The City of Providence is home to approximately 179,207 (Census, 2015) residents, 15 wards, and 25 neighborhoods.
Meet Our Team
The Community Relations office serves as a vital connection between Mayor Jorge Elorza and neighborhood leaders, residents, faith institutions, multicultural groups and businesses that work to make Providence the strong and vibrant community it is today. Our staff provides opportunities for community engagement through focused conversations, public forums and proactive outreach to ensure that all members of our neighborhoods are heard.
Director of Community Relations
Community Relations Representatives
North End (Wards 5, 4, and 14)
West End (Wards 6, 7, and 15)
Jordan Van Leesten
Downtown (Wards 11, 12, and 13)
East Side (Wards 1, 2, and 3)
Patience Landford (Director of Community Relations)
South Side (Wards 8, 9, 10)
To contact the Mayor’s Office of Community Relations:
Email us at email@example.com or
call us at 401-680-5320