RI Veteran's Home

Contact Information:

480 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 253-8000

About this Shelter

The Veterans Home has 260 nursing care beds in six long term care units, including a Alzheimer's Care Unit. There are also two ambulatory care units with 79 beds.
Additional services include: dental, x-ray and pharmacy services and transportation to and from the Veterans Administration Hospital clinics in Providence.
Mission Statement: Effective immediately, The RI Office of Veterans Affairs maintains thorough knowledge of individual and social factors contributing to personal problems that affect the veteran and active duty service members and their families, remains current on issues and trends impacting the work and mission of the division, forms strong and successful partnerships locally, regionally and nationwide to address veterans’ issues in Rhode Island, in order to set conditions to reduce homeless veterans, veterans living in poverty, veteran unemployment rates, ensure veterans receive proper medical care, while continuing quality customer service at the RI Veterans Home and RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery and ensure every Veteran has an opportunity to make it in Rhode Island.

  • Provides transitional shelters.
  • Provides long term shelters.
  • Has special services for veterans.
  • Provides medical assistance.
  • Provides mental health counseling.


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