Newport County, RI Assistance Programs

Newport County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Newport County.

Edward King House Senior Center

35 King St
Newport, RI - 02840
For more than 50 years, the Edward King House Senior Center has served a vital role in our community by keeping pace with the ever-changing needs of the senior population. We offer a diverse variety of classes, programming, performances and club activities. Our core programming includes information and referrals, health and wellness, social interaction, artistic expression and movement. In addition to our programming, the King Center is a RI state meal site providing subsidized lunches Monday through Friday. We provided close to 5000 meals to seniors on an annual basis. As a frequent destination for Newport County Seniors, the Center serves as a hub for personal enrichment ensuring access to a well rounded quality of life and a reliable resource for individual and family referrals regarding senior issues. The King House sees an average of 500 visitors on a weekly basis (16 18,000 yearly) and fields a large volume of calls daily seeking support services. Based on the growing population of seniors, we can expect this number to increase dramatically over the next several years...

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Newport County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Newport County.

Tiverton Senior Center

207 Canonicus Street
Tiverton, RI - 02878
The mission of the Tiverton Senior Center is to reach out to all citizens in the community who are 55 or older to offer socialization, education, recreation, congregate meals, and various health and informational services that will improve the quality of life for all participants...

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Middletown Senior Center

650 Green End Avenue
Middletown, RI - 02842
Mission Statement: To provide a focal point for all citizens in the community over 55. To come together for education, socialization, exercises recreation, health services and information. Continually extend, provide and inform our seniors to what may be beneficial to them. Increase the number of seniors and disabled senior citizens attending the meal site program. Offer more programs that would integrate seniors with community youth in various activities. To work vigorously with community agencies such as the Visiting Nurses of Newport and Bristol Counties, Newport County Mental Health services outpatient, Newport County Resource Center, Child and Family Services, etc. To introduce and inform the senior population throughout the area, to services offered within the center, as well as the variety of programs to the seniors presently utilizing the center...

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Newport County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Newport County.

Jamestown Senior Center

6 West Street
Jamestown, RI - 02835
The Town of Jamestown proudly supports its senior center and provides a broad base of social, health and wellness and learning programs to its residents fifty (50+). The Jamestown Parks and Recreation department encourages engagement into its programs and provides affordable access to support aging in our community. Transportation is provided for specific programs. The Jamestown Senior Center is located at 6 West Street and also offers weekday full-service luncheons for a suggested donation of $3.00. The Center is open weekdays from 9am - 1pm...

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Cynthia Koniecki

110 Bristol Ferry Road
Portsmouth, RI - 02871
The Center is a private, non-profit community focal point for residents of Newport County and surrounding communities where older persons can come together for services and/or activities which enhance their dignity, reflect their experience and skills, support their independence, encourage their involvement in and with the Center and the community, and respond to their diverse needs and interests...

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Newport County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.