Free Soup Kitchen/Community Dinner
Second Cents Consignment Store
Accepts adult clothing (up to 6 items) Sunday and Thursdays. Proceeds from the sale of donated clothing will go to our program!
Mental Health Advocacy
Deborah Marcotte, Director MHCA of RI / Wakefield Oasis, available on Wednesday mornings.
Emergency Service Hot line
Response within 24 hours
Emergency medical transportation and delivery
Available weekly based upon need and available resources.
Emergency clothing, blankets, and diapers for all ages.
Holiday Gift Programs
Adopt a Holiday family
General: Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 3:30PM
Food Pantry: Wed, Thur 9:30AM - 11:30AM; Wed 6:30PM - 7:30 PM; Fri 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Also food pantry is open for emergencies during general office hours.
Adult and Youth Education, Employment & Training
Family Care Community Partnership
Youth Diversionary Program
Wayward Disobedient (assistance with filing)
Food Bank and Commodities Distribution
Head Start educators work with families and children to implement developmental and socialization strategies that work best for you and your child. Our classrooms are bright and inviting and are designed to maximize creativity and learning. Healthy lunches and snacks are provided to children daily. In addition to providing educational and nutritional resources, children will have access to health and dental screenings at no cost, and families will be provided with health referrals and referrals for emergency services whenever needed. We recruit families 12 months per year.
Early Head Start is a federal program for eligible families, that are expecting a child, or with a child ages birth to three years old. The program provides services that promote cognitive, language and social-emotional development of the child. Children enrolled in the program will receive medical and dental screenings at no cost, and families are provided with assistance locating health care, and emergency services whenever needed.
The Tri-County Early Head Start program offers a home-based option for children aged birth to three years old, in which an educator visits the home once per week to engage the child in educational and developmental activities, and socialization strategies. Classroom-based options are available for children ages 18 months to 3 years old, and focus on fun and engaging curriculum to prepare the child for pre-school.
The Early Head Start program provides center-based early education services to 8 children in one classroom. Early Head Start also offers home-based services to 22 children and families including 5 prenatal clients. Families residing in the towns of North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Narragansett, Hopkinton, Richmond, Exeter, Charlestown, Westerly, and New Shoreham are eligible for the program.
The Tri-County Community Action Agency Head Start Program provides a center-based, comprehensive early childhood education program for 76 children from ages three to five years old,
Eligibility Guidelines: The programs service families with income at or below the federal poverty guidelines, children in living in foster care, and families experiencing homelessness. Ten percent of enrollment slots must be filled with children with a diagnosed disability.
Tri-County Community Action Agency offers assistance with all aspects of essential needs and daily living, including food assistance. We welcome individuals to visit our food pantries once per month, and offer distribution of canned goods, pasta, grain, juice, peanut butter, rice and flour and other foods as contributed through the State of Rhode Island and purchased through the Rhode Island Food Bank. For more information about the Food Assistance Program, contact us at 401-351-2750 x. 1913.
Food Bank: Open on the last Tuesday of every month from 1:30PM to 3:30PM
Guidelines: The programs service families with income at or below the federal poverty guidelines, children in living in foster care, and families experiencing homelessness. Ten percent of enrollment slots must be filled with children with a diagnosed disability.
Tri-County Community Action Agency offers assistance with all aspects of essential needs and daily living, including food assistance. We welcome individuals to visit our food pantries once per month, and offer distribution of canned goods, pasta, grain, juice, peanut butter, rice and flour and other foods as contributed through the State of Rhode Island and purchased through the Rhode Island Food Bank. For more information about the Food Assistance Program, contact us at 401-351-2750 x. 1913.Primary Services:Child Care Centers [Show Definition Details]DescriptionDay care as well as Head Start. Social Services.
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South County Community Action
1935 Kingstown Rd Wakefield, RI 02879 (401) 273-2000
Partners with the community to provide culturally competent supportive services and programs to Providence residents in need to promote their achievement of economic self-sufficiency. Provides home energy assistance (heating/utility assistance), home weatherization, appliance management program (provides education, energy saving bulbs and/or replacement refrigerator/freezer), lead safety program, emergency food, food pantry, distributes federal surplus commodities, employment training programs and information/referral assistance, adult basic education, GED, Individual Development Account program (matched savings account and financial literacy education program), VITA (volunteer income tax assistance) program, volunteer opportunities, Parent Leadership Training Initiative (free 20-week civic and leadership skills development class), summer youth employment and case management.
- Adult Education
- Basic Needs
- Benefits Assistance
- Career Change Counseling
- Career Counseling
- Career Development
- Career Exploration
- Case/Care Management
- Educational Programs
- Educational Support Services
- Employment Preparation
- Employment Transition Counseling
- Family Based Services
- Family Violence Prevention
- Food Pantries
- Health Education
- Heating Fuel Bill Payment Assistance
- Individual and Family Life
- Individual and Family Support Services
- Senior Meals
- Parenting Education
- Teen Family Planning Programs
- Utility Bill Payment Assistance
- Veteran Benefits Assistance
- Weatherization Programs
- Youth Issues
Services: After School Programs and Summer Day Camp activities are offered in five core areas: Education and Career Development; Health and Life Skills; the Arts; Sports; Fitness and Recreation; Character and Leadership development. Examples of ongoing programs are art, homework help, technology labs including digital arts, music recording, web design, swimming lessons and free swim time, swim team, basketball, flag football and indoor soccer leagues, game room activities, Keystone and Torch Clubs, field trips and more. Adult swimming program available Mon - Fri, 8am - Noon. Other locations:
***Park Holm/Tonomy Hill Clubhouse
Florence Gray Center
1 York Street, Newport 02840, 847-4592
Dan Erickson. Unit Director
***Camp Grosvenor ---Summers Only
11Minor Road, Saunderstown 02874, 847-6927
Tyree Brockman, Camp Director
Camp program is divided into nine (9) one week sessions (Mon - Fri) beginning June and ending August. Campers leave Newport at 8am and return to the same locations at approximately 4:30pm. Campers may register on a weekly basis. Financial Aid available. Registrations take place through the Central Clubhouse
Clubhouse hours: Mon-Fri 2:00PM-8:00PM
Food Pantry: Tues 8:30AM-4:30PM
Children 5-9 must enroll in the licensed after school program; additional fee required
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Community Baptist Annex
50 Dr Marcus Wheatland Blvd Newport, RI 02840 (401) 847-1707