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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. 

Child & Family Release Form
Formulario de Consentimiento en Español (Child & Family Spanish Release Form)
Fatherhood Support 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

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 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 14–20 2024

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Middletown Circle of Parents group

Monday, April 15, 2024
10:00 am11:00 am
294 Valley Rd #6
Middletown, RI 02842

Digital Advocacy Day for Child Abuse Prevention

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Amplify Your Voice for Children

Purpose: A call to action to contact your member of Congress and advocate for increased support and funding for child abuse prevention programs.

How to Participate: Prevent Child Abuse America provides easy-to-follow guidelines and templates for reaching out to your representatives effectively.

Impact: Your voice can influence policy changes and bring critical issues in child welfare to the forefront of legislative agendas.

VIRTUAL: Circle of Parents group

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
7:15 pm8:30 pm

HYBRID: Warwick Fatherhood group

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
5:30 pm7:00 pm

Join us online or in person at 535 Centerville Rd, 3rd Floor, Warwick

HYBRID: Middletown Circle of Parents Veterans group

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
6:00 pm7:00 pm

Join us in working through the challenges and celebrating the successes of raising children in the unique context of being a military or veteran family. This group is free of charge and is open to those parenting children of all ages and families of all types. The group is facilitated by veterans who are parents, and we look forward to building community with you.

Warwick Circle of Parents group

Thursday, April 18, 2024
11:00 am12:00 pm
535 Centerville Rd, 2nd Floor
Warwick, RI 02886

Family Engagement Workgroup

Thursday, April 18, 2024
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Hybrid in-person or virtual

Become a Voice for Children's Behavioral Health in Rhode Island. Join us third Thursdays monthly online or in Warwick.

Family Engagement Workgroup

Thursday, April 18, 2024
6:00 pm7:30 pm
Hybrid in-person or virtual

Become a Voice for Children's Behavioral Health in Rhode Island. Join us third Thursdays monthly online or in Warwick.

Our Impact This Year

  • Children & Families Helped


  • Peers Trained


  • Funds Raised


  • Recoverees Supported


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