Address:12 Lincoln AveCranston, RI 02920Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: Food Pantry
Hours: Food Pantry: Fri 10:00AM-12:00PM
Eligibility: Those in need are welcome (not limited to Cranston residents)
Address:1665 Broad StProvidence, RI 02905Map & Directions
Services: Food Pantry
A Touch of Heaven Thrift Shop that offers items including clothes, coats, gently-used shoes, underwear, baby items and books at a nominal cost.
Hours: General: Sun & Thurs 4:30PM-6:30PM
Food Pantry: Tues & Fri 9:00AM-10:45AM, Wed 5:00PM-6:15PM
Thrift Shop: 1st and 3rd Tues, 9:00AM-10:45AM, 2nd and 4th Wed 5:00PM-6:15PM, 2nd and 4th Wed 9:00AM-10:45AM
Eligibility: 02905, Edgewood residents only.
Address:181 Princess AveCranston, RI 02920Map & Directions
Services: Services: Food Pantry
Hours: Food Pantry: Mon, Wed & Sat 9:00AM-12:00PM
Eligibility: Ages 60+ and with income at or less than 130% of the Poverty Income Guidelines
1 person hh $1,287/month
2 person hh $1,736/month
3 person hh $2,184/month
Address:1090 Cranston StCranston, RI 02920Map & Directions
Services: CCAP's Social Services Department administers the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Cranston, Scituate and Foster with federal funding earmarked for the state of Rhode Island. LIHEAP is designed to help low-income clients meet the ever-increasing cost of home energy. Payments are made directly to vendors who then credit the client's account for the amount specified. Eligible clients also qualify for a reduced electric rate as well as a discount on the client's telephone bill.
Healthy Families America Program: Love that Baby Campaign â The Healthy Families Program is designed to help parents with understanding and caring for their child's needs, building strong parent child connections, breastfeeding and feeding support, and helping children learn and grow to reach their potential. We also help families to connect with other services and supports that they feel they need.
Parent as Teacher Program (PAT): The Parents as Teachers Program (PAT) is a free home based program that supports parents by teaching them the skills they need to teach their children and enhance their development and also supports families with monthly community activities and family events. PAT enrolls pregnant families and families with children up to 2 years old.
Case Management: Adolescent Self-Sufficiency Program assists pregnant and parenting teens to make important decisions and plans that lead to personal and economic self-sufficiency. Services include pregnancy and parenting education; education and job training assistance; referrals to community resources; individual and group counseling and pregnancy prevention workshops.
Youth Diversionary Program: Primary goal of this program is to divert youth from the juvenile justice system. It is a 90 day, intensive home-based program providing behavior management education, family counseling and case management services.
Social Services: To help individuals and families meet the basic human needs of food, shelter and clothing. Designed to provide people with a range of services that promote personal and economic self-sufficiency. Provided to eligible families and individuals at no cost.
Registered Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site: Staff of tax preparers are IRS trained, tested, and certified to help people who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit program receive the tax credits they deserve. THIS IS A FREE SERVICE. You will need to call for an appointment and must bring a copy of your previous year's return, all financial statements pertaining to tax year 2013, your social security card, and a picture ID. For more information about the VITA program, or to schedule an appointment, call CCAP at 467-7013.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Feeding and Nutrition Program: Provides food vouchers, allowing them to purchase milk, eggs, cheese, juice and iron fortified cereals and formula. The WIC coordinator provides nutrition education and counseling to all program participants on a monthly basis.
Effective May, 2018 â June 30, 2019
INCOME BEFORE DEDUCTIONS OR GROSS:
Family Size Annual Monthly
1 $22,459 $1,872
2 $30,451 $2,538
3 $38,443 $3,204
4 $46,435 $3,870
5 $54,427 $4,536
6 $62,419 $5,202
7 $70,411 $5,868
8 $78,403 $6,534
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM
Food Bank: Mon, Tue & Fri 9:30AM-12:30PM & 2:00PM-4:00PM
Wed 9:30AM-12:30PM & 2:30PM-6:30PM
WIC: Mon, Tue & Thu 9:00AM-5:00PM
Eligibility: Must be a RI resident
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:353 Elmwood AveProvidence, RI 02907Map & Directions
Services: Food Pantry
Hours: Food pantry: 2nd & 4th Fri 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Soup Kitchen: Wed 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Eligibility: Providence 02907
Address:25 Mystic StProvidence, RI 02905Map & Directions
Hours: Food Pantry: W, 10am - Noon
Address:244 Smith StreetpicProvidence, RI 02908Map & Directions
Services: Mary House is the social service ministry of Saint Patrick's Church in Providence. Provides a food pantry for Smith Hill residents only on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and all are welcome to the soup kitchen on Monday evenings. Mary House also hold events for the community such as holiday dinners and its annual Christmas Bazaar.
Hours: Office: Mon 9:00AM - 6:00PM; Tue - Fri 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Soup Kitchen & Clothing: Mon 4:15PM - 5:15PM (Doors open at 3:30PM)
Food Pantry: Tue, Thu & Fri 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Eligibility: Must live in service area
Address:134 Mathewson StProvidence, RI 02903Map & Directions
Services: Partners with other agencies, like Family Service, in order to provide social services to the community.
- Site of emergency winter shelter with 21 beds for men in 2010, run by AccessRI. 7:00PM - 7:00AM. NOW CLOSED.
- PICA Food & Clothes Closet every day from 9:45AM - 11:15AM. Providence residents are eligible for pick-ups once a month.
- Drop-in Afia Center Wednesdays & Thursdays 12:00PM - 4:00PM (Partnerships with Family Service)
- PICA Community Meal Fridays
Hours: Breakfast: Sun 8:00AM - 9:00AM then
Camp-Style Family Breakfast: 9:15AM - 10:30AM
PICA Soup Kitchen: Fri 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Eligibility: All are welcome
Address:1148 Broad StProvidence, RI 02905Map & Directions