We are the
Health Equity Zone
A resident-driven initiative working to improve health outcomes in the Cranston community
Who We Are
What is a "Health Equity Zone" and why are we located in Cranston?
What We Do
We focus on a multitude of different projects that range from youth to physical health and nutrition.
Learn about volunteer opportunities and how to get involved in your community!
Focusing on the built environment around us and how we can make a safer and more equitable Cranston
Focusing on encouraging residents to adopt better lifestyle habits through nutrition and movement
Youth Opportunity Zone
Focusing on supporting Cranston youth by offering leadership opportunities, educational workshops, and more
Focusing on connecting the community together and with local supports and resources they have around them
Health equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to attain their "full health potential” and no one is “disadvantaged from achieving this potential because of social position or other socially determined circumstances.”
- The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Our Proud Backbone Agency
Comprehensive Community Action Program (CCAP) is proud to be the backbone agency for the Cranston Health Equity Zone. CCAP is one of Rhode Island’s largest organizations dedicated solely to fighting the war on poverty. We provide a wide spectrum of services and benefits that are designed to help those in immediate need and empower anyone desiring to become more self-sufficient.
For a full list of CCAP programs and services, please visit here.
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1090 Cranston Street
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 714 - 7004
The Huddle Center
70 Gansett Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 642- 7595
Staff not always in office. Please call ahead.
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The OneCranston Health Equity Zone is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Health.