The Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition recognizes the amount of uncertainty and stress that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to everyone during the past few months.  In an effort to lessen that, we are providing resources and a link to the RI Department of Health (below).  Also, please visit our "Mental Health Matters" page for activities and strategies of how to cope during this very difficult time.  Stay healthy and safe!  We are all in this together!
FOR Information about Coronavirus COVID-19:
Call the RI Department of Health Info Line at (401)222-8022  (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
Visit the RI Department of Health's COVID-19 Home Page:
Prevent Overdose RI Home Page:

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

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