Address:245 Main StreetWoonsocket, RI 02895Map & Directions
Services: Provides therapeutic counseling for individuals, couples and families, including substance abuse evaluation and treatment; parent education; marriage and family enrichment services; child abuse prevention program; Early Intervention (EI) for young, developmentally disabled children; Project Early Start (ES) a home based early learning program for families of children, birth to three years of age. Comprehensive Emergency Services(CES), a 60-day crisis intervention program for families with minor children; specialized foster care. Holiday programs; emergency food, shelter and other basic needs for individuals and families; employment training and computer training; residential services for adolescent boys; Project Impact, a free supportive education project for teenage moms and other young women, ages 16-18, who have dropped out of high school. Milk Fund, a free milk program for needy Woonsocket residents. 72 bed emergency shelter.
Hours: Mon & Fri 8:30AM-4:30PM
Sat 9:00AM-3:00PM (by appointment)
Eligibility: Varies according to individual programs. The majority of programs are limited to low-income Woonsocket residents. The following documentation is required for all services:
Proof of all household income or no income, most recent FIP/food stamp statement, TDI, unemployment statement
Picture ID for applicant only
Social security cards for ALL household members
Proof of birth for ALL household members (birth certificates/RI Medicaid cards)
Current rent receipt, current lease, current mortgage statement
Current electric, gas/oil bills
Documentation of crisis (fire report, doctorï¿½s note, etcï¿½)
Address:210 West AvePawtucket, RI 02860Map & Directions
Services: A program of BVCAP offering following programs: Parents as Teachers, The Lead Center, Fair Housing, VITA (Tax Assistance); ESL
Parents as Teachers is a free, voluntary, confidential services to expectant mothers and families with young children under the age of four. The program is a long term, evidence-based, family visiting program, made to increase parent knowledge of early childhood development and improve parenting practices.
BVCAP has a food pantry available to low-income families on weekdays.You can receive free food once a month by appointment only.Please bring your own bags!To schedule an appointment call: (401) 723-4520
Blackstone Valley Community Action Program provides free tax assistance to those with an annual income less than $54,000. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site at BVCAP is open from January until April, with trained tax preparers.
Hours: General Hours:Mon-Fri 8:30AM-4:00PM
Food Pantry: Mon-Fri 9:00AM-3:15PM
Eligibility: Varies with program.
Address:100 BroadwayPawtucket, RI 02860Map & Directions
Services: Services limited to residents of Pawtucket and Central Falls.
Hand of Hope Food Pantry
Hours: Food Pantry: 2nd and 4th Sat 10AM - 11:00PM
Soup Kitchen: Thu 11:30AM - 12:30PM
Eligibility: Call first
Address:49 Plain St #500North Attleboro, MA 02760Map & Directions
Services: The Patient Touchdown Grant Program helps cancer patients and their families alleviate financial stress by providing one-time grants up to $700 to cover pressing daily living expenses. Patients and their families may apply directly to the Foundation for assistance via phone call, letter or email and may also work with their health care provider to complete our application.
Address:5 Mechanic StAttleboro, MA 02703Map & Directions
Services: The Salvation Army provides services that include food pantries, rent payment assistance, electric bill payment assistance, gas bill payment assistance, utility payment assistance, and Thanksgiving baskets. Also offers Christmas assistance for children. - All assistance determined by available funds.
Address:23 Vernon StRoxbury, MA 02119Map & Directions
Services: The Salvation Army - Boston Central Corps in Roxbury, MA provides Emergency Financial Assistance. These are: Food Pantry Assistance (Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 1pm to 3pm); Rental Assist, Utility Assistance (Electricity) (First Business Day of each Month & Limited number of households). We also have seasonal programs. Camp Wonderland, Back2School, Culinary, and Pathway of Hope, Holiday Assistance (Thanksgiving & Christmas). - - Serves residents of zip codes: 02119 (Roxbury), 02120 (Mission Hill), 02130 (Jamaica Plain), 02131 (Roslindale) , 02132 (W. Roxbury), 02136 (Hyde Park), & 02137 (Readville). Any other Zip Codes contact HQ (339) 502-5900 and inform them your zip code to be directed to the correct location.
Address:1 Cathedral SquareProvidence, RI 02903Map & Directions
Services: Assists low income residents in the Blackstone Valley area through individual advocacy, research and community organization approaches to meeting basic human needs. Must bring proof of income, rent and utility receipts, ID. Rental, fuel and utility assistance in emergencies only. Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets. Medication in crisis situation. Parenting classes.
** Blackstone Valley Emergency Food Closet 724-7170
402 Dexter Street, Central Falls 02863
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00AM - 1:00AM
Income Source: Catholic Charity Fund Appeal, donations.
Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM; Thu 4:00PM - 7:00PM for working poor only
Eligibility: Pawtucket & Central Falls residents ONLY
Address:178 Dexter StProvidence, RI 02907Map & Directions
Services: Services for West End residents ONLY
Doctor: Mon, Wed & Fri 1:00PM - 4:00PM (Statewide)
Psychologist: Wed11:30AM - 3:00PM & Fri 9:30AM -12:00PM (Statewide)
Hours: Food Pantry: Tue 10:00AM - 12:00PM & Fri 9:30AM - 11:30AM
Soup Kitchen: Thu 4:30PM - 5:30PM
Clothing: Wed 12:30PM - 2:00PM
Eligibility: All are welcome
Address:42 Jillson StProvidence, RI 02905Map & Directions
Services: Services: Organizes advocacy endeavors for consumer protection of neighborhood concerns/issues. Offers before and after school recreational and educational activities for children, 5 -17 years of age; counseling; translation; emergency food closet. Senior citizen programs and meal site; infant day care center (newborn - 3 years of age); pre-school day care (3 - 5 years of age).
Temporary shelter for abused or neglected children in DCYF custody, newborn to 12 years of age.
Hours: Office: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Food Pantry: Mon - Thu 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Food Pantry: Mon - Fri 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Eligibility: Must live in Census Tract 1 for food and utilities
Address:460 Pine StProvidence, RI 02907Map & Directions
Services: Provides hospitality and direct services to the homeless and poor of Rhode Island.
Offers Transitional Housing Program for 21 men and 15 women who are homeless and looking to achieve sobriety.
Permanent supportive housing includes five rooming houses (35 rooms) and 22 apartments. First priority is given to graduates of the 90-Day Transitional Housing Program. Residents live in a clean and sober community and continue to benefit from Amos House programs and services.
Employment Training Programs including: culinary arts, carpentry and literacy training programs.
Emergency assistance, including help with rent and utilities
Transportation assistance (bus passes and RIPTIX)
Substance abuse counseling, program and referrals
HIV education and referrals
Mental health referrals
Health care on site, once a week
Assistance with dental care
Prescription, eye exams and eyeglass assistance
Legal aid referrals
Help with applications for SSI
Help with applications for food stamps, FIP and other benefits
Personal hygiene items
Housing placement and assistance with housing-related problems
Money management and life skills training
Job training, including the Amos Culinary Education program.
Job placement referrals
Assistance with continuing education referrals and applications
A mailing address for persons who are homeless
Hours: Social services: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-4:30PM
Breakfast: Mon-Fri 7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:00AM-12:30PM