RHODE ISLAND Reentry Resources
1 Turning Around Ministries
outreach program designed to offer after-care services to previously incarcerated persons who are returning
to Newport County from the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institution (ACI).
TAM, 50 Dr. Marcus F. Wheatland Blvd., P.O. Box 3151, Newport, RI 02840
2 RISE – Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education
mentoring to children of currently and formerly incarcerated parents in order to break the intergenerational
cycle of poverty, crime and addiction that too often threatens them.
RISE, 145 Prairie Ave., 1st Fl., Providence, RI 02905
the southside of Providence that serves formerly incarcerated individuals and their families.
Rhode Island Open Doors, 485 Plainfield St., Providence, RI 02909
support and guidance to men and women who are returning to the Providence, Rhode Island area from
prison or drug treatment.
(401) 709 – 3697,
The Blessing Way, 70 Pemberton St., Providence, RI 02908
Rhode Island Correctional Industries, 33 Power Rd., Cranston, RI 02920
5 American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island
number of specific projects, including the AIDS Education Project of the National Prison Project, and the
Gay and Lesbian Rights Project of the ACLU.
ACLU of RI, 128 Dorrance St., Ste. 220, Providence, RI 02903
6 Northern Western Community Reentry
Resource Coordinators work with the inmates to assist in obtaining documents (e.g., State ID, Social
Security Card), assist with appointments for (e.g., mental health treatment, drug treatment, HIV/AIDS,
education, employment, legal assistance), provide information for (e.g., independent living arrangements,
sober housing, residential substance abuse treatment) and work closely with probation and parole, family
members, service providers and local agencies.
Community Care Alliance, P.O. Box 1700, Woonsocket, RI 02895
7 RICARES (Rhode Island Communities for Addiction Recovery Efforts, Inc.)
of Rhode Island. RCOs are independent, non-profit organizations that are led and governed by people in
recovery, their family members, friends, and allies. While each RCO is attentive to the needs of the
particular community in which they function, all of us focus on the core purposes of education, advocacy,
and peer based recovery support.
RICARES 243, Main St., Pawtucket, RI 02860
8 Anchor Recovery Community Center
environment for people in all stages of recovery. At the Anchor you will find a community of people who
have changed their lives for the better and want to help other people find a new way of living through
meaningful relationships, activities and a sense of community. The Anchor doesn’t just help people
maintain their recovery, it helps people build a new life.
The Anchor Recovery Community Center, 249 Main St., Pawtucket, RI 02860
9 Crossroads Services
to support workforce skills, crisis intervention and case management, as well as shelters and housing
Crossroads Rhode Island, 160 Broad St., Providence, RI 02903
10 Recovery Net
women who have mental health and substance abuse problems and are re-entering the community from the
Rhode Island Department of Corrections. The Providence Center provides programming on location at the
Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute that helps inmates learn new skills and behaviors that support
their recovery from substance abuse and helps them to avoid future criminal behavior. Services are
designed reduce recidivism and relapse, and provide the supports ex-offenders need to make lasting
changes in their lives.
The Providence Center, 528 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904
11 Norfork House
must be substance free, have completed some form of treatment or re-entering the community from prison,
and be committed to their recovery. The length of stay is limited to two years.
Tri-Hab: Division of Gateway Healthcare, 58 Hamlet Ave., Woonsocket, RI 02895
12 Caritas Women’s Program Eastman House
women before joining the Caritas organization in 1998. Located in Pawtucket, Eastman House is a 90 day,
18-bed residential treatment facility for adult women. It serves nearly 90 high-risk women and their
families each year. Most of our clients have experienced trauma and crisis in their lives. Many are
homeless. Others come to us directly from their release from state prison. At Eastman House we providecase management support and referral, job training and life skills education that enable Eastman House
clients to re-enter society as successful and productive, substance-free persons.
Caritas, Inc.-Eastman House, 166 Pawtucket Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02860
for men and women who have lost the ability to cope with their problems and provide for themselves. A
seven-phase program provides residents with the opportunity to regain self-respect and acquire the moral
and spiritual principles of conduct and responsible work habits that will enable them to re-enter society as
Providence Family Store and Adult Rehabilitation Center, 201 Pitman St., Providence, RI 02906
14 Westbay Probation Project
Family Resources Unit, headed by Paul Salera, has created a groundbreaking initiative in Rhode Island to
reduce recidivism, by helping individuals on probation receive the tools they need to change the direction
of their lives. This unique partnership offers participants a second chance, by helping them set goals and
establish a plan of action to achieve these goals, and lead meaningful and productive lives that contribute to
(401) 732-4660, Ext. 124,
, email@example.com Westbay Community Action Partnership, 224 Buttonwoods Ave., Warwick, RI 02886