phone: 401-351-2750
Eligibility: Youths 14-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assessment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED

Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work

Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills

Job Readiness and Work Experience

Part of YouthWORKS411 from RI Department of Labor and Training
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/22/2018

North Kingstown, RI

Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
Address: 415 Tower Hill Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-789-3016
Eligibility: Youths 14-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assessment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED

Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work


Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills

Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: YouthWORKS411 Program from RI Department of Labor and Training
Summer Youth Employment Program : A six to eight week program operated between June and August for youth ages 14 -24. The program provides youth with work experience opportunities in local businesses, public facilities and non-profit agencies. Work experiences provide youth with hands-on opportunities to develop the skills they will need upon entering the work force. Youth receive a stipend or wage and are required to attain certain benchmarks relative to their job . performance. Youth also participate in a variety of career and personal development activities such as community service projects, field trips to local business and civic events, exposure to post secondary education and training opportunities, and guest speakers from key RI industries.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/31/2018

North Providence, RI

Organization Name: Tri-Town Community Action Agency
Address: 33 Maple Ave
North Providence, RI 02911
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assesment

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Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED
Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work
Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills
Job Readiness and Work Experience
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/22/2018

Pawtucket, RI

Organization Name: RI Department of Labor and Training
Address: 120 High Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-305-5919
Eligibility: Workforce development services are available for all youth ages 14-24 years of age
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assessment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews
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Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED
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Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work

Case Management
- Facilitation of services
- Referral to outside providers

Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Occupational Skills Training

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills

Job Readiness and Work Experience
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Providence, RI

Organization Name: Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
Address: 646 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-784-8600
Text: 401-784-8600
Toll Free Phone: 401-784-8600
Fax: 401-784-8600
Languages Spoken: 60 languages in the Interpreting and Translating Services
Services Provided: Adult Education and Workforce Development
GED classes
English for Speakers of Other Languages
The Citizenship & Immigration Services, accredited by the Bureau of Immigration Appeals (BIA), a branch of the federal government. Seven accredited caseworkers and a staff attorney are trained to handle immigration matters such as citizenship, petitions for relatives, green card applications, asylum applications, deportation defense, and temporary protected status.
Refugee Resettlement
The Clothing Collaborative Network provides work appropriate clothing at no cost to low-income men and women who are completing job training and education programs, and seeking employment.
Interpreting and Translating services.We provide services in business, legal, medical, insurance, government, and social service settings.
Provider Profiles: We provide client-centered services, advocacy and opportunities based on our expertise in family literacy and adult education, employment services, refugee resettlement, translation, interpretation, U.S. citizenship and immigration services.
There is also a North Campus, address below

DIIRI
220 Elmwood Ave
Providence , RI 02907
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/12/2016
Organization Name: Comprehensive Community Action
Address: Providence Skills Center
31 Providence Place
Providence, RI
Phone: 401-400-6035
Eligibility: youth in school ages 14-21 youth and young adults out of school ages 16-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assesment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED

Case Management
- Facilitation of services
- Referral to outside providers

Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/16/2017
271 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-467-1717 x103
Address: 271 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-467-1717 x103
Email: info@ricj.org
Eligibility: ages 14-18
Services Provided: Youth Programs: [https://www.ricj.org/youth-empowerment]

Project Respect: Exploring Leadership & Social Justice
and intentional community building. Designed as a residential
leadership institute for young people between the ages of 14 and
17 and scholarships are available.

