Tri-County Community Action Agency

10 families can soon move into Zambarano ‘cottages’ in Burrillville

BY: - October 3, 2023

PROVIDENCE — A temporary homeless shelter could be opened in Burrillville as soon as this Friday after the State Properties Committee Tuesday unanimously approved a nine-month lease with the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals (BHDDH) to move 10 families to the northwest corner of the state. The move comes five months after […]

Could three empty dormitories in Burrillville help solve the state’s emergency housing crisis?

BY: - May 2, 2023

Tucked away in the northwest corner of Rhode Island sit three brick dormitory buildings a short walk from the calm waters of Wallum Lake in Burrillville. They are unoccupied now, but in recent years, they housed teens in need of rehabilitation and families looking to isolate and quarantine themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Housing Secretary […]