News - News & Events - Community Care Alliance



On The Public's Radio - A dignity Bus Arrives in Woonsocket RI

Lynn Arditi, from the Public's Radio describes how The Dignity Bus arrived in Woonsocket, the impetus behind this creative solution to keeping homeless individuals safe, and the hope it brings.
Read More..

Making Strides Against Homelessness with the Return of ShelterWalk 2023

Community Care Alliance (CCA) invites the public to join in the return of an in-person ShelterWalk on September 30 th beginning at a new location at 800 Clinton Street in Woonsocket at 10:30 AM.
Read More..

A Building Named in Honor of Josephine Byrd

On June 27 th , The Woonsocket Hope Building, located at 245 Main Street, was dedicated by Community Care Alliance (CCA) to Josephine Byrd and renamed The Josephine Byrd Community Services Building.
Read More..

A forum on factors outside the mind that affect mental health

Community Care Alliance held a mental health panel discussion and luncheon, “Outside Your Head: Promote, Protect, & Restore,” at River Falls Restaurant in Woonsocket on May 17 th to encourage a conversation about new approaches to treating mental health by addressing mental stressors that are not o...
Read More..

In the News - Plans in the Works for a Dignity Bus

Pieces are falling into place to bring the first ever “Dignity Bus” to Woonsocket. The custom-fabricated bus will have enough “sleeping pods” to keep 20 people off the street each night as a short-term shelter solution, said Community Care Alliance CEO, Ben Lessing.
Read More..

Jessica Jones Honored at General Assembly

Jessica Jones, Certified Peer Recovery Coach, was recognized for her outstanding work in the field of substance use treatment along with three colleagues from across the state.
Read More..

In the News - Homeless in RI:

Since December the issue of Rhode Island children who are living outdoors or in unacceptable housing conditions, such as in cars or abandoned property, has posed a question that has no clear answer.
Read More..

In the News - Food Insecurity, a Statewide Issue, Part Two

Andrea spoke with Ocean State Stories at CCA’s food pantry, part of the organization’s Family Support Center, 245 Main Street in Woonsocket. The center and CCA programs at other locations also provide behavioral health, education, housing, and many other services.
Read More..

In the News - Homeless in RI: PIT Count - CCA Evicted - & more

In 12 states, the number of individuals experiencing chronic patterns of homelessness has more than doubled between 2007 and 2022—Rhode Island (214%).
Read More..

In the News - Gonzalez says cities efforts need to go beyond homelessness

Gonzalez told The Breeze she was discussing the need for the city to have a task force dedicated to social issues even before she ran for re-election last fall.
Read More..

Contact Information

PO Box 1700 | Woonsocket, RI | 02895 | Directions
401.235.7000 Main Agency | 401.235.7120 Emergency

Get To Know Us

Receive Email Updates