Other Resources

Domestic Violence Agencies in RI:

Court Resources:

  • RI Legal Services: (401)274-2652
  • Volunteer Lawyer Program: (401)421-7758
  • Attorney General’s office (Kent County): (401)822-2710
  • Attorney General’s office (Providence County): (401)274-4400
  • Attorney General’s office (Newport County): (401)841-8310
  • Attorney General’s office (Washington County): (401)782-4150
  • Kent County Court Advocates office: (401)822-6680
  • Providence County Restraining Order office: (401)458-3372

Community Action Programs:

**Some programs may serve additional towns/cities, call to find out more**

Family Violence Option Advocacy Program (FVOAP)
Advocates for victims seeking DHS services (click here to learn more)

  • Providence/ Pawtucket DHS (A-L last names): 289-2022 ext. 108
  • Providence DHS (M-Z last names): 289-2022 ext. 107
  • Pawtucket DHS ( J-R last names): 289-2022 ext. 107
  • Pawtucket DHS (S-Z last names): 619-2555 ext. 106
  • Middletown, Wakefield and Warwick DHS: 619-2555 ext. 106
  • Woonsocket DHS: 289-2022 ext. 110

Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF)
Child abuse and neglect hotline for reporting: 1(800)RI CHILD or 1(800) 742-4453
Safe families collaborative: (401)723-3057 (Advocates working for the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center who work to assist victims of domestic violence who are navigating the DCYF system)