Board & Staff


Our staff is made up of committed professionals, most of whom have extensive experience in both human and social services. We are fortunate to have our full time staff augmented by scores of volunteer workers who contribute in countless ways, including service on our Board of Directors.

Please feel free to contact the staff members listed below for more information on our programs, or to become involved with WARM.

Russ Partridge, Executive Director, ext 106

Jamie Silva, Director of Housing Services, ext 107

Noella Blackwell, Community Critical Needs Case Manager, ext 102

Harlee Nordstrom, Bookkeeper, ext 108

Sam Soto, Shelter Case Manager, ext 116

Jim Goodwin, Food Services Coordinator, ext 101

Thom Mathews, Senior Grant Writer, x113

Jennifer Bucchino, Grants Administrator, ext 115

Ann Christina, Harvest Homes and Transitional Housing Case Manager, ext 110

Will Houlihan, Street Outreach Case Manager, ext 105

Hattie Fairbanks, Housing Navigator, ext 114



Board of Directors

Kristin Battisti, President

Cheryl H. Hayward, Vice-President

Lisia Quinlivan, Secretary

John Cillino, Treasurer

Michael Bontempo

Dr. Joel Cohen

Rev. Dr. Joyce Duerr

John Goetsch

Joe Glennon

Krislyn Launer

Alan Martone

Kim Moynihan-Giachello

Kevin Owren

Lorraine Randall

Terry Smith

Elizabeth Turner

Peter Slom


The WARM Center

(401) 596-WARM
Lunch: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Dinner: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Upcoming Events

all-day Dollar Makes a Difference @ The WARM Center
Dollar Makes a Difference @ The WARM Center
Oct 1 2017 – Mar 31 2018 all-day
Dollar Makes a Difference @ The WARM Center
Will you help? Through the Dollar Makes a Difference campaign, which begins October 1st, WARM receives contributions designated for heating assistance to help financially struggling men, women, and children in the community.  It’s simple: give[...]
6:00 pm 2018 WARM Gala @ Westerly Armory
2018 WARM Gala @ Westerly Armory
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2018 WARM Gala @ Westerly Armory
Prepare yourself for INTRIGUE and MAYHEM! This 1920’s Hollywood themed event will be glamorous and exciting. As you arrive you will enjoy the upbeat sound of a live, 15-piece swing band. You will have time[...]
10:30 am Penguin Plunge @ The Andrea
Penguin Plunge @ The Andrea
May 5 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Penguin Plunge @ The Andrea
Rescheduled from New Year’s Day The Andrea, Misquamicut Beach REGISTER HERE! DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM AND WAIVER HERE. PLUNGE OR PLEDGE! freezin’ for a reason….              Are you willing to[...]