PDCC has supported a number of Local Initiatives as listed below.  Designated monthly offerings help support these initiatives and local mission organizations.

 

WELCOME HOUSE OF SOUTH COUNTY
8 North Rd
Peace Dale, RI 02879
401-782-4770
www.welcomehouseofsouthcounty.org
This organization provides shelter to the homeless in Washington County serving individuals and families. A lunchtime soup kitchen is run every weekday and dinner is provided every night for the residents.

 

SOUTH COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
1555 Shannock Rd
PO Box 68
Shannock, RI 02875
401-213-6711
www.southcountyhabitat.org
This organization builds homes for people in need of affordable housing. They also operate a store where they sell donated building materials, furniture and appliances. Peace Dale Congregational Church is now participating in the Faith Build, which is a program inviting churches and faith communities to work cooperatively to meet the crucial need of affordable housing.  They are presently working on refurbishing a duplex in Westerly.

 

CANE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
281 Post Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
401-789-7210
www.canecdc.org
This organization provides a quality preschool and early child development program to the families of South Kingstown, Narragansett, Charlestown, and surrounding communities.

 

JONNYCAKE CENTER
1231 Kingstown Rd
Peace Dale, RI 02883
401-789-1559
www.jonnycakecenter.org
 This organization provides emergency assistance of food, clothing, bedding and furniture to those in need. It also operates a thrift store which is open to the public and supports the services of the center.

 

SOUTH PROVIDENCE NEIGHBORHOOD MINISTRIES
747 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907
401-461-7509
www.spnm.org
This organization provides a variety of services including 2 weekly food programs, financial assistance for rent and utility bills, toiletry needs, layettes for expecting mothers, case management, advocacy and referrals to community agencies.

 

PICA ( formerly Providence In-town Churches Association)

15 Hayes Street

Providence, RI 02908

401-454-7422

www.ripica.org

This organization serves the needs of low income and homeless peoples  in the greater Providence area, through their Food Pantry, Homeless Outreach Program, Friday Night Community Meal , and SOAR, an outreach program that facilitates a fast track to SSI/SSDI benefits.

 

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS RI

PO Box 406

Charlestown, RI  02813

401-601-5621

www.nhnri.org

This organization provides necessary home repairs for low income residents who live in the South County, RI area.  These repairs are often essential in helping families to stay in their homes.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCE CENTER OF SOUTH COUNTY

61 Main Street

Wakefield, RI  02879

401-782-3995

www.ricadv.org

The DVRCSC is a nonprofit agency dedicated to both preventing and responding to domestic violence by working to change the social conditions, beliefs, and social actions that perpetuate abuse.  They offer safety, support, advocacy, education and a network of services to local residents.