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Amos House

460 Pine Street
Providence, RI 02907

(401) 270-0220 x210

www.amoshouse.com/

Description:

Amos House is a leading social service agency in Rhode Island, managing the largest soup kitchen in the state, providing social services to over 15,000 people a year and housing nearly 165 men, women and children a night. More than 500 adults have graduated from its training programs.

Provides hospitality and direct services to the homeless and poor of Rhode Island.

Offers Transitional Housing Program for 21 men and 15 women who are homeless and looking to achieve sobriety.

Permanent supportive housing includes five rooming houses (35 rooms) and 22 apartments. First priority is given to graduates of the 90-Day Transitional Housing Program. Residents live in a clean and sober community and continue to benefit from Amos House programs and services.

Registered Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site: Staff of tax preparers are IRS trained, tested, and certified to help people who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit program receive the tax credits they deserve. THIS IS A FREE SERVICE. You must bring a copy of your previous year's return, all financial statements pertaining to tax year 2018, your social security card, and a picture ID.

Employment Training Programs including: culinary arts, carpentry and literacy training programs.

Additional Services:
Emergency assistance, including help with rent and utilities
Transportation assistance (bus passes and RIPTIX)
Substance abuse counseling, program and referrals
HIV education and referrals
Mental health referrals
Health care on site, once a week
Assistance with dental care
Prescription, eye exams and eyeglass assistance
Legal aid referrals
Help with applications for SSI
Help with applications for food stamps, FIP and other benefits
Personal hygiene items
Housing placement and assistance with housing-related problems
Money management and life skills training
Job training, including the Amos Culinary Education program.
Job placement referrals
Literacy Education
Assistance with continuing education referrals and applications
A mailing address for persons who are homeless

General Information

Hours:

Social services: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-4:30PM; Breakfast: Mon-Fri 7:00 AM-8:00AM; Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:00AM-12:30PM; VITA: Wed-Fri 4:00PM-9:00PM (Appt Only) Sat (walk-in) 2/9/19, 3/9/19, 4/13/19 10:00AM-2:00PM

Program Fees:

Varies

Is Shelter?

No

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