An Expert Source for Media Inquiries

Sojourner House is Rhode Island’s largest and most comprehensive anti-violence agency and we serve the entire state, offering emergency shelter and permanent housing to all genders, immigration advocacy, and dozens of support programs and services to clients and their families. We also provide community and police training, and represent undocumented victims in deportation cases.

Journalists and reporters are welcome to contact Sojourner House as an expert source on myriad topics, including human trafficking, sexual & domestic assault, immigration, housing, sexual health, LGBTQ+ issues, local and national policy initiatives, and police training on abuse/trafficking protocol.

For media requests, contact Shannon McDonnell at or 401-228-3753. If you are on deadline after hours, please call our 24/7 hotline at 401-765-3232 to be connected with a member of our communications team.

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