Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island strives to create a welcoming environment for all. Working to empower the most vulnerable among us for the past 100 years, we meet our clients where they are by providing innovative wraparound programs and services helping those seeking to overcome educational, cultural, economic, and language barriers. A non-profit 501(c)(3), Dorcas International offers adult education, language learning, job training, citizenship and immigration services, refugee resettlement, translation and interpreting, clothing and household needs, and more.
Our organization has taken different shapes during the last 100 years of service, but our commitment and dedication to the individuals, families and community we serve remains the steadfast.
We empower individuals and families, especially immigrants, refugees, and the underserved, to become self-sufficient and fully participating members of our diverse community through innovative programs and advocacy that promote education, training, and cultural understanding.
We welcome all those who are working to overcome cultural, educational, economic and language barriers; and we empower all to achieve self-sufficiency and to participate actively in our community.
We provide client-centered services, advocacy and opportunities based on our expertise in family literacy and adult education, employment services, refugee resettlement, translating and interpreting, and U.S. citizenship and immigration services, and more.
We are committed to building on the diversity and strength of the people we serve as an investment in a stronger and more connected community.
Dorcas International Institute of RI does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island strives to create a welcoming environment for all, working to empower the most vulnerable among us for more than 100 years. We meet our clients where they are by providing integrated, wraparound programs and services helping those seeking to overcome educational, cultural, economic, and language barriers.