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West Bay

Welcome to WEST BAY RI

Our mission is to provide innovative, person-centered supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in ways that promote community inclusion, personal power, self-expression and life fulfillment. Learn more about our Mission & Values.

Supporting individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities across Rhode Island
since 1981.

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Strides for Independence Walk-a-thon Empowers People to Imagine More...

The West Bay Community is excited to announce our 9th Annual Strides for Independence 1k/5k Walk-a-thon, set to happen on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Goddard Memorial Park. This event celebrates inclusion, empowerment, and the vast potential of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Our Strides for Independence Walk-a-thon goes beyond fundraising; it's a movement toward creating meaningful experiences for those with IDD to enjoy life to the fullest. With the theme "Imagine More," we emphasize our dedication to expanding opportunities, nurturing relationships, forging community bonds, and offering engaging activities tailored to each person's unique abilities, talents, and contributions.

Help us reach our $50,000 Goal!


How to JOIN:

  1. Participate in the Walk-a-thon: Grab your sneakers and join us for a day of fitness, fun, and solidarity. You can register solo or as a team, walking together toward a brighter future.

  2. Sponsorship Opportunities: Showcase your commitment to inclusivity and empowerment by sponsoring the Strides for Independence Walk-a-thon. Various packages are available, allowing businesses and organizations to support a meaningful cause and gain visibility.

  3. Make a Donation: Every contribution matters in our mission to create more opportunities for individuals with IDD. Donations can be made on our website or at the event, fueling programs and initiatives that enhance lives and promote independence.


Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024

  • Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Location: Goddard Memorial Park, 1095 Ives Rd., Warwick

  • Registration: Visit to register as a participant or team, explore sponsorships, and donate.

Featured Services

West Bay is committed to providing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with the tools and resources needed to seek and secure gainful employment. We believe every person has distinct talents and strengths, as well as an inherent right to full inclusion in the workplace.

West Bay offers SLA as an opportunity for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live in private homes with dedicated contractors who support people with their personal growth and development.

In order to foster growth, maintain an individual’s independence and encourage community inclusion, West Bay offers custom-designed services to those with an established range of life skills.

West Bay offers a variety of innovative, person-centered residential living options to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their daily lives. Presently, we operate over 30 individualized Residential Supports across Rhode Island.

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Career Opportunities



At West Bay RI, we’re committed to providing our employees with the best working environment possible. That’s why we’ve launched our new employee referral program, which allows employees to refer the best talent from their networks to join our team.

We believe that having a diverse and well-rounded team helps create a strong and collaborative workplace, and our referral program is just one of the many ways we’re striving for this. 

Job Openings Include: DSP, Specialized Supports, Management, Nursing and Residential Coordinator

Our organization is built upon teamwork, respect, and integrity. We support the creative energy of our employees and encourage the development of innovative ideas.

  • Supportive Team Environment

  • Flexible Schedule

  • Excellent Platinum Benefits

  • Full Time / Part Time / Per Diem

  • Employee Health & Wellness Programs

  • Career Development Opportunities


Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Agency Sponsored Life Insurance, Vacation, Sick, 401K Retirement, Supplemental Benefits (Aflac - Accident, Cancer & Life), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement, Pet Insurance, Identity Insurance


News & Events

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Employee Spotlight

Nevin & Rodney

Congratulations Nevin for being chosen as May's Employee Spotlight. To apply or see more opportunities click here

Big thanks to Mutual of America Financial Group for their generous support in hosting and showcasing the incredible artwork created by our talented local artists from Project Arts! 🎨 The artists' work now adorns their office walls, bringing beauty and inspiration to their space. 🖼️ We had an amazing gallery showing last night, and we extend our gratitude to everyone who attended and made it a success! 🎉 #MutualofAmerica #ProjectArts #LocalArtists #GalleryShowing #ArtisticCollaboration

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