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Community Action Programs

Community Action Programs (CAPs) are local social service agencies working to alleviate the problems of poverty through a positive and coordinated approach.

Programs include community organizing, consumer education, counseling, health, winterization, and other services.

Minor home repairs, energy audits, storm doors and windows, insulation, caulking and weatherstripping, window replacement, boiler repairs, and replacement burners comprise CAP weatherization services.

Area agencies include:
Aquidneck Island/Newport:

East Bay Community Action:

  Blackstone Valley CAP 723-4520
Cranston: Comprehensive CAP 467-9610
East Bay: Eastbay CAP 437-1000
Kent County: Westbay CAP 732-4660
Northwest: Tri-Town CAP: 519-1900
  Providence Community Action 273-2000
  South County Community Action: 789-3016


Family Resources CAP 766-0900