The IPC was awarded a $750 grant from Toys R Us to purchase stairway gates for the early intervention program of the Children's Neurodevelopment Center at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Rachel Sullivan ACSW, a clinical social worker at the CNDC, is pictured here providing a safety gate to a family in the early intervention program.
On Friday, November 18, 2011 the Rhode Island State Junior Grange once again presented a check to the Injury Prevention Center. This year's very generous donation of over $800 will be used to purchase bicycle helmets that the Injury Prevention Center will give to children at upcoming safety events.
"2012 Safety is NO Accident contest willing posters and videos on display at the Emerald Square Mall.
On August 10, 2011 the Injury Prevention Center along with Safe Kids Rhode Island held a car seat safety/distribution event at the Blackstone Valley Community Health Center. Forty-nine car seats were distributed and additional eleven car seat installations were checked at this very successful event.
For more information about the Injury Prevention Center, please call us at 401-444-2685.