Child Abuse Prevention

Programs, often offered in the schools or in other community settings, that attempt to protect children from physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse or exploitation through a variety of educational interventions which may focus on children of various ages, parents, people who work with children and/or the community at large. (AIRS FN-1500.1900-150)

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RI

Statewide

Organization Name: Crossroads Rhode Island
Address: RI
Phone: 401-861-2760 xhelpline
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Services Provided: integrated services to address the unique needs of domestic violence survivors, as we work with them to break the cycle of violence and find secure, stable housing.
24 hour help line
emergency shelter serving domestic violence survivors and their children, separate from Crossroads Rhode Islands additional shelters that serve homeless individuals and families.
Provider Profiles: Crossroads merged with Women's Center of Rhode Island to become Crossroads Rhode Island's Domestic Violence Program.
Crossroads Domestic Violence Program is a member agency of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/11/2017

Newport, RI

114 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-846-5263
Organization Name: Women's Resource Center
Address: 114 Touro Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-846-5263
Email: info@wrcnbc.org
Services Provided: The Women's Resource Center , WRC, provides a number of programs and services to clients and their family members who are or have been a victim of domestic violence. Please review the links to the left for more information. [https://www.wrcnbc.org/programs-services/client-services/]
There is also a Warren location.
Provider Profiles: Women’s Resource Center (WRC), serving Newport and Bristol Counties, was founded in 1977 to provide comprehensive domestic violence intervention and prevention services that educate, advocate, and shelter any individual in need of assistance. Each year we help women, children, families, men and the elderly to obtain the services they need to secure their physical, mental, emotional and financial safety from domestic abuse.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/11/2017

Pawtucket, RI

P.O. Box 5643
Pawtucket, RI 02862
Phone: 401-723-3057
Organization Name: Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center
Address: P.O. Box 5643
Pawtucket, RI 02862
Phone: 401-723-3057
Toll Free Phone: 800-494-8100
Fax: 401-724-8820
Email: info@bvadvocacycenter.org
Services Provided: 24 hour hotline 800-494-8100
Residential programs
Support Groups
Provider Profiles: Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center working to end Domestic Violence
Member agency of Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/20/2018

Providence, RI

100 Medway Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-421-4100
Address: 100 Medway Street
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: 401-421-4100
Toll Free Phone: 800-494-8100
Email: info@dayoneri.org
Services Provided: Our comprehensive services include:

24-hour Helpline and legal advocacy
Law enforcement advocacy programs
Individual and group counseling
Professional training sessions
Prevention education workshops
Children's Advocacy Center [http://www.dayoneri.org/childrens-advocacy-center] with locations Day One, 100 Medway, Providence, RI
The Kent Center, 2756 Post Rd, Warwick, RI 02886
Child and Family Services, 31 John Clarke Rd, Middletown, RI 02842
Women and Infants Suite, South County commons, 49 South County Commons Way, South Kingstown, RI


Anyone can call the RI CAC with questions about referring a victim. Our protocol is for DCYF and/or law enforcement to send over their report. Call 421-4100 x143 to reach the CAC.
Provider Profiles: Day One is the only agency in Rhode Island that is specifically organized to deal with issues of sexual assault as a community concern. We provide treatment, intervention, education, advocacy, and prevention services to Rhode Islanders of all ages—from preschool children to elderly adults. Additionally, we advocate for public policy initiatives and systemic changes that positively impact how Rhode Island families handle sexual abuse cases.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/21/2018
Organization Name: Family Service of Rhode Island
Address: 134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-519-2280
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Eligibility: Serving Residents of Providence, Central Falls, Pawtucket and Cranston. Eligibility requirements depends on the program, contact main number.
Services Provided: Services and Programs include:
Early Intervention-listed independently
Trauma Informed Treatment
Outpatient Counseling for adults, children and Families
School based Counseling in Providence Schools
Walking School Bus
Home visiting programs First Connections and Healthy Families Rhode Island(part of Healthy Families America) [https://www.familyserviceri.org/pre-natal-early-childhood-support]

Family Care Community Partnerships (FCCP) Serving families with children under age 18 (up to 21 in certain cases) at risk of involvement with the Department of Children, Youth and Families. Family Service of Rhode Island leads a six-agency partnership providing wraparound services to families in Central Falls, Cranston, Pawtucket and Providence. Family Service of Rhode Island is a member of the Washington Kent FCCP serving Washington and Kent Counties. To contact: (401) 789-3016.

Family Coaching and Visitation Center Providing coaching and supervised visitation for children and families who have suffered maltreatment. Families learn new relationship skills in the context of a home environment. Parent education groups and parent-child play groups are offered. Referrals through DCYF.
Provider Profiles: Family Service of Rhode Island is one of the oldest and largest non-profit human service agencies in Rhode Island.There are a number of locations and programs. See website for specific information.

