Builders Helping Heroes

Program Description

Through its not-for-profit Builders Helping Heroes program, RI Builders Association members provide construction assistance to veterans with special housing needs. The program aims to help veterans wounded in combat operations since 9/11 adjust to life after being injured. Typical projects range from installing a wheelchair ramp to performing interior renovations to improve accessibility. Families of those killed in action since 9/11 are also eligible for renovation assistance.


  • Combat-wounded post-9/11 veterans. (Veterans eligible for the Purple Heart.)
  • Dependents of service members killed in action post-9/11.
  • Construction must take place on primary residences in RI.

How To Apply

  • Call the RI Builders Association for more information and to apply.

Contact Info

Builders Helping Heroes

450 Veterans Memorial Parkway #301
East Providence, RI 02914

About RI Builders Association

The Rhode Island Builders Association (RIBA), founded in 1945 as a not-for-profit organization, is one of the nation's largest local trade associations dedicated to serving the housing industry. The Association has nearly 1,400 member companies ... MORE