Rhode Island Statewide Task Force to Address
Adult Sexual Assault




Rhode Island has various community resources that are dedicated to supporting victims of sexual assault and helping them heal. The resources and agencies are listed here:



Law Enforcement Advocates


A law enforcement advocate is an advocate to help victims of sexual assault navigate through the criminal justice process. They explain the victims’ rights, provide assistance throughout criminal proceedings, assist in developing safety plans, and accompany victims to police interviews, court proceedings and hospital visits. There are Law Enforcement Advocates throughout the State of Rhode Island including:




(401) 289-2022 ext. 104


Burrillville/N. Smithfield/Smithfield/Woonsocket:

(401) 766-3628


Coventry/West Greenwich/East Greenwich:

(401) 826-8915



(401) 477-5040


East Providence:

(401) 255-3670


(401) 727-9100 ext. 783


(401) 468-4372


(401) 243-6344,

(401) 243-6338 (bilingual Spanish)

(401) 241- 2166 (cell phone)



(401) 294-3316

RI State Police:

(401) 331-1350 ext. 3200



Counseling Services


Butler Hospital

Rhode Island Area: (401) 455-6200

Providence: (401) 455-6214


Butler Hospital is a private, non-profit, psychiatric and substance abuse hospital for children, adolescents, adults and seniors.


East Bay Community Action Program

Newport: (401) 847-7821

Riverside: (401) 437-1000


East Bay Community Action Program provides services that include: Head Start Services and Early Head Start, family health, behavioral health and family development case management services (including social service information and more).


East Bay Mental Health Center

Main Office: (401) 246-1195

24-hr Emergency Line: (401) 246-0700 www.EastBay.org

East Bay Mental Health Center provides a wide array of health and human services in Barrington, Bristol, East Providence and Warren.


Gateway Healthcare

Main Office: (401)724-8400

24-hr Emergency Line: (401) 273-8100 www.GatewayHealth.org

Gateway Healthcare is a non-profit behavioral health care organization that provides a wide array of services to adults, children and families in Rhode Island.


Newport Mental Health

Middletown, Jamestown, Little Compton, Newport, Portsmouth and Tiverton

24-hr Crisis Number: (401) 846-1213


Newport County Community Mental Health Center provides trauma informed evidence-based services to children, adolescents, families and adults.


Day One of RI

Rhode Island Area: (401) 421-4100

HelpLine (24-hr emergency line): 1-800-494-8100 www.dayoneri.org

Day One is specifically organized to deal with issues of sexual assault; and provides treatment, intervention, education, advocacy and prevention services to Rhode Islanders of all ages.



Other Resources


Department of the Attorney General Victim Services Team

Providence County: (401) 274-4400

Kent County: (401) 822-2710

Washington and Newport Counties: (401) 782-4150

The Victim Services Unit provides an array of services, (including advocates) to felony crime victims and their families and informs victims of their rights as guaranteed under the Rhode Island Constitution and the Victim’s Bill of Rights.


Rhode Island Department of Health

Phone: (401) 222-3855

The R.I. Department of Health is the location of Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, where victims can report sexual assaults committed by physicians.


Crime Victim Compensation Fund

Phone: (401) 462-7653

The Fund provides financial compensation to crime victims for such expenses as medical bills, loss of earnings and funeral expenses, up to $25,000.


South Shore Mental Health

Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown, Wakefield and Wickford.

Main Office: (401) 364-7705


South Shore Mental Health provides services for children, teens and adults experiencing serious emotional problems, behavioral issues, developmental disabilities and substance abuse.


Department of Children, Youth & Families

Phone: 1-800-RICHILD

Department of Children, Youth & Families partners with families and communities to raise healthy children and youth in a caring environment.


Rhode Island Court Restraining Order Office

Kent County: (401)822-6680

Newport County: (401)846-5263

South County: (401)782-4174

Providence County: (401)-458-3372

The Restraining Order Office provides advocates for victims interested in filing restraining orders and will provide legal and disability services as needed.


RI Department of Corrections Office of Victim Services

Victim Advocate: (401) 462-5203

Sex Offender Unit: (401) 462-0381

RI VINE: 1-877-744-8463

The Office of Victim Services is designed to serve all crime victims whose offenders are currently in custody at the Adult Correctional Institution with the help of the Crime Victim Advocate/VINE (Victim Information Notification Everyday) Program Manager.


Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH)

Eleanor Slater Hospital, Cranston Campus/ Regan Building: (401) 462-3085

Eleanor Slater Hospital Zambarano Unit: (401) 567-5400

BHDDH is committed to assuring access to quality services and supports for Rhode Islanders with developmental disabilities, mental health and substance abuse issues, and chronic long term medical and psychiatric conditions.



