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Housing, Energy & Emergency Services

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Help around the home and a life support system for people in crisis

We ease the strains on the family housing budget by providing assistance with monthly bills and repairs, and by converting drafty, inefficient dwellings into warm, energy-conserving money savers. We’re also a life support system, helping to prevent homelessness and providing basic human needs for families going through difficult times, as well as those who can’t stretch their own resources any further.

Appliance Management Program
Emergency Basic Human Needs
Emergency Boiler Repair
Emergency Food and Shelter Vouchers

Food & Nutrition

Fuel Assistance (LIHEAP)

Assistance in paying fuel/utility bills during the winter months to reduce home-heating costs (gas, electric, propane, oil, kerosene or wood). Available to low-income residents in the towns of Johnston, North Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, Glocester.

Applications will be accepted starting in mid-October, 2016, at the Tri-Town Emergency Services Office, 11 Emanuel St., North Providence. See graphic below for income guidelines for the 2016-17 application period.

Call (401) 519-1913 for more information.

Furniture Bank Referral
Weatherization
Tri-Town Community Action Agency  ·  1126 Hartford Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919  ·  P: 401-351-2750  ·  F: 401-351-6611
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