Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Full Resource Name:

Women's Resource Center of Newport & Bristol Counties

114 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840

(401) 846-5263

http://www.wrcnbc.org

Description:

Operates 24-hour hotline, provides emergency shelter to battered women; advocacy; crisis intervention counseling; support groups; educational programs; children's program; school based programs; information/referral services. Speakers Bureau.

Setup:
3 Rooms
Up to 10 people
NOT Handicapped accessible
Single (may be shared) and double rooms

Services Available:
Case Management
Spanish speaking staff available
Crisis intervention and support groups
Domestic violence support and education
Transitional housing
Housing search
Vocation/Education/Employment
Budgeting
Child advocacy and children's counseling

Meals:
Residents are required to prepare their own family's food
Kitchen equipment and storage space available for use
Food assistance available on an emergency basis only

Important Policies:
Curfew: 7:30PM for families/8:00PM for single women
Duration of stay: 30 days with possible extension
Must save 30% of income
Smoking allowed in designated outdoor area; last smoke break 9:00PM
Drug/Alcohol free environment
Children must be supervised at all times by parent
Must follow case plan and shelter policies
Must participate in house chores assigned

Primary Services:

  • Advocacy  [Show Definition Details]

  • Crisis Intervention Hotlines/Helplines  [Show Definition Details]

  • Domestic Violence Hotlines  [Show Definition Details]

  • Domestic Violence Shelters  [Show Definition Details]

  • Domestic Violence Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Homeless Shelter  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

24/7
Intake: Mon-Fri 9:30AM-7:00PM
Curfew: 7:30PM for families/8:00PM for single women
Last smoke break 9:00PM

Intake Process:

Mon-Fri 9:30AM-7:00PM
Initial telephone pre-screening
In-person interview

Languages:

Spanish

Eligibility:

Domestic violence or sexual trauma victims
Female 18+ (single or with children)
Must be three (3) months sober
Young males up to 17 years old on a case-by-base basis

Handicap Accessible?

No

Is Shelter?

No

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