For families in Rhode Island, this organization offers a variety of resources to promote healthy development and strong families. Early Head Start, Head Start, WIC, adoption, foster care, substance abuse help, counseling, assistance for children with developmental delays, and other child welfare and early childhood services are
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What kind of kids we support
Food option available
Child & Adult Care Food Program
In 1987 Children’s Friends and Service adopted the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to supplement the income of licensed family childcare providers. In addition to providing financial reimbursement, CACFP promotes healthy nutrition among participating family childcare homes.
Early Head Start
Families participate in weekly scheduled home visits that support parents in their role as their children’s first teachers. This service focuses on parents’ goals for their own education, job skills, and overall family needs. Parents receive health and nutrition information and services to ensure optimal growth for children and
The Children’s Friend Child Care Program is designed to provide quality care and education to children ages three, four, and five. (Child Care at Dexter Street is available for children six weeks to five years of age.) Our goals are to foster a positive self-concept, develop social skills, promote language and physical developme
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Location and contact information
153 Summer Street, Providence, RI, 02903
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