Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Full Resource Name:

Amos House

460 Pine Street
Providence, RI 02907

(401) 272-0220



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

Offers Transitional Housing Program for men and 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, 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 - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

  • Identification Application Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Occupation Specific Job Training  [Show Definition Details]

  • Personal/Grooming Supplies  [Show Definition Details]

  • Prescription Expense Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Recovery Homes/Halfway Houses  [Show Definition Details]

  • Rent Payment Assistance - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

  • Soup Kitchens  [Show Definition Details]

  • Thanksgiving Meals  [Show Definition Details]

  • VITA Programs - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

General Information


Social Services Mon-Fri 8:00AM-4:00PM
Breakfast Mon-Fri 7:00 AM-8:00AM
Lunch Mon-Sat 11:00AM-12:00PM Closed first Saturday of the month

Intake Process:

Varies by Program
VITA 2021: Call Sonia at 401-272-0220 to make an appointment

Program Fees:

Varies by Program


Varies by Program

Handicap Accessible?


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