(see also Long-Term Care for Veterans)
Rhode Island Office of Veterans Affairs,
560 Jefferson Blvd.,
Warwick, RI 02886,
- Benefits counseling.
- Referral to community support services.
- Services for homeless veterans.
- Burial services at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery in Exeter.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
2038 Post Road, Warwick, RI
Information on wellness programs, health care services, hospitalization, substance abuse and addiction treatment, and other support programs. The Center also provides readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in a combat zone. Bereavement counseling and counseling for harassment is available. Family members and/or significant others are eligible for support regarding military-related issues. There is no cost to the veteran or family for these services. The office also hosts the Center for Women Veterans, the Homeless Assistance Program, and other initiatives, to improve the quality of life for those who have served in the armed forces.
VA Caregiver Support Program
Located at the Providence VA Medical Center
Two tracks are availabale:
General Caregiver Program Tract for Caregivers of all era Veterans (no application required)
Comprehensive Caregiver Program Tract for Caregivers of post 9-11 Veterans (application required
1010 Hartford Avenue,
Johnston, RI 02919,
Serves homeless and disabled veterans. Assistance includes social services, counseling, and emergency and permanent housing.
380 Westminster Street,
Providence, RI 02903,
Responsible for the management of most non-medical benefits provided by the Veterans Benefits Administration, including compensation, pensions, vocational rehabilitation, and counseling. The office coordinates the local benefit activities associated with education, home loan guarantees, and veterans’ life insurance.
Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Officer:
AMVETS Service Office:
Vocational Rehab & Employment (Services for Disabled Veterans):
Disabled American Veterans:
Veterans of Foreign Wars:
830 Chalkstone Avenue,
Providence, RI 02908,
Provides comprehensive outpatient and inpatient health care to veterans residing in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
ext. 6401 or ext. 6137
Veterans Resource Center:
401-273-7100 Ext. 3409
R.I. Veterans Action Center
685 Cranston Street Providence, RI 02917
The RI Veterans Action Center is a community-based veterans service organization providing improved opportunities for RI’s veterans by assisting with benefits, housing, and basic needs.
Blinded Veterans Association
15 Roosevelt Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
Middletown Community Based Outpatient Clinic,
One Corporate Place,
Middletown, RI 02842
Provides comprehensive primary health care to veterans residing in Newport, Bristol, and Washington counties.
VA Crisis Hotline
Call 800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Callers connect with a qualified and caring provider who can help.
New Englanders Helping Our Veterans assists Veterans in need to give them easier access to help. Veterans simply need to provide proof of serving our country, apply in writing via email or postal mail.
Team RWB‘s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.
RI Honor Flight (401-354-7905) is dedicated to honoring our Veterans by offering WWII and Korean War Veterans a no-cost trip to visit the memorials in Washington, DC.
West Bay Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build (401-732-6407) offers a program to help maintain and preserve homes and make them more energy-efficient and affordable including critical home repairs to military veteran homeowners.