The Warwick Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Disabilities was established in April, 1978 by Mayor Joseph Walsh to address “barriers in our community that may affect mental and/or physical disabilities and to generate citizen awareness of those issues.” The purpose of the Commission is to develop and maintain a comprehensive and coordinated information/advisory network system in Warwick. The Commission recommends priorities for action to the Mayor.
Services include but are not limited to: (1) continuous assessment of barriers that may affect individuals with disability/special needs; (2) planning and development of new programs; (3) recommending priorities for legislative action and; (4) monitoring existing programs.
Are you a Warwick resident interested in serving on the Commission? If so, please call Pat Seltzer RN in the Department of Human Services at 468-4103 or send a letter requesting to serve along with a resume to:
The Honorable Mayor Scott Avedisian
c/o Pat Seltzer RN
3027 West Shore Rd.
Warwick, RI 02886