Community Care

GET ASSISTANCE AT THE LIBRARY

We live in the age of information, but that doesn't mean getting answers is easy. Let the library be your one-stop shop for all the questions you want to ask, and receive solutions fast.

With our new Community Care & Connections services, you can talk to certified social work professionals in an informal environment - no appointment needed and completely FREE.

WESTBAY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM DROP-IN HOURS

Westbay Community Action will be here this month to assist you. Do you need help with food, applying for SNAP benefits, getting heating for your living space, securing housing, finding employment, or other things to improve your current situation? Look no further, and stop by the library at the times below to learn about and sign up for programs that can help you, your family, and/or friends.

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THRIVE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DROP-IN HOURS

Thrive Behavioral Health will also be here this month to assist you. Thrive offers a range of services to children, families, and adults impacted by mental illness, addiction, or trauma. This assistance is recovery-focused, providing support, skills, and tools to make positive, lasting changes regardless of the ability to pay. Stop by the library at the times below to learn more!

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WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS

A Coping Skills workshop will be held on Saturday, January 22 at 10:00 AM. Taught by marriage and family therapist graduate student Alex Fratus, the focus is to help children ages 12 and up understand ways of coping with discomfort and anxiety. Call (401) 828-3750 or email info@wwpl.org for more info.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

These services are offered as a part of a grant from the RI Office of Library & Information Services using funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).