General Resources

AMOR 401-675-1414 and Progresso Latino at 401-728-5920 extension 311. For food lunch program card

Todos los niños que reciben almuerzo gratis/precio reducido en la escuela recibirán una tarjeta P-EBT por correo a finales de abril o principios de mayo. La tarjeta estarán en un sobre blanco con FIS como dirección del remitente. Esta tarjeta le llegará por correo a la dirección que la escuela utiliza para enviarle información acerca de su hijo. (Si usted recibe beneficios SNAP, usted no obtendrá una tarjeta por separado, estos beneficios adicionales le serán depositados en su tarjeta EBT.)

Kinship Care Initiative Program Manager-Laurie Tapozada Laurie.tapozada.tmp@dcyf.ri.gov

Phone: 401-528-3612

Cell: 401-440-7551

Foster Families & Kinship

Foster Forward has an actual storefront located in the Providence/Pawtucket area for foster families in need of emergency/basic needs supplies including diapers, wipes, clothing, small appliances, household items, games, toys, etc. Inventory is based upon donations received. For additional info on the community storefront, contact Kate Bronner, at (401) 438-3900 Ext. 108, or email her at kate.bronner@fosterforward.net.

Dorcas Place

Refugee Center

The Village is an organization supporting foster and kinship care families throughout RI. They are known to provide emergency resources to families that have unexpectedly taken in foster children and they also run an online support group for new and established foster families, which can be found on their Facebook page RI Village for Foster & Adoptive Families. Currently The Village has received grant funds that have been made available to foster/adoptive families affected by COVID-19 in amounts up to $200.00. Please see the website and/or Facebook page for additional info

Foster Families & Kinship

Todos los niños que reciben almuerzo gratis/precio reducido en la escuela recibirán una tarjeta P-EBT por correo a finales de abril o principios de mayo. La tarjeta estarán en un sobre blanco con FIS como dirección del remitente. Esta tarjeta le llegará por correo a la dirección que la escuela utiliza para enviarle información acerca de su hijo. (Si usted recibe beneficios SNAP, usted no obtendrá una tarjeta por separado, estos beneficios adicionales le serán depositados en su tarjeta EBT.)

Food

Salvation Army Pawtucket
Location is 102 High Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Dial (401) 723-9533 for intake.
Many social services are run. They include Christmas gifts, toys, and clothing for children. Other programs may help with bills, rent, medications, and much more.

Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center
2 Atlantic Boulevard
North Providence, Rhode Island 02911
(401) 231-0742
Meals at Thanksgiving, Christmas

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
20 Marcus Wheatland Boulevard
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
(401) 846-4828
There is a free Thanksgiving and December holiday food basket program to families in need.

Our Lady of Good Help Church
1063 Victory Highway
Mapleville, RI 02839
Telephone number is (401) 568-5272
A holiday gift and toy service is available.

Basic Needs Resources

Tap-In
Mailing address is 281 County Road
Barrington, Rhode Island 02806
Phone - (401) 247-1444
Volunteers can give referrals to holiday programs across Rhode Island. All of the information is free and confidential.

Providence Rescue Mission
627 Cranston Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02907
(401) 274-8861
Special programs are held during the holidays. There are hundreds of Thanksgiving food boxes normally passed out with turkeys and more. Children and their parents can sign up for a present from the Christmas Toy Ministry.

DaVinci Center for Community Progress
470 Charles Street
Providence, RI 02904
Telephone - (401) 272-7474

Town of Cumberland
Address is 45 Broad Street
Cumberland, RI 02864
Main phone - (401) 728-2400. The season program has free Thanksgiving, Christmas toys, baskets and gifts. (Cumberland Residents only)

Toys for Tots in Providence Rhode Island
This is a partnership of the United States Marine Corps, volunteers, and countless charities. Children from low income families or those in poverty can get free Christmas gifts, presents, and other items. This may be clothes, shoes, winter gear, games, books and more during the holidays. Find more details here.

Exeter Community Food Bank
305 Ten Rod Road - Exeter Fire Co. #1
Exeter, RI 02822
Dial (401) 294-3176
A program is run for Washington County families.

Salvation Army Pawtucket
Location is 102 High Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Dial (401) 723-9533 for intake.
Many social services are run. They include Christmas gifts, toys, and clothing for children. Other programs may help with bills, rent, medications, and much more.

United Congregational Church - Little Compton Assistance Association
Little Compton, Rhode Island 02837
Call (401) 635-8472 for information.

West Bay Adopt-a-Family

Joslyn Groves

401-732-4660 x105

jgroves@westbaycap.org

Holiday Baskets

401-732-4660

Address:

Client Services Center

487 Jefferson Boulevard

Warwick, RI 02886

Clothing

77 Reservoir Ave Providence, RI 02907 Ph# 401-941-8050

A referral-based clothing bank for school-aged children K-12 (or working towards GED) in need of clothing for school. They have a storefront as well and serve all of Providence County (Burrillville, Central Falls, Cranston, Cumberland, East Providence, Foster, Glocester, Johnston, Lincoln, North Providence, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, Providence, Scituate, Smithfield, and Woonsocket).

Diapers

Project Undercover - 401-773-4250

Tri-County Community Action Agency (partnering with Project Undercover): Diapers and undergarments are available at the 11 Emanuel Street, North providence location.  For more information on diaper assistance, or if you are in need of supplies, please contact us at 401-351-2750, x1960.

As far as diaper assistance/delivery through Medicaid, I believe any medical supply company that carries incontinence products will deliver. But the most well-known provider (that I know of) is Sensational Child, located at 650 Ten Rod Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852. Phone number is (401) 667-2797.

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