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Programs that provide a brief period of relief or rest for family members, guardians or other people who are regular caregivers for dependent adults or children by offering temporary or intermittent care in the home or in community settings/facilities. (AIRS PH-7000)

The Groden Network Administration
610 Manton Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
Phone: 401-274-6310
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Organization Name: The Groden Network, Inc.
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Address:
The Groden Network Administration
610 Manton Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
Phone: 401-274-6310
Services Provided:

The Groden Center provides an array of services from infants to adults
The children's programs include:

  • Family Services link including  Community and Home Based Therapy Services (HBTS), Personal Assistance Services and Supports (PASS) and Respite.
  • Full service and Early Intervention Programs listed in a separate directory listing
  • Preschool Program and Special Education School link
  • Treatment Foster Care link
  • Social Skills classes
     

 Adult programing is also available on Massachusetts and Rhode Island link

  • Community Supports
  • Consultation Services
  • Vocational Training
  • Day and Residential programs
Provider Profiles:

The Groden Center’s mission is to enhance the lives of children and youth with autism, behavioral disorders, and developmental disabilities and their families to lead productive, dignified and satisfying lives by:

• Providing the most effective educational, therapeutic, and other habilitative services;

• Advancing knowledge and best practices through research, education and training;

• Involving, educating, and supporting families in caring and advocating for their children

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/25/2021
800 Eastown Drive, Suite 105
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 706-256-2084
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Organization Name: National Respite Locator Service
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Address:
800 Eastown Drive, Suite 105
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 706-256-2084
Services Provided: The ARCH National Respite Network includes the National Respite Locator, a service to help caregivers and professionals locate respite services in their community, the National Respite Coalition, a service that advocates for preserving and promoting respite in policy and programs at the national, state, and local levels, and the Lifespan Respite Technical Assistance Center.
Provider Profiles: The ARCH National Respite Network includes summer camps for both children and adults with special needs.

A cooperative agreement with the US Administration for Community Living/ Administration on Aging
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 8/6/2019
Airport Professional Park
2348 Post Road Suite 107
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-681-4637
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Address:
Airport Professional Park
2348 Post Road Suite 107
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-681-4637
Eligibility: Must be under 21, a Rhode Island resident, living at home, eligible for medical assistance and have a moderate to severe cognitive, physical, developmental, and/or psychiatric chronic condition. Areas covered: Barrington, Bristol, Central Falls, Chepachet, Coventry, Cranston, Cumberland, East Greenwich, East Providence, Foster, Greenville, Johnston, Lincoln, Narragansett, Manville, Newport, North Kingstown, North Providence, North Scituate, North Smithfield, Pascoag, Pawtucket, Providence, Smithfield, Warren, Warwick, West Warwick, Westerly and Woonsocket.
Services Provided:

Services

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Home Based Therapeutic Services (HBTS)
  • Personal Assistance and Support Services (PASS)
  • Respite

Provider Profiles:

Northeast Family Services offers comfort and support when your family needs assistance. Our company’s purpose is to provide our families with the absolute best service possible so that your family can succeed. You can be confident that Northeast Family Services will provide you with the excellent care that you deserve.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/25/2020
University of Rhode Island
15 Independence Way
Kingston, RI 02881
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Organization Name: University of Rhode Island
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Address:
University of Rhode Island
15 Independence Way
Kingston, RI 02881
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Email: cmcgrane@uri.edu
Eligibility: Children with Special Needs who are 18 or younger.
Services Provided:

Pediatric Group Respite

  • February 21, 2021
  • March 7, 2021
  • March 22, 2021
  • April 11, 2021
  • April 25, 2021

An informative video showing how the CareBreaks program works, including parent testimonials, can be viewed by here. video link

Provider Profiles:

University of Rhode Island Physical Therapy and Nursing students, under the supervision of faculty, provide care and therapeutic play activities so caregivers can have a break. 

Application available here link

Please contact Chris McGrane at cmcgrane@uri.edu for details.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/10/2021
178 Norwood Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905
Phone: 401-229-9790
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Organization Name: Seven Hills Foundation
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Address:
178 Norwood Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905
Phone: 401-229-9790
Fax: 401-921-1415
Eligibility: Programs have eligibility criteria.
Services Provided:

Seven Hills Rhode Island provides a number of support services for children and youth with special health care needs and their families.

