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 complete a comprehensive assessment with the goal of helping clients to achieve self-sufficiency. The holistic assessment will help each individual/family identify their strengths, needs, and goals; and help them identify potential community resources and linkages.

Who We Serve

Social Services are available to all residents of Newport County, Bristol County and East Providence. Individuals/families in need of assistance with health insurance enrollment, basic needs, Senior Services, Head Start enrollment assistance, Social Services/Safety Net services, Heating and Energy assistance, home visiting for expectant mothers or families with newborns and babies up to age two, or assistance as a victim of crime can seek help at our Family Centers.

Location(s) of the Program

Hours of Operation

Newport Center: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.; Thursday 11:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.

East Providence Center: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. and Wednesday from 8:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Tiverton: Tuesday, 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. and Wednesday, 9:00 A.M. – 6:30 P.M.

How to Enroll

Walk in or call to schedule an appointment:

  • Newport: 401-847-7821 ext. 112
  • East Providence: 401-437-0006 ext. 127
  • Tiverton: 401-625-5134

How You Can Help

Donations are greatly appreciated. They can be made online or by mailing a check to East Bay Community Action Program, 19 Broadway, Newport RI 02820 and made payable to East Bay Community Action Program with “Social Services” in the memo.

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