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Centers for Health Equity and Wellness

Centers for Health Equity and Wellness grants are grants to community-based organizations serving low-income neighborhoods in Providence, Pawtucket and Central Falls.

Centers for Health Equity and Wellness organizations and projects

The City of Providence - Lots of Hope

The City of Providence will work improve access to locally grown produce in Providence markets by transforming vacant city property into urban farms.

Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic - A Place to be Healthy

Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic will implement a self-management chronic disease education program at the community level that is tied to clinical settings.

Family Service of Rhode Island - Harlem Children's Zone's Asthma Initiative

Family Service of Rhode Island will reduce health disparities and reduce chronic absenteeism by working with families of students at Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School in Lower South Providence to develop asthma prevention plans; navigate and access asthma-control services; and conduct environmental surveys to identify potential asthma triggers in homes.

The Olneyville Housing Corporation - Healthier Olneyville Initiative

The Olneyville Housing Corporation will transform land and property to affordable, quality housing; construct and/or maintain parks and other open spaces for recreation; and encourage walking, biking, and use of RIPTA.

The Providence Center - The Incredible Years

The Providence Center will reduce health disparities by providing evidence-based parenting groups to parents, and social skills training to their children, in Providence, Pawtucket, and Central Falls.

The Providence Center - The Incredible Years

The Providence Center will reduce health disparities by providing evidence-based parenting groups to parents, and social skills training to their children, in Providence, Pawtucket, and Central Falls.

West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation - Sankofa and WE CAN

The West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation will work to reduce nutrition-related health disparities among West End residents through the development of Sankofa, a market that offers affordable, culturally appropriate, locally-produced food.

The West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation will, through WE CAN, create environmental, systems, and policy changes through the development of parks, a Neighborhood Policy Group, health and financial education programs, and physical activity opportunities.