Child Outreach screening dates announced

Child Outreach screening dates announced

SCITUATE - The Child Outreach program will offer free screenings in vision, hearing, speech and development for all pre-school children between 3 and 5 years of age, living in the towns of Burrillville, Foster, Glocester, North Smithfield and Scituate. This service is provided by the school districts in the above mentioned towns.

Parents are encouraged to have their children screened beginning at age 3 and then annually until they enter kindergarten. Appointments for screening can be made by calling Julie LePain, Child Outreach coordinator at 401-647-7560. Unless otherwise indicated, regular screening hours are 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The fall schedules for local towns are listed below:


* Chepachet Union Church, 1138 Putnam Pike - Wednesdays, Oct. 16, and Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.


* Hope Library, 374 North Road, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 8:30 a.m.-noon

* Trinity Church, Aldrich Hall, 251 Danielson Pike, Thrusday, Nov. 14


* Captain Isaac Paine School, 160 Foster Center Road, Friday, Oct. 25


* Steere Farm Elementary School, 915 Steere Farm Road, Pascoag, Tuesday, Nov. 26

* Berean Baptist Church, 474 Chapel St., Harrisville, Tuesday, Oct. 29