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Resident Services

The objective of the Resident Services Department of the Housing Authority of the City of Pawtucket is to introduce and link residents with a range of programs and services which help provide stability, strengthen individual and family functioning and offer opportunities to increase and maximize individual potential. This department also strives to enhance the quality of life, to further independence, to improve upward mobility into the broader community, and to enrich the lives of all we serve. There are many programs and services offered to the Residents of the Housing Authority of the City of Pawtucket.

The Resident Services Department works with local non-profits and human service providers to connect residents to the programs and services they need.  The Department is staffed by a Director of Resident Services, (2) Full-time Family Self Sufficiency Coordinators, (2) Full-time Resident Services Coordinators, a Full-time Housing Navigator, a Full-time Sash Coordinator, a Full-time AmeriCorps Member, and a Part-time Meal Site Coordinator. 

Our Family Self Sufficiency program serves Public Housing and Section 8 tenants, helping them to set goals, connect with education and training opportunities and plan for their future. 

Community Partners:


Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center

Blackstone Valley Community Action Program

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Capital Good Fund

Citizen's Bank


Leon Mathieu Senior Center

Oak Street Health

Office of Healthy Aging

Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation

Pawtucket Prevention Coalition

Potter League

Progresso Latino

Providence Center

RI Food Bank

Seven Stars Bakery


Southside Community Land Trust

St. Matthew Trinity Lutheran Church

St. Raphael Academy

United Healthcare

Vintage Pet Rescue

Woodlawn Community Development Corporation

If you have any questions, please contact:

Director of Resident Services 
Kimberly Gervais

(401) 721-6063

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