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Food & Community Resources
Note: all resources listed in bold followed by *** indicate our member agencies
East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP)-Coalition for the Homeless:
East Bay Coalition for the Homeless assists Rhode Island families to get back on their feet by providing access to safe, affordable housing. The coalition also offers other resources such as case management, financial counseling, and connections to a variety of resources through the East Bay Community Action Program.
East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP)-Food Pantries:
East Bay Community Action Program’s food pantries provide monthly food distribution to assist food insecure households with accessing free, nutritious supplemental food. They also offer assistance for community members with special dietary needs. Citizens of East Providence, Bristol County, and Newport County may visit one of the three locations once per month.
East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP)-Heating & Energy Program:
This seasonal program helps income-eligible households in Barrington, East Providence, Bristol, Warren, Newport, Middletown, Tiverton, Little Compton, Portsmouth, and Jamestown stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The program aims to reduce the risk of health or safety concerns associated with unsafe heating or cooling practices.
East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP)-Women Infants & Children:
East Bay Community Action Program’s WIC serves babies or children up to age five, pregnant or breastfeeding women, and new mothers. They provide nutrition assistance, breastfeeding advice and support, access to community resources, and vouchers to healthy foods to promote sustainable nutrition during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood.
East Bay Food Pantry and Thrift Shop strives to engage, educate, and empower the East Bay community by working towards supporting a hunger-free community. Food is available to anyone in the East Bay through their Access Nutrition Initiative. The thrift shop is affordable and helps to support their food programs.
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