No home + No address = No school for children

 Help Rhode Island's most vulnerable individuals and families find a place to call home as they prepare to go back to school.


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Better Outcomes

Our goal is to help the people we serve secure stable homes. Our approach to housing prioritization and case management has proven highly successful.

The Reality of Homelessness

For a person experiencing homelessness, challenges are everywhere. No one plans to become homeless, and when it happens, they are usually unprepared to solve problems that they never considered, such as:

  • Where will I store my belongings?
  • How will I wash my clothes?
  • When is the next time I will be able to shower?

No one plans on homelessness, but we plan on ending it. You can help.

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"There is no worse feeling than realizing you have nowhere to go home to at the end of the day."

— Georgia, a Women’s Shelter guest


Increase in efficiency after implementing our new model of service.


Percent increase in housing placements from 2013 to 2014.


Decrease in overall shelter use from 2013 to 2014.

Stories of Hope

Since implementing our new service delivery model, we have ended homelessness for more people per year than ever before. Our former clients often share their success stories with us, and they serve as inspirational reminders of hope to our staff and clients.

"Crossroads gave me the tools I needed to find my own apartment."

— Brian, a former client

1 in 4

Number of children who make up the homeless population in Rhode Island. Let's change that.

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