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“I love to meet people, to talk with them. It’s as simple as that. I was looking for a way to stay engaged as my circumstances change and my Village makes it possible for me to do that.”

– Nan Levine
Member and Volunteer

The Village Common is committed to bringing the benefits of the Village movement to older adults across Rhode Island

Many neighbors coming together to make a real difference:

We currently have one Village, the Providence Village, that is in its fifth year of operation. Click here for
more information.

By working with folks in other communities, we also have a number of Villages in development:

East Providence
neighborhood.village@villagecommonri.org

Greater Edgewood
Contact: Barbara Schermack
edgewood@villagecommonri.org

Interested In Starting a Village In Your Community?

If you are interested in starting a Village in your community, contact us. We would love to talk with you.

Jo Ellen Mistarz, Executive Director
Jmistarz@villagecommonri.org