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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Crossroads Rhode Island?

Crossroads Rhode Island is a nationally-recognized 501(c)(3) private non-profit organization and the leading provider of services to people experiencing homelessness in Rhode Island.

What is the mission of Crossroads Rhode Island?

The mission of Crossroads Rhode Island is to help homeless or at-risk individuals and families secure stable homes. Those we serve achieve this by engaging in our range of services including housing, basic needs, shelter, case management, referrals, and education and employment services.

Who are the clients of Crossroads Rhode Island?

Crossroads Rhode Island serves families and individuals from all areas of Rhode Island who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We also serve individuals seeking to improve their lives through our Education and Employment Services.

How is Crossroads Rhode Island funded?

As a private non-profit organization, we primarily rely on the generosity of our neighbors and supporters to keep our doors open. Crossroads Rhode Island currently receives funding from individual donors, corporations, foundations, federal, state, and municipal government sources. For more financial information, please view our most recent Annual Report.

How long has Crossroads Rhode Island been around?

Originally Travelers Aid of Rhode Island, Crossroads Rhode Island was founded in 1894 with the goal of helping Providence newcomers find employment. Over the years, the agency has continued to evolve to meet the needs of our community’s most vulnerable populations.

Are donations to Crossroads Rhode Island tax-deductible?

Yes, all donations to Crossroads Rhode Island are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Our Federal Tax ID number is 05-0259094.

I have a question about donating to Crossroads Rhode Island. What number should I call for help?

You may contact the Development Office at 401-277-4327 for help with any questions relating to making a donation.

Want to help?

There are many ways that you can help the individuals and families that Crossroads serves.

Other Ways to Give

Want to make an in-kind donation or gift of stock? Learn more about other ways to give.

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