Offices are located in Providence, with children's residential treatment facilities in Smithfield, North Smithfield, and East Providence.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/2/2019
386 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-658-4334 xhelpline
Organization Name: Sojourner House
Address: 386 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-658-4334 xhelpline
Fax: 401-861-6157
Services Provided: Helpline
Shelter/Residential
Support Groups
Sexual Health Advocacy
Youth Advocacy
At Sojourner House, we recognize young people as whole people who experience trauma and healing in unique, real ways. We accept parents with children in our Safe House and Transitional Housing apartments.
information on additional programs [http://www.sojournerri.org/helplines-1/]
Provider Profiles: Sojourner House is a comprehensive domestic violence agency. Every day, we serve victims of relationship violence by providing shelter, advocacy, referrals, and other resources. In our mission to end violence, we also work in our surrounding communities to provide violence prevention education programs. We know that violence can happen in a cycle, and it is our mission to help interrupt and prevent that cycle from continuing.
A member agency of Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/11/2017

Wakefield, RI

61 Main Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-782-3990 xhelp
Organization Name: Domestic Violence Center of South County
Address: 61 Main Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-782-3990 xhelp
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Services Provided: Help Line
Court Advocacy
Drop in Center
additional information on services on website [http://www.dvrcsc.org/services]
Provider Profiles: A member agency of Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence can happen to anyone - regardless of economic status, race, orientation, gender, age, culture or religious beliefs.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/11/2017

Warren, RI

624 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885
Phone: 401-846-5263
Organization Name: Women's Resource Center
Address: 624 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885
Phone: 401-846-5263
Email: info@wrcnbc.org
Services Provided: The Women's Resource Center, WRC, provides a number of programs and services to clients and their family members who are or have been a victim of domestic violence. Additional information on services at [https://www.wrcnbc.org/programs-services/client-services/]
There is also a Newport location.
Provider Profiles: Leading domestic violence prevention through the empowerment of individuals and the community by providing advocacy, education and support services.
A member of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/11/2017

Warwick, RI

PO Box 9476
Warwick, RI 02889
Phone: 401-738-1700 xhotline
Organization Name: Elizabeth Buffam Chase Center
Address: PO Box 9476
Warwick, RI 02889
Phone: 401-738-1700 xhotline
Email: info@ebccenter.org
Services Provided: Serving individuals and families affected by domestic violence and sexual assault.

Court Advocacy
Counseling and Support Services
Residential
Law enforcement advocacy

additional information on programs at [https://ebccenter.org/our-programs/]
Provider Profiles: Our mission is to end the perpetration and societal tolerance of interpersonal violence, including all forms of domestic and sexual abuse, and until that is achieved, to provide comprehensive services to victims and education in the community.
A member agency of Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/11/2017
422 Post Road
Suite 102
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: 401-467-9940
Organization Name: Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Address: 422 Post Road
Suite 102
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: 401-467-9940
Toll Free Phone: 800-494-8100
Fax: 401-467-9943
Email: ricadv@ricadv.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Services Provided: The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, RICADV’s, network of member agencies provide comprehensive emergency and support services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence, and stalking.

The RICADV does not provide victim services. Call the statewide Helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week: 1-800-494-8100.
Provider Profiles: The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) is an organization dedicated to ending domestic violence. The RICADV's network of member agencies provide comprehensive services to victims, including emergency shelter, support groups, counseling, and assistance with the legal system.

Full Member Agencies are organizations whose primary purpose is to end domestic violence and provide victim services.

Affiliate Member Agencies are organizations whose work includes some programming to address or prevent domestic violence.

Member agency services include 24-hour hotline support, emergency shelter, support groups, counseling, and assistance with the legal system.

Full Member Agencies of the RICADV:

Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center
Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County
Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center
Sojourner House
Women's Resource Center

Affiliate Member Agencies of the RICADV:

Center for Southeast Asians
Crossroads Rhode Island, Domestic Violence Program
The Task Force SOAR-Sisters Overcoming Abusive Relationships- is housed at RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 7/2/2019

Nationwide

1433 N 1075 West, Suite 110
Farmilngton, UT 84025
Phone: 801-447-9360
Address: 1433 N 1075 West, Suite 110
Farmilngton, UT 84025
Phone: 801-447-9360
Fax: 801-447-9364
Email: mail@dontshake.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Complete
Services Provided: A nonprofit 501(c)3 public charity with a mission to “Prevent shaken baby syndrome and promote the well-being of infants generally through the development and implementation of programs, policy and research; and to support and educate families, caregivers and professionals.”
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 11/13/2018
5600 Fishers Lane, Parklawn Building, Room 17C-26
Rockville, MD 20857
Organization Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Address: 5600 Fishers Lane, Parklawn Building, Room 17C-26
Rockville, MD 20857
Services Provided: Website-based resources for parents and caregivers who play an essential role in helping children and teenagers recover from traumatic events.
Provider Profiles: Internet-based resource
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 4/18/2019
Address:
Phone: 888-373-7888
Text: 233733
TDD: 771
Email: nhtrc@polarisproject.org
Eligibility: Victims of human trafficking and their friends and families.
Services Provided: Provides a 24/7 reporting hotline, information, and confidential referral to social and legal services for victims and survivors of human trafficking.
Provider Profiles: US Department of Health and Human Services and non-government sources
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
9 New Venture Drive Unit 4
South Dennis, MA 02660
Phone: 508-760-2080
Service Categories:
Address: 9 New Venture Drive Unit 4
South Dennis, MA 02660
Phone: 508-760-2080
Toll Free Phone: 888-482-1118
Fax: 508-760-2089
Service Categories:
Email: radkids@radkids.org
Eligibility: Elementary age children can participate in a radKIDS program if there is a program in their area. Women and Men’s classes are for ages 12 and up.
Services Provided: RadKIDS teaches and trains children with skills that help them recognize, avoid, resist, and if necessary escape violence or harm in their lives. Instructors at many elementary schools and local police officers are trained by the national organization radKIDS to teach classes on these skills.
Provider Profiles: Partner with Elizabeth Smart Foundation
Original Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/17/2019