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In the News - $1.44M given to agency to run homeless program, then state evicts them

Despite a crisis in homelessness and a desperate need for expanded mental health services, the state evicts a community agency.
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In the News - Smithfield motel leased for $1.44M for new homeless shelter approach

Community Care Alliance of Rhode Island, a nonprofit agency based in Woonsocket, has received a six-month state contract, in the form a purchase order for $1.44 million, to lease a building on the site of the Sure Stay Hotel in Smithfield.
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In the News - To Homeless, River Cleanup Raises Fear of Displacement

T.A. had one thing on her mind when she arrived at the Safe Haven drop-in center Wednesday afternoon: This Saturday’s massive volunteer effort to clean up the banks of the Blackstone River.
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In the News - Murals Bring Hope and Inspiration to People Fighting Addiction

There are five murals: at Project Weber Renew in Pawtucket and Providence, at Community Care Alliance in Woonsocket, and at Parent Support Network in Warwick and Westerly.
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In the News - Crumbling Hopes

For decades, a three-story brick building on a central thoroughfare was a pillar of northern Rhode Island’s community mental health system.
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In the News - Mobile Unit Deployed to Combat Overdoses

Framed by a record number of fatal drug overdoses in 2021, CODAC Behavioral Healthcare has launched a mobile medical unit that will dispense methadone and other medications along with offering counseling and other services for Rhode Islanders living with opioid use disorder.
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In the News - The Avenue Concept and Rhode Island Department of Health Partner on New Series of Public Art Projects

The Avenue Concept (TAC), Rhode Island’s leading public art organization, and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced the completion of five new murals as part of a strategic partnership intended to support community well-being through art.
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In the News - Grant Awarded for LGBTQ+ Shelter

Community Care Alliance of Woonsocket has received a grant from the state for $441,143 to transition a Providence shelter to focus on providing care for unhoused LGBTQ+ folks.
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In the News - Lack of Housing Leads to Vicious Cycle for People Trying to Get into Recovery

A visit to a encampment where people are living in tents reveals a problem that has been growing. Alison Bologna interviews people living there for the NBC10 War on Opioids series.
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In the News - People Struggling with Addiction Face Lack of Affordable Housing

The Community Care Alliance Safe Haven staff help shed light on the homelessness crisis as they are interviewed by Alison Bologna for the NBC10 War on Opioids series.
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