Youth Action Council engages camp alumni during the academic year and builds on what was learned during Project RESPECT with the focus of turning passion for social justice into action for positive social change.
The group meets Tuesdays from 4:30 pm to about 7:00 pm. Food is served

Youth Facilitating Social Change(YFSC) Fellowship- 6 week intense paid summer program where students learn to become community facilitators.
Provider Profiles: RICJ is a social justice organization dedicated to fighting bias, bigotry and racism and promoting understanding and respect among all races, religions and cultures through advocacy, conflict resolution and education. Our youth programs aim to instill in participants a sense of self-worth, respect for differences, and an aptitude for community service and leadership.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/10/2018
27 Sims Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
Phone: 401-273-7101
Address: 27 Sims Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
Phone: 401-273-7101
Email: contact@thesteelyard.org
Services Provided: Weld to Work
Summer Camp
Provider Profiles: Weld to Work is a paid job readiness program designed to widen participants’ employable skills and make participants more eligible for a variety of jobs in local industries. Weld to Work is a one-week structured training that begins with basic shop practice and culminates with the design and fabrication of a public project that is installed in the community. This program introduces participants to proper studio safety practices and basic metalworking, including hand and power tools such as the oxygen-acetylene torch, plasma cutter and MIG welder.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/26/2018

West Warwick, RI

289 Cowesett Avenue Unit 15/16
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401-732-5562
Organization Name: Department of Labor and Training
Address: 289 Cowesett Avenue Unit 15/16
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401-732-5562
Eligibility: Workforce development services are available for all youth ages 14-24 years.
Services Provided: Services provided are based upon individual need and range from educational offerings to occupational skills training, job placement services and connection to needed social services.

Work Readiness
-Workshops
-Resume writing
-Interviewing skills

Work Experiences
-Internships
-Summer Employment

Academic Services
-Pre-GED
-Tutoring
-GED
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Westerly, RI

34 Pond Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Phone: 401-519-1913
Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
Address: 34 Pond Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Phone: 401-519-1913
Eligibility: Basic Needs
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)
Provider Profiles: 12 Locations across the state. Helping individuals and families on the road to self-sufficiency since 1964."
Original Source: Rhode Island Quality Institute
Last Updated: 10/22/2018

Woonsocket, RI

Organization Name: Community Care Alliance
Address: Administrative Office
800 Clinton Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-235-7000
Eligibility: All ages. Program eligibility varies. Northern Rhode Island Coverage area
Services Provided: First Connections
Our First Connections program provides free, voluntary, confidential home visits to women who are pregnant and families with young children from birth to age three.
We provide visits in Burrillville, Cumberland, Foster, Glocester, Johnston, Lincoln, North Providence, North Smithfield, Scituate, Smithfield and Woonsocket.

Healthy Families America
Our Healthy Families America program provides free, voluntary, home visits to pregnant women and families with infants until their children turn three. The program is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Health.
Services & Supports
Assessment & screening for perinatal depression, drug & alcohol use and domestic violence
Prenatal guidance
Parenting support & guidance
Care coordination
Referrals to other programs

Early Intervention program that is listed separately in the Directory.

Children's Intensive Services
Children's Outpatient Services
We provide a range of office-based, clinical services for and children and families struggling with behavioral health issues.
Treatment Foster Care
Intensive Family Preservation
Home-based program for families funded by DCYF providing intensive wraparound services for families in need of long-term stabilization to avert placement or assist with reunification. Through referral by DCYF only.
Youth Success is a statewide program for pregnant and parenting teens under age 20, regardless of income.
Addictions and Mental Health Treatment [http://www.communitycareri.org/ProgramsServices/MentalHealthAddictions.aspx]
Provider Profiles: A comprehensive community support agency that provides over 50 programs that range from home visiting and basic needs to substance abuse treatment. Call to check location. [http://www.communitycareri.org/ProgramsServices/ProgramsServicesOverview.aspx]

Community Care Alliance is also the lead agency for Northern RI Family Care Community Partnership group.
The FCCP is a preventative program serving families which have children who:
•Have serious emotional, behavioral and/or mental health challenges.
•Are at risk for abuse and/or neglect and potential involvement with DCYF.
•Are transitioning from the Youth Diversionary Program.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/9/2018
Organization Name: Family Resources Community Action
Address: 55 Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-235-6059
Eligibility: 14-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assesment


Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED

Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work

Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills

Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: Woonsocket YouthWORKS411 is operated by the Employment & Training Division of Family Resources Community Action and funded through the Greater Rhode Island Workforce Partnership and the Department of Labor & Training.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/28/2019