Child & Family Services

Child & Family Program

Parents and family caregivers at times are in need of support, information and assistance from other individuals who have been through similar experiences raising children and youth with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges.  It can be stressful and challenging on how to identify the services and supports needed for your child and family. Our peer support providers are 
available to support and assist you
with the following services and activities:

Statewide helpline at 401-467-6855:  This statewide helpline is run by parents  and family members  who have direct experience and understand your needs first hand.  We have knowledge and  experience with work 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.

Peer Support Direct Service Assistance:  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. 

Parenting Education:  Parent Support Network offers ongoing individual and group nurturing parenting classes with parents and family caregivers who are in need to strengthen their skills in caring for their children and adolescents. We work with with parents who are court involved and DCYF involved and we provide court letters and parent partner follow up with all participants. 

Parent & Community Workshops:  We offer ongoing workshops to support to families, early childhood, schools, and the  the behavioral health workforce.  Please visit our training calendar

Fatherhood Programs:  We offer various supports and services to fathers. From individual parent partners to our RIFI support group. More details here.





535 Centerville Road, Suite 202
Warwick, RI  02886 

PSNRI is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law. EIN: 05-0473340

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday 9am–5pm
Nights and weekends by appointment

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