R.I. Foundation awards nearly $280K to improve health of Rhode Islanders

THE RHODE ISLAND CENTER FOR JUSTICE recently received a $55,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to add legal services to the Providence Community Health Centers. The grant is one of five awarded to local organizations through a contribution from the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. From left is Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO; Karen Voci, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation president; Jennifer Wood of the Rhode Island Center for Justice; Amy Perry of the Providence Community Health Centers; and Jordan Mickman of the Rhode Island Center for Justice. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded almost $280,000 in grants to five local organizations to help improve the primary health care system in the state. The money will be used to launch an urgent care pediatric psychiatric clinic and train nurses to deliver home health care to the elderly, among other things. The…

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