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DHS Contacts

Leadership

Courtney E. Hawkins
Director
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-2121
Kimberly Brito
Deputy Director Policy and Operations
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-2121
Yvette M. Mendez
Deputy Director External Affairs
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-2121
Celia Blue
Chief Administrative Officer
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-2121
Charles J. Fogarty
Director, Division of Elderly Affairs
Hazard Building, 2nd Floor
74 West Road
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-3000
Deborah A. Barclay, Esq.
Executive Legal Counsel, State Public Records Contact (FOI)
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-2326
We are currently interviewing for this position.
Associate Director, Division of Community Services
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Ronald Racine
Associate Director, Office of Rehabilitation Services
Louis Pasteur Building
40 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 462-7888
Kasim Yarn
Director, RI Office of Veterans Affairs
Louis Pasteur Building
560 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401) 921-2119
Sharon Santilli, Esq.
Associate Director, Office of Child Support
77 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 458-4400
Janice Cataldo
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Financial Management
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-2121

Program Administrators

Karen Beese
Child Care Program
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-1390
George Bowen
Management Operations
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-6468
Sarah M. Harrigan
Long Term Care Services and Supports
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 415-8418
Iwona Ramian
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 1-855-MYRIDHS (1-855-697-4347)
Fred Sneesby
Federal Grant Programs
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-1669
Denise Tatro
Statewide Administrator for Field Offices
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 721-6601
Kimberly Rauch
RI Works/Temporary Aid to Needy Families Program
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-0138

Division of Community Services

We are currently interviewing for this position.
Associate Director, Division of Community Services
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Karen Beese
Child Care Program
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-1390
Iwona Ramian
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: 1-855-MYRIDHS (1-855-697-4347)
Kimberly Rauch
RI Works/Temporary Aid to Needy Families Program
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-0138

Division of Management Operations

George Bowen
Administrator, Management Operations
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-6468
Denise Tatro
Statewide Administrator for Field Offices
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 721-6601

Division of Elderly Affairs

Charles J. Fogarty
Director, Division of Elderly Affairs
74 West Road
Hazard Building, 2nd Floor
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-3000
Paula Parker
Assistant Director, Division of Elderly Affairs
74 West Road
Hazard Building, 2nd Floor
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-0546
Meghan Connelly
Public Information Officer, Division of Elderly Affairs
74 West Road
Hazard Building, 2nd Floor
Cranston, RI 02920
Phone: (401) 462-0509

Office of Veterans Affairs

Office of Veterans Affairs
Kasim J. Yarn
Director of Veterans Affairs
560 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 206
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401) 921-2119
Rhode Island Veterans Resource Center
David Rothermel, Chief
560 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 206
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401) 921-0946
David Dos Reis, Chief
560 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 206
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401) 921-0951
Rhode Island Veterans Home
Administrator, Rick Baccus
480 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
Phone: (401) 253-8000
Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetary
Administrator, Cara Condit
301 South County Trail
Exeter, RI 02822
Phone: (401) 268-3088

Office of Rehabilitation Services

Ronald Racine
Associate Director, Office of Rehabilitation Services
40 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 462-7888

Office of Child Support Services

Sharon Santilli, Esq.
Associate Director, Office of Child Support Services
77 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 458-4400

Public Information

Alisha Pina
Chief Public Affairs Officer
Louis Pasteur Building
57 Howard Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
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    DHS Call Center
    Includes RIte Care, RI Works, Early Intervention, Children with Special Needs
    Phone: 1-855-MY-RIDHS (1-855-697-4347)
    For Health Coverage
    Phone: 1-855-840-4774
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    Includes Directors and Administrators
    Phone: (401) 462-2121
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    Phone: (401) 462-0311
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    Phone: 1-888-979-9939
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    Phone: (401) 458-4400
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    Phone: 1-800-829-1040
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    Phone: (401) 398-7605
    Phone: (855) 398-7605
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    Phone: (401) 784-8100 (in-state and long-distance callers)
    Phone: 1-800-964-6211 (in-state toll calls and border communities)

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