If you need shelter:
If you are in need of temporary shelter, call 211 and they will direct you to a shelter in your area. You can also find contact info for shelters via our online map
, in our Street Sheets
, or in our Shelter Guide
. If you are a victim of domestic violence, please call 1-800-494-8100.
If you are a renter at risk of losing your housing:
Funding and assistance may be available. Contact your local CAP Agency
to speak with an advisor about which programs are best for you. For an
online overview of housing and utility assistance programs view Poverty
Institute's Guide to Government Assistance Programs
If you are a homeowner in financial trouble or at risk of foreclosure:
is available. The sooner you call, the more options you will have.
Call the Rhode Island Housing Help Center at 457-1130. They will
provide education and advice on your options.
Listings of Affordable Housing in Rhode Island:
Rhode Island Housing List
Rhode Island Housing compiles a list of affordable housing, transitional housing programs, and emergency shelters in Rhode Island. Available in English
is a free online service that provides easy access to information about available homes in Rhode Island. Whether you are looking to rent an apartment, buy your first home, or relocate to a new home that better fits your needs and budget, HomeLocatorRI.net provides you with the listings and resources you need to find a home that's right for you.