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Child care programs that provide skilled nursing, respiratory care, tracheotomy and feeding tube care, rehabilitation therapies (occupational, physical, speech), medication administration, medical monitoring and other specialized services as well as opportunities for social interaction and child development. (AIRS PH-1250.1650)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
487 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-732-4660
Address:
487 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-732-4660
Email: info@westbaycap.org
Eligibility:

Serving residents of Kent County including Coventry, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick and West Greenwich. Eligibility requirements apply

The Intake Unit is the entry point to Westbay programs and services. Intake helps clients with basic needs, short-term assistance, and access to follow-on services. Intake link

Services Provided:

Information on programs and services link

Basic Needs

     Food Assistance Westbay Marketplace 

     Energy Assistance Good Neighbor Energy Fund

     Low Income Energy Assistance Program LIHEAP

Family and Children Services

     Family Care Community Partnership FCCP

     Westbay Children's Center ages 0-12 Child Care link

     Lead Center link

     Women, Infants and Children WIC link

     WIC Clinic Warwick- 401-732-4660 x121
     WIC Clinic - West Warwick- 401-826-3230

 Education and Workforce Development Adult Education Academy 

Provider Profiles:

Westbay Community Action is a charitable organization serving the people of Kent County. We help with food, utilities, health, safety, and education.


Westbay Children's Center
22 Astral Street
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone:
401-463-6620
Email:
infowcc@westbaycap.org
Hours:
Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:30pm

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/27/2022
Statewide Provider
RI
Phone: 401-475-7707
Statewide Provider
Address:
RI
Phone: 401-475-7707
Toll Free Phone: 877-333-1393
Eligibility:

A. Child needs to be enrolled in a licensed child care facility (toddler, preschool, or school age, ages 18 months-12 years old), which receives Kids Connect services
B. Any child with special health care needs, such as behavioral, developmental, emotional, or physical needs.
C. Active Medicaid health insurance or is enrolled in Katie Beckett.

Services Provided:

Children enrolled in a TCCS program are in classrooms with a Therapeutic Integration Specialist who is trained and monitored by a licensed Clinician.

Each TCCS classroom has an additional staff member to provide a lower staff to child ratio.

Therapeutic classrooms are designed to give all team members the skills and techniques to work with all children.

Provider Profiles:

TCCS is a Kids Connect Program that is regulated by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

The Therapeutic Child Care Services (TCCS) program provides the foundation for children to learn, socialize, and play alongside their typically developing peers.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/27/2022
11 Iafrate Way
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-294-3510
Address:
11 Iafrate Way
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-294-3510
Fax: 401-294-3538
Email: Kmaine@sunshinecdc.com
Eligibility:

6 weeks to 12 years


Programs for children six weeks through five years old plus before and after school and out of school time for elementary school age children.

Provider Profiles:

Our goal is to nurture a child’s natural desire to learn. We believe that children learn through play. Play includes exploring, talking, thinking, imaging, inventing, giving, sharing, making choices, taking turns, running, skipping, crawling, shouting, singing, role playing, caring, reading, writing, counting, measuring, problem solving, storytelling, laughing and smiling!

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 4/27/2022
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Nationwide Provider
201 Jones Road, Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02451
Nationwide Provider
Address:
201 Jones Road, Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02451
Services Provided: A commercial web-based resource to find private childcare, special needs care, tutors, and other types of care providers. Create an account in order to browse.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020