RI Works (RIW) Program - How to Apply

Or you may opt to complete the printable application.

DHS-2 Application (used for all programs including temporary cash assistance)




Or contact your local DHS Office. You will need to complete an application and provide proof of identity, income, assets/resources and expenses.

Remember: When printing the appropriate application and instructions (if needed), fill it out as completely as possible. Pleasemail the completed application to the RI Department of Human Services, P.O. Box 8709, Cranston, RI 02920-8787.

If you do not have Adobe PDF software or access to a printer, please call your local DHS office to apply now.