The EBCAP Head State program is now enrolling income eligible children from birth to five years old.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
EBCAP Head Start is now enrolling income eligible children from birth to five throughout the East Bay area of Rhode Island, including Middletown. Program offerings include: free half day classroom services for preschoolers; free home based services for pregnant women and families with infants/toddlers; and child care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. We offer assistance to families applying for the RI DHS Child Care Certificate. All programs include the following services: learning activities for young children, parent groups, family fun activities, parenting courses, healthy meals and snacks, family goal setting supported by Head Start staff, health and dental screening, dental services and more. All services are provided to …
Musicians gather together to raise money for local food pantries.
Local musicians and vocalists showcased their talents last weekend for the four-day benefit Singing Out Against Hunger. More than 40 acts performed over four days, Sept. 15 through Sept. 18 in Tiverton at Coastal Roasters and Evelyn’s Drive-In. In its ninth year, the Singing Out Against Hunger benefit’s mission is to raise money and collect food to support the food pantries at the East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP). More than $76,000 has been raised since the event began and that money goes directly to the communities of Little Compton, Tiverton, Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport to which the program serves. This year, EBCAP officials expect to receive enough donations to fill the Tiverton Food Pantry and assist the Little Compton …