Safe HelpLine: (877) 955-5247

Safe Helpline offers crisis support service for members of the Department of Defense community affected by sexual assault. Safe Helpline provides live, one-on-one support and information. The service is confidential, anonymous, secure and available worldwide, 24/7. You can text your zip code or installation/base & Safe Helpline will text back contact information for the SARC on your installation/base and other resources available on and off base.


Rhode Island Department of Human Services, Division of Elderly Affairs

Phone: (401) 462-3000

Protective Services: (401) 462-0555

The DEA Protective Services Unit is responsible for investigating complaints of elderly abuse of Rhode Islanders 60 and older.


Sojourner House

Phone: (401) 861-6191

Helpline: (401) 765-3232


Sojourner House serves victims of relationship violence by providing shelter, advocacy, referrals and other resources.





Fatima Hospital

(401) 456-3000

200 High Service Avenue North Providence, RI 02904


Hasbro Children’s Hospital

(401) 444-4000

593 Eddy Street Providence, RI 02903


Kent County Memorial Hospital

(401) 737-7000 455

Toll Gate Road Warwick, RI 02886

Landmark Medical Center

(401) 769-4100

115 Cass Avenue Woonsocket, RI 02895


Landmark (Fogarty Unit)

(401) 769-2200

Eddy Dowling Highway North Smithfield, RI 02895


Miriam Hospital

(401) 793-2500

164 Summit Avenue Providence, RI 02906


Newport Hospital

(401) 846-6400

11 Friendship Street Newport, RI 02840


Pawtucket Memorial Hospital

(401) 729-2000

111 Brewster Street Pawtucket, RI 02879


Rhode Island Hospital

(401) 444-4000

593 Eddy Street Providence, RI 02905


Roger Williams Medical Center

(401) 456-2000

825 Chalkstone Avenue Providence, RI 02908


St. Joseph’s Hospital

(401) 456-3000

21 Peace Street Providence, RI 02907


South County Hospital

(401) 782-8000

100 Kenyon Avenue Wakefield, RI 02879


Westerly Hospital

(401) 596-6000

25 Wells Street Westerly, RI


Women & Infants Hospital

(401) 274-1100

101 Dudley Street Providence, RI 0295



Rhode Island Police Departments:

Uniform Crime Reporting


Barrington Police Department

Main Office: (401)437-3935;

100 Federal Road,

Barrington, RI 02806


Bristol Police Department

Main Office: (401)253-6900;

395 Metacom Ave.,

Bristol, RI 02809


Burrillville Police Department

Main Office: (401)568-6255;

231 Box,

Harrisville, RI 02830


Central Falls Police Department

Main Office: (401)727-7411;

160 Illinois Street,

Central Falls, RI 02863


Charlestown Police Department

Main Office: (401) 364-1212;

 4901 Old Post Road,

 Charlestown, RI 02813


Coventry Police Department

Main Office: (401)826-1100;

1075 Main Street,

Coventry, RI 02816


Cranston Police Department

Main Office: (401)942-2211;

5 Garfield Avenue,

 Cranston, RI 02920


Cumberland Police Department

Main Office: (401)33-2500;

1380 Diamond Hill Road,

 Cumberland, RI 02864


East Greenwich Police Department

Main Office: (401)884-2244;

176 First Avenue,

East Greenwich, RI 02818

East Providence Police Department

Main Office: (401) 435-7600;

 750 Waterman Avenue,

East Providence, RI 02914


Foster Police Department

Main Office: (401)397-3317;

82 Howard Hill Road,

Foster, RI 02825


Glocester Police Department

Main Office: (401)568-2533;

162 Woodville Road,

Hopkinton, RI 02833


Hopkinton Police Department

Main Office: (401) 377-7750;

406 Woodville Road,

 Hopkinton, RI 02833


Jamestown Police Department

Main Office: (401)423-1212;

250 Conanicus Avenue,

Jamestown, RI 02835


Johnston Police Department

Main Office: (401)231-4210;

1651 Atwood Avenue,

Johnston, RI 02919


Lincoln Police Department

Main Office: (401)333-1111;

1000 Old River Road,

 Lincoln, RI 02865


Little Compton Police Department

Main Office: (401)635-2311;

60 Simmons Road,

Little Compton, RI 02837


Middle Town Police Department

Main Office: (401)842-6500;

123 Valley Road,

Middletown, RI 02842


Narragansett Police Department

Main Office: (401)789-1091;

40 Caswell Street,

Narragansett, RI 02882


New Shoreham Police Department

Main Office: (401)466-3220;

Beach Avenue Box 307,

Block Island, RI 02807


Newport Police Department

Main Office: (401)847-1302;

120 Broadway,

Newport, RI 02840


North Kingstown Police Department

Main Office: (401)294-3311;

