A print screen view of the HealthSource RI home page which includes images of people to help users select from the options noted. This image is located on the Apply for DHS Benefits Page.
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General Contact Info

DHS Call Center and Health & Human Services Programs

1-855-MY-RIDHS       (1-855-697-4347) Open Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


For Health Coverage, call HealthSourceRI

1-855-840-4774 Open Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 7:00 pm

Apply for DHS Benefits

Computer icon. Located on the Apply for DHS Benefits Page. Apply Online

HealthyRhode RI

  • To apply for any of the available human service programs, click here to open the "Login or Create Account" page.

For Detailed Steps

The Community Partner Toolkit includes detailed steps on how to apply for DHS Programs, verification lists, and quick reference guides.

Also, learn how to:

Save time Get ONLINE.

No pierda tiempo Visítenos en INTERNET

Salve tempo Conecte ONLINE

Envelope icon. Located on the Apply for DHS Benefits Page. Apply by Mail

By filling out the Application for Assistance you can apply for multiple benefits at once. Click on the program links below to view the printable applications also available in other languages. Fill out applications as honestly and completely as possible and mail to the RI Department of Human Services, P.O. Box 8709, Cranston, RI 02920-8787 or the location specified on the applications.

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

Rhode Island Works Program

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

Long Term Services and Support (LTSS)

General Public Assistance (GPA)

Group of people icon. Located on the Apply for DHS Benefits Page. Apply In Person

Meet with someone in person to apply for programs.

  • For health and human services programs, call or visit a local DHS Office open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Visit the Integrated Eligibility System Updates page for extended hours of operation.
  • For health coverage, call or visit HealthSourceRI at 401 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI 02915 open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 7:00 pm.
  • Certified navigators are available to help with applying for health coverage. See the HealthSourceRI Navigator Directory below for an agency near you.

The directory identifies agencies with on-site Navigators who are fluent in languages other than English. Interpreter services can be arranged for anyone who needs assistance in other languages.