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Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of crime victims. (AIRS TD-1600.3100-850) Also groups or individuals who advocate for a victim in a particular situation, as a Guardian ad litem or similar.

220 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-784-8600
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Organization Name: Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
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Address:
220 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-784-8600
Languages Spoken: Over 60 languages within the Interpreting and Translating Services
Services Provided:

We provide programs and services for immigrants, refugees, and those who need it most in the community. Here is a brief overview of the services we provide:

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Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island provides a wide range of services to the community including Immigration and Citizenship services, Refugee Resettlement, the Clothing Collaborative, and Interpreting and Translating services.
Mission:
We empower individuals and families, especially the undeserved, immigrants, and refugees, to become self-sufficient and fully participating members of our diverse community through innovative programs and advocacy that promote education, training, and cultural understanding.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/5/2021
646 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-784-8600
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Organization Name: Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island
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Address:
646 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-784-8600
Languages Spoken: 60 languages in the Interpreting and Translating Services
Services Provided:

We provide programs and services for immigrants, refugees, and those who need it most in the community. Here is a brief overview of the services we provide:

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

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/5/2021
270 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-274-8811
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Organization Name: Center for Southeast Asians
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Address:
270 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
Phone: 401-274-8811
Fax: 401-274-8877
Email: info@cseari.org
Services Provided: Affordable Care Act Assistance
Meals on Wheels
Victim Assistance Program
Volunteer Income Tax Preparation
Education programs include:
English as a second language


International Language Bank (ILB) is a fee-for-service program that provides in-person interpretation, document translations, over-the-phone interpreting, and 24-hour emergency services by qualified experts. These services are offered to all members in our community who need assistance bridging the language barriers between providers/clients. We are currently offering over 30 different languages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ILB is the sole proprietor of CSEA. Proceeds from the ILB goes to support CSEA’s other community-based programs.
Provider Profiles: The mission of the Center for Southeast Asians (CSEA) is to promote the prosperity, heritage and leadership of Southeast Asians in Rhode Island
CSEA provides a wide variety of services, with an office in our own building in South Providence where there is the highest concentration of Southeast Asian residents.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/6/2019
114 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-846-5263
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Organization Name: Women's Resource Center
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Address:
114 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-846-5263
Toll Free Phone: 800-494-8100
Email: info@wrcnbc.org
Services Provided:

The Women's Resource Center (WRC) provides a number of programs and services to clients and their family members who are or have been a victim of domestic violence.

Program and Services

Do you need Help? link

Our agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age or country of ancestral origin and the delivery of services.

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Women’s Resource Center (WRC), serving Newport and Bristol Counties, was founded in 1977 to provide comprehensive domestic violence intervention and prevention services that educate, advocate, and shelter any individual in need of assistance. Each year we help women, children, families, men and the elderly to obtain the services they need to secure their physical, mental, emotional and financial safety from domestic abuse.

Following the advice of the CDC and the State of Rhode Island, the WRC is doing its part to reduce the exposure and spread of the coronavirus to our clients, our employees and the broader community. All staff are working remotely, though our services are still available. The WRC remains a safe haven for support, shelter, and counseling services. We encourage all to stay alert and share our resources to neighbors in need. For assistance, contact 401-846-5263 or info@wrcnbc.org  Our 24-Hour Hotline is 1-800-494-8100. If you are in imminent danger, call 911.

Additional office in Warren

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/18/2021
624 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885
Phone: 401-846-5263
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Organization Name: Women's Resource Center
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Address:
624 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885
Phone: 401-846-5263
Toll Free Phone: 800-494-8100
Email: info@wrcnbc.org
Services Provided:

The WRC provides a number of programs and services to clients and their family members who are or have been a victim of domestic violence.

Our agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age or country of ancestral origin and the delivery of services.

Programs and Services link

Do you need help? 

Provider Profiles:

Leading domestic violence prevention through the empowerment of individuals and the community by providing advocacy, education and support services.
A member of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Locations

Following the advice of the CDC and the State of Rhode Island, the WRC is doing its part to reduce the exposure and spread of the coronavirus to our clients, our employees and the broader community. All staff are working remotely, though our services are still available. The WRC remains a safe haven for support, shelter, and counseling services. We encourage all to stay alert and share our resources to neighbors in need. For assistance, contact 401-846-5263 or info@wrcnbc.org  Our 24-Hour Hotline is 1-800-494-8100. If you are in imminent danger, call 911.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/18/2021
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100 Medway Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-421-4100
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Address:
100 Medway Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-421-4100
Toll Free Phone: 800-494-8100
Email: info@dayoneri.org
Services Provided:

If you are in crisis and need to speak to an Advocate right away, call the Helpline at 1-800-494-8100.

Comprehensive services

  • 24-hour Helpline and legal advocacy
  • Therapeutic Treatment Services link
  • Advocacy link
  • Support groups

Child Advocacy Center (CAC) link

Anyone can call the RI CAC with questions about referring a victim. Our protocol is for DCYF and/or law enforcement to send over their report. Call 421-4100 x119 to reach the CAC.

Provider Profiles:

Day One is the only agency in Rhode Island that is specifically organized to deal with issues of sexual assault as a community concern. We provide treatment, intervention, education, advocacy, and prevention services to Rhode Islanders of all ages—from preschool children to elderly adults. Additionally, we advocate for public policy initiatives and systemic changes that positively impact how Rhode Island families handle sexual abuse cases.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/7/2021
PO Box 65323
Washington, DC
Phone: 202-790-6300 Crisis Line: 888-373-7888
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Organization Name: Polaris
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Address:
PO Box 65323
Washington, DC
Phone: 202-790-6300
Crisis Line: 888-373-7888
Text: 233733
TDD: 711
Email: help@humantraffickinghotline.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Available to anyone needing help regarding a human trafficking situation or seeking information about human trafficking.
Services Provided: A national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls, texts, and chats from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. The Hotline is not a government entity, law enforcement, or an immigration authority.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 11/21/2019