Welcome House of South County Emergency Shelter

Contact Information:

8 North Road
Peace Dale, RI 02883
(401) 782-4770

About this Shelter

Established in 1989, Welcome House of South County (WHSC) is the leading provider of support services for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in southern RI.

It consists of the following four components:

1) a 17 bed emergency shelter

2) a soup kitchen;

3) the Office of Housing & Community Services encompassing both transitional and permanent housing

4) the Peace Dale Winter Shelter operating from November 1 - March 31

This shelter provides the following service attributes:

  • Men are welcome.
  • Women are welcome.
  • Families are welcome.
  • Shelter serves hot meals.
  • Provides emergency shelters.
  • Provides transitional shelters.
  • Provides supportive housing.

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  • Posted by on Mar 22, 2019

    my name is ricky my wifes name is Lyndsay were both homeless she is currently pregnant almost 9 weeks now . we struggling bouncing around from space to space or were ever we can find for the moment. we need help both drug free married an cant seem to find a place willing to help us both

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