Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

Full Resource Name:

Westbay Community Action, Inc. Client Services Center

487 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02886

(401) 732-4660

http://www.westbaycap.org

Description:

Westbay Community Action is a charitable organization serving the people of Kent County. They help with food, utilities, health, safety, and education.

For all services and programs listed below, please contact the Main Number for Intake: 401-732-4660

Programs & Services:

Westbay Marketplace: Regional food pantry; holiday food baskets; commodity food boxes

Education and Workforce Development: Offers GED, college readiness and literacy classes

Elder Case Management: Provides assessment, monitoring and protective services for seniors

Warwick Case Management: Offers long-term support to at-risk Warwick Residents

Warwick Home Repairs: Provides basic home repair and maintenance projects for eligible Warwick residents

Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP): Provides referrals for at-risk youth

Lead Center: Provides education, outreach and case management related to lead poisoning and lead poisoning prevention

Retired Senior volunteer Program (RSVP): Matches senior volunteers with nonprofits

Senior Dining Program: Provides Weekday hot lunches to seniors and disabled adults

Senior Information and Safety Programs: Oversees regional health education and safety programs for seniors

Supportive Housing: Provides subsidized rental units with case management services

RI Vet Corps: Connects veterans and their families with services in Rhode Island

Neighborhood Health Plan: Rhody Health Options coordinates services for the elderly and disabled with the Neighborhood Health Plan

Good Neighbor Energy Fund: Provides heating assistance to Rhode Islanders in a temporary financial crisis

Women, Infants and Children(WIC): Provides a monthly food package and nutrition counseling to pregnant women, new moms, infants and children up to the age of 5 years old.

Working Wardrobe: Provides free clothing to adults entering the workforce

Program/Services at Satellite Locations:

Low income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): Helps low-income households with fuel bills during the winter

Women, Infants and Children(WIC): Provides a monthly food package and nutrition counseling to pregnant women, new moms, infants and children up to the age of 5 years old.

Westbay Farm: Farmers Market

Westbay Children's Center: Offers toddler, preschool, pre-kindergarten and after school programs

Primary Services:

  • Advocacy  [Show Definition Details]

  • Case/Care Management  [Show Definition Details]

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

  • Community Action Agencies  [Show Definition Details]

  • Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites  [Show Definition Details]

  • Crime Victim Support  [Show Definition Details]

  • Disaster Relief/Recovery Organizations  [Show Definition Details]

  • Food Pantries  [Show Definition Details]

  • Holiday Adoption Programs - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

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

  • Home Rehabilitation Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • Lead Information  [Show Definition Details]

  • RSVP Program  [Show Definition Details]

  • Supportive Housing  [Show Definition Details]

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

  • Training and Employment Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • Utility Service Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • VITA Programs - [Temporarily Unavailable]   [Show Definition Details]

  • Weatherization Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • WIC  [Show Definition Details]

  • Work Clothing  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Office Mon-Fri 8:30AM-4:30PM; Program hours may be different. Please call for more information.

Intake Process:

Call main number for screening and Intake

Program Fees:

No Fees

Languages:

Interpreter Services Available

Eligibility:

Adult Male and Female; Pediatric; Adolescence

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Is Shelter?

No

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