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Enroll As a Member

Visit our office at 1231 Kingstown Road, Peace Dale map.

Please bring:

Proof that you live in South Kingstown, Narragansett, Jamestown, or Block Island
(utility bill or lease)

Identification for you and/or your spouse
(driver’s license, military ID, or passport)

Proof of dependents under age 18
(birth certificates, SNAP or school lunch letter)

Call Jen Krueger at (401) 789-1559 ext. 10 for information.

Explore Your Member Benefits

Healthy food

Healthy Food and Summer Food Programs

The Jonnycake Market is a client-choice food pantry committed to providing households with healthy food. There are a host of shopping opportunities available. Our school vacation meals kick off June 27th and will run all summer. Children who attend the South Kingstown, Narragansett, or Block Island school system and are under the age of 19 are eligible. Our weekly Healthy Harvest produce pick-up begins July 6th. Learn more about the Jonnycake Market…

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) returns to Wakefield

Wood River Health Services will be on site to offer WIC services two days a month beginning June 23rd and June 30th from 1pm to 4pm. Eligible participants will receive formula, diapers, a Shaw’s gift card, and other benefits.

Jonnycake Neighbors

We now offer landlords incentives to help mitigate financial risk and make the rental experience a positive one.  Landlords can also encourage tenants to participate in our “ready to rent” 8-hour course designed to help tenants be successful renters.

Finacial assistance

The Jeff Melish Fund for Basic Needs

Emergency assistance is available to assist with first month’s rent to secure new housing; missed rent to prevent evictions; help with utilities; assistance with car repairs and transportation; and more.  A comprehensive assessment of the situation and household finances is required.

community outreach

Community Health Outreach

Our community health worker helps households experiencing significant challenges connect with resources, health care providers, and basic needs.  Home visits and accompaniment to critical appointments and services available.

little cakes

Lil’ Cakes and Jonny’s Locker

Hygiene assistance including diapers and wipes are available for infants and toddlers through Lil’ Cakes, and school supplies, snacks, and toiletries for high school students through Jonny’s Locker.

fresh produce

Healthy Habits

This program will be offered by the RI Community Food Bank beginning May 31st from 11am to 12:30pm and running every Tuesday until Jun 21st. To sign up, contact Kharissa Wilson at 789-1559 or email

Clothing, thrift store


Clothing vouchers are available for use in our thrift store.  During the winter months we assist with warm weather gear – jackets, hats, gloves, boots, and the like upon request. Learn more about Jonnycake Thrift…

Volunteer income tax prep

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Get your taxes prepared and filed for free by our team of IRS-certified tax preparers. Program runs from late January through April 15th.

Children’s Enrichment Referrals

Assistance with accessing summer camp, after-school programming and enrichment activities is available. Back-to-school supplies are provided before the start of the school year.

Leadership council

Peace Dale Leadership Council

Join our growing group of Peace Dale residents working to improve the quality of life for families in their neighborhood.