Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Full Resource Name:

Crossroads Rhode Island

160 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02903

(401) 521-2255



Core services: Permanent Supportive Housing (including special rooms for the handicapped), Crisis Intervention, Shelter Clearinghouse, Counseling, Case Management

Special services: Medical Care, Medical Van, Education, Legal Assistance, Employment Assistance, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Project Safeguard, Protective Travel, Rhode Island Emergency Shelter Information Project, Rhode Island Directory of Human Service Agencies, the Youth Yellow Pages and other specialized Resource Guides.

Crisis Intervention: Emergency shelter, food, clothing, transportation; prescriptions; long-distance contacts.

Counseling: Confidential counseling for substance abuse issues; AIDS counseling; mental health treatment; counseling on family, housing, employment, education and medical issues.

Case Management: A coordinated system of services based on the needs of each client and establishing goals and time frames agreed on by client and social worker.

Outreach: Identifying youth on the streets of downtown Providence who are in crisis or at risk. Provide information, a safe haven, and crisis intervention.

Women's Shelter
10 cubicles
4 bunk beds per unit
1 ADA bed (handicap accessible)

Services Available:
Spanish interpretation readily available
Crisis intervention
Domestic violence support and education
Mental health (referral)/Substance abuse support
Housing placement

Dinner served Mon-Sat
Breakfast served on Sunday

Important Policies:
Closed 10:00AM-2:00PM daily, weather permitting
Curfew 9:00PM Sun-Thu & Fri-Sat 10:00PM
Women will be engaged in Housing First model to minimize length of homelessness
Housing placement is the primary goal
Duration of stay: as long as needed for client to complete goals
Rent is not required
Medications are locked in the staff's office and must be reported
Smoking allowed in designated outdoor areas
Drug/Alcohol free environment
Must utilize case management and follow care plan
Clients are required to save 30% of income
Must complete daily chores

Citizens Bank Family Center, (401) 461-1755; Fax (401) 461-1058
754 Broad Street, Providence, 02907
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 5864, Providence, RI 02903

Harold Lewis Housing for the Elderly (401) 615-3155
54 Providence Street, West Warwick, RI 02893
14 permanent supportive apartments for the elderly.

Crossroads Rhode Island Family HUD Subsidized and Housing Tax Credit Housing, 294-7723.
40 Navy Drive, North Kingstown, RI 02852. 74 apartments.

25 Apartments 267 Webster Avenue, Providence, RI 02905

Crossroads Rhode Island Housing, 521-2255
16 Studio Style, 176 Permanent Supportive Housing Units

Primary Services:

  • Adult Basic Education  [Show Definition Details]

  • Clothing  [Show Definition Details]

  • Disaster Relief/Recovery Organizations  [Show Definition Details]

  • Drop In Centers  [Show Definition Details]

  • HIV Testing  [Show Definition Details]

  • Homeless Shelter  [Show Definition Details]

  • Individual Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Language Interpretation  [Show Definition Details]

  • Occupation Specific Job Training  [Show Definition Details]

  • Supportive Housing  [Show Definition Details]

  • Work Clothing  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


General Hours: 24/7

Intake: Mon-Sun 9:00AM-6:00PM
Closed 10:00AM-2:00PM daily, weather permitting
Curfew: 9:00PM Sun-Thu & Fri-Sat 10:00PM

Certified Nursing Assistant Training:
Mon-Thurs 9:00AM-3:00PM
Fri 9:00AM–12:00PM

Intake Process:

Must be referred by Crossroads Case Advocate

Certified Nursing Assistant Training:
You must have a referral from either DHS, Network RI, or Crossroads to start the admission process

Program Fees:

Housing: Free

Certified Nursing Assistant Training: Funded by Referral Program


Spanish Interpretation Services Available


Female 18+ WITHOUT children

Certified Nursing Assistant Training:
You must have a referral from either DHS, Network RI, or Crossroads to start the admission process

Handicap Accessible?



1 ADA bed available

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