Rhode Island

Rhode Island Epilepsy Resources

Epilepsy Services in Rhode Island: 

If you’re living with seizures or an epilepsy diagnosis in Rhode Island, Epilepsy Foundation new England is happy to offer the following resources.

Epilepsy Resource Rooms

Epilepsy Research Rooms have been set-up at hospitals and medicals centers throughout Massachusetts & New Hampshire to offer active listening while providing community resources, individualized support, education, and services to help people manage their epilepsy and challenges related to epilepsy. Support is free and open to anyone living with epilepsy and caregivers for people living with epilepsy. Services are provided to children, youth, and adults.

Find an Epilepsy Resource Room Near You

Rhode Island Epilepsy Centers

The following epilepsy centers may be of interest to those individuals living in Rhode Island:

Hasbro Children’s Hospital—Providence

Child Neurology at Children’s Development Center
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 444-5685

Rhode Island Hospital—Providence

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 444-7608

Rhode Island Transportation Services

If you, your family member, or your consumers need to get to local or long distance medical appointments in New Hampshire, the following transportation service options may be available:

RIPTA - Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority

Rhode Islanders with disabilities of all ages may be eligible for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Paratransit Services from the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) curb-to-curb transportation service to people with disabilities which prevent them from using regular RIPTA bus service. This service is provided along existing RIPTA service corridors at a cost of twice the standard bus rate for all riders.

RIPTA Bus Passes cost residents 65 or older $5 and are valid for 5 years. Qualified riders who have a disability pay $2 for their 2-year pass. Pass holders pay half-fare on off-peak hours, weekends, and holidays. Bus pass holders enrolled in Medical Assistance (Medicaid) or RIPAE or who have incomes within the RIPAE limit, may apply for the No Fare program and ride free during all hours.

Call RIPTA at 784-9500 x 604 for details or visit their website.


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Rhode Island 211

Rhode Island 211 offers an easy way for callers in the Ocean State to access information about critical health and human services available in their community from one simple resource. In most cases, 211 is ideal for those seeking assistance accessing government benefits and services, connecting to nonprofit organizations, finding support groups or volunteer opportunities, reaching donation programs, and accessing other local resources.

Rhode Island 211