Family Support & Services
A stable, happy family is everyone's hope.
CCAP lends a hand in times of need so families can attain economic self-sufficiency.
- CCAP Holiday Giving Campaign - Holiday Food Drives and Adopt-A-Family/Giving Tree Gift Programs - Extra food for the holidays is an even bigger burden for families that need help. During the Holidays CCAP runs local foods drives thoughout the community. In December CCAP pairs families with generous donors that provide Christmas gifts for those less fortunate through out Adopt-a-Family and Holiday Giving Tree Campaigns. For more information, contact our Social Services Department at 401-467-7013.
- Healthy Families America Program - Love that Baby Campaign – The Healthy Families Program is designed to help parents with understanding and caring for their child's needs, building strong parent child connections, breastfeeding and feeding support, and helping children learn and grow to reach their potential. We also help families to connect with other services and supports that they feel they need.
- Family Care Community Partnership – providing assistance to families with children at risk of abuse or neglect; providing assistance to families with children with a serious emotional disturbance; assisting teens exiting from the RITS
- Financial Literacy & Case Management – helping families develop budgets, spending and saving strategies.
- Income Tax Preparation - CCAP is a registered Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. Our staff of tax preparers are IRS trained, tested, and certified to help people who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit program receive the tax credits they deserve. THIS IS A FREE SERVICE. You will need to call for an appointment and must bring a copy of your previous year's return, all financial statements pertaining to tax year 2013, your social security card, and a picture ID. For more information about the VITA program, or to schedule an appointment, call CCAP at 467-7013.
- New Opportunity Homes (NOH) for Pregnant and Parenting Teens -- – statewide voluntary residential placement program for pregnant and/or parenting teens who cannot live in their family homes due to high-risk situations
- Parent as Teacher Program (PAT) - The Parents as Teachers Program (PAT) is a free home based program that supports parents by teaching them the skills they need to teach their children and enhance their development and also supports families with monthly community activities and family events. PAT enrolls pregnant families and families with children up to 1 year old.
- Parent Education Program – teaching parents strategies and skills necessary to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children
- Women, Infant, & Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program - The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating including breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care.
- Youth Diversionary Project (YDP) – short term, home-based treatment program for families with children ages 9 -17 who are risk for involvement in the Juvenile Justice System
- Youth Success/Responsibility Program – helping teenage parents, or those a risk of becoming parents, with education on parenting/life skills, pregnancy prevention and child support, as well as providing counseling, social services and help in graduating high school or getting a GED
For more information or to make an appointment, please call 467-9610.
311 Doric Avenue • Cranston • RI 02910
Hours: Mon - Fri, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm