Full Resource Name:

Children's Friend and Service - Main Office

153 Summer Street
Providence, RI 02903

(401) 276-4300

http://www.childrensfriendri.org

Description:

Children’s Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children.

Our Strategic Priority:
Too many of the youngest and most vulnerable children in Rhode Island are experiencing devastating outcomes, including death, as a result of abuse and neglect. As stewards of the resources entrusted to us, Children’s Friend is realigning itself to proactively respond to this crisis.

Programs:
Adoption
Adoption Support & Preservation
Birth Parent Counseling
Child & Adult Care Food Program
Child Care
Clinical Services
Early Head Start
Early Intervention
Family Care Community Partnership
Fatherhood Initiatives
First Connections
Foster Care
Fostering Families
Head Start
Head Start/Early Head Start Child Care Partnership
Healthy Families America
Nurse Family Partnership
Pre-K
Professional Development
Project Connect
Project Family
Summer Learning & Enrichment Program
WIC

Primary Services:

  • Disaster Relief/Recovery Organizations  [Show Definition Details]

  • Drop In Centers  [Show Definition Details]

  • English as a Second Language  [Show Definition Details]

  • Holiday Gifts/Toys  [Show Definition Details]

  • Home Based Parenting Education  [Show Definition Details]

  • Individual Counseling  [Show Definition Details]

  • Parenting Skills Classes  [Show Definition Details]

  • Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri 8:00AM-5:30PM
Wed 8:00AM-6:30PM

Intake Process:

Children's Friend, contact
Malia Goodwin, Family Development Manager
(401) 752-7500 or by email at
mgoodwin@cfsri.org
Head Start services at Children’s Friend contact
the enrollment team at (401) 752-7500 or email at
headstart@cfsri.org
401-276-4300 email: info@cfsri.org

Program Fees:

Varies by Program

Languages:

Spanish

Eligibility:

Varies by Program

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Is Shelter?

No

Miscellaneous

AKA:

The Rhode Island Center for Children At-Risk, Family Support Center, Child Care

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

March 4, 2022

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Year Incorporated:

1834

Geographies Served

Address Listings

Mailing153 Summer Street
Providence, RI 02903
Physical
(Primary)
153 Summer Street
Providence, RI 02903

Contacts

David Caprio
(Primary)

David Caprio

CEO

dcaprio@csfri.org

(401) 276-4300

Esperanza Jaime

Esperanza Jaime

Intake Coordinator

ejaime@cfsri.org

(401) 752-7617

Stacy Kudo

Stacy Kudo

(401) 276-4300

Tammy Bond

Tammy Bond

(Supervisor of First Connections,Intake and Screening and Assessment)

tbond@cfsri.org

(401) 276-4309

Phone Numbers

Main Phone
(Primary)

Main Phone

(401) 276-4300

Fax

Fax

(401) 331-3285