Crossroads Rhode Island
Faculty and students participate in Primary Care Clinics at Crossroads on a regular basis. These services are for the Homeless population of Rhode Island and provide much needed health care to this needy population.
Professor Carolyn Hames is actively involved in FRIENDS WAY in Rhode Island. The organization serves children, ages 3-19, who are in need of support after the death of a loved one. Children and their families are aided in regaining some control of the their worlds after the loss of their loved one. FRIENDS WAY received the 2004 Community Impact Award in the Youth Division. More information can be found at www.friendsway.org or call (401) 921-0980.
Rhode Island Free Clinic
The Rhode Island Free Clinic is the only clinic in the state dedicated entirely to providing free care to the uninsured. The clinic serves as an educational site for nursing, medical and pharmacy students.
Southern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (sriAHEC)
The Southern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center aims to develop high quality, culturally competent healthcare workers, collaborate with community partners to address healthcare disparities in the southern regions of Rhode Island, and recruit and support students from historically underrepresented populations as they progress through their academic careers. Learn more »