Providence Calendar
April 2018

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018
Tax Preparation for Veterans (FREE)
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (EST)
Location: PVAMC
 
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TUES, WED, & THURS
FEBRUARY 6 – APRIL 17
CALL 401-273-7100, Ext. 2025  (Appointment required)
Bring your Checkbook and all pertinent paperwork – we provide the forms
 
**This FREE SERVICE is for
LOW-INCOME VETERAN PATIENTS ENROLLED IN THE PVAMC
and
VETERAN EMPLOYEES WHO EARN LESS THAN $40,000 TOTAL INCOME
PER YEAR (March & April appts only)
 
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Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018
Give to Help Vets Live Resource Table
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: Canteen, Basement, Main Hospital, Providence VAMC, 830 Chalkstone Ave.
 
April is Donate Life Month!
 
Did you know you can sign up to be an organ donor — even donate organs while you’re still alive?
 
Donating is noble, selfless and lifesaving — and many Veterans need organs that could save their lives!
 
Visit our Give to Help Vets Live resource table:
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday, April 4
Providence VAMC Canteen
Basement of the main hospital
830 Chalkston Ave.
Providence, RI
 
Or call Sarah Stevenson, 401-273-7100 ext. 6405, for more information.
 
Veterans have given their service to help others. Now they need our help to support organ donation.
 
 
Thursday, Apr 5, 2018
Tax Preparation for Veterans (FREE)
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (EST)
Location: PVAMC
 
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TUES, WED, & THURS
FEBRUARY 6 – APRIL 17
CALL 401-273-7100, Ext. 2025  (Appointment required)
Bring your Checkbook and all pertinent paperwork – we provide the forms
 
**This FREE SERVICE is for
LOW-INCOME VETERAN PATIENTS ENROLLED IN THE PVAMC
and
VETERAN EMPLOYEES WHO EARN LESS THAN $40,000 TOTAL INCOME
PER YEAR (March & April appts only)
 
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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
Tax Preparation for Veterans (FREE)
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (EST)
Location: PVAMC
 
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TUES, WED, & THURS
FEBRUARY 6 – APRIL 17
CALL 401-273-7100, Ext. 2025  (Appointment required)
Bring your Checkbook and all pertinent paperwork – we provide the forms
 
**This FREE SERVICE is for
LOW-INCOME VETERAN PATIENTS ENROLLED IN THE PVAMC
and
VETERAN EMPLOYEES WHO EARN LESS THAN $40,000 TOTAL INCOME
PER YEAR (March & April appts only)
 
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Thursday, Apr 12, 2018
Tax Preparation for Veterans (FREE)
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (EST)
Location: PVAMC
 
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TUES, WED, & THURS
FEBRUARY 6 – APRIL 17
CALL 401-273-7100, Ext. 2025  (Appointment required)
Bring your Checkbook and all pertinent paperwork – we provide the forms
 
**This FREE SERVICE is for
LOW-INCOME VETERAN PATIENTS ENROLLED IN THE PVAMC
and
VETERAN EMPLOYEES WHO EARN LESS THAN $40,000 TOTAL INCOME
PER YEAR (March & April appts only)
 
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Saturday, Apr 14, 2018
Middletown VA Clinic Town Hall and Open House
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: Middletown VA Clinic, One Corporate Place, Middletown, R.I.
 
 
 
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – The Providence VA Medical Center's Middletown VA Clinic will host a Veteran town hall meeting and open house Saturday, April 14, 2018.
 
The Veteran town hall runs from 9 to 11 a.m. and the open house runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both events will be at the Middletown VA Clinic, One Corporate Place, Middletown, R.I., and will feature information about VA health care and services. Those who have not already done so will be able to enroll for VA health care.
 
The Middletown VA Clinic provides Veterans with local access to primary care and mental health services. The facility serves more than 2,300 area Veterans, hosting roughly 13,000 outpatient visits annually. The clinic is part of the Providence VA Medical Center system, which provides a full range of patient care services in the areas of medicine, surgery and mental health, including more than 30 sub-specialty clinics.
 
Health care services are also available to Veterans at outpatient clinics located in New Bedford and Hyannis, Mass. Together, Providence VAMC facilities serve more than 36,000 Veteran patients, hosting more than 450,000 outpatient visits and 3,000 hospital admissions annually.
 
