04/15/2021 15:15 EDT
The federal government recently approved that some Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households will receive a minimum supplemental payment of $95 each month. Affected Rhode Island SNAP recipients will receive the April supplemental payment in April sometime after April 16, 2021.
04/05/2021 13:30 EDT
Rhode Island has received $200 million in rent relief funds from the federal Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. This program, Rent Relief RI through RI Housing, will provide rental and utility relief payments to help eligible renters maintain housing stability during the pandemic....
03/22/2021 11:00 EDT
CRANSTON, RI The Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) is pleased to announce a new grant program designed to support and stabilize Rhode Island's child care industry. The program will aim to alleviate some of the economic and operational hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and...