News & Media

Throughout the year, East Bay Community Action Program hosts and participates in events that reflect the vibrant and diverse talents of our community. Here on our News and Media page you’ll find updates about program services and promotions, as well as press releases about our recent accomplishments and the work of our community partners.


East Bay Recovery Center Grand Opening – Story aired on WJAR TV News May 2, 2018

Press Releases

Gala 2018 Press Release


Recovery Resources Press Release

In the News

Employer In Partnership With Local Non-Profit Wins Award – Bristol Warren Patch, May 2, 2019

East Bay Community Action Program to Local Honor Law Student – East Greenwich Patch, April 29, 2019

East Bay Community Action Program to Honor Warren Police Sgt. – Bristol Warren Patch, April 23, 2019

Governor Raimondo Serving as Chairperson of EBCAP’s Seasside Gala – Newport Patch, April 9, 2019

Parenting Program Expanded (Baby Steps Offering Thursday Evening Sessions) – Newport This Week, January 17, 2019

Rhode Island Foundation Announces $100,000 Grant to Stock Local Food Pantries – Reporter Today, January 15, 2019

Pell School, Child Opportunity Zone partner for multicultural festival – Newport Daily News, December 22, 2018

East Bay Recovery Center Director, Thomas Joyce was inteviewed by John Tassoni – WPRV Recovery Radio November 26, 2018

Free Help Available to Enroll in Health Insurance – East Providence Patch, November 2, 2018

Photos of the 4th Annual Halloween Stroll on Broadway in Newport, Coordinated by EBCAP –  Newport Daily News, October 25, 2018

Newport Mayor Harry Winthrop Visits EBCAP for Head Start Awareness – Newport Patch, October 16, 2018

EBCAP Managers, Elizabeth McDowell (Literacy Volunteers of East Bay) and Carla Wahnon (Integrated Health) were interviewed on Radio AM 790, Service Matters – October 12, 2018

Pell Food Program Seeks Support (Food Program Coordinated by EBCAP’s Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone) – Newport This Week, October 11, 2018

High Marks for Head Start – Newport Patch, September 19, 2018

Bristol Comedy Night – Tickets on sale now for fundraiser to benefit East Bay Recovery Center – Bristol-Warren Patch, September 13, 2018

Safe Haven- The East Bay Recovery Center opens its doors in Bristol – The Bay, June 27, 2018

Spotlight Shown on Extent of Elderly Abuse at Awareness Breakfast – Warwick Beacon, June 21, 2018

Walking School Bus Celebrates Five Years – Newport This Week, June 21, 2018

RI Foundation Awards $270,000 to Newport County Nonprofits – Newport Now, June 20,2018

Employee Spotlight

EBCAP Announces New Hires/Promotions of Key Staff – September 25, 2018

Esther Trneny- She’s Changing Careers but Committed to EBCAP- September 2018

Robert Crossley Recognized for Partnership by Bristol HEZ – Bristol Patch, February 14, 2018

EBCAP E-News Archives

April 2019

February 2019

January 2019

Happy Holidays December 3, 2018

Giving Tuesday November 27, 2018

October 2018

September 2018

Summer 2018