Full Resource Name:

Amos House

460 Pine Street
Providence, RI 02907

(401) 272-0220

http://www.amoshouse.com

Description:

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

Primary Services:

  • Adult Basic Education  [Show Definition Details]

  • Affordable Care Act Insurance Information/Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Case/Care Management  [Show Definition Details]

  • Christmas Meals  [Show Definition Details]

  • Clothing  [Show Definition Details]

  • Electric Service Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Occupation Specific Job Training  [Show Definition Details]

  • Personal/Grooming Supplies  [Show Definition Details]

  • Recovery Homes/Halfway Houses  [Show Definition Details]

  • Rent Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Soup Kitchens  [Show Definition Details]

  • Thanksgiving Meals  [Show Definition Details]

  • VITA Programs  [Show Definition Details]

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

Intake Process:

Varies by Program

Program Fees:

Varies by Program

Eligibility:

Varies by Program

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Miscellaneous

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

January 24, 2019

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Year Incorporated:

1976

Geographies Served

Address Listings

MailingPO Box 72873
Providence, RI 02907
Physical
(Primary)
460 Pine Street
Providence, RI 02907

Contacts

Eileen Hayes
(Primary)

Eileen Hayes

President and CEO

ehayes@amoshouse.com

Brien Duff

Brien Duff

Literacy Coordinator

Bduff@amoshouse.com

(401) 270-0220 x229

Douglas Spikes

Douglas Spikes

(401) 272-0220 x216

General Email

General Email

info@amoshouse.com

Maggie Meanie

Maggie Meanie

(401) 272-0220

Phone Numbers

Main Phone
(Primary)

Main Phone

(401) 272-0220

Fax

Fax

(401) 272-2137