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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

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 weekly Healthy Harvest and school vacation meals will be in full swing beginning June 28th. Learn more about the Jonnycake Market…

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.

Fresh start coaching

Fresh Start Coaching

Our one-on-one coaching program is designed to help members identify and achieve goals related to physical, emotional, and financial health.

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 Cooking

Healthy cooking classes, like “Food is Medicine,” are offered throughout the year.  These classes are designed to give members a new understanding of how food choices and preparation can impact healthy lifestyles and improve health outcomes.

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.