Community Action Programs

Community Action Programs (CAPs) are social service agencies working to alleviate the problems of poverty through a positive approach. Programs include consumer education, counseling, health and wellness programs,, home weatherization, heating assistance, and other services. Contact these agencies:

Aquidneck  Island/Newport: East Bay CAP:
19 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Middletown, Jamestown, Little Compton          

Blackstone Valley: Blackstone Valley CAP: 
32 Goff Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, Pawtucket

Cranston: Comprehensive CAP:
311 Doric Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910
Cranston, Foster, Scituate, Coventry

East Bay: East Bay CAP:
100 Bullocks Point Avenue, East Providence, RI 02915
Barrington, Bristol, East Providence, Warren

Greater Providence: Community Action Partnership of Providence:
518 Hartford Avenue, Providence, RI 02909

Greater Woonsocket: Woonsocket Family
Resources Community Action:
245 Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895


Kent County: Westbay Community Action:
224 Buttonwoods Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886
Warwick, West Warwick, East Greenwich

Northwest: Tri-Town Community Action, Inc.:
1126 Hartford Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919
Burrillville, Glocester, Johnston, North Providence, North Smithfield, Smithfield

South County: South County Community Action, Inc.: 1935 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, RI 02879
Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, New Shoreham (Block Island), North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown, West Greenwich, Westerly