Address:79 Elm StSouthbridge, MA 01550Map & Directions
Services: Catholic Charities provides financial and material assistance, including rent, utilities, prescriptions, infant supplies, clothing, holiday gifts and toys, school supplies and other basic need. In addition, services include case management, budget counseling, and connections to primary care services, health education and parenting workshops. Catholic Charities also provides Home Care services to the Southern Worcester Country population.
Address:262 Main StNorwich, CT 06360Map & Directions
Services: Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance
Hours: M-F: 9am-12noon; 1-3:30pm
Eligibility: Low income
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 River RdBozrah, CT 06334Map & Directions
Services: Electric Service Payment Assistance, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
Hours: M-W: 9am-4pm; Th: 9am-6pm
Eligibility: Resident of Bozrah; Income restrictions
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: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
Website: http://www.dioceseofprovidence.org; http://www.heatri.com
Services: Assists low-income residents through individual advocacy, research and community organization approaches to meeting basic human needs. Provides emergency fuel and energy assistance "Keep the Heat On" during winter months (November - April). Rental and prescription assistance when funds are available.
Provides assistance with rent, utilities, heat, and prescriptions.
Income Source: Catholic Charity Fund Appeal, donations, grants
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Eligibility: Low-income resident. Please see "Notes" for more details.