Community Outreach

Resources

ENERGY/UTILITIES

Cox Communications –

Residential – https://www.cox.com/residential/contactus.html

Commercial – https://www.cox.com/business/home.html

 

National Grid –

https://www.nationalgridus.com/ri-home/

 

RISE Engineering – Free energy audit, free LED lightbulbs, free programmable thermostats, free light fixtures available. Up to 75% subsidies on weatherization improvements for gas customers.

(800) 422-5365

Info: https://www.riseengineering.com/residential/get-started   

Application : https://www.riseengineering.com/residential

 

 HOUSING

Church Community Housing –

https://www.cchcnewport.org/housing-development  (401) 846-5114

 

Rentals – HUD Subsidized Rentals –

https://www.hud.gov/states/rhode_island/renting  (202) 708-1112

 

Low Income Housing Listings –

https://www.lowincomehousing.us/RI.html

Email: LowIncomeSupport@gmail.com

 

RI Low Income Apartment Communities –

https://affordablehousingonline.com/housing-search/Rhode-Island

 

VETERANS

Veterans Crisis Line –

Confidential help for Veterans and their families (800) 273-8225 (press 1)

 

New England Veterans Alliance (NEVA –

nevausa.org    (508) 603-6382          

 

Veterans Cultivation Program

https://www.nevausa.org/veterans-cultivation-program

 

Office of Veterans Services (RI) –

vets.ri.gov  (401) 921-2119
(MA) New England Center and Home for Veterans   nechv.org (617) 371-1800
https://www.nechv.org/get-help/housing/

nechv.org (617) 371-1800

Housing and Employment for Veterans 

https://www.nechv.org/nechv-careers/

FOOD

 Food Available for Delivery –

http://www.oha.ri.gov/deliveryoptions/

 

Meals on Wheels –

(401) 351-6700

http://www.rimeals.org/programs

 

RI Food Bank –

Info & applications for seniors

https://rifoodbank.org/what-we-do/food-bank-programs/older-adult-services/

 

 ELDER/DISABILITY SERVICES

 

OSCIL – Ocean State Center for Independent Living 

Mobility at home, hearing aid assistance, independent living skills training

oscil.org  (401) 738-1013
email – 
info@oscil.org

 

The Point –

Helping aging seniors enroll in Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs to ensure a
better quality of life.

https://www.uwri.org/2-1-1/the-point/  (401) 462-4444

 

Division of Elderly Affairs –

http://www.oha.ri.gov/ (401) 462-3000

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