Attention Warwick, West Warwick and East Greenwich residents!

Please take a moment to complete our 2021 Community Needs Assessment here.

Your input will help us influence legislative policy and work to find solutions and programs to better serve and support you, your family, and community.

About

Westbay Community Action is a charitable organization serving the people of Kent County. We help with food, utilities, health, safety, and education.

Our mission is to empower and mobilize people through our programs, partnerships, and advocacy to gain greater self-sufficiency.

Individuals and families gain stability through basic needs assistance. They improve their circumstances with education, life-skills training, and case management.

We opened our doors in June 1966, one community organization in the national effort to fight poverty. Fifty years later, we are still community-based and guided by our core purpose. Today, we are the largest provider of basic needs in Kent County and assist nearly 10,000 households per year.

Senior Staff

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Kahree Silva

Childcare Administrator

Westbay Children's Center

ksilva@westbaycap.org

401-437-6166

Melanie LaMountain

Melanie LaMountain

Director

Education/Workforce Development

mlamountain@westbaycap.org

401-468-4064

Joslyn Groves

Joslyn Groves

Director of Social Services

Family Resource Unit

jgroves@westbaycap.org

401-732-4660 x105

Kelly McHugh

Kelly McHugh

Director of Case Management

Elder Services

kmchugh@westbaycap.org

401-732-4660 x196

Debbie Rapa

Deborah Rapa

Early Childhood Education Coordinator

Westbay Children's Center

drapa@westbaycap.org

401-463-6621

Board of Directors

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Westbay Community Action has a 15-member Board of Directors. The members come from Warwick, West Warwick and East Greenwich. As required by law,

  • 5 members represent low-income individuals
  • 5 members represent the community at large
  • 5 members represent local government.
Government
Warwick

Anthony Corrente, Jr.

Chairperson

Community
East Greenwich

Kristin Maggiacomo

1st Vice Chair

Government
Warwick

Daniel O'Rourke

2nd Vice Chair

Community
Warwick

Kevin Carter, CPA

Treasurer

Government
Warwick

Susan Baker

Secretary

Community
East Greenwich

Christine Imbriglio

Low Income
Warwick

Verteal Patterson

Low Income
East Greenwich

Melaine Potrzeba

Community
Warwick

Steven McAllister

Low Income
Warwick

Marcia Slobin

Low Income
Warwick

Kimberly Wineman

Community
Warwick

Jason Bouchard

Low Income
West Warwick

Michele Mitchell

Government
West Warwick

Adam Satchell

Government
East Greenwich

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