Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Full Resource Name:

Comprehensive Community Action Program - Admin

311 Doric Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910

(401) 467-9610

http://www.comcap.org

Description:

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.

Food Bank

Healthy Families America Program: Love that Baby Campaign – 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.

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.

Primary Services:

  • Affordable Care Act Insurance Information/Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Case/Care Management  [Show Definition Details]

  • Christmas Baskets - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

  • Clothing  [Show Definition Details]

  • Electric Service Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Food Pantries  [Show Definition Details]

  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Holiday Gifts/Toys - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

  • Home Based Parenting Education  [Show Definition Details]

  • Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • Rent Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Thanksgiving Baskets - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

  • VITA Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • WIC  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Office: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM; Food Pantry: Mon,Tue,and Fri 9:30AM-12:30PM, Wed 9:30AM-12:30PM and 2:30PM-6:30PM,Thur 10:Am-1:00PM ; WIC: Mon, Tue and Thu 9:00AM-5:00PM, Wed 9:30AM-6:30PM, Fri 9:00AM-4:00PM;

Intake Process:

Call 401-467-9610 to make an appointment.

Program Fees:

Accepts all third party insurances including Medicaid, Medicare and RIte Care.
Self-pay and sliding scale fee are available for those who do not have health insurance and meet financial eligibility requirements.

Languages:

Spanish

Eligibility:

All Men and Women, Adolescence. WIC: Must be pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women or guardian of a child under the age of five; and meet income guidelines.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

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