Youth Advisory Council

Organization Name: Rhode Island Department of Health(RIDOH)
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Address: 3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-5887
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Youth and young adults ( age 14-24) of all abilities that are interested in health and transition topics that impact their lives.
Wheelchair Accessible: yes
Services Provided: Active Youth Council at Rhode Island Department of Health since 2012
Positive Youth Development
Additional Leadership Opportunities
Dare to Dream 2.0 Ambassadors
Please contact chairperson Pauline Thompson for additional information and meeting location.
Provider Profiles: The Rhode Island Department of Health( RIDOH) Youth Advisory Council is a dynamic group of young people and mentors that meets monthly from September-May. Nationally recognized as an Emerging Practice by the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), members learn about public health topics and have the opportunity to provide feedback concerning RIDOH programs that impact youth. The Council also serves as part of the planning committee for the statewide annual student leadership conference titled, Dare to Dream 2.0 . New Members and support staff are welcome and should contact Pauline Thompson for additional information.
Meeting Dates and Locations
Rhode Island Department of Administration
1 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
All meetings from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
September 26, 2019 Cafeteria
October 24, 2019 Cafeteria
November 21, 2019 Raising the Bar event-Warwick-contact us for more details
December 19, 2019 Cafeteria
January 23, 2020 Cafeteria
February 20, 2020 Cafeteria
March 26, 2020 Cafeteria cancelled due to Covid-19
April 23 & 30, 2020 Cafeteria cancelled due to Covid-19
May 7,14 & 21, 2020 Cafeteria cancelled due to Covid-19
We hope to meet this summer once the social distancing guidelines are eased.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/24/2020