Family Services

Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program (PAT) The Parent’s as Teachers Evidence-Based Home Visiting Model is the comprehensive home-visiting, parent education model used by Parents as Teachers affiliates. The model provides services to families with children from prenatal through kindergarten. There are four dynamic components to the Parent as Teachers […]

Education & Job Training

Academic Skills Development Classes are offered to assist students with academic skills development, and GED preparation.  Areas of study include English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Class time and schedule is determined by the instructors after potential students take an assessment (pretest) in Reading and Mathematics. If interested […]

Reaching Us

Administrative and Program Office 32 Goff Avenue Pawtucket, RI 02860 Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 4PM FAX: 401-725-6550 Main Office: 401-723-4520 Heating Assistance: 401-723-0227 BVCAP Community Center 210 West Avenue Pawtucket, RI 02860 Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 4PM Phone: 401-475-5071 Woonsocket Office Woonsocket Senior Center 84 Social Street […]

Emergency Services

Food Pantry BVCAP has a food pantry available to low-income families on weekdays. Clients are scheduled to come in on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. You can receive free food twice a month by appointment only. To schedule an appointment call: (401) 475-5069. Please bring your own bags! To […]

Our Mission

The Blackstone Valley Community Action Program (BVCAP) is a non-profit agency and a member of the nation-wide network of Community Action Programs. Our mission is to assist low-moderate income people and empower them to become self-reliant, responsible citizens. Our programs are funded through federal, state and local grants. Each year […]

About Us

Since 1965, the Blackstone Valley Community Action Program has been helping to change the course of people’s lives: Graduates of BVCAP’s many basic education and ESL programs enter the workforce or continue their education better prepared to be responsible citizens and successful at their endeavors. Families realize their dreams of […]