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Medicaid programs offered by states that have been authorized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to waive certain Medicaid statutory requirements giving them more flexibility in Medicaid program operation. Each of the states has developed waivers to meet their needs; and while every state's waiver programs have their own unique characteristics, there may also be common threads. AIRS NL-5000.5000-800

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