Social Services

A comprehensive assessment conducted by a Safety Net Advocate in partnership with the individual/family will determine the strengths, needs, resources and linkages to be made. 

Eligibility: All residents of Newport County, Bristol County and East Providence

Locations and Contact Information

Newport County Headquarters:
19 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840
Contact: Family Advocate
Tel.: (401) 847-7821 x. 112
Services Available: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Bristol County and East Providence Headquarters:
100 Bullocks Point Avenue
East Providence, RI  02915
Contact: Family Advocate
Tel.: (401) 437-0006, x. 127
Services Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
Click here for food pantry hours at this site.

Satellite Office Location:
East Bay Community Action Program Tiverton Center
1048 Stafford Road
Tiverton, RI 02878
Contact: Family Advocate
Telephone: (401) 625-5134
Services Available: Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and Wednesday 9 am - 6:30 pm
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Social Services provided in the Newport Public Schools

Health Advocacy Services are available for families residing in the Sullivan School neighborhood in Newport in collaboration with the Sullivan School Family Center.

Family Services Coordinators are in all elementary schools in the City of Newport offering social services case management, literacy activities and other activities to promote positive family/school interactions.

Eligibility: All Newport County residents 

Contact: Family Advocate
Telephone: (401) 848-6697, x202

Lead Education and Outreach


Lead Education and Outreach services are provided to tenants and landlords in need of information regarding lead safety and lead abatement, and RIHMFC loans for lead abatement.
Contact: (401) 437-0006, x173