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.  


  • Resident Profile in Partnership August 2014

    Girt Connors received assistance from CAPP’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Weatherization Program. Residents that qualify for LIHEAP may also been eligible for the Weatherization Program which helps save residents money on their home energy cost. CAPP Read More...

  • Resident Profile in Partnership July 2014

    James  Carroll came to Community Action Partnership of Providence (CAPP) for case management services from CAPP’s Social Services department. He was seeking assistance with finding employment.  James can be described as a very quiet and somewhat shy young man.  When he Read More...