Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

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Women & Infants' Hospital of Rhode Island

101 Dudley Street
Providence, RI 02905

(401) 274-1100



Provides full range of services for women and infants. Serves as the tertiary care center in obstetrics, gynecology and neonatology. Neonatal intensive care unit; high risk infant follow-up. Nutrition counseling, WIC program, social service and parent education. New Directions, school based adolescent pregnancy project.

Breastfeeding Support:
Gail K. Prachniak, RN, IBCLC, Lactation Consultant
Phone: 276-7800 X305

** Health Education Department
100 Dudley Street, Providence 02905, 276-7800
Director: Maureen Pearlman, RN, BSN, 8:30am - 5pm, Mon - Fri
Childbirth and parenting programs; health information, support groups for women of all ages.

** Warmline: 800-711-7011

**Physician Referral/Health Line: 1-800-921-9299

** Women & Infants' Center for Health Education Locations
Coordinator: Janet Searles
1050 Main Street, East Greenwich 02818, 886-4222; 886-4274 Fax
Hours: 9am - 5pm, Mon - Th; 9am - 12pm, Fri

2168 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, 02895; 767-2344; 766-6883 Fax
Hours: 8am - 5pm, Mon - Fri

2220 G.A.R. Highway, Swansea, MA, (508) 730-1010, (800) 574-0221
(508) 678-5704 Fax
Hours: 8am - 5pm, Mon - Fri

** Women's Primary Care Center
2 Dudley Street, 5th floor, Providence 02905, 274-1122 Ext. 2735
Routine obstetrical/gynecological services, family planning, specialty ob/gyn services, breast health, medical consultation, nutrition, and primary care for women. Patient education programs in a variety of topics. Serves women, 18 and over. In some cases, women under 18 years of age are welcome. WIC is located here too.

Income Source: Federal; State; fees for some programs

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Feeding and Nutrition Program provides food vouchers, allowing them to purchase milk, eggs, cheese, juice and iron fortified cereals and formula. The WIC coordinator provides nutrition education and counseling to all program participants on a monthly basis.

Primary Services:

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  • Child Passenger Safety Seats  [Show Definition Details]

  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Hospitals  [Show Definition Details]

  • Individual Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Language Interpretation  [Show Definition Details]

  • Medical Care Expense Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Parenting Skills Classes  [Show Definition Details]

  • Sexual Assault/Incest Support Groups  [Show Definition Details]

  • Volunteer Opportunities  [Show Definition Details]

  • WIC  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


Office: Mon-Fri 8:30AM-5:00PM; WIC: Mon, Tue, Wed 8:30AM-7:00PM; Thu 8:30AM-5:00PM, Fri 8:30AM-4:30pm

Intake Process:

WIC: Call 401-274-1122 x42768 to make an appointment.
Located at 2 Dudley Street, Suite 550


WIC: Must be pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women or guardian of a child under the age of five; and meet income guidelines.

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