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East Bay Health Care, a division of East Bay Community Action Program, provides COVID-19 testing for the general public. To make an appointment go to portal.ri.gov or call 401-222-8022

Head Start Video

For an insider’s view of Head Start at East Bay Community Action Program please watch our new You Tube Video.

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

Health Education Workshops

Health Education Workshops assist, inform and enrich the lives of seniors and individuals with disabilities. Featured workshops help older adults deal with...

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

The Victims of Crime Act Program (VOCA) provides advocacy and support services to all identifying as past or current, reported or unreported, victims of...

East Bay Senior Medicare Patrol

ALERT: Protect Yourself from COVID-19 Fraud Please listen to a radio interview held recently in New Mexico with Nenette Day, Assistant Special Agent in...

East Bay Recovery Center

We have worked diligently with the Leadership at East Bay Community Action Program to develop safety protocols and procedures which are in accordance with...

Senior Services

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

Ocean State Senior Dining Program

Special Offering During COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic Given that seniors are encouraged to stay home, and the Centers for Disease Control are recommending...

Education and Career Pathways

EBCAP’s Education & Career Pathways helps people with educational goals, job readiness skills, and improved career opportunities. It offers...

East Providence Health Equity Zone

The HEZ serves the city of East Providence by mobilizing residents, community organizations, local government and health entities to collectively work...

Career Closet

EBCAP’s Career Closet provides free work-appropriate clothing to individuals who are unemployed, in job training, or seeking employment. Career Closet...

KIDS CONNECT Behavioral Health

KIDS CONNECT, a program administered by the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services, provides needed supports to help children with...

Senior Health Insurance Program

The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) provides assistance to individuals who are aging into or who are already enrolled in the Medicare system. SHIP...

East Bay Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

The AmeriCorps Seniors East Bay Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is designed for individuals 55 years and older who want to contribute their...

Women, Infants, and Children

Announcement: WIC Shopping Made Even Easier The RI WIC Program announced Shaw’s Supermarkets and Stop and Shop Supermarkets are self-checkout enabled...

Food Pantries

May 14, 2020 – See important information below (in red) regarding changes to EBCAP’s Food Pantries EBCAP’s Food Pantries offer monthly food...

RentReliefRI

Renters and landlords experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for rent and utility assistance through RentReliefRI....

Middletown Child Opportunity Zone

The Middletown Child Opportunity Zone (MCOZ) is a member of a network of ten 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, running this year beginning October 1, 2021 (end date TBA). LIHEAP helps...

Social Services and Family Centers

EBCAP operates three (3) Family Centers that provide access to a wide array of support services. A Family Advocate partners with individuals and families to...

East Bay Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Important information from the IRS It is important for you to know that unemployment is taxable income. Please don’t be caught off guard when filing your...

Baby Steps

Baby Steps is a parent education program designed to help parents/caregivers of children from birth to 3 years of age gain a better understanding of child...

Healthy Families America

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

Literacy Volunteers of East Bay

Literacy Volunteers of East Bay (LVEB) is the volunteer arm of the Education and Career Pathways program at EBCAP and it provides one-to-one tutoring and...

Youth Center

The Youth Center provides a full range of educational, vocational, and wraparound support services. It serves 300 youth and young adults aged 14-24 who live...

East Bay Foster Grandparent Program

The AmeriCorps Seniors East Bay Foster Grandparent Program (EBFGP) offers a way for individuals ages 55 and older to stay active by serving children and...

Parents as Teachers

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

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 EBCAP...

Weatherization Assistance Program

The goal of the Weatherization Assistance Program is to improve energy efficiency for income-eligible households while assuring health and safety. Our...

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...

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