Tap-in is an all-volunteer agency

Touch A Person In Need



Tap-In was founded in 1983 by a group of six women to provide referrals and information to people in the East Bay. Now, we also provide them food, clothes, furniture, and transport to medical appointments. 



Our mission: Is to improve the quality of life for residents of Rhode Island's East Bay by providing resources to address food insecurity and economic hardship


Tap-in provides direct assistance to residents of Barrington, Bristol, East Providence and Warren. 

If for any reason,

you can't come to Tap-in, just ring us at

401 247 1444

and we will bring the food to your door step.

Cleaning Products

Our Special Spring Cleaning Program will start on: 

April 5th & end April 30, 2021.

With our regular bags of food, we will provide: 

A food gift card & a selection of Spring Cleaning products.

To participate you need to fill out a survey and bring it back to us during the above-mentioned days.

Now, you can come to Tap-in for food every 2 weeks.

Agora você pode vir ao Tap-in para comida 2 semanas.

Ahora, usted puede venir a Tap-in para comida cada 2 semanas.

Delivery Services for those in Quarantine: RI Delivers: Call 2-1-1 or (401) 462 4444

Touch a person in need

Open Monday to Friday: 9 - 12 pm

   281 County Rd, Barrington RI 02806

  Checks can be mailed to: 
Tap-in Inc 
   P.O. Box 252
Barrington RI 02806
401 247 1444