Rhode Island Medicaid – Food Stamp – Welfare Offices administrates your local program under Rhode Island State guidelines. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Welfare programs (TANF) give assistance to those who have little or no income. While Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food.
Click on Your Rhode Island Medicaid/Food Stamp Office for Phone Number, Map and More Information
Rhode Island Medicaid Application Forms – Here you can get Forms to apply for Rhode Island (Medical Assistance) Medicaid.
Rhode Island SNAP Program & Application – On this page you will find information and Application for Rhode Island Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (formerly Food Stamps) Program.
Rhode Island TANF Program & Application – Here you will find information and Application for Rhode Island Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program.
Rhode Island Medicaid Office Tips:
- Show Up Early: Medicaid offices are sometimes crowded. You must understand that in this economy there are many people in need of medicaid, food stamp and welfare benefits. So be patient, you will be seen.
- Be prepared to wait: With lots of people at your local Medicaid office, if you are late you will have to wait. the best way to avoid the long lines, so get to the office early.
- Bring a snack: If you have kids with you, they may get hungry so bring a snack. You don’t want to miss your name being called because you went out to buy a snack.
- Keep a Cool Head: With lots of people at the local medicaid/food stamp office waiting to be seen it’s easy to get frustrated and loose you cool. Remember that medicaid office counselors are there to assist you. Keeping a cool head and being courteous will help speed the process along.
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