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RentReliefRI – Onsite Assistance Appointments

The RentReliefRI program provides a lifeline to Rhode Island renters struggling to make their rent and/or utility payments.

Do you qualify? Visit for more information on the program.


RentReliefRI and the YMCA of Pawtucket and Woonsocket YMCA are partnering to provide onsite application assistance to eligible households.

Program representatives will be onsite to help applicants complete their applications for assistance on the following dates and times:

Friday, November 19, 2021, 4 P.M. – 8 P.M.

YMCA of Pawtucket, 20 Summer Street, Pawtucket

Saturday, November 20, 2021, 9 A.M. – 1 P.M.

Woonsocket YMCA, 43 Federal Street, Woonsocket

NOTE: Appointments are required to meet with a program representative.

Schedule an Appointment

IMPORTANT! You will need to bring the following information/documentation to the appointment:
Even if you do not have these documents, you may still be eligible.


  • Identification
    (ex. In-state or out-of-state ID; passport; state or city-issued ID; any form of Government issued ID; expired IDs are acceptable)
  • A signed copy of the Self-Attestation form
    (hard copies will also be available at your appointment)
  • Proof of residency
    (ex; bank statement, utility bill, driver’s license)
  • Proof of income
    (ex; wage statements, unemployment letter, 2020 tax return)
  • Signed copy of your lease agreement or documentation showing tenancy
    (a pattern of rent payment)
  • Documentation demonstrating your rental/utility arrearage
    (ex; past due utility bill, eviction notice, 5 day demand letter, communication from landlord)
  • Landlord contact information (address, email and phone number) or written statement that landlord is unwilling to participate

*If you have received a notice from the court for an eviction proceeding against you, please have that documentation available.
**Please note: A Self-Attestation Form may be used in instances where documentation is not available.

Can’t make it to one of these dates?

The RentReliefRI Call Center and a network of partner agencies are available to assist you with submitting your application and answering any questions you may have.

RentReliefRI Call Center: 1-855-608-8756
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.  |   Saturday: 8a.m.-1 p.m.

See our list of partner agencies >

About RentReliefRI
RentReliefRI is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number ERA0013 awarded to the State of Rhode Island by the U.S. Department of Treasury.