Welcome to Rhode Island Association
of Community Action Agencies

Need help? Take action

Welcome to Rhode Island Association
of Community Action Agencies

Need help? Take action

Community Action Agencies in Rhode Island


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Welcome to RICAA

Who We Are

The Rhode Island Community Action Association (RICAA) is a trade association for a statewide network of Community Action Agencies (CAAs) who, for over fifty years, have been the safety net for economically disadvantaged and working individuals and families. Independently and collectively the CAAs are working to eliminate the causes and effects of poverty and to open doors to self-sufficiency and better lives for more than 200,000 Rhode Island households annually.

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Programs & Services

Agency services include assistance for employment, education, housing, health, youth family, financial services, senior services and counseling.

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RI Access to Benefits

RI Access to Benefits is our resource to prescreen for potential eligibility to countless services and programs. Just fill out our quick and simple form completely, and submit.

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Resources & Partnerships

RICAA works with many State Agencies, State Association Partners, State-wide Partners and National Partnerships. For more information, please visit our Resources & Partnerships page.

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Contact Us

Please complete this form and leave us a message and one of the members of our great support team will get back to you shortly with how you can find assistance at your local Community Action Agency.

Tax Season 2022 - Do you Qualify for EITC?

The Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. To qualify, you must meet certain requirements and file a tax return, even if you do not owe any tax or are not required to file. EITC reduces the amount of tax you owe and may give you a refund.

We Stand Together

A message from the Rhode Island Community Action Association Board of Directors.