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OUTREACH PREP: Emergency physician Dr. Rebecca Karb, third from left, speaks with health officials and House of Hope Community Development Corp. outreach workers before going to meet with homeless clients.

Amid housing shortage, access to care wavers

Sitting next to a campfire in a homeless encampment in a wooded area in Providence, emergency room physician Dr. Rebecca Karb found herself looking...

Warwick Motel 6 to house 55 homeless individuals from Armory building

WARWICK – As the Cranston Street Armory's temporary shelter nears its closure on May 15, the state plans to move 55 of the 150...
THE RHODE ISLAND Foundation on Monday released its 183-page report on the current state of homelessness and housing in Rhode Island. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

New RIF report outlines problems, plans to address homelessness, housing

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation on Monday released a lengthy 183-page action plan that looks at the state’s housing crisis, with calls to...

Crossroads R.I. proposes apartment complex for medically vulnerable homeless adults

PROVIDENCE – Crossroads Rhode Island is proposing to build an apartment complex providing housing for formerly homeless individuals with medical vulnerabilities. The proposed project, located...
Rilwan K. Feyisitan Jr.

Feyisitan named new EBCAP CEO and president

RILWAN K. FEYISITAN JR., a former Community Action Partnership of Providence CEO and president, recently was named the new CEO and president of East...
TWO RHODE ISLAND organizations, Crossroads Rhode Island and ONE Neighborhood Builders, are in line to receive a total of $315,000 in grants from the Point32Health Foundation, a joint group made up of the former Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Tufts Health Plan Foundation.

2 R.I. nonprofits advocating for affordable housing to receive $315K in...

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island nonprofit organizations that are focused on affordable housing issues are in line to receive a total of $315,000 in...

Helping the community

Does your business participate in philanthropic initiatives? Yes: 100% No: 0% How many organizations does your company donate time or resources to? More than 5: 86% 3-5: 14% 1-3: 0% What...
KAREN A. SANTILLI, CEO and president of Crossroads Rhode Island, is excited about the $500,000 pledge that High Rock Development LLC promised to the nonprofit as part of the 'Superman' building renovation project. But, she hopes the developers will honor that pledge. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Santilli: Crossroads surprised by $500K ‘Superman’ building pledge

PROVIDENCE – The top executive for Crossroads Rhode Island was surprised but nonetheless happy to hear that the local nonprofit would get $500,000 if...
BLUEPRINTS SHOW PLANS to renovate the former Rhode Island Family Shelter building in Warwick into permanent apartments for low- and moderate-income families. Crossroads Rhode Island, along with state and local elected officials, held Wednesday a formal groundbreaking commencing the renovation project. / COURTESY CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND

Crossroads R.I. hopes Warwick renovation project is blueprint to create more...

WARWICK – On Wednesday, representatives and residents from Crossroads Rhode Island, as well as state and local elected officials, broke walls down at the...

Integra partners with House of Hope to address homelessness

PROVIDENCE – A new partnership between Providence-based Integra Community Care Network and House of Hope Community Development Corp. in Warwick aims to place more...
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