• Rhode Island


1345 Jefferson Boulevard
Rhode Island
United States

About Us


RICARES is a grassroots effort focused on creating a socially just community for all Rhode Islanders impacted by substance use. We approach stigma with an intersectional lens and advocate for change. 


We envision a community where Rhode Islanders have improved their health and wellness. Where every person is given the resources and services they need to succeed, to live a self-directed life, and to reach their full potential. 

Community Values:

We believe that healthy communities have the infrastructure for all members to succeed. 

  • Affordable Housing
  • Accessible Education
  • Healthcare Equity
  • Public & Personal Accountability
  • Public & Personal Transparency
  • Economic Opportunities
  • Safe People
  • Safe Spaces

How We Do It:

  1. We bring impactful opportunities to people so they can recognize their personal contributions to Rhode Island communities.
  2. Create additional opportunities for all Rhode Islanders to access recovery.
  3. Create healthy and whole communities that support recovery efforts for all Rhode Islanders.
  4. To Lead & Collaborate with stakeholders increasing overall recovery capital.