The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is one of Rhode Island's largest business advocacy organizations formed to enhance the business, civic and economic vitality of Newport County and greater Rhode Island.
We are an independent, non-profit organization with over 1,100 member companies employing more than 50,000 workers throughout Newport County and greater Rhode Island. Our purpose is to leverage the region's core assets to find solutions in the areas that matter most to the business and community, quality jobs, quality growth and quality of life.
The RI Department of Labor and Training provides workforce development, workforce security and workforce protection to the state’s workers, employers and citizens. Through federal and state funding, it offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT also protects the workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. And, the department provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers.
The mission of the Newport North End Neighborhood Association is to teach and empower residents of the North End to voice their concerns, share resources, and provide an easier way of keeping residents more connected and informed.
The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Newport, Rhode Island is to provide decent, safe, sanitary, affordable housing; and to promote home ownership, economic development, and economic self-sufficiency for public housing residents and a living environment free from discrimination and crime.
We offer housing assistance to those who qualify. Whether you are searching for housing for your family, an elderly or disabled relative, or subsidization for private housing costs, we are here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have. We also offer facilities including a community center and a virtual learning center with internet access.