Our Programs

Emergency Shelter

Emergency Shelter

The WARM Shelter is a 19-bed facility designed to help homeless men and women who suffer from a variety of circumstances. While staying at the Shelter residents must remain alcohol and drug free, follow house rules, meet with their peers and staff.

Anita's Kitchen

Anita's Kitchen

The community meal site at WARM serves nearly 100 meals every day … nearly 40,000 last year. Lunch is served 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm daily, and dinner is from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm daily, at 54 Spruce Street, near Riverhead Building Supply and Immaculate Conception Church.

Harvest Homes

Harvest Homes

Harvest Homes is a program designed to provide homeless families with shelter while promoting self-sufficiency and giving them hope for a safer, healthier future. We operate thirteen remote residential apartments designed for Harvest Homes.

WARM Supportive Homes

WARM Supportive Homes

WARM Supportive Homes provides permanent housing to six disabled individuals and two families with disabled adult members. We provide a safe, supportive environment, and thorough case management.

Community Outreach

Community Outreach

WARM offers case management to families and individuals in southern Rhode Island who are in crisis. They receive guidance in accessing services, or funds for their particular situation, such as assistance with rent, utilities, prescriptions, or transportation costs.

Attire For Hire

Attire For Hire

The Attire for Hire is a clothing program with a mission to provide low-income individuals and community members with work-appropriate clothing (including shoes, coats and accessories) for going on job interviews, beginning employment, etc.

Summer Lunches

Summer Lunches

Our Children’s Summer Lunch Program prepares and delivers bagged lunches to children in Washington County who benefit from the program. Over 7,000 nutritious lunches were served in Summer 2023 to local children!

Street Outreach

Street Outreach

The Warm Center’s Homeless Street Outreach Case Management Program is available to assist those in need of basic comfort and safety items, as well as case management services to individuals currently sleeping outside and homeless.

Get Help

Get Help

If you are a single adult in need of shelter, call our shelter case manager, Destin Holloway at 401.596.9276 ext. 116. If you and your children are homeless, call our Family Housing Case Manager, Amanda Imbriglio at 401.596.9276 ext 101.

The Rhode Island Spotlight

Creating Miracles, Changing Lives

What started out as a soup kitchen and emergency shelter in the heart of Westerly nearly three decades ago has evolved into a comprehensive non-profit social service organization that this year will serve more than 2,300 people. The WARM Center has expanded to serve not only those in Westerly, but also surrounding communities in Rhode Island and nearby Connecticut. In this August 2016 video, Rhode Island Spotlight host Jim Hummel sits down with Russ Partridge, WARM’s executive director, and two people who say WARM saved their lives – literally.

Rhode Island Spotlight highlights community heroes and heroic organizations. Visit them and browse the archive at http://www.rhodeislandspotlight.org.

We’re Here To Help

Testimonials

I’ve had my ups and downs but the one BIG lesson I learned at the WARM Center was there are still good people out in the world that care. NEVER give up on people because there are good and caring people. Most of all, I want to say thank you to the staff for being there and listening and putting me back on the right road.

Vicky, Former Resident of Women's Dormitory

WARM was there for my family at a very tough time. They provided a place to live and great advice. Today, I’m working and we’ve moved into a place of our own. I’ll be grateful to WARM forever.

Brenda, Former Harvest Homes Resident

I’m on a fixed income. My finances are so tight that there isn’t a lot left over for food. When I go to WARM for dinner, I know I’m going to get at least one good, hot meal. Which is usually all I need.

Thomas, Frequent Diner at Anita's Kitchen

A few years back everything crashed in on us at one time: an unexpected medical bill, a car repair, reduced hours at work. Another agency referred us to WARM. Noella was able to help us get our rent paid so we wouldn’t lose our apartment. WARM was a lifesaver! Thanks you, WARM Center.

Cindy & Donny, Recipients of Assistance - Community Outreach

Our Upcoming Events

Latest Happenings

Raise the Roof with Laughter

June 14 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

We Would Love To Hear From You

Get In Touch Today!