North Providence Health Equity Zone (HEZ)


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.

HEZ Backbone Agency

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