Five Agencies Named as Regional Prevention Task Forces

Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals (BHDDH), February, 2017
The Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals (BHDDH) has made awards to create five Regional Prevention Task Forces. BHDDH has awarded $1.4 million in Federal Block Grant funding to the newly formed Task Forces. The organizations which will receive funds to provide comprehensive substance use prevention and behavioral health promotion services are:
-Woonsocket Prevention Coalition Corporation – serving Burrillville, Woonsocket, Cumberland, Lincoln, Pawtucket, North Smithfield and Central Falls;
-Providence Healthy Communities Office, City of Providence – serving the City of Providence;
-BAY Team, Town of Barrington — serving East Providence, Barrington, Warren and Bristol;
-Newport County Prevention Coalition, Town of Tiverton – serving Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton, Jamestown, Middletown and Newport;
-Coastline EAP – serving North Kingstown, Narragansett, South Kingstown, Hopkinton, Richmond, Charlestown, Westerly and New Shoreham

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