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We are here to help. This page contains helpful contact resources as well as volunteer opportunities and other bits of useful information.

The Rhode Island State Office does not have access to AARP member accounts. If you have questions about your membership, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277).

Meet AARP Rhode Island State Director Catherine Taylor From July 1, 2021, AARP volunteers conduct an online interview. Watch.

For information about an existing Mediare Advantage insurance policy, please look for the customer service number on your bill, statement or other materials provided by the carrier.

The best sources of information about your Medicare or Medicaid status are the RI State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) at 888-884-8721 (TTY 401-462-0740) or the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Call toll-free at 800-633-4227.

Here is how you can reach us:

AARP Rhode Island

10 Orms St.

Suite 200

Providence RI 02904


866-542-8170 (toll-free

Fax: 401-272-0596

Email us at

Office hours: 9 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday *We are closed do to COVID, but hope to open soon.

Did you miss an AARP Rhode Island virtual experience -- a Zoom event or tele-town hall? No problem. We post recordings in the AARP Rhode Island Replay Center.

Are you a member of the media?
Call Communications Director John Martin at 401-248-2671 or send him an email.

Would you like to become an AARP Rhode Island advocacy volunteer?
Call Matt Netto @401-248-2660 or send him an email.

Interested in becoming an AARP community volunteer? 
Call Darlene Reza Rossi @401-248-2674 or send her an email.

Need free tax preparation?
Use the AARP Foundation online Tax Aide Locator to make an appointment at a Rhode Island site near you. *Coming soon, our plans top resume in-person tax preparation in 2022.

Would you like to save on your car insurance?
Sign up for AARP Driver Safety Training. *Learn more; training currently is available only online.

Looking for Caregiver information?
AARP Rhode Island can help.

Now Playing, AARP Rhode Island's award-winning senior hunger documentary

Hungry in the West End

Watch John Martin's Hungry in the West End documentary series
Episode 1: The Growing Problem
Episode 2: Doing More with Less
Episode 3: Food for the Soul
Episode 4: Emergency
Episode 5: What Is Affordable?
Episode 6: It's Okay
Episode 7: Abundance
Episode 8: "It's Good Work"
Explore Jody McPhillips' 8-part companion Web report
Part 1: The Problem is Simple, But Not the Solution
Part 2: Feeding People Too Ashamed to Ask for Help
Part 3: Meals on Wheels Feeds the Homebound
Part 4: Food Pantries Feed All Comers
Part 5: Food & Friendship Served Up at St. Martin de Porres
Part 6: Nutritionists Help Seniors to Eat Right
Part 7: At 88, Theresa Gives Food Stamps a Second Try
Part 8: Volunteers Serve From the Heart, Get Back More Than They Give

Our Flickr Photo Archive

These Flickr photos tell the story of our work throughout the Ocean State


AARP Rhode Island volunteers at work in Providence

Another award-winning film by AARP Rhode Island's John Martin

About AARP Rhode Island
Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.