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Child & Family Support

Child & Family Support

You are not alone. Our parent partners are here for you. We've been through similar experiences raising children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges, DCYF involvement, and/or finding our way to recovery as a parent. It can be stressful and challenging on how to identify the services and supports needed for your child and family. 

Our services are free of charge. Parent partners are available to support and assist you.

 

Statewide helpline at 401-467-6855

Run by parents and family members who have direct experience and understand your needs first hand. We have knowledge and experience with early childhood, schools and special education, behavioral health centers, child welfare and the juvenile justice system. We are here to provide emotional support and help you navigate and access the services and supports you need. Parents can do a self referral and our services are free of charge to families. Agencies can make referrals with consent. Please see below for forms.

Child & Family Release Form
Formulario de Consentimiento en Español (Child & Family Spanish Release Form)
Fatherhood Group Interest Form
Nurturing Parenting Interest Form
Parent Support Group Interest Form
Youth Group Interest Form
Adult Wellness Interest Form


Peer Support: 

Parent partners are ready to provide face to face peer based service support by attending care planning and school based meetings with parents around their children's mental health and other child and family service needs. We work with parents who are overcoming their own struggles with their mental health or substance use challenges. 

Child & Family Referral Form

Check out some past Parent Partnership in Education newsletters below.

June 2021
March 2021 
Dec 2020 
Sep 2020 
July 2020 
May 2020 
March 2020 


Parenting Education:  

We offer evidence-based Nurturing Parenting classes with parents and family caregivers looking to strengthen their skills in caring for their children and adolescents. No judgement, just compassion. Apply here


Parent & Community Workshops:  

We offer ongoing workshops to support families, early childhood, schools, and the behavioral health workforce. Check calendar


Fatherhood Support:  

We offer various supports and services to fathers. From individual support to a weekly hybrid support group. More info


Family Support for Substance Use:  

For parents who are impacted by opioid addiction, mental health and/or substance use challenges. Speak to someone who understands first hand what it is like to overcome these challenges and work towards recovery and wellness while taking care of our children too. We have experience with DCYF child welfare involvement, incarceration, homelessness, and we can help. Learn more

 

April 9–15 2023

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Warwick Circle of Parents group

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
10:00 am11:00 am
535 Centerville Rd, 2nd Floor
Warwick, RI 02886
US

Virtual Circle of Parents group

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
6:00 pm7:00 pm

Family Advisory Board

Thursday, April 13, 2023
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Hybrid in-person or virtual

Join us for monthly advocacy meetings every second Thursday. Legislative Writing & Testimony Preparation. Children are welcome.

Family Advisory Board

Thursday, April 13, 2023
6:00 pm7:30 pm
Hybrid in-person or virtual

Join us for monthly advocacy meetings every second Thursday. Legislative Writing & Testimony Preparation. Children are welcome.

CAP Month Community Building Block Party

Saturday, April 15, 2023
10:00 am12:00 pm
535 Centerville Rd, 2nd Floor
Warwick, RI 02886
US

-Raise awareness for CAP month! Bring your family - all ages - and help us build a community out of LEGO and other cool building blocks.
-Each family receives a bag of new unused LEGO or other age-appropriate building blocks to take home. Let's create a visualization of us working together for Prevention in Partnership!
-Prevention materials for families and the community to share much needed family resources to support and strengthen Rhode Island families.
-We're looking for Prevention Partners! Agencies and Providers, please contact us for support and supplies if you'd like to host your own CAP Month building block parties.

Northwest Circle of Parents group

Saturday, April 15, 2023
1:00 pm3:00 pm

A space to make connections and share support. Parents, caregivers and grandparents are welcome.

Middletown Circle of Parents group

Saturday, April 15, 2023
1:00 pm2:30 pm

Our Impact This Year

  • Children & Families Helped

    675

  • Peers Trained

    274

  • Funds Raised

    $103,000

  • Recoverees Supported

    1200

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