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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or (TTY) 1-800-787-3224

Where to Find Help

UPDATED December 6, 2010

Statewide Programs

Rhode Island

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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Child Abuse Hotline Department of Children, Youth and Families
101 Friendship St.
Providence, RI 02903
Hotline: 1-800-RICHILD (1-800-742-4453)
Phone: (401) 528-3502
Web: http://www.dcyf.ri.gov

Day One (Sexual Assault & Trauma Resource Center)
100 Medway Street
Providence, RI 02906
Hotline: 800-494-8100
Phone: 401-421-4100
Web: http://www.dayoneri.org
Email: info@dayoneri.org

Department of Elderly Affairs
74 West Road
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-0555
Phone: (401) 462-3000 or (401) 462-0740 (TTY)
Web: http://www.dea.state.ri.us
For victims of violence 60 years and older

Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
422 Post Road, Suite 102
Warwick, RI 02888-1524
Hotline: (800) 494-8100
Phone: (401) 467-9940
Fax: (401) 467-9943
Web: http://www.ricadv.org
Email: ricadv@ricadv.org

RI Commission for Human Rights
180 Westminster Street, 3rd Fl
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 222-2661
Web: http://www.richr.state.ri.us/frames.html
Investigates claims of discrimination as it pertains to race, color, sex, (including pregnancy), disability, ancestral origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender idendity/expression and age, marital and familial status.

RI Department of the Attorney General
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Unit
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 274-4400
Web: http://www.riag.state.ri.us/civilcriminal/violence.php

SOAR (Sister's Overcoming Abusive Relationships
422 Post Rd.
Sutie 101
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: (401) 467-9940
Web: http://www.soarinri.org
SOAR is a grassroots organization of Domestic Violence survivors dedicated to lending their voices to change the systems that oppress women, while educating the community about the dynamics of Domestic Violence.

Women's Center of Rhode Island
PO BOX 603300
Providence, RI 02906
Hotline: 401-861-2760
Web: http://www.womenscenterri.org
Email: wcri@womenscenterri.org

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