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Independent Living

The Corliss Institute

Jean Moniz, Director of Operations and Administration
292 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885
(401) 245-2223 TTY
(401) 245-3609 Voice
(401) 245-9565 Fax
Email: jmoniz@corliss.org
Web site: www.corliss.org

Summary: The Corliss Institute provides social and rehabilitative services to deaf persons with diverse disabilities in a manner which empowers them to live, learn and work successfully as integrated members of community.


Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL)

Lorna Ricci, Executive Director
1944 Warwick Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
(401) 738-1013 Voice
(401) 738-1015 TTY
(401) 738-1083 Fax
Email: lricci@oscil.org
Web site: www.oscil.org

Summary: The Ocean State Center for Independent Living provides peer support and counseling services, advocacy, skills training, information and referral to disabled individuals. Citizenship training for the Deaf and/or non-verbal. Smoke detector Program, Literacy Education.


Perspectives Corporation

James Simon, LICSW
Clinical Director of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Youth & Family Services
1130 Ten Rod Road
North Kingston, RI 02852
(866) 971-4771 (VP)
(401) 294-8181 ext. 152 (voice/relay)
Email: Jsimon@perspectivescorportation.com
Web site: www.perspectivescorporation.com

Summary: Perspectives Corporation is a multifaceted, dynamic agency that has been providing support to people with disabilities since 1977. While the main office is located in North Kingstown, they support adults and children throughout the state of Rhode Island. Perspectives offers a Home-Based Therapeutic Service program for qualifying children under the age of 21 who would benefit from our Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing specialty. In addition, the agency offers transitional school supports, adult residential, and adult day support services.