 
Monday, Apr 16, 2018
M2M - Prostate Cancer Support Group
 
Time: 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM (EST)
Location: Classroom 2, 5th floor, main hospital building, Providence VAMC, 830 Chalkstone Ave.:
 
New diagnosis? New questions?
 
Join us!
 
Unless otherwise announced Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. in classroom 2, 5th floor, main hospital building, Providence VAMC, 830 Chalkstone Ave.:
- April 16: Presenter is being confirmed
- May 21: Sarah Stevenson, Dialysis Unit SW, “Advance Directives and the new Life Sustaining Treatment Initiative”
 
These meetings are FREE to Veterans and their families!
 
For more information, contact Chaplain Cottrell at (401) 273-7100, ext. 2865.
 
 
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
Tax Preparation for Veterans (FREE)
 
Time: 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM (EST)
Location: PVAMC
 
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TUES, WED, & THURS
FEBRUARY 6 – APRIL 17
CALL 401-273-7100, Ext. 2025  (Appointment required)
Bring your Checkbook and all pertinent paperwork – we provide the forms
 
**This FREE SERVICE is for
LOW-INCOME VETERAN PATIENTS ENROLLED IN THE PVAMC
and
VETERAN EMPLOYEES WHO EARN LESS THAN $40,000 TOTAL INCOME
PER YEAR (March & April appts only)
 
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Veterans Job Fair
 
Time: 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: 5th Floor Auditorium, Main Hospital Building, Providence VAMC, 830 Chalkstone Ave.
 
VETERANS EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE FAIR
April 24, 2018, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Connect with local employers
  • Explore employment opportunities
  • Reach your career goals
Providence VA Medical Center
830 Chalkstone Ave., Providence, RI
Fifth Floor Auditorium, Main Hospital Building
 
Employers scheduled to attend include:
- AAA Northeast
- Access Point RI
- Aetna Bridge Company
- Alert Ambulance Service
- Citizens Bank
- Cox Communications
- Edward Jones Financial Services
- Electric Boat
- IGT
- Lowes
- Massachusetts State Police
- My Healthy Vet
- OCEAN STATE TRANSIT
- Providence Veterans Affairs Regional Office
- RI Department of Labor and Training
- RIBI Security
- Securitas Security Services
- Snap Chef
- Social Security Administration
- Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA)
- Stop & Shop Pea Pod
- The Clothing Collaborative at Dorcas International Institute of RI
- Toray Plastics (America) Inc
- US Postal Service
- Verizon
- Veterans Rehabilitation and Education
 
For questions or further information contact:
Kimberly Kralicky (401) 273-7100 ext. 3099, or
Dana Senay-Miranda (401) 525-2521
 
 
Friday, Apr 27, 2018
PVAMC & OSDRI Spring into Health Fair
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM (EST)
Location: HPACT Clinic, T-37, PVAMC Campus, 830 Chalkstone Ave.
 
The Providence VAMC Homeless Patient-Aligned Care Team and Operation Stand Down Rhode Island proudly present the annual…
 
Spring into Health Resource Fair
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friday, April 27
HPACT Clinic, T-37
Providence VAMC Campus
830 Chalkstone Ave.
 
Lunch will be provided, and the event will also feature give-away items and resources including…
  • Banking & Personal Finance
  • Wellness Training
  • Smoking cessation
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Housing
  • Regional office – Veterans Benefits Administration
  • Substance Abuse Treatment & Prevention
  • Narcan Information
  • Energy Assistance
 
All are welcome.
 
 
Saturday, Apr 28, 2018
New Bedford VA Clinic Veteran Town Hall
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM (EST)
Location: New Bedford VA Clinic, 175 Elm St., New Bedford, MA
 
The Providence VA Medical Center's New Bedford, Mass., VA Clinic will host a Veteran town hall meeting Saturday, April 28, 2018.
 
The Veteran town hall runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the New Bedford VA Clinic, 175 Elm Street, New Bedford, Mass.  R.I., and will feature information about VA health care and services.
 
In addition to primary care and mental health services, the New Bedford VA Clinic boasts an audiology clinic and physical therapy facilities. The clinic serves more than 4,000 area Veterans, hosting more than 20,000 outpatient visits annually. The clinic is part of the Providence VA Medical Center system, which provides a full range of patient care services in the areas of medicine, surgery and mental health, including more than 30 sub-specialty clinics.