Health and Welfare/Leaves & Unemployment

For eligible members, your short term disability (for Massachusetts & Connecticut) and life insurance are provided through the UFCW New England Health FundIf you do not have or have misplaced your benefits card, contact them immediately. For eligible members, your dental coverage is provided through Delta Dental and vision is provided through EyeMed. For eligible members, your health care coverage is provided through Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Rhode Island and your prescription coverage is provided through OptumRX.

For information on the new UFCW New England Health Fund and the benefits available for eligible members, please visit:

Contact the Fund Office if you have questions about your benefits:

Delta Dental: 1-800-843-3582


EyeMed: 866-723-0514 (for eligible Stop & Shop members, please identify to EyeMed when requesting your benefits that you are in the UFCW and Participating Employers Interested Health & Welfare Fund)

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Address: 500 Exchange St, Providence, RI 02903
Phone:(401) 459-1000





 Recovery Centers of America 

In addition to the services they have been providing to our members – they have now added a Member Assistance Program (MAP) – which provides confidential service for our members and their dependents who may have questions or issues regarding drug & alcohol, stress, veteran issues, elder care, consumer credit issues, etc. 

Confidential Hotline                      (toll-free)     1-800-RECOVERY


Leaves & Unemployment

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Rhode Island Sick and Safe Leave Law:

Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Law:

Rhode Island Workers Compensation

Rhode Island Temporary Disability Insurance / Temporary Caregiver Insurance

Rhode Island Unemployment Insurance

Massachusetts Workers Compensation

Massachusetts Unemployment Insurance

Connecticut Workers Compensation

Connecticut Unemployment Insurance