Everyone feels low from time to time, so it’s not always easy to know when it is part-and-parcel of daily life, and when it’s time to seek help. In most cases, it is short-term and self-correcting, but for a significant minority this is not the case. For those individuals, it is important to seek treatment just as you would any other health condition. Here we discuss six warning signs which,...Learn More
CCAP’s Social Services Department administers the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Cranston, Scituate and Foster with federal funding earmarked for the state of Rhode Island. LIHEAP is designed to help low-income clients meet the ever-increasing cost of home energy. Payments are made directly to vendors who then credit the client’s account for the amount...Learn More
Bright futures for children begin with great child care both at home and away. CCAP’s Head Start /Early Head Start Programs are recruiting children from birth to 5 years old. What is Head Start/Early Head Start? A FREE federally funded program serving income eligible children and families A FREE federally funded program serving Foster Children Comprehensive services for pregnant women,...Learn More
Everyone needs a little helping hand from time to time. If you, or someone you know, needs nutritional assistance, CCAP’s Food Bank can help! According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 12 percent of Rhode Islanders, 51,000 households, are food insecure, meaning they are often unsure where their next meal will come from due to lack of resources. The most severe...Learn More
CCAP’s Warwick/Buttonwoods Skills & Youth Center has a new name, Kent County Youth Center and a new home. CHECK US OUT!
Effective Monday, March 27, 2017, CCAP’s Kent County Youth Center will be be relocated to COWESETT PLAZA, #15/16, 289 COWESETT AVENUE,WEST WARWICK, RI 02893 – 401-732-5562. This office is located on RIPTA bus route # 29/Kent County. OFFICE HOURS • MON, WED, FRI, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM • TUES, THURS, 8:30 AM – 6 PM The Kent Couty Youth Center provides FREE:•...Learn More
Prom Time is a program in which donated prom dresses, tuxedos and accessories are offered FREE OF CHARGE to teens in CCAP’s Youth Center Programs. CCAP’s Operation Prom Dress has over400 new or gently used dresses and a limited number of tuxedos (various sizes), along with accessories for Prom Time. Dresses and tuxedos are available on a first-come, first-served basis and you must...Learn More