Residential Mental Health Care

Programs that provide a therapeutic living environment in community-based facilities for individuals who have emotional and/or behavioral problems and require a structured, supervised treatment program which may include individual, group, family and other treatment modalities as appropriate, but who do not require inpatient psychiatric hospitalization. (AIRS RM-7000) Also includes Mental Health Halfway Houses.

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East Providence, RI

Organization Name: Bradley Hospital-A Lifespan Partner
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1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI 02915
Phone: 401-432-1000
Services Provided:

Our major programs are the Children's and Adolescent Program, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Outpatient Program and the Bradley School.

Children's and Adolescent outpatient services. A multidisciplinary staff of board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and qualified trainees provides treatment using a variety of modalities including individual, group and family therapy, and psychopharmacologic management.

Children's and Adolescent inpatient services for children ages 2 to 18 years who suffer from serious disorders and are in need of short-term stabilization assessment and treatment. 

The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities CADD offers unique and highly specialized clinical services for children and adolescents between the ages of 2 and 18 who show signs of serious emotional and behavioral problems in addition to a developmental disability, such as autism, Asperger's or intellectual disability.

The Intensive Program for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Communication, Occupational and Sensory Treatment (COAST) Clinic offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children and adolescents who have difficulty participating in age-appropriate activities due to physical, neurological, cognitive, behavioral, communication or sensory processing challenges.

Resources for Parents []

Parent's Guide to Mental Health 

Provider Profiles:

Bradley Hospital offers a wide range of programs, services and research for psychological, developmental and behavioral conditions in children and adolescents. Bradley Hospital is dedicated to patient- and family-centered mental health care. A Lifespan partner and a teaching hospital for The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Bradley Hospital has established itself as the national center for training and research in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Bradley School. Lifespan School Solutions, a subsidiary of Bradley Hospital, is the parent corporation of the Bradley Schools, a private, school-funded, educational program for children and adolescents whose psychiatric and behavioral needs cannot be met in a public school setting and are in a separate listing.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/29/2020

Middletown, RI

Organization Name: Child & Family of Newport
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31 John Clark Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-849-2300
Eligibility: Residents of Barrington, Bristol,East Providence, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Warren
Services Provided: Child and Family Counseling
Early Learning Center
Foster Care
Enhanced Outpatient Programs
Residential Programs
Substance Abuse Programs
East Bay's Family Care Community Partnership (FCCPs) agency, part of DCYF's network of prevention focused providers, brings community based services to children and families in order to build a stronger, brighter future. FCCP's focus on your family, and wrap you with the right local services and community programs to build a stronger family.
Provider Profiles: Child & Family is the largest and most comprehensive social service provider in Newport County, and one of the largest in the State of Rhode Island. It is a center for community involvement – a place where people come together to give help, to receive help and to support the work of others. With state-of-the-art Community Centers in both Middletown and Providence, Child & Family provides important services and programs to thousands of children, teens, families and elders throughout Rhode Island each year.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/12/2018

Narragansett, RI

635 Ocean Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
Phone: 401-789-1016
Organization Name: Ocean Tides,Inc.
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635 Ocean Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
Phone: 401-789-1016
Fax: 401-788-0924
Eligibility: Ocean Tides Narragansett School, our main campus, is a residential school for boys, grades seven through twelve.
Services Provided: Given the severe educational difficulties these students have experienced in the past, Ocean Tides seeks to provide creative, individualized programs that meet the needs of all in our care.

Positive behavior program and multiple positive behavioral supports, including stipends paid to students.
A small school atmosphere - four to twelve students per class
Individualized instruction based on IEP’s
Career to Work - experience and work study at all grade levels
Individual and / or group counseling

The Narragansett Campus offers Career/Technical education in areas such as: Culinary Arts, Carpentry/Building Maintainence, Landscape Design, Auto Detailing, Hair Style, Horticulture, Small Engines, Woodturning, and Woodworking. Ocean Tides is partnered with the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) for the areas of Engineering and Technology.
Provider Profiles: Ocean Tides is Lasallian school and residential program that is committed to providing a challenging, safe and healthy learning environment designed to meet the social, emotional, behavioral, and intellectual needs of each individual.
Additional day program located in Providence listed separately.
Ocean Tides School Providence
260 Highland Avenue
Providence RI
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/17/2017

North Providence, RI

420 Fruit Hill Avenue
North Providence, RI 02911
Phone: 401-353-3900
Organization Name: St. Mary's Home for Children
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420 Fruit Hill Avenue
North Providence, RI 02911
Phone: 401-353-3900
Fax: 401-353-0984
Eligibility: The school has a highly structured program offering special education, related and therapeutic services to boys aged 6-14 and girls aged 6-21
Services Provided: The School is organized into needs-based classrooms with each child being placed in the classroom that best meets his/her overall needs.
The program provides customized goals and services for a well-structured, comprehensive and individually targeted education for our students. The program offers: (1) hands-on learning through programs which include (but are not limited to) credit reclamation and advancement through programs such as Virtual Learning Academy; (2)computer assisted instruction utilizing resources such as Lexia Reading and Symphony Math; (3) project-based, community-based, experiential learning (e.g. writing curriculum is in part accomplished through the "Hunt for News" newsletter project and science and math reinforced through the Brandaris Maritime STEM project). Health, physical education, music and art are all an essential aspect of the overall program as well.

All related services (e.g. speech and language, occupational therapy) are available for those students requiring them.

45 Day Diagnostic Placement/Alternate learning program & Interim Alternative education Setting (IAES) Program
Provider Profiles: While receiving some support from the Episcopal Diocese, we are a secular, non-profit agency offering comprehensive treatment programs for boys and girls traumatized by abuse or experiencing the challenges of psychiatric disorders. Children are treated and cared for in the residential, educational and out-patient programs located in North Providence, Rhode Island.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/17/2017