To get information on various programs that can help you pay bills, that provide programs such as rental assistance, free food, or foreclosure counseling, call the East Bay Community Action Program. In certain cases they may run the program themselves, or be able to refer you to where to go to for help and maybe even help you apply. The resources and services offered include.
EBCAP Dental Center - The dental clinic offers comprehensive free or low cost dental care as well as emergency care for local residents. The following resources and services are provided, such as dental fillings, crowns, extractions, root canals, teeth whitening and cleanings of your teeth. (401) 845-0564
There are two primary Community Health Centers in the Newport area that provide affordable health and medical care to Newport County patients and residents. Services offered by these clinics include immunizations, family medicine, pregnancy testing, medical care for acute illness, health screenings, medications, and general community education and referrals. Jean Hicks Health Center ((401) 848-2160) and East Bay Family Health Center ((401) 437-1008)
They run a large number of social service programs and also serve as a Christian services ministry for the local community. A sampling of the services and financial aid offered includes Utility Bill Payment Assistance, Christmas Meals and Holiday Programs, Food Pantry, Clothing, and Child Care are offered.
Vouchers may also be issued by the Salvation Army for clothing and/or heating fuel. They also help children by coordinating back to school events as well as Christmas gift giving. Mentoring is also arranged as well as counseling. Call (401) 846-3234, or more on the Salvation Army in Newport County.
Saint John Church (phone (401) 848-2561) - May be able to offer emergency food and a soup kitchen.
Saint Peter Lutheran Church - Occasional Emergency Food Assistance and Information on local charities as well as government programs are offered.
United Baptist Church ((401) 847-3210) - Cal them to apply for clothing, food, meals, and other aid.
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