Our Mission

CAPP, working in partnership with the community, provides culturally competent supportive services and programs to Providence residents in need to promote their achievement of economic self-sufficiency.

Our Purpose

To reduce poverty, revitalize low-income communities, and empower low-income individuals and families to become self-sufficient by: creating economic, educational and other opportunities for and providing a range of services to low-income families and individuals; mobilizing resources directed to the elimination of poverty; and educating the public on issues of poverty and community revitalization.  


  • SSDI Roundtable with Senator Whitehouse

    Providence, RI – On Monday, March 23, at 10:30 a.m. U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse hosted a roundtable discussion at CAPP on the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and the need to preserve SSDI benefits for Rhode Island workers and their families. Read More

  • CAPP Launches Parent Leadership Training Initiative in Providence

    Community Action Partnership of Providence (CAPP) held the kickoff retreat for the Parent Leadership Training Initiative (PLTI), a 20-week series of free civics and democracy training classes, on January 31st at United Way of Rhode Island. Nineteen parents and other Read More...