Welcome to the Rhode Island APDA Chapter

About the APDA Rhode Island Chapter

The APDA Rhode Island Chapter works tirelessly every day to support and empower those in our community who are impacted by Parkinson’s disease (PD). We promote hope and optimism through innovative services, programs, education, and support, while also funding vital research. We are here to help you and your loved ones every step of the way.

Services we provide:

The APDA Rhode Island Chapter also provides funding to support health and wellness initiatives across the state.

Visit our Resources & Support page to learn more.

Information & Referral Center

If you need assistance finding a support group, exercise or wellness class, or to get physical or occupational therapy recommendations, or need other local resource referrals of this type, please contact our Information and Referral Center:

Butler Hospital  

345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906
Laurie Ann Oliveira, MSW, LICSW
Program Coordinator
Joseph Friedman, MD, Medical Director

APDA Rhode Island Chapter

Michelle Mach, Fundraising Event Manager
Joseph Golomboski, President

Help Our Community

Make an impact to help people with Parkinson’s in your local community. Your ongoing support makes our work possible. Please give what you can so that we may see a cure for Parkinson’s in our lifetimes.