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Community Partners

For 28 years now, Phoenix Property Management, Inc. has offered a wide variety of affordable housing options. Our comfortable, specially designed, and carefully maintained apartment communities are located in Rhode Island and Maine, with additional states coming soon. Our caring and experienced staff is dedicated to serving the needs of the elderly, persons with disabilities, and low income individuals and families.

Since 1977, Women’s Resource Center (WRC) has been a listening ear, a helping hand, and in some cases, a lifeline to individuals experiencing domestic violence. The overarching goal of WRC is that through education and intervention, there will one day be a world without domestic violence. The main WRC facility is still located in downtown Newport, at 114 Touro Street, a second office is in Warren, at 624 Main Street and our third location is at the Florence Center where our prevention team is housed.

The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Newport, Rhode Island is to provide decent, safe, sanitary, affordable housing; and to promote home ownership, economic development, and economic self-sufficiency for public housing residents and a living environment free from discrimination and crime.

To provide comprehensive programs and services to homeless families in a safe, supportive environment that promotes family health and stability and increases self-sufficiency in order to achieve permanent, affordable housing.

We provide free peer-based support for individuals finding their path to recovery and wellness. Each center offers peer-led mutual aid meetings and support groups, social community events, and ongoing training opportunities such as life skills, QPR suicide prevention, Narcan, etc. We collaborate with community partners and link individuals to treatment, programs, and community resources.

RI Housing strives to ensure that all people who live in Rhode Island can afford a healthy, attractive home that meets their needs. A good home provides the foundation upon which individuals and families thrive, children learn and grow, and communities prosper.

The Community Blessing Foundation offers support to those affected by substance use disorder and other co-occurring disorders giving encouragement to access recovery for addiction and mental health challenges. Our strategy is working with people and the networks that support them, with a focus on assisting them in finding jobs and creating an environment that facilitates enhanced recovery, promotes optimal health, and fosters intergenerational change.

Founded in 1922 and renamed honoring Dr. King in 1968, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center is a central service provider for at-risk individuals, families, and seniors. An independent nonprofit, the MLK Community Center fights hunger, promotes health, educates young and school-aged kids, supports families, and engages seniors. We nourish, educate, and support Newport County residents to improve their economic, social, and physical well-being. We build a strong and inclusive community where all people are empowered to be self-reliant and to live their best quality of life.


The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sets income limits that determine eligibility for assisted housing programs including Public Housing, Section 8 project-based, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Section 202 housing for the elderly, and Section 811 housing for persons with disabilities programs. HUD develops income limits based on Median Family Income estimates and Fair Market Rent area definitions for each metropolitan area, parts of some metropolitan areas, and each non-metropolitan county.

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