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Rhode Island Resources

Ocean State Center for Independent Living

Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL) is a consumer controlled, community based, nonprofit organization established to provide a range of independent living services to enhance, through self direction, the quality of life of Rhode Islanders with significant disability and to promote integration into the community.

Phone: 866-857-1161
TTY: (401) 738-1015

Office of Rehabilitation Services

Our mission is to empower individuals with disabilities to choose, prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment, economic self-sufficiency, independence, and integration into society.

Phone: 401.421.7005
TDD: 401.421.7016

National Federation for the Blind NFB

The National Federation of the Blind is not an organization speaking for the blind, it is the blind speaking for themselves. We have the motto Equality, Security, and Opportunity. Blind people should be equal, secure in the knowledge of their equality, and have the opportunity to do anything they wish like their sighted counterparts.

Phone: (401) 433-2606

Rhode Island Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Our Mission is to provide innovative leadership in public policy, advocacy, service delivery and accessibility throughout the Ocean State, RI CDHH ensures opportunities for every deaf and hard of hearing person to become an empowered and contributing citizen.

Phone: (401) 256-5511