Access To Recovery believes that the individuals seeking to find, maintain or sustain their recovery should not have to go without basic needs. Assistance is available for limited items. 

Qualifying candidates must:

  • Be a resident in a Rhode Island.

  • Have little or no income

  • Be in recovery from alcohol and/or substance misuse

  • Be willing to complete a request form


  • Funds awarded will be paid directly to purchases, not individuals

  • Requests may not exceed $300 total per person

  • Funds will be awarded on a one-time basis

  • Examples of qualifying needs include but are not limited to clothing, hygiene products, food, medication and transportation

This offering has been made possible by community donations and the Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund