For Immediate Release: 3/28/2019 4:40 pm
The City of Worcester Department of Economic Development - Housing Development Division will host a Health & Housing Block Party & Fair in the Union Hill neighborhood (Providence Street between Dorchester Street and Aetna Street) on Saturday, April 6 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity will be hosting various volunteer opportunities in the morning including a Brush with Kindness Event with various Providence Street homes as well as Operation Playhouse. At the end of the volunteer event, a child’s playhouse will be donated to Grafton Street School.
In addition to the Health & Housing Fair, senior Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials as well as federal, state and local legislators will host a listening session with local housing and health professionals regarding housing’s role in healthcare. A press availability will be held following the listening session at 2 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available at 124 Providence Street. Family-friendly activities will include: