Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Full Resource Name:

Advocates in Action

P. O. Box 41528
Providence, RI 02940

(401) 785-2028

http://www.advocatesinaction.org

Description:

Rhode Island's Statewide Self-Advocacy organization. Works to help people understand information more clearly, learn about rights, participate in their communities and share their unique gifts with the rest of society. Also works to raise public awareness about disabilities.

Activities include:
- Hosting an annual statewide Self-Advocacy
conference. Approximately 430 people attend.
- Hosting an annual Statewide Self-Advocacy Town Hall style meeting. Approximately 300 people attend.
- Designing/Adapting accessible materials in a variety of formats to help people understand issues related to Self-Advocacy.
- Coordinating a year-long Leadership Series training for individuals who have a Developmental Disability, families and direct support staff.
- Bringing disability awareness experiences to schools, colleges, businesses, support agencies and others.

Primary Services:

  • Advocacy  [Show Definition Details]

  • Day Treatment for Adults With Developmental Disabilities  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Varies

Intake Process:

Call

Program Fees:

Varies

Eligibility:

Developmentally Disabled

Is Shelter?

No

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