City Hall - 3rd floor
145 Taunton Avenue
East Providence RI 02914
The Affirmative Action Department is administered by the Affirmative Action Director who is employed by the City.
The Affirmative Action Officer and Equal Employment Opportunity
The Affirmative Action Officer is responsible for dealing with allegations of Civil Rights violations and accepts and investigates all allegations of unlawful employment discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, age (over-40), color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
Once a complaint is filed, the matter is investigated. Upon the determination of reasonable cause to believe that the unlawful discrimination or harassment has occurred, the department administrator or supervisor concerned will be notified of the allegation(s). If it is the department administrator or supervisor who is alleged to have committed a prohibited act, the AAO / EEO Officer will confer with and refer the matter to the City Manager for appropriate action. Upon completion of the investigation, the AAO / EEO Officer will make a determination of findings and provide recommendations for corrective action.
The AAO/ EEO Officer is significantly involved in the Police, Fire Department recruitment process. This includes participation in interviews, meeting with the recruiting departments, reviewing application and recruitment materials, assisting in the preparation of advertisements.
The City of East Providence has many resources available for our residents. Please contact our office if you have questions or would like your service provider added to our list.
|| Phone Number
|Department of Human Services
|Food Stamp Office
||401-729-5400 or 800-984-8989
|S.N.A.P (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program
|Newman Congregational Church
||401-438-8899 or 401-434-2886
|East Bay Community Action Program
|St. Francis Xavier Church
|Electric Benefit Transfer EBT
|Child Support Services/Enforcement
|RITE Share Services
|Medical Assistance Provider Help Desk
||401-784-8100 or 800-964-6211
|East Bay Heating Assistance
|"Keep the Heat On" Heating Assistance Program
Click here for the EEO Complaint Form
Click here for ADA Compliance Information