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You cannot file an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claim or a Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) Claim  from this facility.  To file a UI claim, click here or call 243-9100. To file a TDI claim, click here or call 462-8420.

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For UI questions, contact the UI Call Center at (401) 243-9100.

For TDI questions, contact the TDI Customer Service Center at (401) 462-8420.

The Department of Labor and Training (DLT) Administrative Offices are located in the Senator John O. Pastore Complex (the former Howard Complex) at 1511 Pontiac Avenue in Cranston. The Pastore Complex is located between Pontiac Avenue and Oaklawn Avenue (Route 2), just south of Route 37.

DLT is housed in a historic set of stone buildings called the Center General Complex. The building faces Pontiac Avenue, but the main entrance and parking lots are in the rear.

: follow interstate 95 north or south to route 37 west. Take the Pontiac Avenue exit. Bear left at the bottom of the exit onto Pontiac Avenue, heading south. Turn right at the third traffic signal onto Howard Avenue and into the Pastore Complex. Turn right at the first stop sign at West Road. The Department of Labor and Training is the large stone building on the right, behind the yellow maintenance building. There is ample parking.

FROM THE WEST: follow interstate 295 north or south to route 37 east. Take the Oaklawn Avenue exit (route 2 south). At the first traffic signal, turn left into the complex onto Howard Avenue. At the first stop sign, turn left onto West Road. DLT is the large stone building on the right, behind the yellow Maintenance building. There is ample parking.

MAIN ENTRANCE: Enter Building 73 (modern red brick building with overhang), and proceed to the main desk to sign in.

PROFESSIONAL REGULATIONS ENTRANCE: You may use Building 70 entrance (located to the right of the main building, with entrace facing Pontiac avenue) and sign in at the security desk.

Visit www.RIPTA.com to access their easy-to-use Trip Planner tool, located on their homepage.  The Trip Planner will help you find the best RIPTA bus route to get to the Department of Labor and Training.  Simply type in your starting address in the “From” tab, then type 1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston in the “To” tab.  Select the date and time you plan on traveling from the drop down menus and then click “Get Directions.”  The Trip Planner will tell you how to get here using RIPTA.  Please plan to arrive at your stop at least 5 minutes early. Service may be affected by traffic, construction, accidents or weather conditions.  Questions? Contact RIPTA’s Customer Service Department at 401-781-9400 or CustomerRelations@RIPTA.com

The Department of Labor and Training is served by Routes 21 and 22. 


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RI Department of Labor and Training
Center General Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920

Phone: (401) 462-8000
Fax (401) 462-8872
TTY via RI Relay: 711
11/30/18 MDF
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  DLT is an equal opportunity employer/program - auxiliary aids and services available upon request