North Providence Health Equity Zone
To help elementary and middle school students and their families live safer, healthier, positive lives.
What we do
Focus on the Marieville ElementarySchool and Birchwood Middle School neighborhoods.
Identify the health needs of students and their families.
Focus on the environment, safe routes to school, recreational facilities, greener school yards, affordable fruits and vegetables, asthma, connecting residents to diabetes prevention and self-management programs, obesity, mental and behavioral health, tobacco use and exposure, substance abuse, and violence.