Emergency Service Hours Telephone Website Notes
Rhode Island Housing Monday – Friday:
8:30am – 5:00pm
401.457.1234 RIHousing.com
Housing Assistance
Service Area: Statewide
Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) Online Resources
Monday – Friday:
8:30am – 5:00pm
Varies by State
See Website
Poah.org Service Area: Statewide & National
United Way (Safe Harbor) 24/7 401.277.4316 211RI.org Rental Assistance/Housing
Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless Monday – Friday:
8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday:
2:00pm – 9:00pm
Office Line: 401.721.5685
Helpline: 401.277.4316
RIHomeless.org Housing Assistance
South Kingstown Housing RI Authority Monday – Friday:
8:30am – 4:30pmMeeting Hours:
One a Month at 5:00pm
401.783.0126 SouthKingstownRI.com/703/Housing-Authority Housing Assistance
Jonnycake Center By Appointment
Online Checklist
Client Services: 401.789.1559 ext. 10 JonnyCakeCenter.org Financial Assistance


DVRC provides a comprehensive range of services for victims of domestic violence and their children, including a confidential Safe Home, Transitional Housing and Permanent Supportive Housing units, a Helpline & Drop-In Center, Support Groups, One-on-One Counseling and Court Advocacy.

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