Guide to Assistance – Full Listing of All Programs

The table below displays a full listing of all government assistance programs and community-based resources available in Rhode Island. Click on the column headers to sort the programs by that category, and click on program name for more details about that specific program.

TypeNameAdultsFamiliesAdults with Disabilities65 & overPregnant
Child CareChild Care Assistance Programx
Child CareHead Start & Early Head Startx
Food AssistanceSupplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP)xxxxx
Food AssistanceSummer Food Service Programx
Food AssistanceSupplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC)xx
Food AssistanceOther Food Assistancexxxxx
Food AssistanceFree/Reduced Mealsx
Health CareRIte Care/RIte Sharexx
Health CareMedicaid - Adults 19-64xxx
Health CareMedicaid - Adults 65+ and people with disabilitiesxx
Health CareHealthSource RIxxxx
Health CareKatie Beckett Programx
Health CareMedicare Premium Payment Programsxx
Health CareEmergency Medical Assistancexxxxx
Health CareFree Clinicsxxxxx
Health CareCommunity Health Centersxxxxx
Health CareMental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providersxxxxx
Health CareHospital Free Carexxxxx
Health CareRI Pharmaceutical Assistance for Elderly Programxx
Health CareDental Carexxxxx
Health CareOther Health Coveragexxxxx
Health CarePrescription Assistancexxxxx
HousingProperty Tax Relief Circuit Breaker Programxx
HousingEmergency Sheltersxxxxx
HousingRental Assistancexxxxx
HousingHardest Hit Fund RIxxxx
IncomeRI Worksxx
IncomeSupplemental Security Income (SSI)xxx
IncomeGeneral Public Assistance (GPA)x
IncomeUnemployment Insurancexxxxx
IncomeTemporary Disability Insurance Program (TDI)xxxxx
IncomeTemporary Caregiver Insurance Program (TCI)xxxxx
IncomePaid Sick Leave
IncomeChild Supportx
IncomeEarned Income Tax Credit (EITC)xxxx
IncomeChild Tax Creditx
IncomeChild and Dependent Care Tax Creditx
IncomeCapital Good Fund Loansx
UtilitiesTelephone Assistance Lifeline Programxxxxx

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