8166 Post Road,

 North Kingstown, RI 02852


North Provident Police Department

Main Office: (401)231-4533;

1967 Mineral Spring Ave,

North Providence, RI 02904


North Smithfield Police Department

Main Office: (401)762-1212;

85 Smithfield Toad,

North Smithfield, RI 02895


Pawtucket Police Department

Main Office: (401)727-9100;

121 Roosevelt Avenue,

Pawtucket, RI 02860


Portsmouth Police Department

Main Office: (401)683-0300;

2270 East Main Road,

Portsmouth, RI 02871


Providence Police Department

Main Office: (401) 272-3121;

325 Washington Street,

Providence, RI 02903


Richmond Police Department

Main Office: (401)539-8289;

1168 Main Street,

Wyoming, RI 02898


Scituate Police Department

Main Office: (401) 821-5900;

116 Main Street,

Hope, RI 02831


Smithfield Police Department

Main Office: (401)231-2500;

215 Pleasant View Avenue,

Smithfield, RI 02917


South Kingstown Police Department

Main Office: (401)783-3321;

1790 Kingstown Road,

Wakefield, RI 02879


State Police Headquarters

Main Office: (401)444-1000;

311 Danielson Pike,

North Scituate, RI 02857


Tiverton Police Department

Main Office: (401)625-6717;

20 Industrial Way,

Tiverton, RI 02878


Warren Police Department

Main Office: (401)245-1311;

1 Joyce Street,

Warren, RI 02885


Warwick Police Department

Main Office: (401)468-4200;

99 Veterans Memorial Drive,

Warwick, RI 02886


West Greenwich Police Department

Main Office: (401)397-7191;

280 Victory HWY,

West Greenwich, RI 02817


West Warwick Police Department

Main Office (401)821-4323;

1162 Main Street,

West Warwick, RI 02893


Westerly Police Department

Main Office: (401)596-2022;

60 Airport Road,

Westerly, RI 02891


Woonsocket Police Department

Main Office: (401)767-8821;

242 Clinton Street,

Woonsocket, RI 02895


American Indian Tribe Police Departments

 Uniform Crime Reporting

Narragansett Police Department

(401) 789-1091;

40 Caswell St.

 Narragansett, RI 02882


College Police Departments;

Uniform Crime Reporting

Brown University Police Department

Emergency (401) 863-4111

Non-Emergency (401)863-3322


University of Rhode Island Police Department

Emergency (401)874-2121

Non-Emergency (401)874-4190



Colleges & Universities


Brown University

97 Waterman St.

Providence, RI 02912

(401) 863-1000



Bryant University

1150 Douglas Pike

Smithfield, RI 02917

(401) 232-6000



Community College of Rhode Island: Knight Campus

400 East Avenue

Warwick, RI 02886

(401) 825-1000



Community College of Rhode Island: Flanagan Campus

1762 Louisquisset Pike

Lincoln, RI 02865

(401) 333-7000



Community College of Rhode Island: Liston Campus

One Hilton St.

Providence, RI 02905

(401) 455-6000



Community College of Rhode Island: Newport Campus

One John H. Chafee Blvd.

Newport, RI 02840

(401) 851-1600



Johnson & Wales University

8 Abbott Park Place

Providence, RI 02903

(401) 598-1000



New England Institute of Technology

1 New England Tech Boulevard

East Greenwich, RI 02818

(401) 467-7744



Providence College

1 Cunningham Square

Providence, RI 02918

(401) 865-1000



Rhode Island College

600 Mt Pleasant Ave

Providence, RI 02908

(401) 456-8000



Rhode Island School of Design

2 College St.

Providence, RI 02903

(401) 454-6100



Roger Williams University

1 Old Ferry Road

Bristol, RI 02809




Salve Regina University

100 Ochre Point Avenue

Newport, RI 02840




University of Rhode Island

45 Upper College Rd.

Kingston, RI 02881

(401) 874-1000




National Resources


Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE


The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline, which offers free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault and improve services to victims.


National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

Phone: (877) 739-3895


The NSVRC’s Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing, creating resources and promoting research.


National Center for Victims of Crime

Phone: (800) FYI CALL


Through collaboration with local, state and federal partners, the National Center advocates for stronger rights, protections and services for crime victims. It also provides education, training, and evaluation and serves as a trusted source of current information on victims’ issues.


Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Phone: (800) 851-3420


OVC is committed to enhancing the Nation’s capacity to assist crime victims and to providing leadership in changing attitudes, policies and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims of crime.


GLTQ National Hotline

Hotline: (888) 843-4564


The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Hotline provides private phone and email peer support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.


National Office of Victim Assistance (NOVA)

Phone: (800) 879-6682


NOVA’s mission is to champion dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis.