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Programs that provide employment opportunities for people who are searching for jobs; assist people who are able and willing to work by helping them prepare for, find, secure and retain suitable employment; provide work site evaluation and/or modification support; and/or seek to develop employment opportunities in various fields for people who need a position. (AIRS ND)

55 Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-235-6059
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Organization Name: Family Resources Community Action
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Address:
55 Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-235-6059
Eligibility:

14-24

The Woonsocket YouthWORKS411 primarily serves youth in the Northern Rhode Island area but can serve all Rhode Island youth except those residents of Cranston and Providence.

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:

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.

Mailing Address: 

Woonsocket YouthWORKS411

C/O Family Resources Community Action

245 Main Street

Woonsocket, RI 02895

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/8/2021
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 855-697-4347
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Organization Name: State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services
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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
100 West 10th Street, Suite 615
Wilmington, DE 19801
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Address:
100 West 10th Street, Suite 615
Wilmington, DE 19801
Email: contact.usa@specialisterne.com
Eligibility: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and employers interested in recruiting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Services Provided:

Specialisterne is a worldwide organization that helps connect individuals with neurodivergence, especially Autism Spectrum Disorder, with employment opportunities.

Individuals can see job openings or apply for future notification.

Companies and schools can get more information about participating in Specilisterne's programs or getting training opportunities for their organization.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/14/2020