CAPP offers home heating assistance (LIHEAP), a food pantry, basic needs including coats, diapers and baby needs, rental/mortgage assistance.
See below for additional resources:
2-1-1 is the statewide resource center for information and referrals, and it comes with the support and expertise of a national network of referral experts.
- Family Services of RI
Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI) is a comprehensive non-profit social service organization that manages, through thoughtful coordination and a shared vision, programs across Rhode Island, providing essential resources for underserved individuals, families and communities.
- United Way RI
UWRI has been on the path of an “Impact United Way” since 2005. The “Impact United Way” is focused on generating measurable results to create a better community and to be relevant to donors. We have executed strategies that have combined strong public policy work, funding, and advocacy with measurable success. We have moved to a new location and made the headquarters come alive with community organizations and people in need of service from United Way 2-1-1 in Rhode Island.
- Good Neighbor Energy Fund
Through a cooperative effort between sponsoring energy companies, United Way of Rhode Island, the business community, and the people of Rhode Island, the Good Neighbor Energy Fund has assisted more than 46,250 families since its inception in 1986.
- Department of Human Services - State Benefits
DHS is an organization of opportunity, working hand-in-hand with other resources in Rhode Island to offer a full continuum of services for families, adults, children, elders, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
The mission of RIPTA is to provide safe, reliable and cost effective transit service with a skilled team of professionals responsive to our customers, the environment, and committed to transit excellence.
- Rhode Island Housing
Rhode Island Housing strives to ensure that all people who live or work in Rhode Island can afford a healthy, attractive home that meets their needs. A good home provides the foundation upon which individuals and families thrive, children learn and grow, and communities prosper.
- Human Rights Commission
The Commission enforces the Rhode Island antidiscrimination laws in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations, credit and delivery of services. Through impartial investigation, formal and informal resolution efforts, predetermination conferences and administrative hearings, the Commission seeks to ensure due process for both complainants (charging parties) and respondents (those against whom charges are filed), to provide redress for victims of discrimination, and to properly dismiss cases against businesses and individual respondents when charges of discrimination lack evidentiary support.
- RI Delivers - Rhode Islanders’ connection to help for those living in quarantine or isolation due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
- Find a Food Pantry near you
- Meal Sites for School-Aged Children
- SNAP Guidelines
- WIC Guidelines
General Health (see additional resources for behavioral / mental health support)
- RI Department of Health (RIDOH)
For general questions about COVID-19, call RIDOH’s COVID-19 hotline: (401) 222-8022.
- COVID-19 Testing Sites
- CDC COVID-19 Information Page
- World Health Organization (WHO) Information Page
- U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
Information on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s), such as Ibuprofen, for COVID-19
- Prescription Drug Delivery - CVS
- Prescription Drug Delivery - Walgreens
- Housing Help RI is a statewide homelessness prevention initiative to assist Rhode Islanders who are experiencing housing insecurity. The program provides emergency housing assistance to very low-income renters who have been impacted by the COVID-19 emergency and are at immediate risk of homelessness.
- Eviction Prevention The shared vision is that all Rhode Islanders live in safe, healthy, affordable homes in thriving communities. Our common agenda is to increase and preserve the supply of safe, healthy and affordable homes throughout Rhode Island. We also seek to equitably reduce the housing cost burden for low and moderate-income residents.