Important Links

Family-to-Family Network of RI www.rifamilytofamily.net
Family to Family of Rhode Island is a network created by families for families of children and adults with special needs. Sponsored by Family Voices of RI and Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, Family to Family of Rhode Island offers opportunities for families to connect with one another to share experiences, information, and/or support.

HousingWorks RI www.housingworksri.org
HousingWorks RI is a coalition of more than 100 member organizations working together to end the state's severe shortage of affordable housing.

Moms Helping Moms, Families First RI www.familiesfirstri.org                                   Moms Helping Moms is a small non-profit maternal mentoring program that matches experienced and trained mothers with moms in need of some extra support as they navigate the joys and challenges of parenting.  Volunteer mentors make weekly visits to moms with babies up to 11 months old.

RI DataHUB www.ridatahub.org                                                                                            The Data Hub, which is maintained by The Providence Plan, is a tour-de-force of data integration, drawing upon many data sources (federal, state, and local), to facilitate analysis and visualization across many topics of child and adolescent well-being.  Tables, charts, and graphs, both pre-made and  custom-generated are part of the interface.

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT www.RIKidsCount.org
Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is a statewide children's policy organization dedicated to the health, education, economic well-being and safety of Rhode Island's children. Rhode Island KIDS COUNT collects and disseminates data on the well being of Rhode Island's children and advocates for and facilitates the development of responsive policies and programs.

RI Parent Information Network www.ripin.org
The Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN) is a statewide, nonprofit agency that provides information, training, support and advocacy to parents seeking help for their children.

RI Parent Support Network www.psnri.org
The Rhode Island Parent Support Network is an organization of families supporting families with children and youth who are at risk for or have serious behavioral, emotional, and/or mental health challenges. The goals of PSN are to: Strengthen and preserve families; Enable families in advocacy; Extend social networks, reducing family isolation; and Develop social policy and "systems of care".

VNS Home Health Services www.vnshomehealth.org
VNS Home Health Services provides quality home health care to patients of all ages throughout Washington County and Jamestown. VNS Home Health Services provides a "home" (i.e. office space, administrative support, fiscal management, etc.) to the Washington County Coalition for Children.

Washington County Regional Planning Council www.wcrpc.org
The WCRPC is a municipal government partnership, comprised of one town council member from each of 9 towns, established to address regional challenges. The Council's goal is to integrate local economic development with preservation of unique and valuable natural and cultural resources, such that the quality of life for Washington County residents is maintained for present and future generations.