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.

Video

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

 

In the News

Newport Officer Reads for East Bay Community Action Head Start, Newport Patch, May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Test Site Opens, Newport This Week, May 7, 2020. 

Coronavirus Testing Sites to Open in Newport, East Providence, Providence Journal, May 5, 2020. 

Coronavirus testing site opening in Newport, The Newport Daily News, May 5, 2020.

COVID19 Testing Sites Opening in East Providence, Newport May 6, Family Health Centers provide testing for patients and community, East Providence Patch, May 5, 2020.

COVID-19 testing site opening in Newport, WhatsUp Newport, May 5, 2020. 

COVID19 testing sites opening in East Providence and Newport May 6, The Herald News, May 5, 2020

Letter to the Editor from EBCAP President and CEO Dennis Roy – thanks community for contributions through 401 Gives, Newport Daily News, April 21, 2020.

Six local nonprofits get COVID-19 aid to help residents with food, rent, healthcare
What’s Up Newport, April 8, 2020

R.I. Foundation, United Way announce $2.4 million in grants to nonprofits hit by coronavirus crisis, Newport Daily News, April 6, 2020

Restaurant Program Offers Affordable Dining Option, Middletown Patch, February 24, 2020.

Free Tax Preparation Help Available for East Bay Residents, Bristol-Warren Patch, January 29, 2020

EBCAP Secures Federal Funding, Newport Daily News, January 6, 2020

Bank Rhode Island Collects 1,466 Gifts for Children Statewide, Providence Business News, January 6, 2020

Supporting Breastfeeding Moms, Newport This Week, December 27, 2019 (EBCAP’s WIC Director, Beth Nitkin, is among those interviewed)

Community Health Centers Recognized, Newport Daily News, December 25, 2019

EBCAP Healthy Families America, a Healthy Families America Site, Accredited for Quality Service by Prevent Child Abuse America, ReporterToday.Com (East Providence), December 19, 2019

Newport Area Food Pantries to Share $40,000 in Grants, Newport Daily News, December 18, 2019

Filling the Gap for Students, Newport This Week, December 5, 2019 (EBCAP’s Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone’s Backpack Feeding Program)

Free Help Is Available to Find and Enroll in Health Insurance, ReporterToday.Com (East Providence), November 14, 2019

Mark McKenna Finds Joy in the Performance of Community Service, Newport Daily News, November 7, 2019 (McKenna is a Family Service Coordinator with EBCAP’s Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone at Pell Elementary School)

Donors Sought for Adopt A Family Holiday Giving Program, Newport Patch, November 7, 2019

East Bay Community Action Program Names Health Equity Zone Staff, ReporterToday.com, East Providence, October 25, 2019

Broadway Halloween Stroll planned, Newport Daily News, Oct. 15, 2019

East Bay Community Action Program Promotes Aida Cabral to VP, Bristol-Warren Patch, October 11, 2019

For those battling addictions, a new center for help and support, Warren Times-Gazette, October 5, 2019

1st Annual Night on the Bay – Bristol-Warren Patch, Aug. 29, 2019

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

February 2020

April 2019

February 2019

January 2019

Happy Holidays December 3, 2018

Giving Tuesday November 27, 2018

October 2018

September 2018

Summer 2018

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