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Access a Fuller Life!

At AccessPoint RI, we empower people with differing abilities to live with dignity, respect, equality and choice throughout their lives.

We form partnerships with individuals and families, assisting people to pursue what is important to them. Whether it’s a family seeking assistance to optimize a child’s development, an adult who may need support to live independently, or an individual who wants job training to find employment, AccessPoint’s knowledgeable and caring staff is there to help each person live a fuller life.

Letter from the Chair of our Board of Directors 

Dear Family and Friends of AccessPoint RI,

As you may be aware, Tom Kane, President and CEO, notified us in August of his intention to retire from AccessPoint RI.  While I was very sad “for us”, I was happy for Tom, because I don’t know anyone who has the level of commitment to human rights and dignity that spans close to 50 years.  Tom has tirelessly and commendably served at AccessPoint RI, as CEO, for over twenty years.  In addition, Tom’s work outside AccessPoint RI, thrice-elected leader of the Community Provider Network of Rhode Island and honored in 2005 by its members for his contributions, demonstrates Tom’s willingness to lead, at every level, his lifelong mission for social justice and human rights.  As a board, we will have some big shoes to fill as we execute the executive search for Tom’s replacement.  Read More