Office of Social Service Programs

The NIT Office of Social Service Programs (OSSP) provides eligible Tribal Members who reside within our established service area, with access to social service programs including: General Assistance, Child Welfare Services, payment assistance with Burial expenses, payment assistance with Housing (rental, relocation, mortgage), Food and Clothing vouchers, Weatherization/Cooling/Heat, and payment assistance with Utilities, Emergency Hardship, and Family/Community Services. The established service area includes the Tribal reservation near Charlestown, RI and Washington County, RI.

Eligibility requirements and application processes vary. Tribal Members who wish to apply for assistance please call the Social Services Program office at 401-213-6880.