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2014 Pocket Manual

The Rhode Island Guide to
Services for Seniors and
Adults with Disabilities 

Rhode Island Department of Human Services
Sandra Powell, Director 

Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor

 

Rhode Island Department of Human Services
Division of Elderly Affairs
Hazard Building-2nd Floor
74 West Road
Cranston, RIĀ  02920

The Rhode Island Department of Human Services, Division of Elderly Affairs (DEA) is responsible for the development of community-based services and programs that encourage independence and preserve the dignity of seniors and adults with disabilities. DEA is also designated as the state’s single planning and service area agency on aging under the provisions of the Older Americans Act.

Main Telephone Number
462-3000
Health Insurance Counseling
462-0510
Hearing Impaired (TTY)
462-0740
Home & Community Care
462-0570
Administration
462-0501
Media & Communications
462-0509
Elder Protective Services
462-0555
Web Site

TABLE OF CONTENTS

THE POINT Network Program Food Assistance/Senior Cafes  
Information and Referral Agencies Geriatric Health Assessment Centers  
Addiction Resources Health Centers  
Adult Day Health Services Heating Assistance  
Advocacy Home & Community Care Programs  
Alzheimer's Disease Home and Hospice Care  
Caregiver Support Program Housing Programs  
Case Management    
Chronic Disease Management    
Community Action Programs    
Consumer Protection Programs    
Dental Services    
Disability Resources    
Educational Programs    
Elder Abuse/Self-Neglect    
Emergency Preparedness    
Financial Management/Debt Counseling