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On the Radio

 
Community Connections radio talk show host, Wendy Pires, in the studio.

Community Connections aires on WOON 1240 AM every fourth Wednesday of the month at 9:00 am. Our host, Wendy Pires, is joined by guests to discuss issues and share information about helpful resources for our neighbors in the community.

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May24

On the Radio - A Top Priority is Children's Mental Health

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Children and teens face a world that is far different from even a few years ago, and their mental health is on the line.
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Apr29

On the Radio - Celebrating 50 Years with Head Start

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Woonsocket Head Start celebrates 50 years of preparing children for a better experience in their formal education years.
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Mar27

On the Radio - What We Do to Prevent Child Abuse

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Child abuse is a dark topic, but one we have to discuss as children suffering from neglect and abuse need advocates.
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Mar14

On the Radio - Why We Need to Save First Connections Programs

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Our Director of Family Visiting and Support Programs, Darlene Magaw, MS, is a fierce advocate for early childhood programs like First Connections.
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Jan24

On the Radio - It's Volunteer Income Tax Time Again

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The VITA program stands for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program and is aimed at getting eligible workers their Earned Income Tax Credits.
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Nov29

On the Radio - What is a CCBHC and What Does it Mean for You?

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Community Care Alliance has recently acquired the status as a nationally Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. But what does that mean for you, your family and community.
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Sep27

On the Radio - How We Address the Needs of Unhoused Families

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Our Family Care Community Partnership Program (FCCP) is seeing more families struggling to remain housed. Patti Corbett, Program Manager and Amanda Coderre, Housing Support Navigator/Coordinator, talk about how this program is helping families experiencing housing insecurities.
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Jul27

On the Radio - Introducing a New Youth Program

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Stump Evans, Director of The Harbour Youth Center Stump, is excited to share news of a newly funded grant program from SAMHSA that will expand the age of youth center members from 12 - 25 and provide prevention, harm reduction, and recovery services.
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Jun05

On the Radio - Check the Stigma

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Toby O'Brien from the National Hockey League and Cliff Cabral, HHP CEO, discuss the upcoming Check the Stigma Hockey Classic with host, Wendy Pires.
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Apr26

On the Radio - Bullying in Our Schools

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Our Children's Intensive Services providers discuss the impact of bullying from their perspective and how to aid victims of this violence.
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If you would like to hear a topic discussed on the radio, contact  at 401-235-7245

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

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