Community Connections: Summer 2019

Community Connections: A Social Services Informational Series
Community Connections: A Social Services Informational Series

Join the 2-1-1 team for Community Connections, a series highlighting social service programs, policy updates, and upcoming events. In addition, it provides a space for community partners to connect with one another.

All sessions in this series are:

Please register if you’re interested in one or more of these events. Dunamis Synergy Initiative — West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation (WEHDC)

The Dunamis Synergy initiative at WEHDC supports young and expecting parents ages 15-25 with their educational and career goals.

Dunamis’ vision is “to establish a learning community where parents and children strive together to achieve their educational aspirations, reach positive economic outcomes and establish a legacy of prosperity that passes from one generation to another.”

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When: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.

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Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals (BHDDH)

BHDDH’s mission is, “To serve Rhode Islanders who live with mental illness, substance use disorder and/or a developmental disability by maintaining a system of high quality, safe, affordable and coordinated care across a full continuum of services. BHDDH will promote the health, safety and well-being of all Rhode Islanders by developing policies and programs that address developmental disabilities, mental illness, addiction, recovery and community support.”

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When: Thursday, September 5, 2019
Time: 2 – 3 p.m.

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Oak Street Health

Oak Street Health is a network of primary care practices for adults on Medicare. Founded on the belief that everyone deserves great healthcare, Oak Street Health provides care that is personal, equitable, and accountable.

Unlike most primary care practices, which follow fee-for-service models, Oak Street Health operates under a values-based managed care model, meaning they “take on the full risk of [their] patients’ health — all primary, specialty, acute and post-acute care.”

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When: Thursday, September 5, 2019
Time: 3 – 4 p.m.

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The Autism Project

The Autism Project is a unique collaboration of parents, professionals, and community members who provide quality support, training, and programming that is accessible to all for children and adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, their families, and those who work with them.”

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When: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.