Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

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Rhode Island Housing

44 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903

(401) 457-1234



Rhode Island Housing is one of 26 RI Public Housing Authorities that funds and administers over 20 programs in smaller towns throughout Rhode Island to help low and moderate income Rhode Islanders buy, rent or find shelter in safe, decent and affordable housing.

RI Housing has issued over 47,000 mortgages to first time home buyers among consumer programs. RI Housing also oversees the management of 13,000 of subsidized rental housing for low income individuals.

For Section 8 application/re-certification assistance or need access to a computer, one of the sites below can assist.
Florence Gray Center 1 York Street Newport Mon-Fri 11:00AM-4:00PM Walk-in
Community Care Alliance 176 Sales Street Woonsocket Thu 10:00AM-3:00PM 401-671-6976
Better Lives RI (PICA) 15 Hayes Street Providence Mon-Fri 10:00AM-2:00PM 401-454-7422
Tri-County Community Action Agency 1935 Kingstown Road, Wakefield 401

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