Home / News / Announcements

Solicitation of Bids

Tri-County Community Action Agency is requesting formal bids for Health Center Renovations to the Agency’s facility located on 1126 Hartford Avenue in Johnston, RI. You may download a copy of the bid package here or you may pick a paper copy up at 1126 Hartford Avenue, Suite 201, Johnston, RI.  Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. A walkthrough of the facility will be available on Monday, February 28th at 1:00 p.m.  During the walkthrough, potential bidders may examine the facility and ask questions related to renovations and/or the bid process.  The architect who designed the attached drawings and specifications will be...

Read More

Tri-County LIHEAP Program is Open for Applications!

Tri0County Community Action Agency’s LIHEAP program offers assistance for low-income individuals and families in need of help with fuel bills.  Homeowners and renters who meet the agency’s income guidelines may be eligible for heating assistance and weatherization services. For more information on the LIHEAP or Weatherization programs, contact us at 401-351-2750, extension 1913.

Read More

Tri-County Health Equity Zone Hosts “Coffee Talk” Workshop

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, the Tri-County Health Equity Zone, or HEZ program hosted a community workshop, which the team called, “Coffee Talk” at the Meehan Overlook at Governor Notte Park, in North Providence. The workshop was held to give community residents and community organizations the opportunity to provide their insight into challenges faced as a result of the COVID-19, and challenges faced in general.  Earlier in the year, the HEZ program conducted stakeholder surveys and collected data from sources such as the U.S. Census, the RI Kids’ Count Fact Book, and other sources to identify areas of concerns in...

Read More

Tri-County Community Action Agency Achieves National Accreditation from the Council on Accreditation

Tri-County Community Action Agency has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Established in President Johnston’s “War on Poverty” in 1965, Tri-County CAA, provides a highly diverse and comprehensive range of services to ameliorate poverty and assist individuals and families to achieve personal, social and economic self-sufficiency.  Services include primary medical care, behavioral health and substance use counseling, dental care, employment & training, food assistance, fuel & weatherization assistance, senior & disabled adult programs, early childhood education, Family Care Community Partnership, regional prevention coalition and health equity zone.  “Council on Accreditation is a well-respected organization, and...

Read More

Tri-County Head Start and Early Head Start Programs are Accepting Applications!

We are currently accepting applications for both home based programs, and classroom programs for Head Start and Early Head Start. We accept pregnant women, and children from birth to age 5 that meet income guidelines. There is no cost to participate in Head Start programs. Residents of Johnston, North Providence, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Burrillville, Glocester, Foster, and Scituate may apply for our classrooms located in northern RI. Residents of North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Narragansett, Hopkinton, Richmond, Exeter, Charlestown, Westerly and Block Island (New Shoreham) are eligible for our classrooms in Washington County.

Read More