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Northern Rhode Island AHEC
1 Cumberland St, Woonsocket, RI 02895
Northern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (NRI AHEC) works to increase accessibility to healthcare inMore underserved communities in Woonsocket and nearby Rhode Island towns. NRI AHEC is part of a larger federal program established in 1971 that aims to increase the supply, distribution, diversity and quality of  health care professionals. By linking university health-science centers and community health-service systems,  AHEC is building a healthcare workforce dedicated to medically disadvantaged populations. The Woonsocket location serves Northern Rhode Island and opened in 2006.  It is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and works to recruit and train local students from disadvantaged populations and  eliminate inequalities in healthcare.
State of Rhode Island Department of Human Services
450 Clinton St, Woonsocket, RI 02895
The Department of Human Services (DHS) offers assistance to families, adults, children, elders, individuals withMore disabilities and veterans. Health, food, medical, child support and public assistance benefits are administered from an office on Clinton Street, in the same building as Thundermist Health Center. The organization's rules and regulations, along with detailed information regarding its programs, including applications and forms, are available on the Rhode Island DHS Web site.
Family Dollar
401 Clinton St, Woonsocket, RI 02895

Located conveniently beside the Woonsocket Public Library and across from Thundermist Health Care, Family Dollar hasMore an enormous selection of arts and crafts, as well as seasonal items such as fall flowers, autumn leaves, scarecrows and pumpkins. The store carries decorations for changing seasons and holidays, and stocks cleaning products for your kitchen, toys and school supplies for the kids, helium balloons and greeting cards, as well as gift wrap and bows for that special birthday and much more.

The store also carries a wide variety of grocery items including bread, cookies, drinks and chips for a lot less than the local supermaket. Although not everything in the store is one dollar, the prices are substantially lower than major department stores. This store definitely makes life a whole lot easier.