State Government Press Releases

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07/18/2018
The customer portal will be unavailable for the next few hours of July 18 for maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience and recognize the maintenance may increase the number of calls to our Call Center. Please visit our Contact Us section of our website because some of your needs may be...
07/12/2018
Governor Gina M. Raimondo recently signed into law a $9.6 billion state budget for the fiscal year that began July 1st. The budget bill allocates $632.8 million for our Department to continue to be the safety net agency helping more than 300,000 Rhode Islanders annually with food assistance,...
07/06/2018
The customer portal will be unavailable between July 7 at midnight through 11:59pm on July 8, as we make improvements to better serve you. We apologize for the inconvenience.
06/01/2018
The Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) as well as the Department Human Services (DHS), including its Call Center, are currently experiencing a technical issue which does not appear to be RIBridges-related. The State's IT team is working with our vendors to determine the root cause...
05/24/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Human Services will conduct a public meeting on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Louis Pasteur Building, 57 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920 in the West Wing Conference room to allow interested groups, organizations and all segments of the public an...
05/18/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI There was truly a strolling thunder at the State House Wednesday afternoon. DHS staff, advocates, community partners, supportive legislators, educators, parents and dozens of babies and toddlers crowded the Rotunda, Bell and State Rooms to advocate for high quality child care...
05/15/2018
DHS invites you to get your photo taken with HIGH QUALITY CHILD CARE supporters, Elmo, Poppy from Trolls, and Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol! It's a Picture Perfect opportunity to support the State's child care initiatives, including the push for tiered child care quality rates that will:
04/16/2018
Providence, Rhode Island, April 9, 2018 -- The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) wants to know how satisfied their customers are with their bus service. They are inviting their customers to take their sixth annual online Customer Satisfaction Survey, available on the RIPTA website from...
04/03/2018
CRANSTON, RI On Monday, April 2, the state Department of Human Services launched its Child Care Shout Out Campaign. To participate, and we hope you do, simply use the hashtag #RICares4ChildCare and post a photo or video on social media that explains what you love about your favorite child...
03/05/2018
With the power outages and storm aftermath of this weekend, DHS would like to remind the individuals and families we serve that SNAP recipients may seek and receive replacement SNAP benefits due to a loss of food caused by a disaster. Power outages of 4+ hours meet that criteria. Households...