Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

20 Marcus Wheatland Boulevard
Newport, RI 02840

(401) 846-4828



Breakfast Program serves nutritious meals daily to families in need. Also provides Thanksgiving and December holiday baskets to families in need. Food 2 Friends: Food delivery service to home-bound hungry who are unable to come in; Weekly diagnostic screening and Chiropractic Care treatment Clinic for the uninsured. Home of the Newport Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force. Lighthouse Preschool; Lighthouse Academy, K-5; Teen Center. Designated by the City of Newport as an Emergency Services Disaster Site; Services of registered nutrition dietitian available regardless of ability to pay. Food Pantry

Primary Services:

  • Child Care Providers  [Show Definition Details]

  • Christmas Baskets  [Show Definition Details]

  • Food Pantries  [Show Definition Details]

  • Holiday Gifts/Toys  [Show Definition Details]

  • Medicare Information/Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Senior Centers  [Show Definition Details]

  • Soup Kitchens  [Show Definition Details]

  • Thanksgiving Baskets  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


Office: Mon-Fri 10:00AM-4:00PM
Food Pantry: Mon and Fri 10:00AM-2:00PM, Wed 10:00AM-2:00PM and 4:00PM-6:30PM Soup Kitchen: Mon-Fri 7:30AM-8:30AM

Intake Process:

Call or Walk-in

Program Fees:



Residents of Jamestown, Little Compton, Middetown, Newport, Portsmouth, and Tiverton.

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