Thank You to Our Local Community Funders!
The United Way’s grant to the Center for Justice is provided through the Olneyville Community Fund. It will support our Tenant Advocacy Project which makes legal assistance available to low-income tenants in partnership with the Community Action Partnership of Providence (CAPP). For Olneyville families who pay their rent each month, but find their health or the health of their children compromised due to substandard housing conditions such as mold or pest infestations, the Center for Justice’s regularly scheduled legal clinics at CAPP are beginning to not only inform tenants of their rights, but to work alongside them and activate those rights, protect their children, and improve the quality of life in the community. CAPP is one of the Center for Justice’s core partners and is a robust social services agency and vital neighborhood presence located in the heart of an area in Providence hard hit by the problem of substandard housing conditions. With the support of the Olneyville Community Fund and the United Way, the Tenant Advocacy Project can improve the health, safety, and financial stability of Olneyville neighborhood residents.