Child Services

  • Home Based Therapy Service HBTS
  • Personal Assistance Services and Support Provider PASS
  • Applied Behavior Analysis Program ABA 
  • Respite Link

Seven Hills is an Early Intervention Provider and listed in a separate directory entry.   

Provider Profiles:

Seven Hills Rhode Island is a comprehensive health and human services organization supporting more than 1,000 residents throughout the state. Our integrated supports are individualized, person-centered, and community-based. Our holistic approach provides a range of health care, behavioral health, community supports, assisted living, day habilitation, educational, and vocational expertise.

Woonsocket Location:

Seven Hills Rhode Island

68 Cumberland Street

Woonsocket, RI 02895

  

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/25/2020
3445 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-739-2700
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Address:
3445 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-739-2700
Eligibility: There are programs at Trudeau for all stages of life. Each program has eligibility requirements.
Services Provided:

The J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center provides a wide range of comprehensive services for all ages including :

Community Supports and Home Based Children's Services link

  • Family Support Services
  • Applied Behavior Analysis(ABA)
  • Home Based Therapy Services (HBTS)
  • Respite
  • Personal Assistance and Support Service(PASS)

Crayons Therapeutic Child Care Center and Kids Connect Program link(currently closed and not accepting new enrollments)

Adult Services link

  • Employment Concepts
  • Residential Services
  • Adult recreation
  • Shared Living
  • Works for me

Additional Directory Listings of Trudeau Programs

  • Early Intervention-listed on a separate Directory entry
  • Pathways Strategic Teaching Center's school for children with autism
Provider Profiles:

Our mission is to promote an enhanced quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities. Trudeau has served as the area’s leading provider of services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are one of the few human service organizations that serves individuals at all stages of life. We currently work with over 3,000 consumers annually throughout Rhode Island and in some cities and towns in nearby Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/23/2020
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
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Organization Name: National Center on Caregiving
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Address:
101 Montgomery Street, Suite 72150
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-434-3388 xl
Toll Free Phone: 800-445-8106
Services Provided: Caregiver services, policy and research. Search for state-based resources using the Family Care Navigator.
Provider Profiles: Internet Information Resource
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/6/2019
2733 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-921-4825
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Address:
2733 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-921-4825
Fax: 401-921-4918
Eligibility: accepts medicaid and a variety of insurances. Areas covered: Central Falls, Coventry, Cranston, East Providence, Exeter, East Greenwich, Johnston, Lincoln, North Providence, North Kingstown, Pawtucket, Providence, West Greenwich, Warwick and West Warwick.
Services Provided:

Child Services

  • Respite
  • Home Based Therapy Services (HBTS)
  • Personal Assistance Supports and Services (PASS)
  • Coordination of Care
  • Individual & Family Outpatient Counseling
  • ​Social Skills Training
  • ​Family Support and Training
  • Parent Coaching and Training

Adult Services

  • Office-based counseling available for
    Individuals, Families & Couples
Provider Profiles:

The licensed clinicians and professional staff at Ocean State Behavioral provide an array of behaviorally based treatment and mental health services to children, families and adults. The agency mission is to provide quality behavioral, family centered, and strength based services to individuals and families. We are dedicated to empowering individuals to overcome challenges in order to achieve their goals.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/25/2020
25 Independence Way Suite G
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-789-4614
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Organization Name: Fogarty Center, Inc.
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Address:
25 Independence Way Suite G
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-789-4614
Fax: 401-789-1957
Email: askfogarty@fogartycenter.org
Eligibility: Must be Medicaid eligible. Coverage areas: Ashaway, Charlestown, Coventry, East Greenwich, Exeter-West Greenwich, Hope Valley, Hopkinton, Narragansett, North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown, Warwick, West Warwick and Westerly.
Services Provided:

The Fogarty Center’s Children’s services include Home Based Therapeutic Services (HBTS), Personal Assistance Support Services (PASS) and Respite.

