DAlves@barrington.ri.gov 401-247-1900 ext 316 283 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806

About the BAY team

The BAY Team is Barrington, RI’s Adult-Youth Team, a prevention coalition with a mission to promote a safe and healthy community through communication and collaboration to prevent substance abuse.

The BAY Team was awarded oversight of the East Bay Regional Coalition through a competitive process with RI Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals. As the lead agency for one of 7 regional coalitions in RI, the BAY Team oversees state funding of prevention and behavioral health promotion throughout the East Bay.

The BAY team

Our Board of Directors

The BAY Team Board is comprised of a group of dedicated community members who support the goals of the coalition.

Patricia A. Driscoll, BA, MAT

Operations Director, Center for Mediation and Collaboration RI

Ashley Taber, BS Special Education

Registered Behavior Technician, Barrington Public Schools
Office Manager, Taber Incorporated

Joanne Royley, BSW, MA, CSAC

Student Assistance Counselor, Barrington High School

Kristen Chin, MLIS

Director, Barrington Public Library

Jordyn Hagar, LICSW

Part-time faculty, Providence College

Meet our team

Denise Alves, CPS
Coalition Director


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