Health equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to attain his or her full health potential. Everyone in the neighborhood has a chance to lead a long healthy life and the community works together to achieve this goal.
Una salud equilibrada se logra cuando todas las personas tienen la oportunidad de alcanzar su pleno potencial de salud. Todos en el vecindario tienen la oportunidad de llevar una vida saludable y la comunidad trabaja en conjunto para lograr este objetivo.
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Support for Community Health Programs -
We are currently seeking seniors to join a new committee that will explore needs of our senior citizens in North Providence. 
To learn more and join this important committee, please 
contact Elizabeth Vachon, HEZ Project Director by email at or by phone at (401) 830-5675. 

Need Help? ¿Necesitas ayuda?

The Boys Town National Hotline is for kids, teens and parents who need help. Call 1-800-448-3000. 
La línea telefónica nacional de Boys Town es para niños, adolescentes y padres que necesitan ayuda. Llame al 1-800-448-3000.

The Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is staffed by specially trained Boys Town counselors. It is accredited by the American Association of Suicidiology. La línea directa está abierta las 24 horas del día, los 365 días del año, y está compuesta por consejeros especialmente entrenados de Boys Town. Está acreditado por la Asociación Americana de Suicidología.

Spanish-speaking counselors and translation services representing more than 140 languages are available, along with a TDD line (1-800-448-1833) that allows counselors to communicate with speech-impaired and deaf callers.Se ofrecen servicios de consejería de habla hispana y servicios de traducción que representan a más de 140 idiomas, junto con una línea TDD (1-800-448-1833) que permite a los consejeros comunicarse con personas con discapacidades del habla y sordas.

Boys Town National Hotline Flyer

Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health visited Marieville School's Walking School Bus Program on October 2, 2017.

Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health visited the Marieville Walking School Bus!
Liz Vachon, Bruce Butler , Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott , and Nikki Bond.

Marieville Walking School Bus
Mayor Charles Lombardi and  Principal  Bruce Butler
launch Marieville School's 2016 Walking School Bus!

Art In The Park
Sunday, October 15th from 11:00 - 5:00 pm
at Governor John Notte Memorial Park
801 Douglas Ave, North Providence, RI 02904

Anti-Bullying Daytime Event for Students 
Wednesday, October 25th
at North Providence High School
Daytime Agenda 

Anti-Bullying Evening Event for Parents
Wednesday, October 25th
at Camp Meehan 6pm-8pm 
1671 Douglas Ave, North Providence, RI 02904

Diabetes Prevention Program Orientation
Thursday, October 26th at 10:00 am
Lincoln Public Library
145 Old River Rd, Lincoln RI 02865

Diabetes Prevention Program Orientation
Tuesday, November 7th at 6:30 pm
North Providence Public Library
1180 Mineral Spring Ave., N. Prov. RI 02904

The North Providence Special Education Local Advisory Committee is hosting
Bullying & Harassment of Students with Disabilities Dinner Workshop
on Wednesday, November 8th from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at the Birchwood Middle School Library
10 Birchwood Dr, North Providence, RI 02904
RSVP by 11/1/2017 to

World Diabetes Day Breakfast for Providers
Tuesday, November 14th at 7:30 am
Camp Meehan
1671 Douglas Ave, North Providence, RI 02904

Thursday, September 21st  at  9:30 a.m.
HEZ Collaborative Monthly Meeting
North Providence Youth Center 
2 Governor Notte Pkwy

The meetings are held on a monthly basis to gather information from each working group and make decisions for the HEZ project. The group will oversee the progress of the project as a whole. Working groups leads will provide reports if necessary and updates from the communication and evaluation teams.

2017-2018  Meeting Schedule

September 21 

October  TBA 






April - No Meeting