Rhode Island Resource Directory

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

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East Bay Community Action Program - Main Office

100 Bullocks Point Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915

(401) 437-1000



(WIC) Women, Infants and Children -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.

Career Closet serves, loss from fire or water damage, income eligible men and women who are completing job training and education programs and seeking employment. Job seekers may obtain, at no cost, work appropriate clothing for their job interviews. Located at 100 Bullocks Point Avenue Riverside, RI 02915 401-435-7876, ext. 1134

Food Pantry: Monthly food distribution is offered to assist food insecure households. Individuals/Families in need of food assistance may come to our pantry once a month. When you arrive, our staff will help you select food that you/your family will enjoy. The amount of food you receive is based on your family size. It is helpful (but not required) if you bring with you any re-useable bags that you may have.

LIHEAP is designed to help income-eligible clients meet the ever-increasing cost of heating and reduce energy burden.Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a seasonal program that normally runs from October-April.

Healthy Families America (HFA) is a national evidence-based maternal home visiting program that provides free, voluntary, and confidential services. Works with expectant moms and families of newborns. Helps identify a family's needs, provide emotional support and links the family to additional supportive resources in the community.

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a national, evidence-based family visiting program that provides free and voluntary support to families.PAT serves expectant mothers and families, Parent educators work with families to identify medical homes and provide families with developmentally appropriate activities to do with their children.

Victims of Crime Act- Advocacy (VOCA) provides advocacy and support services to all victims of crime. VOCA assesses victims’ situations and helps identify next steps. VOCA serves the entire East Bay area providing victims with basic needs support, counseling, and education to prevent further victimization.

Primary Services:

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

  • Case/Care Management  [Show Definition Details]

  • Child Care Centers  [Show Definition Details]

  • Child Care Providers  [Show Definition Details]

  • Clothing  [Show Definition Details]

  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program  [Show Definition Details]

  • Community Action Agencies  [Show Definition Details]

  • Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites  [Show Definition Details]

  • Crime Victim Support  [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]

  • Home Rehabilitation Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • Infant Care Centers  [Show Definition Details]

  • Occupation Specific Job Training  [Show Definition Details]

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

  • Rent Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

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

  • Training and Employment Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • VITA Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • Weatherization Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • WIC  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


Office Mon-Fri 8:00AM-4:30PM

Food pantry Monday: 8:00AM–4:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM-12:00PM
WIC Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri 8:00AM-4:30PM, Wed 10:30AM-7:00PM
VITA 2022: January 31 to April 18, 2022 ; Mon-Fri 8:00AM-4:00PM

Intake Process:

Call 401-437-1000 to make an appointment
VITA 2022: Call 401-435-7876

Program Fees:

Varies by Program


Interpreter Services Available


Adult Male and Female, Families, Adolescence, Children.
WIC: Must be pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women or guardian of a child under the age of five; and meet income guidelines.
Residents of Barrington, Bristol, East Providence Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Warren.

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