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Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition 

Formerly 7 distinct Prevention Coalitions, BVPC is now a regional Prevention Coalition comprised from Burrillville, Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, North Smithfield,  Pawtucket and Woonsocket.  

Who We Are

A regional coalition of community members that come together with a mission to develop, implement, and advocate for effective community-based prevention initiatives.

What We Do

Serve as a catalyst to engage community members to improve the health & wellness of
their community.

Form partnerships to initiate comprehensive, collaborative community prevention initiatives.

Disseminate information about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and issues related to individual and community health & wellness.

Develop media campaigns to provide information to the community.

Provide community education opportunities on health & wellness issues.

Provide healthy youth alternative activities within each community and the region as a whole.

Who We Partner With

Youth
Adults
Parents
Educators
Older Adults
Elected Officials
Local Businesses
Civic Organizations
Healthcare Community
Faith Based Community
Youth Serving  Agencies
Safety & Law Enforcement
Behavioral Healthcare agencies