OneCranston Health Equity Zone residents indicated that:
Of households do not have a vehicle
Have a financial burden due to housing costs
What we’re doing:
Community Resource packet being mailed to all HEZ households this winter
Health Equity is achieved when every person has the opportunity to attain their full health potential and no social position or social determinant can disadvantage their opportunity.
The OneCranston Health Equity Zone’s (HEZ) mission is to advocate and collaborate for policies, programs, and mindset that will create a healthier and more equitable Cranston.
The Cranston HEZ is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Health
Proud Backbone Agency
Comprehensive Community Action Program (CCAP) is proud to be the backbone agency for the Cranston Health Equity Zone. The Cranston Health Equity Zone is comprised of many local organizations who are partnering to create healthy places for people to live, learn, work and play.
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– from health/dental/behavior services, education/job training, family development to housing/food and emergency services, CCAP is here to “Lend a Helping Hand.” For a full list of CCAP programs and services you can go to: ComCap.org