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Social Services & Basic Needs

Social Services


Bristol Social Services Director (401) 253-4831

Child & Family Services: 

Providence, RI (401) 781-3669 / Middletown, RI (401) 849-2300

Child & Family is the largest and most comprehensive social service provider in Newport County,

East Bay Community Action Program (401) 246-0700

A private, non-profit corporation that provides a wide array of health and human services to the residents of Rhode Island’s East Bay

Family Service of Rhode Island (401)-519-2280

A comprehensive non-profit social service organization that provides essential resources for underserved individuals, families and communities.

North American Family Institute (NAFI) (401) 738-3856

NAFI has been operating a network of residential and non-residential treatment programs in RI since 1989

The Providence Center - Child and Family Services (401) 276-4020

Rhode Island's Leading Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Provider

Suicide Prevention Association of Rhode Island

Warren Social Services (401) 245-7387


Women's Resource Center (800) 494-8100

624 Main Street, Warren, RI 02885

Hot Line

Bradley Hospital Access Center Hotline 1-(855)-543-5465

EBCAP Access line. Newport (401)-847-7821 Tiverton (401)-625-5134


Programs and services


2-1-1 United Way of Rhode Island

211 can connect you with housing, food, affordable childcare, and much more.

AdCare Rhode Island (800)802-4797 

1950 Tower Hill Rd, North Kingstown, RI

American Addiction Centers is the leading provider for addiction treatment nationwide

Al-Anon Group

Meets Tuesdays at 7:30pm at St. Mary's Church, 330 Wood St, in the basement

Al-Anon members are people, just like you, who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.

Anchor Counseling Center, Inc (401) 475-9979

Boys Town

Boys Town New England has four Family Homes that serve adolescents and young children at its Bazarsky Campus

Bristol Warren Thrive By 5 and Beyond

Thrive by Five maintains a coordinated network of collaborating partners to support families in their efforts to help children reach their full potential

Crossroads RI  (401) 521-2255

Crossroads is committed to housing individuals and families as quickly as possible 

Day One (401)-421-4100

Day One is the only agency in Rhode Island that is specifically organized to deal with issues of sexual assault as a community concern

Good Neighbors Inc.(401)-433-0045

Food pantry available to residents of East Providence

Parent Support Network

Rhode Island Parent Information Network (401)-270-0101.  300 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick RI

St. Elizabeth & St. Michael’s.

St. Elizabeth: 577 Wood St, Bristol, RI 02809

St. Michael's: 80 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917

Saint Matthias Ministry Hope & Cope Group at St. Barnaba’s Church 

support groups

Youth Pride Inc. (401)421-5626 

743 Westminster St. Providence, RI 02903

Youth Pride, Inc. is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of youth and young adults impacted by sexual orientation



Butler Hospital (844) 401-0111


Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital (401)-444-4000

Food/Clothing/Shelter Assistance

Take our food survey here

2-1-1 United Way of Rhode Island

Bread of Life Food Pantry - (401) 434-4742

The Bread of Life Food Pantry is located at Newman Congregational Church

East Bay Food Pantry - (401) 396-9490

Friends of St. Elizabeth -  Food Pantry (401) 585-9889

Hope and Main - Nourish your Neighbor Program

We are Rhode Island’s premier culinary incubator and among the top ten in the country.

Lasagna Love

Lasagna Love is a grassroots movement that aims to connect neighbors with neighbors through homemade meal delivery

Mount Hope Farm - Farmers Market

(SNAP AND EBT Dollars Doubled) Saturdays 9:00-12:30

Rhode Island Community Food Bank

St. Marys Parish - (401) 253-3300

St. Marys of the Bay Food Pantry - (401)-245-7000 ext 19 

Tap In (401) 247 1444

Tap-in provides direct assistance to residents of Barrington, Bristol, East Providence and Warren. 

We Share Hope - (401)-289-0448

We Share Hope is one of the leading food rescue missions in the state

WIC -serves babies and children up to the age of five, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and new mothers.  (401)-253-7577


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