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Newport County's community resource

  • Located in the heart of the city right off Broadway, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center has been a Newport County resource since 1922. An independent not-for-profit, the MLK Community Center's Hunger Services, Education and Community programs strengthen our shared community. Nearly 3,000 clients were served in 2014.


    20 Dr. Marcus F. Wheatland Blvd.

    Newport RI  02840


    The MLK Community Center is open Monday - Friday.

    Program Hours:

    Preschool 6:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Administration 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Our doors are locked before 10:00 a.m. and after 4:00 p.m. Please ring bell)

    Afterschool Program 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.

    Summer Camp 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Phone: 401.846.4828


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    The MLK Community Center is a place where all are treated with dignity and respect. We strive for a strong and united Newport County where all residents live their best quality of life through increasing self-reliance.

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