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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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Jun22

On the Radio - Answering Your Questions About Becoming a Foster Parent

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With over 2500 children in Rhode Island in need of foster care, foster parents are in short supply. Find answers to your questions about what it takes to become a foster parent.
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May19

On the Radio - The Face of Homelessness and ShelterWalk

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Homelessness is on the rise, in large part due to changes in circumstances that were not expected. Bette Gallogly, Manager of Shelter and Homeless Service, and host Wendy Pires describe the humanity of people who happen to be homeless and what we are able to do to help.
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Mar23

On the Radio - Are Children in Crisis?

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How do our Children's Behavioral Health Clinicians evaluate how children are faring, and what has or should change for their mental health well-being?
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Feb23

On the Radio - The Connection Between Exercise & Wellbeing

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Patti Ovalles De Jesus, LCSW, Youth Services Manager and Kassandra Howard, Youth Workforce & Employment Specialist at The Harbour Youth Center talk about the value of exercise in combatting anxiety and depression from their own personal experiences.
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Feb02

On the Radio - It's Winter and Too Many People are Homeless

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Our CEO, Ben Lessing, talks about the stunning number of people fighting for their lives in extreme weather conditions because they have no place to live, and what we are doing to help.
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Nov24

On the Radio - Agape Program and World AIDS Day

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Guest, John Belanger, Agape Program Manager, talks about the HIV/AIDS supports program and the upcoming World AIDS DAy event.
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Sep22

On the Radio - Getting That Job and How We Help

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Melissa Rouleau, Director of Adult Education, Training and Assessment, reveals the many aspects that job-seekers should keep in mind when looking for work.
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May06

On the Radio - ShelterWalk2.0 & Who Benefits

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Our Events & Volunteer Coordinator, Wendy Pires, talks about the upcoming ShelterWalk 2.0, a virtual event.
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Apr06

On the Radio - Opening Safe Haven

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Homelessness is at a rise and with less than 2% of housing available and much of that non-affordable for the average person-no end is in sight. Guests Christa Thomas-Sowers, Community Outreach Coordinator and Axle Cournoyer, Case Manager, discuss how our new warming center, Safe Haven, will help. L...
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Feb24

On the Radio - The Harbour

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The Harbour is just that, a safe place where young people can come for career guidance and social supports.
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