Directory of Services for Older Adults


OrganizationPhone NumberPhone Number

AARP Foundation Local Assistance Directory866-542 8170https://local.aarpfoundation.org
Rhode Island Elder Info
https://rielderinfo.com/


Agencies that Provide Multiple Services

Organization
Phone Number

Website

Jonnycake Center of Westerly401-377-8069https://jonnycake.org
Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center860-599-3285https://pawcatuckneighborhoodcenter.org
Tri-County Community Action Agency401-351-2750https://tricountyri.org/locations
Westerly Senior Center401-596-2404www.westerlyseniorcenter.org


Legal Issues and Avoiding Scams

OrganizationPhone NumberWebsite
Rhode Island Legal Services 401-846-2264https://rils.org


Fall Prevention

Tips: Declutter your space Have your eyes checked
Have enough bright light Remove area rugs

OrganizationPhone NumberWebsite
Apple Clipper Rehab 401-322-8081https://apple-rehab.com
Westerly Hospital Rehab401-596-3593  ask for Lois Rice or Eleanor Depredate


Nutrition

How to make sure you are eating a healthy diet? Do you need help getting food?

OrganizationPhone NumberWebsite
American Heart Association1-800-242-8721https://heart.org
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program401-462-5300http://dhs.ri.gov/Programs/SNAPProgram.php


Mental Health and Substance Use Concerns

Are you concerned about yourself or a loved one?

OrganizationPhone NumberWebsite
BH Link (24 Hours)401-414-LINK (5465)
Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255
Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration 1-800-662-4357

 

Income Based Medical & Dental Services

OrganizationPhoneWebsite
Wood River Health Services401-539-2461https://woodriverhealthservices.org/wp/

 

Housing/Heat Assistance

OrganizationPhoneWebsite
The WARM Center401-596-WARM (9276)https://warmcenter.org
Habitat for Humanity of South County
(Home Modifications)
401-213-6711https://southcountyhabitat.org/
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
(Home Modifications)
401 -601-5621https://neighborshelpingneighborsri.org/index.html







Transportation Assistance

OrganizationPhoneWebsite
Southern Rhode Island Volunteers401-552-7661https://southernrivol.org


Respite Care

OrganizationPhoneWebsite
PACE Adult Day Center of Westerly401-490- 6566https://pace-ri.org/


Community/Social/Advocacy

OrganizationPhoneWebsite
AARP Rhode Island866-542-8170https://www.aarp.org/ri
Age Friendly RI
https://agefriendlyri.org
Alzheimer's Association1-800-272-3900      24/7 Helpline
Community Resource Finder
https://www.communityresourcefinder.org
Westerly Public Library401-596-2877https://westerlylibrary.org


For more information about Age Friendly Westerly, call Sarah Cote at the Jonnycake Center of Westerly at 401-377-8069