Events 2019-04-09T00:01:53+00:00



Open Doors: Fair Housing Law in Rhode Island
April is National Fair Housing Month. Join us for a discussion of Fair Housing Laws in Rhode Island. Sponsors: SouthCoast Fair Housing, NAACP Providence Branch, and Roger Williams University School of Law. Support for this program from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. To request an accommodation, contact SouthCoast Fair Housing at (401) 285-2550.

Tuesday, April 18, 2019
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
10 Metacom Avenue, Room 283, Bristol, RI 02809

See Event flyer here.


Homebuyer Education Workshop
SCFH will be one of many presenters at this informative two-evening workshop. Host: Catholic Social Services of Fall River

You must attend both dates to receive a First-Time Homebuyer Counseling Certificate. Registration Fee is required.
April 23 & April 24, 2019
4:45 – 9:15 p.m.
1600 Bay Street, Fall River, MA 02724
(Enter 331 Woodman Street into your GPS)

RSVP by April 22 to Maria Paiva at Catholic Social Services

See Event flyer here.


Housing Appeals Collaborative in Rhode Island.
SouthCoast Fair Housing, through the Housing Appeals Collaborative, is supporting efforts to assist individuals who have recently been denied from federally-subsidized housing in Rhode Island. If you have been denied subsidized housing, ask for an appeal right away!

For more information, click here.




“It’s About the Voucher”: Source of Income Discrimination in Rhode Island

Join us as we celebrate the release of our new report on source of income discrimination in Rhode Island. Brown bag lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

11:30 a.m.

82 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02903


Back to School Summer Block Party

Date: 9/5/2018

Location: Fallon Memorial Elementary School, 62 Lincoln Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02861, USA

Time: 5 pm – 7 pm


Back to School Summer Block Party

Date: 8/27/2018

Location: Elizabeth Baldwin Elementary School, 50 Whitman St, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA

Time: 5 pm – 7 pm


Providence Back-to-School Celebration

Join us on Saturday, August 18th at one of the 12 Back to School Celebration sites across the state for a festive, fun-filled and informative atmosphere for children and their families as 16,000 backpacks are distributed to RI students. SCFH will be distributing pencils and fair housing coloring books!

Location: Parent Information & Student Registration, 325 Ocean St – Providence

Date: 8/18/2018
Time: From 10 am – 2 pm.


9th Annual Project Homeless Connect

Date: 8/3/2018

Location: Bristol Community College, 777 Elsbree St, Fall River, MA 02720, USA

Time: 10 am – 2 pm


Welcoming RI Festival

Date: 6/24/2018

Location: Casino at Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907, USA

Time: 12 pm – 4 pm


Housing & Services Resource Fair

Date: 6/23/2018

Location: Providence Career & Technical Academy, 41 Fricker St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

Time: 10 am – 2 pm


Juneteenth Jubillee

Date: 6/19/2018

Location: DARE – 340 Lockwood St, Providence, RI 02907

Time: 4 pm – 7 pm


Elder Health and Wellness Fair

Date: Friday, May 11, 2018

Location: Cape Verdian Social Club, 329 Grosvenor Ave, East Providence, RI 02914, USA

Time: From 10 am – 1 pm.


May 5th – 50 Years Later…

Rally in Commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.


Location: Roger Williams National Memorial Park, North Main Street, Providence, RI

Date: Saturday, May 5th

Time 12 – 3  p.m.

Join us to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King’s important legacy and know more about what local organizations are doing to continue his work!


April 26 – MLK50: Awareness, Advocacy & Activism (Español)

Location: Bristol Community College, 800 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA

Date: Thursday, April 26

Time 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Click here to learn more and RSVP for this exciting event!


April 25 – Fair Housing for Elders: Achieving Equal Access While Aging

SouthCoast Fair Housing, the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights and HousingWorks RI are hosting a panel to discuss fair housing issues faced by elders. Join us to discuss these important issues and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

Location: Rhode Island Foundation, 1 Union Station, Providence, RI 02903

Date: Wednesday, April 25

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Space is limited. Please RSVP here. To request an accommodation or language interpretation, email or call (401) 285-2550.


April 4 – MLK Commemoration Youth Art Showcase

Join us for a night with Martin Luther King Jr. and RI Youth Artists. Nearly 100 youth artists from across RI took part in our poster submission contest in commemoration of MLK. April 4th, 2018 will mark 50 years since King’s murder which took place in Memphis while supporting striking Black sanitation workers. The work these youths have created is inspiring and a perfect depiction of King’s continued fight and everlasting legacy.

Don’t miss this opportunity at AS220, 115 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903