The Intake Unit is the entry point to Westbay programs and services. Intake helps clients with basic needs, short-term assistance, and access to follow-on services. Services may include:
- Rental Assistance (if funds are available)
- Are you behind on your rent or utility payments because of COVID-19? Westbay Community Action is partnering with RI Housing to help you apply for Rent Relief RI. Click HERE for more information or reach out to us at 401.732.4660 ext. 175.
- Shelter referrals
- Short-term case management
- Financial literacy
Contact our Intake case managers for access to all our services. Certain heating, rental, and food programs are also available through our new online portal.
Westbay’s services are available to low-income residents of Warwick, West Warwick, East Greenwich, and Coventry. The Intake Unit determines eligibility for other programs.
Programs and Services
Intake determines initial eligibility for the Marketplace food programs.
The Assurance-16 Program helps LIHEAP recipients with financial wellness and workforce development resources.
Eligible households can participate in workshops or one on one workforce education and financial literacy.
Participation is incentive based. The A-16 program runs year round.
Intake staff members assist with SNAP applications.
Intake determines eligibility for Working Wardrobe clothing.
Intake provides referrals to the furniture bank, if needed.
Westbay Holiday Programs provide food baskets and holiday gifts.
Project Undercover provides diapers, socks, underwear and baby wipes.