Helplines


Help is available to address serious concerns about a person’s health, safety, and welfare.

    Report concerns about an individual aged 60 or older by contacting:
  • DEA Protective Services Unit
    Phone: 401-462-0555
    24 hour hotline, seven days per week, 365 days per year

    Report concerns about an adult with disabilities aged 18 – 59 by contacting:
  • Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals Quality
    Assurance Unit
    Phone: 401-462-2629
    24 hour hotline, seven days per week, 365 days per year

    Receive help if you or someone you care about is going through a mental health or substance use crisis by contacting:
  • BH Link
    Phone:  401-414-LINK (5465)
    24 hour hotline, seven days per week, 365 days per year