Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN)

Organization Name: Rhode Island Parent Information Network
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Address: 300 Jefferson Blvd
Suite 300
Warwick, RI 02888
Phone: 401-270-0101
Toll Free Phone: 855-747-3224
Fax: 401-270-7049
Languages Spoken: Services available in English and Spanish
Eligibility: Statewide
Services Provided: Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN) provides:
• Live answer call center during business hours, return calls within two business days
• Care coordination and service linkage for families with children with special health care needs
• Support for families navigating the special education process for children with special needs through our Parent Training and Information Center http://www.parentcenterhub.org/
• Support for families navigating transition to adult services for young adults with special needs
• Support for families with children with special health care needs through our Cedar Family Center

• Connection to Family Voices and Family-to-Family information and peer support groups http://www.familyvoices.org/
• Help with access to health care and health insurance including Healthsource RI, Medicaid, Medicare, and more
Provider Profiles: Our mission is to assist individuals, parents, families, and children to achieve their goals for health, education, and socio-economic well-being by providing information, training, education, support and advocacy for person/family centered care and system change.

RIPIN’s staff are Certified Community Health Workers who have navigated health care and/or education systems for themselves or a loved one allowing for the inclusion of a peer perspective to our support to families.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 11/7/2019