Street Sights is proud to give this month’s Humanitarian Award to Capital City Community Centers at 110 Ruggles Street in Providence.
For 25 years, the Case Management Program of Capital City Community Center (known as Cap Cities) has helped Providence’s low-income residents meet their basic needs for food, clothing, and other necessities.
Cap Cities serves mostly people in the Smith Hill, Mount Pleasant, Elmhurst Valley, and Wanskuck neighborhoods. The pantry provides food to more than 2,000 people each year and serves low-income Providence adults, youth, and seniors.
Cap Cities is a non-profit, multi-site social service agency serving low-income residents of economically distressed neighborhoods within the cities of Providence, North Providence, and Woonsocket.It provides comprehensive family and community services to fulfill its mission of improving the quality of life, and promoting a positive social change in the community.
Cap Cities case management department is open Wednesdays, 12:30-4:30 p.m.; Thursdays,
9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., year-round. The case manager provides basic assistance to clients during scheduled appointments or in walk-in crises, including food and clothing, referrals and help for crime victims.
The organization uses volunteers to help unload and sort incoming supplies. If you would like to make a donation or volunteer, call the office at 401-455-3880.