Program Description

The Rhode Island Veterans Home is a 110-acre complex on Mount Hope Bay in Bristol. The home provides quality nursing and residential care to Rhode Island war veterans. Some of the services provided include social, medical, nursing and rehabilitative services.


  • Approximately 200 beds.
  • Assisted living and nursing care, including secure units (Alzheimer's care) and palliative care.
  • X-ray, dental, and pharmacy services, physical therapy and occupational therapy, psych services, transportation to PVAMC.
  • Cost is 80% adjusted net income.


  • Honorable discharge.
  • Veterans with 90-days (active) service during wartime.
  • RI resident for 2 consecutive years prior to date of application OR joined the service from RI.
  • Veteran may not have active psychosis or substance addiction or diagnosis of a contagious or infectious disease.

How To Apply


  • DD-214.
  • Medical records from Primary Care Physician (at least 2 previous years).
  • Copy of Guardianship or Power of Attorney for Health Care/Finances forms if applicable.

Contact Info

RI Veterans' Home

480 Metacom Ave
Bristol, RI 02809

About RI Division of Veterans Affairs

The RI Division of Veterans Affairs operates the RI Veterans Home, the RI Veterans Cemetery and the RI Office of Veterans Affairs. The Division also assists Rhode Island veterans and their families by providing information, ... MORE