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Monday, June, 17, 2019

Providence Safe Stations Provides Path to Recovery for 100th Visit in RI’s Capital

Monday, June 17, 2019 Regional leaders look to City of Providence for innovative opioid crisis response initiative that connects participants to recovery services 24/7 at all 12 Providence fire stations PROVIDENCE R.I. – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined members of the Providence City Council, Healthy Communities Director Ellen Cynar, elected, public health and safety […]

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Monday, December, 11, 2017

Mayor Elorza, State Partners Announce PVD Safe Stations

Starting 1/2/2018-PVD Safe Stations provides 24/7 support to opioid dependent individuals, directs people to treatment and recovery services  PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the City is launching PVD Safe Stations on January 2, 2018, which provides opioid-dependent and other substance use disorder individuals the ability to connect with treatment and recovery […]

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Tuesday, January, 15, 2013

Providence Environmental Initiative Will Transform Vacant City-Owned Parcels into Urban Farms

‘Lots of Hope’ program awarded $100,000 by Rhode Island Foundation and Florida-based Local Sustainability Matching Fund The City of Providence, in partnership with the Southside Community Land Trust and the Rhode Island Foundation, is embarking on a new initiative to convert city-owned vacant lots into productive urban farms. “Lots of Hope is an innovative new […]

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