Home Based Therapy Services HBTS link
Personal Assistance Services and Supports PASS link 
Respite Respite link

 Contact Melissa Linicus, Clinical Director of Children’s Services at 401-789-4614

Provider Profiles:

Established in 1952, the Fogarty Center is a private, non-profit agency that provides a variety of services and supports to children and adults with intellectual, developmental and/or other disabilities.

Fogarty offers a range of adult services link including Adult Residential Opportunities, Self-Directed Support, Day Services. 

The Fogarty Center is one of the original provider agencies in Rhode Island. We continue to refine and enhance our services with a commitment to developing innovating and individualized opportunities.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/25/2021
68 Cumberland Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-229-9790
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Organization Name: Seven Hills Foundation
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Address:
68 Cumberland Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-229-9790
Fax: 401-921-1415
Eligibility: Various eligibility criteria for programs.
Services Provided:

Seven Hills Rhode Island provides a number of support services for children and youth with special health care needs and their families.

Child Services

  • Home Based Therapy Service HBTS
  • Personal Assistance Services and Support Provider PASS
  • Applied Behavior Analysis Program ABA 
  • Respite Link 

Seven Hills is an Early Intervention Provider and listed in a separate directory entry. 

Provider Profiles:

Seven Hills Rhode Island is a comprehensive health and human services organization supporting more than 1,000 residents throughout the state. Our integrated supports are individualized, person-centered, and community-based. Our holistic approach provides a range of health care, behavioral health, community supports, assisted living, day habilitation, educational, and vocational expertise.

Additional location in Cranston

Seven Hills

178 Norwood Street

Cranston, RI 02905 

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/25/2021
PO Box 1616
Higley, AZ 85236-1616
Phone: 855-285-4473
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Address:
PO Box 1616
Higley, AZ 85236-1616
Phone: 855-285-4473
Email: support@hiremycare.org
Eligibility: Anyone looking to hire a caregiver.
Services Provided: Web-based jobs board that connects caregivers, services, and products to individuals looking for in-home care (Care Seekers). HireMyCare.org allows caregivers to search through postings or be listed to be searched for and hired.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
PO Box 20130
Cranston, RI 02921
Phone: 401-228-3940
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Organization Name: The Keystone Group
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Address:
PO Box 20130
Cranston, RI 02921
Phone: 401-228-3940
Fax: 401-383-8744
Eligibility: Must meet criteria and be medicaid eligible Areas served: Cranston, Cumberland, East Greenwich, East Providence, Foster, Johnston, Lincoln, N. Providence, Pawtucket, Providence, Smithfield, Warwick, West Greenwich, West Warwick
Services Provided:

The agency specializes in services for children and adults with cognitive, physical and medical needs, supporting each person to live to his or her fullest potential.

Children's Clinical Services including:

  • Home Based Therapy Services (HBTS)HBTS
  • Personal Assistance Service Supports(PASS) PASS
  • Therapeutic Respite Therapeutic Respite
  • Speech and Language Therapy Consultation
  • Cornerstone Clinical Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Program(up to age 9) ABA

Transition Services Transition Services

Adult Services include:

  • Residential Supports
  • Group Homes
  • Shared Living
  • Vocational Services
  • Day enrichment


Provider Profiles:

 At AccessPoint RI, we empower people with differing abilities to live with dignity, respect, equality and choice throughout their lives.

We form partnerships with individuals and families, assisting people to pursue what is important to them. Whether it’s a family seeking assistance to optimize a child’s development, an adult who may need support to live independently, or an individual who wants job training to find suitable employment, AccessPoint’s knowledgeable and caring staff is there to help each person live a fuller life.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/23/2020
1516 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
Phone: 401-785-2666
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Organization Name: The Autism Project
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Address:
1516 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
Phone: 401-785-2666
Fax: 401-785-2272
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: All are welcome.
Services Provided:
  • Professional Training Program, classroom and individual consultation
  • Parent Education Series and Support
  • Grandparent Support Groups
  • Social Skill Groups
  • Respite Information
  • Summer Camp WANNAGOAGAIN
  • Advocacy
Provider Profiles:

The Autism Project is a ‘Hub of Hope’ that connects people—with a spectrum of needs—to the available resources and education that support independent and purposeful lives.
Autism Project
1516 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/14/2021