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First Stop
148 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904-2615
Phone: (401) 222-2185
Fax: (401) 222-1309
TTY: 711


Open to the public
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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First Stop Business Information Center

We make it easier for you to start or grow a business in Rhode Island. First Stop provides full-service support by creating free, customized packages that make it easier to apply for financing, obtain permits, make contacts and get answers from government at every level.

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