We are a volunteer group of professionals who work in various fields and individuals who have a personal interest in hoarding. We welcome others to join us at quarterly meetings, where we network, learn from each other, and move forward on our mission.

To join as a member of the task force, please come to a meeting (check out the calendar for meeting dates) and fill out a membership form. Current organizational members include:

  • Butler Hospital
  • Coventry Resource and Senior Center
  • HallKeen Management Housing
  • Jewish Collaborative Services
  • NRI Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Inc.
  • Pawtucket Housing Authority
  • Providence Center
  • Rhode Island College
  • Rhode Island Elder Mental Health and Addiction Coalition
  • Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs
  • Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services
  • Rhode Island Legal Services
  • Rhode Island Office of the State Fire Marshal
  • Senior Transition
  • Tri-County Community Action Agency

Task Force Leadership

Co-chairs: Dawn Maguire, LICSW and Megan L. Smith, LICSW
Education Chair: Karin Capobianco, LICSW
Research Chair: Maria Mancebo, PhD

Leadership Committee:

  • Karin Capobianco, LICSW
  • Mykahla Gardiner, LCSW
  • Dawn Maguire, LICSW
  • Maria Mancebo, PhD
  • Vincent Quinterno
  • Karen Statser
  • Megan L. Smith, LICSW