Welcome to East Bay Community Action Program!

People come first at East Bay Community Action Program. We are a private, non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation that provides a wide array of health and human services to the residents of Rhode Island’s East Bay, including the municipalities of: East Providence, Barrington, Warren, Bristol, Tiverton, Little Compton, Portsmouth, Middletown, Newport and Jamestown. We are mission-driven. When a resident walks through our doors, we get to know them personally. Then, we connect them with the right services, at the right time.

 

 

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Community Programs

East Bay Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) provides IRS-trained tax professionals to provide tax-preparation services to clients. VITA volunteers...

Weatherization Assistance Program

The goal of the weatherization department is to improve the energy efficiency for income eligible households while assuring their health and safety. Our...

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a national, evidence-based family visiting program that provides free and voluntary support to families. The program partners...

Middletown Child Opportunity Zone

The Middletown Child Opportunity Zone (MCOZ) is a member of a network of 10 COZ sites across the state. COZs follow the national community schools model,...

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a seasonal program that normally runs from October-April. Per season, a one-time supplemental grant is...

East Bay Foster Grandparent Program

Members of the East Bay Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) provide a unique service built on the natural bond between generations. The FGP is the bridge that...

Women, Infants, and Children

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a health program that offers nutrition advice, links to community services, breastfeeding support and checks for...

East Bay Recovery Center

Recovery Centers exist to put a face on recovery, to build recovery capital, and to serve as a physical location where recovery partners can organize, and...

Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone

The Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) is a member of a network of ten COZ sites across the state. COZs follow the national community schools...

Victims of Crime Act- Advocacy for Crime Victims

Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) provides advocacy and support services to all victims of crime. VOCA assesses victims’ situations and helps identify next...

Ocean State Senior Dining Program

The Ocean State Senior Dining Program (OSSDP) provides a well-balanced catered meal to senior citizens and disabled individuals in a social setting for a...

Senior Health Insurance Program

The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) answers questions and provides counseling to Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers about Medicare, Medicare Part...

East Bay Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

The East Bay Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is a program for individuals 55 years and older who want to contribute their time and energy to...

Social Services and Family Centers

EBCAP operates 3 Family Centers which provide access to wide array of support services. A Family Advocate will partner with each individual/family to...

Literacy Volunteers of East Bay

Literacy Volunteers of East Bay (LVEB) provides one-to-one tutoring and small group classes for adults. We provide free help with: reading and writing, math...

East Bay Coalition for the Homeless

Since 1989, East Bay Coalition for the Homeless (EBCH) has been helping families get back on their feet by providing access to safe, affordable housing...

Baby Steps

Baby Steps is a parent/caregiver program that will assist you in developing your parenting skills. We will help you to understand how your child learns,...

Career Closet

Career Closet accepts donations of clothing suitable for work and provides those clothes at no cost to people in training, seeking employment, and in their...

East Bay Skills Alliance

The East Bay Skills Alliance (EBSA) is a workforce development program that serves Rhode Island residents, at least 18 years or older, who want to develop...

An Even Start in Newport

Even Start is a family literacy and adult education program. Since 1996, Even Start in Newport has provided services throughout Aquidneck Island. Even Start...

Senior Services

The Senior Services provides seniors with options and resources to help them remain in the community and avoid falls, hospitalizations and nursing home...

Food Pantries

Monthly food distribution is offered to assist food insecure households. Individuals/Families in need of food assistance may come to our pantry once a...

Youth Center

The Youth Center provides outreach, recruitment, intake, orientation, and assessment to roughly 400 youth, 14-24 years of age, in the East Bay area per...

Head Start, Early Head Start and Pre-K Early Childhood Education Programs

Head Start and Early Head Start Application (English) Head Start and Early Head Start Application (Español) “Tell Me More” Referral Form Head...

Healthy Families America

Healthy Families America (HFA) is a national evidence-based maternal home visiting program that provides free, voluntary, and confidential services. This...