Children’s Friend offers a wide array of flexible,
effective, and culturally relevant services that support
and strengthen Rhode Island families and communities.
Across Rhode Island, our staff provides services to help over 31,488 individuals annually. These services
range from family counseling and crisis intervention
to Early Head Start and child care programs.
Children’s Friend is a statewide leader in
serving vulnerable children and families. Through the development of innovative programs and collaboration with other public and private agencies, Children’s Friend provides a
comprehensive array of social services that strengthen
families and support the healthy development of
Please click on our services on the left
to find out more about how Children’s Friend works to
keep children healthy, safe, and strong.
1. Develop and provide comprehensive, effective, and
culturally relevant social services which are tailored
to meet the specific needs of each child and family
2 Promote the professional development of those who
provide services to children and families through
training and consultation.
3. Assume a leadership role in providing advocacy and
education to inform policy-makers and the general
public about the pressing needs of vulnerable
children and families.