Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Full Resource Name:

Providence Center at PCHC Prairie, The

355 Prairie Avenue
Providence, RI 02905

(401) 415-8844



A private, nonsectarian, not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization that supports individuals in their recovery from mental illness and co-occurring disorders (i.e., substance use, developmental disability, related chronic health conditions). Provides access to support and resources for individuals to lead self-determined, independent, and fulfilling lives as contributing members of the community. Assists people of all ages to improve their behavioral health, well-being, and quality of life. Licensed professionals conduct individual assessments and develop person-centered treatment plans. Individuals are seen by a psychiatrist or a psychiatric nurse practitioner for medication management, and individual and group therapy are available.

Providence Center-( Prairie) Provides: behavioral health services ranging from emergency services, general and intensive community-based outpatient treatment, substance use treatment, and other services. They may offer vocational and supported employment services, navigators who can help you get health insurance, tax preparation assistance, and housing supports. If receiving services as a child, assistance with transition to adult services or programs are provided within or outside the agency.

The Community Mental Health Centers are regionally based as indicated below. However, as a Rhode Island resident, you may access services at any CMHC.
Anyone experiencing a crisis can walk into a Community Mental Health Center during their normal business hours and they will provide treatment. For after-hours emergency treatment, call the Center’s emergency number or call 911.

Primary Services:

  • Community Mental Health Agencies  [Show Definition Details]

  • Substance Use Disorder Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


Mon 8:30AM-7:00PM Tue 8:30AM-8:00PM Wed-Fri 8:30AM-4:30PM

Intake Process:

No walk-in access, call first for assessment and have insurance information available.

Initial Appointment (Assessment): Discuss behavioral health history and any current issues.

Program Fees:

Accepts Some Private Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare




Adult Male and Female
Children (If Spanish speaking translator needed)

Handicap Accessible?



One Level, Door handicap accessible

Is Shelter?


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