Providence Calendar
January 2018

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance
Time: 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: Classroom 3, 5th floor, main hospital building, Providence VAMC, 830 Chalkstone Ave.
Speaker: Kobi Dennis, Navy Veteran and Community Leader
Poets: Charlene Cabral, PVAMC & Tiara Morse, The Greene School
Soul Food Sampler & Refreshments
Feed the Dream!
Martin Luther King Day Food Drive, presented by VAEA. Donate non-perishable food items at the event. All donations will go to the Homeless Clinic for Veterans in need.
The celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday has become not only a day of remembrance, but also a day of service.  His dream represents our country’s highest ideal — that all men and women are created equal — an idea secured by all those who stepped forward to defend our great nation. For duty to country knows only three colors – red, white and blue.
Friday, Jan 19, 2018
Legal Help Day for Veterans
Time: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: Classroom 2, 5th floor of the main hospital building, Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave.
Legal Help Day for Veterans
Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Classroom 2, 5th floor of the main hospital building, Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave.
Get help with*:
  • Expungements
  • Wills
  • Landlord / Tenant
  • RI DMV Matters
  • Disability Matters
  • Family Law
Coffee and light refreshments will be served.
Please note that some cases and matters may require a referral.
*Rhode Island matters only, please.
For more information, please contact Dee at 401-383-4730.
Monday, Jan 22, 2018
M2M-Cancer Support Group
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: PVAMC Classroom 2, 5th Fl
New diagnosis?  New Questions?  Join us!
Providence VA Medical Center
January 22:  Dr. Tim Tran, Urology – “The Post-Prostate Cancer Bladder and Botox – Is it for you?”
February 26:  Dr. Tracy O’Leary-Tevway, Psychologist
March 19:  Dr. Marjorie Crozier, Co-Director Integrative Health and Wellness Center – “Overview of Complimentary and Integrative Health Services”
  • Unless otherwise announced Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m.  Classroom #2, 5th fl., Bldg. #1
  • FREE to veterans and their families
  • Helping you cope with prostate cancer
For More Information: Chaplain Cottrell (401) 273-7100, ext. 2865
Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018
Interfaith Service of Remembrance
Time: 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM (EST)
Location: 3rd Floor Chapel, main hospital building, 830 Chalkstone Ave., Providence
The Providence VAMC Chaplain Service is hosting an Interfaith Service of Remembrance Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 11:30 a.m. in the Third Floor Chapel, main hospital building, 830 Chalkstone Ave., Providence.
All are welcome.
For more information, or if you have questions, please contact the Chaplain Service at 401-273-7100 ext. 2865.
Thursday, Jan 25, 2018
How to's for "My HealtheVet"
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (EST)
Location: PVAMC ERC-T35
Learn how to access, enroll and use the online program
Presented By:
Katherine Foresti
My HealtheVet Coordinator
Thursday January 25 , 2018
11:00 AM- 12:00PM
At the Providence VA Medical Center
830 Chalkstone Ave. Providence RI
Employment Resource Center/ERC-T35
On Coast Guard Way
Open to all Veterans enrolled at the PVAMC.
This event Does Not require Pre-Registration to attend.  
Questions:  Please Contact Kimberly Kralicky, ERC Program Manager
at 401-272-7100 ext. 3099
Friday, Jan 26, 2018
Winter Coat Giveaway for Veterans
Time: 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM (EST)
Location: T-37, PVAMC Campus, 830 Chalkstone Ave., Providence
The Providence VA Medical Center Homeless Patient-Aligned Care Team clinic will host a Winter Coat Giveaway event by Operation Stand Down Rhode Island:
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018
T-37 on the Providence VAMC Campus, 830 Chalkstone Ave.
Winter clothing will include:
  • Coats / jackets
  • Hats
  • Gloves
  • Other winter clothing
Lunch will also be provided at the event.